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Project Fundamentals Qualification

CIPD Training
Course summary
Length: 2 days
Price: 1,025 GBP excl. VAT
Provider: CIPD Training plus
Course type: Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 30/07/2018 - London
Course Dates
London
30/07/2018  
1,025 GBP
26/11/2018  
1,025 GBP

Course description

Course description

Project Fundamentals Qualification - CIPD Training

Employers in all sectors and industries are looking for good project management skills to speed up innovation and effectively manage change. This two-day programme will enable participants to manage projects more effectively, or contribute more effectively to a project team, through the application of a systematic project framework and the use of helpful project tools and techniques.

The qualification is designed to give a broad introduction to anyone involved in project working. No prior knowledge is necessary. The certificate is accredited by the Association of Project Management, and will enable individuals to take an active part in and make a positive contribution to a project team.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The Project Fundamentals Qualification is ideal for everyone who is involved in project working and who wants to understand the principles of excellent project management.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Prepare appropriate project documentation
  • Recognise good teamwork and describe key roles
  • Understand risk and quality management
  • Use appropriate change control procedures
  • Use key project management tools and techniques
  • Describe the importance of handover and closure
  • Understand the need for post project review.

The Project Fundamentals Qualification is awarded by the Association of Project Management (APM). The Certificate is an internationally recognised qualification at foundation level. 

To be awarded the Certificate, participants must attend the two-day training course and pass the Association of Project Management (APM) one-hour, multiple-choice exam. 

In-house training

All our programmes can be run in-house, where we can tailor the content to your organisation’s unique needs. 

Training Course Content

During this course, the topics covered include:

Day one

Projects, Programmes and Portfolios

The Project Context An introduction to project life cycles and key success factors

Initiating a project

  • establishing the objectives and scope of work
  • defining the needs of stakeholders
  • establishing a clear business case
  • agreeing key roles and responsibilities

Creating a project plan

  • project definitions; work, product and organisational breakdown structures
  • networks, critical path analysis, risk management, Gantt charts and milestone charts
  • an introduction to quality management, assurance and control

    Day two

    Techniques for estimating resources in projects

    Resourcing the plan

    • how to ensure that the plan is fully resourced, through resource histograms and resource levelling

    The project communication plan

    • communicate appropriately with all stakeholders, and gain commitment from the team

    Building the team

    • overview of team development and roles

    Monitoring and controlling projects

    • tools and techniques

    Handover

    • How to hand over to the operational team effectively

    Project closure and learning review

    • how to close projects well and identify lessons learned

    Individual action planning

    The 1-hour multiple-choice exam

    Expenses

    The cost of the programme is as follows:

    • Non-member Fee: £1,025 + VAT
    • CIPD members Fee: £935 + VAT

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    CIPD Training

    Shaping the future of the HR and L&D profession. The CIPD is championing better work and working lives, setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisational development.  With more than 100 programmes, CIPD Training is one of the UK's...


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