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Advanced Project Management

Course Type: Non - Certification

Duration: 2 Days

Professional Development Unit (PDU): 14
Availability: In-House Training | Public Training

Course Overview

Good project management is an insurance policy. It prevents project disasters. Project Management is about predicting the future in time to do something about it. 
Good project Managers do not only understand the 5 process groups and 10 knowledge areas that comprise the project management framework but also understand how to apply this framework in the best possible way. This includes being pro-active instead of reactive in every aspect of their job. 


This course takes the content of previously attended project management training programs further and discussed some of the more advanced concepts in depth. It enhances the competence of experienced project managers or leaders to the next level.

The training consist of 65% Group Discussion & Exercises and 35% Lectures

Course Outline

  • The development of a successful business case
     

  • Go vs No Go decisions
     

  • What are projects programs and portfolios
     

  • The different roles of a PMO
     

  • What is Organisational Project Management Maturity
     

  • Project Stakeholder Management 

    • Roles of project management commitment

    • Commitment 
       

  • Comprehensive Project Management Plan comprising of subsidiary plans.

    • Scope
      Development of Project Scope Statement, develop WBS, Change Request

    • Schedule
      Activity definition, activity sequencing, critical paths, floats

    • Cost
      Estimating, Budgeting, Earned Value Management, Develop Reserves, Develop Measures

    • Quality
      Plan quality, quality in assurance & Quality Control

    • Resources
      Types of Resources, Responsibility Matrix, Profile & Select, Resource Levelling

    • Communication
      Types of Modes of Communication

    • Procurement
      Project Manager’s role in the plan

    • Risk
      Identity, Qualify, Plan & Response

       

    • Execution process Group
       

    • Project leadership and other skills that are required at various stages
       

    • Monitoring & Controlling using

      • Key performance indicators

      • Earned Value Management

      • Progress measurement

      • Regular meetings
         

  • Closing process groups

Target Audience

  • Project Managers

  • Project Leaders

  • PMO Members

  • PMO Managers

Looking for something basic?

Introduction to Project Management

Looking for something more advanced?

Project Management Professional (PMP)®

Learning Outcome

  • Understanding the strategic value of projects

  • Determining the business case of a project.

  • Understanding the role of the PMO

  • Skills and competence required for effective project managers

  • Learn how to develop a comprehensive plan

  • Be alert and proactive and avoid failures

  • Uncover ways to recognize projects leading towards disaster and make crucial decisions

  • Monitor and control effectively to implement successful projects

  • The insight to access project performance and design contingency plans

Prerequisite

  • Project Management Essentials
    or

  • Project Management Fundamentals
    or

  • Practical Project Management Simulation

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