Project Management Skills

Why Attend

The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the necessary skills required to plan their projects by creating project scope statements and project work breakdown structures. Additionally, participants will learn how to develop key performance indicators for monitoring and controlling their project schedule and budget.

 

  • Course Objectives

    By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

    • Plan projects using statement of work and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
    • Schedule projects activities and build the project network model
    • Calculate project budgets and schedule variances using Earned Value (EV) techniques
  • Target Competencies

    • Planning projects
    • Organizing projects
    • Executing projects
    • Controlling projects
    • Cognitive abilities
    • Communication

What is the target audience?

  • Target Audience

    Project managers, members of project offices, project sponsors, functional managers, senior management and individuals interested in project management. This course is worth 12 Professional Development Units (PDUs).

Planning projects

1
Project management definitions
2
Projects versus operations
3
Applications of project management
4
Managing project constraints
5
Potential benefits of project management
6
Project charter
7
Project scope statement
8
Project specifications
9
Work breakdown structure
10
Project decomposition

Scheduling projects

1
Linking activities and WBS sequencing
2
Estimation tools and techniques
3
Program evaluation and review technique (PERT)
4
Network diagram
5
Gantt chart
6
Milestone chart
7
Critical Path Method (CPM)
8
Forward and backward scheduling
9
Slack management
10
Resource planning and leveling

Controlling projects

1
Mastering earned value management
2
Schedule and budget variances
3
Schedule and cost performance indexes
4
Project forecasting
5
Project management reporting
Arusha, Tanzania
25 - 29 January 2021

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Monday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed