Project Management, Participant Guide

The course gives an overview of the five phases of project management tailored to managing small projects. The course reviews the activities to be completed during Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling and Closing a project.

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Project Management

 

Course Description

 

The course gives an overview of the five phases of project management tailored to managing small projects. The course reviews the activities to be completed during Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling and Closing a project. This includes an overview of project management terminology related to small projects, review of roles and responsibilities, common problems with projects and suggestions for successful projects.

 

Objectives

 

·        Identify project goal, scope, constraints and stakeholders during the Initiating phase of a project.

·        Design a project plan to accomplish the project goal that includes a schedule of the tasks from a work breakdown structure.

·        Communicate to stakeholders throughout the execution of the project.

·        Monitor the key constraints and progress of the project and project team.

·        Take corrective action and manage changes during the project execution.

·        Evaluate project implementation and assess lessons learned at the close of a project.

·        Manage expectations and involvement of stakeholders, including sponsor, team members, customers, other organizational management and end users.

·        Recognize success factors and obstacles to managing projects.

 

Audience

 

This course is designed for managers who have little or no training in project management principles.

 

Prerequisites

 

There are no prerequisites.

 

Instruction hours

 

8 Hours


 

 

Training Methodology

 

This course is designed with a very interactive and hands-on approach based on adult learning theory and it includes presentations, demonstrations, activities, exercises, multi-media tools, and a hands-on evaluation. The course is customizable to address specific requirements for your organization.

There will be a pre-assessment before the start of training and a post assessment and a student evaluation at the end of training. The Institute for Workforce Education will also issue a training engagement report after the completion of training with assessment, evaluation, attendance, and instructor information. 

Instructor

 

A trainer experienced in project management will deliver training.

 

Course Outline

 

Part 1: Project Management Overview

What Is Project Management?

Project Manager

Small versus Large Projects

Common Terminology

Phases of Project Management


Part 2: Initiating

Overview of Initiating

Project Manager’s Role during Initiating

Example for Small Project

Sample Format for Modified Project Charter

 

Part 3: Planning

Overview of Planning

What Needs To Be Done

Who to Involve

Other Resources

Network Diagram

Duration of Tasks

Critical Path

Creating a Schedule

Gantt Chart

Plans for Quality, Change and Communication

Plans for Handling Risk

Plans for Procurement

Project Management Plan

 

Part 4: Executing

Meetings

Building a Team


 

Part 5: Monitoring and Controlling

Overview of Monitoring and Controlling

How Will You Measure Progress?

Methods for Monitoring and Controlling

Quality Control

Change Control

Common Problems

 

Part 4: Closing

Overview of Closing

Final Report and Celebration

Factors to Ensure Success

  • Format: Laser Printed
  • Paperback: Spiral-Bound
  • Pre/Post assessments may be purchased separately: Available on-line or hard copy
  • Instructor Set may be purchased separately: Set includes instructor guide, activities, handouts and full-color PowerPoint presentation

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