Mastering Project Management for effective corporate Applications

Mastering Project Management for effective corporate Applications

Mastering Project Management for effective corporate Applications adds to your fundamental knowledge of project management by teaching you the details of the major contemporary tools and techniques that are used in planning, monitoring, and controlling Live projects in the production and manufacturing sector. The appropriate technologies are used to give the participant a “best practices” approach to the effective and efficient management of projects. Your learning is reinforced through a number of practical exercises (Including Simulations) using case studies and real projects.

Who should attend Mastering Project Management for effective corporate Applications

This course is designed for professionals who now, or in the future, will be leading or be a part of a project team. This includes project managers, team leaders, persons whose principal responsibility is as a technology contributor but who will be part of project teams, and anyone needing an in-depth knowledge of how to plan, Schedule and control a project.

To achieve the full benefit of Mastering Project Management for effective corporate Applications, attendees should have either completed the “Principals and Techniques of Project Management” or have a thorough background in the fundamentals of production plant or manufacturing project management as a discipline.

What you will achieve in Mastering Project Management for effective corporate Applications includes the following

  • The skill and confidence to use a practical project planning technique.
  • The ability to determine if a project can truly be delivered on time and in budget.
  • An understanding of how to discover the risks necessary to meet a constrained delivery date.
  • The confidence to communicate project “trade-offs” clearly and set attainable goals with clients, managers, and project team members.
  • The knowledge of how to record actual project progress and then use the project baseline to spot and manage variance.
  • The ability to “frame” your questions when analyzing the project plan to spot hidden variances.
Course Outline Mastering Project Management for effective corporate Applications

Day 1

  • Project and Portfolio Management in the manufacturing settings
    • Portfolio, program, and project management overview
    • Planning and control using appropriate life cycle
    • Using gate reviews to manage project risk
    • Managing matrix resources
    • The role of the project manager and skills required
    • A framework for planning and control
  • Project Initiation and Planning for effective production
    • Planning and control starts with the project charter
    • Exercise: Rank project using constraints flexibility assessment
    • Roles and responsibility
    • Exercise: Develop a RASCI chart
  • Understanding the initiation and planning of projects in accordance to company goals
  • Extensive profiling of the needs of the company and why the use of projects can solve it
  • The Project Management Life Cycle
  • Meaning of Success in Project Management
  • What happens in the initiation stage
  • Understanding the Roles of Project Managers
  • Project Definition and Scope
  • What exactly is a Project
  • Is this a project or a task?
  • When to revise the project plan
  • Risk assessment and mitigation

Day 2

  • Organizing and Conducting the Joint Project Planning Session
    • Define the project scope in alignment with organizational business goals
    • Design the work breakdown structure (Strategic Breakdown, Tactical/Departmental Breakdown and Operational Breakdown)
    • Identify project activities
    • Exercise: Build a WBS/ABC for the case study
  • What resources do I need to execute the project properly and timely
  • Taking account of what is available and how to allocate them effectively to accomplish the project
  • The team work Challenge
  • Selecting the Right team
  • The team chart
  • Defining the goal that the team can follow
  • Seeing Leadership Potential in team members
  • Estimating Activity Duration, Resource Requirements and Cost
    • Estimating techniques
    • Reserve management
    • Balance effort/duration and allocation
    • Exercise: Determine approach for managing cost and schedule reserves
  • Constructing and Analyzing the Project Network
    • Scheduling techniques
    • Milestones and Gantt charts
    • Network diagrams
    • Exercise: Build a network diagram and use PRIMAVERA® Project to calculate critical path
  • Constructing and Analyzing the Project Network (cont.)
    • Applying accelerating techniques
    • Exercise: Compress a project schedule to meet a required completion date
  • Resource Leveling/Scheduling in Project production development
    • Using PRIMAVERA® or Microsoft Project for finding your schedule bottlenecks
    • Resource scheduling and availability conflict management techniques
    • Exercise: Resolve an over allocation problem using the least risk option
  • Introduction to Risk Management
    • What Risk Management is all about
    • Scope Risks
    • Schedule Risks
    • Resource Risks
    • Plan Risk Management
    • Process Analysis
    • Five Whys to asses risk in any situation
    • Risk Breakdown Structure (RBS)
    • Risk Register
    • Perform Strategic Risk Analysis
    • Perform Tactical/Departmental Risk Analysis
    • Perform Operational Risk Analysis
    • Probability and Impact Assessment
    • Probability and Impact Chart
    • Performing Risk Cost Analysis
  • Risk Identification, Risk Assessment and Control
    • Concepts of risk assessment (RA) in environmental and Business Scene
  • Principles of risk prevention: risk reduction and control
  • Practical risk assessment tools in the company
  • Practical exercises with tools such as checklists and formulas e.g. for Risk identification, Enterprise risk management, physical exposures.
  • Monitor and Control Progress
    • Measuring and reporting progress (project governance)
    • Establishing a project dashboard
    • Exercise: Design a dashboard report
    • Earned value for tracking and forecasting time/cost
    • Closing Exercise: How techniques learned can be applied upon return to the workplace
    • Moving the Project Forward
    • Value Analysis
    • Getting Back on Track
    • Project Performance Reports
DURATION
          2 (two) days
·         METHODOLOGY
         Lectures

·         Discussions

·         Individual and group exercises

·         Case studies

·         Activities

·         Post- Course Assessments

·         Pre-Course Assessments

·         Games and educational competitions

·         Professional videos & Audio presentations

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Mastering Project Management for corporate organization’s projects. You will learn the required expertise in carrying out official corporate projects effectively to ensure that there is a successful outcome and project works are delivered to stakeholders.

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