Project Management Awareness
Project Management Awareness provides an understanding of the foundations of project management. The course provides a historical context by providing the evolution of the profession up through the trends evolving today. The key components of scope, stakeholder engagement, schedule, cost, risk and leadership are explored to provide an understanding of their contribution to successful projects.
- Describe the history and evolution of the project management profession.
- Define the value of a disciplined project management practice.
- Identify artifacts used to define and organize project scope.
- List the steps in building a realistic schedule.
- Apply different techniques to estimate and forecast costs.
- Rank risks according to their probability and impact on a project.
- Describe ways to plan stakeholder engagement to optimize their engagement.
- Describe leadership behaviors that influence project success.
- Describe the role of the project sponsor.
- Managers, directors, and corporate level executives who either manage project managers or manage people who work on project teams.
Programme de la formation
Background, evolution, and value of project management
- History of project management
- The value of project management
Project management essentialsScope management
The scope statement
- The WBS
- Change control
The project schedule
- Steps in building a schedule
- Decomposing the WBS
- Sequencing activities
- Identifying resources
- Estimating techniques
- Managing the schedule
Financial and cost management
- Cost estimating techniques
- Accuracy and confidence
- Cost variance, cost efficiency, and forecasting
Project risk management
- key terms in risk management
- identifying risks
- prioritizing risks
- responding to risks
- managing risks
- Identifying stakeholders
- Categorizing stakeholders
- Managing stakeholder engagement
- Problem solving
- Conflict management
- Critical thinking
- Authorizing and resourcing
- Guidance and mentoring
- Providing oversight