Fundamentals of Project Management

Fundamentals of Project Managament

Course Aims:

Programme developed for anyone with responsibility for managing a project or working in a project team.

This programme gives detailed and practical guidance on how to plan, organise and control projects effectively, with particular emphasis on delivery of results within time, budget and quality constraints.  It includes full participation, utilising structured exercises, role-plays, discussions and workshops.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course delegates will be able to:

  • List the deliverables for each phase in the project management lifecycle
  • Use tried and tested methods to manage resources, time and costs
  • Learn how to create, mobilise and organise an effective project team
  • Develop essential planning techniques that focus on results
  • Scope, initiate and manage a project to a successful conclusion
  • Make full use of analytical planning, change control and reporting techniques

Course Content:

Introduction to Project Management

  • What is a project?
  • Defining project objectives
  • The project lifecycle
  • Project roles and responsibilities


Project Teams

  • Aspects of project organisation
  • Defining roles and responsibilities
  • Structures
  • Contracting with your sponsor and stakeholders
  • Effective communication


The Project Management Process

  • Project proposal
  • Project definition
  • Project reporting and change control
  • Project closure
  • Project review
  • Benefits realisation

Planning – Focusing on Results

  • Milestones and deliverables
  • Work breakdown structures
  • Flow charts
  • Gantt charts
  • Risk analysis and management
  • Resource management; time, budget and people
  • Project costing
  • Benefits delivery planning


Project Simulation

  • Scope, plan and manage a project
  • Team performance review


Managing your Project

  • Project control process
  • Progress reporting against your plan
  • Resource control
  • Change control
  • Change management techniques


Action planning

Review of Programme


Dates available on arrangement

WWP Training Limited can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

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