Intermediate Project Management

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Identify your project’s tasks and resources
  • Order tasks using the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Schedule tasks effectively
  • Use basic planning tools such as a Gantt chart, PERT diagram, and network diagram
  • Prepare a project budget
  • Modify the project budget and schedule to meet targets
  • Identify and manage risks
  • Prepare a final project plan
  • Execute and terminate a project
  • Develop and manage a change control process

 

COURSE OVERVIEW & CONTENT:

Project management is not just restricted to certain industries, or to individuals with certification as a project manager. Lots of us are expected to complete assignments that are not a usual part of our job, and to get the job done well, within our budget, and on time.

The Intermediate Project Management training course is designed for professionals who have some experience in project management principles and are looking to take their skills to the next level. This course builds on the foundations of project management to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively lead complex projects and teams.

This workshop is intended for those who understand the conceptual phase of a project’s life cycle, including setting goals, creating a vision statement, and creating the Statement of Work. In this training will take you through the remaining three stages: planning, execution, and termination.

What Really Needs To Be Done?

  • Identifying Tasks
  • Identifying Resources
  • Pete’s Cost List

The Work Breakdown Structure

  • A Key Planning Tool
    • The Work Breakdown Structure, or WBS
    • What a WBS?
    • And How to Create One?

Scheduling Techniques

  • Preparing a Basic Schedule
  • Other Scheduling Factors
  • Planning Tools
  • Gantt Charts
  • Creating a Gantt Chart
  • Milestone Charts
  • Action Planning Worksheets
  • Network Diagrams
  • Flow Charts

Budgeting Tips and Tricks

  • Budgeting Basics
  • Pete’s Budget
  • Case Study

Assessing Project Risks

  • Examine What Risks Are
  • How We Can Identify and Manage Them

Preparing the Final Plan

  • Create the Final Project Plan

Making it Fit

  • Schedule and Budget Compression
  • Case Study

The Execution Phase

  • Things You Should Do While Executing Your Project:
    • Status Meetings
    • Issues Management

Controlling Changes

  • Managing Changes
    • A Change Control Process That You Can Use On Any Project

Closing out a Project

  • Things That Should Take Place During The Termination Or Close-Out Phase of a Project.

Course Price:

$1,395.00