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Mangates presents

Project Management Basics 2 Days Virtual Live Training in Melbourne

Course Description:


With this Course you will gain a basic understanding of Project Management based on the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge® – 5th Edition. The Course covers information on project Management theory, Principles, techniques, and methods.


During the Course, exercises are made based upon a case study. The case study may be one of three pre-defined case studies or a customized case study from the participant’s organization (see below: customization).


Course Topics:


Module 1 : Getting Started


Module 2 : The Big Picture


● Basic Principles about Project Management


● The necessity of project preparation


● Explanation of the Course roadmap


Module 3 : Definitions, Concept & Life Cycles


● Project Management (PM) Definitions


● Focus and benefits of PM


● Concepts of triple constraints and competing demands


● Project life cycles


Module 4 : People, Projects and Framework


● People and projects overview


● The project manager


● The project sponsor / director


● The client, the project team and other stakeholders


● People and projects in organizations


● Framework


Module 5 : Initiating and Defining Requirements


● Initiating the project and developing the project charter


● Conducting stakeholder Assesments


● Defining Requirements


● Establishing the change control Process


Module 6 : Using the Work Breakdown Structure


● Defining the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)


● Developing a usable WBS


● Using the WBS


Module 7 : Managing Project Risk


● Making the case for Risk Management


● Using Risk Management Processes and tools


Module 8 : Estimating


● Defining an estimate


● Distinguishing approaches to estimating


● Using specific estimating Practices & techniques for duration


● Estimating cost


● Validating an estimate – schedule or budget


Module 9 : Scheduling


● Defining the scheduling Process & related terminology


● Sequencing and Defining dependencies


● Determining the critical path


● Considering schedule Risks and optimizing the schedule


Module 10 : Executing, Communicating, and Developing the Team


● Defining Execution


● Executing through Effective Communication & Stakeholder Relationships


● Executing with High-Performing Teams


Module 11 : Monitoring and Controlling


● Defining monitoring and controlling


● Viewing control through the lens of competing demands


● Using earned value for schedule and cost control


Module 12 : Closing the Project


● Closing projects


● Focusing on project transition


● Focusing on post-project evaluations


Module 13 : Summary and Next Steps


Learning Goals:


The basics of Project Management and be able to contribute to projects based upon the knowledge related to the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge® – 5th Edition.


Course Agenda:


Day 1


● Getting Started


● The Big Picture


● Definitions, Concept & Life Cycles


● People, Projects and Framework


● Initiating and Defining Requirements


● Using the Work Breakdown Structure


● Managing Project Risk


Day 2


● Estimating


● Scheduling


● Executing, Communicating, and Developing the Team


● Monitoring and Controlling


● Closing the Project


● Summary and Next Steps


Who can Attend?


Managers, project team memb ers or non-project managers working in a project environment who want to improve their effectiveness. Entry level for PM practitioners.