OVERVIEW

In this course, you will learn and practice the critical tools and techniques that have been proven necessary for project management success. In practice, discussions and exercises, you’ll cover the essential aspect of managing projects.

This course is specifically designed to focus on the practical application of concepts. You’ll return to work with the knowledge and tools you need to get your projects started right and completed successfully.

OBJECTIVES

How you will benefit in this course:

  • Ensure that your projects are set-up for success from the start
  • Learn the basics for effectively gathering and documenting requirements
  • Understand the role of the project manager, business analyst, and others in managing projects
  • Develop an integrated project plan including realistic scope, schedules, budgets, and risks—and turn that plan into successful action
  • Learn how to effectively track and report on project progress
  • Gain the respect of your project team and build credibility with top management

COURSE CONTENT

Day 1

An Overview of Key Project Management Concept

Discussion of key concepts, terminology, and roles, including:

  • The project triangle
  • The definition of the “project”
  • The five-core PM

Simulation

Day 2

Initiating The Project

  • Creating a project charter and tying it to the business case
  • Gathering and documenting requirements
  • Setting customer, sponsor, and team member expectations
  • Simulation

Identifying The Work

  • Creating the work breakdown structure (WBS) based on the charter and product requirements
  • Assigning ownership to tasks
  • Simulation

Day 3

Estimating the Work

  • Discussing industry best practices for creating realistic estimates
  • Simulation

Scheduling the Work

  • Creating precedence (network logic) diagrams to show task dependencies
  • Producing Gantt charts to graph project timelines
  • Determining the critical path and calculating float
  • Simulation

Day 4

Outbound Activities Aimed At Improving:

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Confidence
  • Motivation

Day 5

Creating the Budget

  • Estimating and tracking personnel and (out of pocket) expenses

*Ceremony / Certificate

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Individuals who are new to project management
  • “Accidental” project managers (professionals for whom PM is a secondary part of their jobs)
  • Business analysts
  • Subject-matter experts from any field who contribute to projects
  • Managers responsible for projects and experienced project managers looking to review current tools
  • Techniques
  • Processes
  • Others interested

METHODOLOGY

  • Face To Face
  • Role playing
  • Post session assessment
  • Video presentation
  • Case study

PERIOD

5 working days

LANGUAGE

  • English
  • Tetun
  • Indonesia