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Practical Project Management (Simulated Approach)

Course Type: Non - Certification

Duration : 2 Days / 3 Days

Professional Development Unit (PDU): 14 / 21
Availability: In-House Training | Public Training

Course Overview

Successful Project Management goes beyond maintaining realistic expectation levels and completing projects within budget, scope, time and resource constraints.

Today, the need to facilitate and to participate in high performing project teams requires a new application of team collaboration; clear and elevating project goal setting; high performance and quality standards and a culture of cross-functional and self-directing teams, in order for companies of the future to survive in a world of managing and succeeding by projects.

Project Management is not just science but also an art. Managing projects also means managing people of various skills, cultures, attitudes, and aptitudes.

Participants attending this course will implement a real-life project using a simulation tool. This tool will challenge the participants with real-life project issues and guide participants through various solutions for the problems.                   

Course Outline

  • Review of the main project management fundamentals

    • Introduction to Project framework

      • What are the Projects?

      • Projects are implementations of strategies

      • Why do projects fail?

  • Project Management Life Cycle

  • Project Management overview – addressing the 10 Project Management knowledge areas of the PMBOK® for a successful implementation

  • Project Initiation

  1.  Purpose of a Project Charter

  •  Stakeholders of a Project

  • Project Planning:

  1.  Project Scope, Work Breakdown Structure

  2.  Project Schedule, Project Milestones, Identify the Critical Path

  3.  Cost – Plan the Budget

  4. Quality Plan

  5.  Resource Planning

  6.  Plan for HR – Get the right people to do the right activity - Personality Profiling

  7.  Communication Plan, Procurement methods 

  8.  Risk Management Plan

  •  Direct & Manage Execution

  • Monitoring & Controlling Techniques

  •  Managing Change and Conflicts

  •  Close the project & Record Lessons Learned


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Learning Outcome

  • How to use Work Breakdown Structures

  • How to develop a network diagram

  • How to manage resources during project execution

  • How to overcome challenges and keeping the project on schedule and budget

  • Understanding of how strategies are implemented as projects

  • Factors for a successful project implementation

  • How to apply international standards and best practices in project management

  • The Project Management Life Cycle and Knowledge Areas

  • How to plan effectively

  • Techniques to execute, monitor and control

  • The importance of effectively working in teams to ensure project success

  • Realize and feel the skills are required to manage projects through our simulation practical activities

  • Continuous improvement through lessons learned


  • Project Management Essentials

  • Project Management Fundamentals

Target Audience

This course is tailored for project managers, project leaders and also project team members. It is also suitable for anyone who has been involved in any kind of project (technical and non-technical).

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