Project Management Workshop

This is an open programme and an in-house training course. For further information and pricing contact [email protected] or phone on +44 20 7661 7817.

Overview

Project management is about providing you with the tools and methodologies to enable you to deliver.

Its focus is on equipping you with procedures and best practice route maps that will empower you to manage the component parts of a project successfully, while always focusing on moving towards the paramount goal of successful delivery. It is never about following processes at the expense of achieving your goals.

This workshop provides you with a comprehensive toolkit that will enable you to manage projects successfully.

Who is the workshop designed for?

Everyone can benefit from a better understanding of project management methodologies and how to apply them to best effect. Whatever your role, and whatever your level, this training session will enable you to perform better.

How will you benefit from attending?

You will learn how to use project management techniques in every aspect of your role, whether you are engaged in an actual defined project, a series of projects, or merely seeking to use your knowledge of project management approaches to improve your ability to more effectively manage the tasks that you undertake every day in your job.

Learning outcomes
You will:

Understand why project management is important and how you can use it
Understand businesses cases and the scope of projects
Learn about governance structures
Learn about project planning
Learn about interacting with project stakeholders
Analyse risk effectively
Understand how to stay on target and track progress

This is an open programme and an in-house training course. For further information and pricing contact [email protected] or phone on +44 20 7661 7817.

Agenda

10:00 Welcome and Introductions

Welcome and workshop overview. 

Delegate introductions and personal objectives

Introduction to projects

  • Why we need project management
  • Characteristics of projects
  • Typical project lifecycle
  • Programmes v projects
  • How projects differ to business as usual
  • Overview of waterfall vs agile approaches
  • Causes of project failure

Starting a project

  • Setting Project Objectives
  • Starting a project – key questions
  • The business case
  • Benefits
  • Understanding project scope

Project organisation and governance

  • Key project roles and responsibilities
  • Governance structures
  • Aligning programme and project governance to corporate governance and strategic goals

Project Planning

  • Why plan?
  • Planning techniques
  • Project scope
  • Work breakdown
  • Estimating techniques
  • Creating a schedule

Lunch Break

Stakeholder engagement

  • Identifying key stakeholders
  • Understanding stakeholder influence
  • Communicating with stakeholders

Project Risk management

  • Definitions of risks
  • Risk management lifecycle
  • Risk identification
  • Risk analysis
  • Risk management strategies

Monitoring and controlling progress

  • Control of projects
  • Staying on track
  • Reporting progress

Handover and project closure

  • Formal project closure and sign-off
  • Post project reviews
  • Lessons learned reports
  • Project evaluation

16:00 Close

This is an open programme and an in-house training course. For further information and pricing contact [email protected]nim.com or phone on +44 20 7661 7817.