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Introduction to Project ManagementSTL
Introduction to Project Management
Courses never cancelled. Restaurant lunch. Last minute rescheduling. 24 month delegate support forum. And more... This 1 day workshop will:; Introduce you to current project management techniques; Increase familiarity and confidence when using project terminology and methodologies, for example, Agile or Waterfall; Prepare you for a more formal Project Management accreditation such as PRINCE 2 or Agile
Suitability - Who should attend?
This workshop will take you from having no formal knowledge of projects and project management techniques to understanding and applying the basic framework and concepts, and different approaches such as Agile or Waterfall.
You may be a new project manager, find yourself having to deal with projects, or need a fuller understanding of Project Management.
Training Course Content
Fundamentals of Project Management
Identify the features and characteristics of a project
Identify the steps and variables of the project management process
Identify different approaches - Agile and Waterfall
Project Management Life cycle
Identify the phases of a project
Outline the differences in these phases for Agile and Waterfall approaches
Process of selection and initiation of a project
Components of a project charter
Risk assessment and management
Project communication and project reporting
Scope Definition and Change Control
Understand the scope statement and statement of work
Understand how scope documents prevent scope creep
Process and benefits of scope definition and verification
How to develop a work breakdown structure (WBS)
Identify information required to verify a project's scope, and determine the timing of the scope verification
Understand how and why to use a scope change control system
Planning, Resources, Estimates and Budgets
Identify the purpose of activity definition and sequencing
Identify techniques for estimating activity duration
Describe the schedule development process
List the different ways project schedules and be presented
Implement schedule control, level resources, and calculate schedule variances
Use Work Packages to assign the best resources to project activities
Understand how to assign resources and their types
Determine methods for estimating costs and use risk and activity duration to modify cost estimates
Identify methods of using cost and schedule variance to track performance
Projects and People
What is Project Culture?
Stakeholders and Sponsors
The Project Roles and the Project Team
Project Resources - internal and external
Internal/external environments, the influence of stakeholders, functional, project and matrix project structures
Identify functions, skills, responsibilities of the project manager
Elements required to staff a project team, benefits of team building
List price £475 per delegate. Promotional rates apply: see event listings for current prices. On-site training also available: Contact us.
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