INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING
Managing a project effectively is not an event, but a process. This training shows you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that crop up along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. You will learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. You’ll also learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage the risk of veering off course.
This training will show participants how to conceive, plan, implement, monitor, and complete the complex projects that are today’s pressing workplace priorities. Each of the modules simplifies the how-tos and whys of project design and management and provides useful guidelines.
A crucial phase in the effective management of any project us the close-down, or conclusion. At the end of the course, participants will develop an understanding of the benefits or a thorough plan for closing each project, how to create one, and how to allocate resources for it.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and anyone involved in project management activities
By the end of the course participants will be able to:
Explain their expectations for successful projects and develop means of implementing them through improved planning, communication, and project monitoring.
Describe tools and methods that can be used to better understand the community they serve.
Work through the steps of project planning, develop a potential project for their community, and learn a process they can replicate with their communities.
Develop a plan for how they will apply the skills and knowledge learned in the course to their jobs and share them with others.
Participants will be equipped with strategies on how to plan, manage, and succeed in the process. It provides a wealth of effective strategies that will help participants rise to the occasion of each new project and conquer it not by working longer hours, but by working smarter.
STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING CONTENT
Module 1: Introduction to Strategic Project Design and Management
Project versus Process
Historical overview of project management
Project management and process management
Project Management vs. General Management
Module 2: Project Organization
Advantages and Disadvantages of Pure Matrix Form of Organization
Modified Matrix Structures
Pure Matrix Organization Structure
Project Organization and Responsibilities
Selection of Project Organization Structure
Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
Module 3: Project Scope and Estimation of Times and Cost
Project Kick-Off Meeting
Project Scope Management
Activity Resource Estimating
Project Time Management
Cost of the Project
Components of Capital Cost of a Project
Order of Magnitude Estimate
Module 4: Project Planing and Scheduling
Developing a Project Network
Plan Activity-On-Node Network techniques
Module 5: Progress and Performance Measurement
The Project Control Process
Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control
Module 6: Project Risk Management and Management (PRAM)
Why Risk Management is Important to a Project
Benefits of using Project Risk Analysis and Management
When to use Project Risk Analysis and Management
Who should do Project Risk Analysis and Management?
Techniques and Methods for Project Risk and Management
Module 7: Documentation, Audit, Termination, and Closure
Project Documentation and Audit
Project Termination and Closure
Celebrating and Thanking
Assessment of Project Management in Participants’ Organization
Participants Evaluation of Course/Feedback
This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.
For further inquiries, please contact us on details below:
Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.
Email: training @versedpro.com