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Recurring Event Event Series: Project Management

Project Management: Launchpad

January 5, 2023 @ 9:30 am - January 6, 2023 @ 5:30 pm

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Are your team working together as one?

A project team or group can lose momentum – or never gain it – if they’re all working as individuals and don’t know what to do. So let’s get everyone clued up, cooperative and on the same page to launch into projects together.


Course Synopsis

This course covers essential aspects everyone needs to know to plan and execute a project correctly for ontime and onbudget delivery, including the different ways a project may be configured such as Waterfall or Agile. Combining theory with practical exercises, his course is highly interactive with the class split into teams each planning projects.

By the end of this course, you will be able to plan and run a project, engage your team and build the confidence of senior management and stakeholders.

Who Should Attend?

This course is for new project managers as well as those who’ve practiced project management for a while.  It is intended for people who have not had formal project management training, or those who would like to refresh their project management skills.


Course Agenda

Day One
Introduction & Course PositioningRound-table introduction Course plan and discussion of any special requirements.
Project Lifecycles, Methods & MethodologiesThe lifecycle of a project, and how to plan and run it. Methods such as Waterfall, Critical Path & Chain, Agile and Scrum are explained.
Organizational Structures & SupportHow your organisation can help or hinder your ability to manage a project. How to traverse the structure.
Understanding Your StakeholdersWho are your stakeholders? How to map them, plan for them and handle and balance stakeholder interests.
Initiating Your ProjectFixing the project objectives and the mechanism that starts any project.
Planning Scope, Cost and Time 1Planning the project to manage scope, cost, time, risk, quality and other vital measures. Cost & time estimation, tools to analyse project work.


Day Two
Planning Scope, Cost and Time 2Analysis of dependencies and the production of a project schedule
Managing Project RisksWhat is risk? Qualitative & quantitative analysis, risk matrices, registers, mitigation and contingency
Planning Your CommunicationsProducing a viable communications plan to incorporate stakeholders needs Project communication skills Kick-off and other meetings
Communications & LeadershipHow to lead and motivate your project team, the group and other stakeholders
Running Your ProjectRunning and managing your projects, and handling changes, risk triggers Stakeholder requirements and other issues Re-planning and re-baselining.
Q&A and CloseDiscussion and Q&A


January 5, 2023 @ 9:30 am
January 6, 2023 @ 5:30 pm
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