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DIPLOMA IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR BEGINNERS

Duration: 4 Days

Lagos Venue

106 Apapa Road beside
Zenith Bank Lagos.

Fee: N65, 000. VAT Incl.

4 - 5 participants: 5% discount
More than 6 ppl: 10% discount

Class Session

9:00am – 4:00pm daily.
(In plant training available upon request)
WEEKDAY CLASSES July  Wed 6 - Fri 8


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Course Overview

This course explores the fundamentals of project management with a view to establish a more efficient and effective way of managing projects. We will examine principles and concepts behind project management. From defining the problem, establishing project objectives, and building a project plan to meeting deadlines, managing team resources, and closing the project. The course also provides tips for reporting on project performance, keeping a project on track, and gaining customer acceptance. This is purely a certification programme.

Training Outline:

Introduction

1. Exploring Project Management:

  • Defining a project
  • Defining project management
  • Understanding what it takes to be a project management
  • The five processes of project management

2. Initiating a Project

  • Initiating a project
  • Writing a problem statement
  • Defining project goals and objectives
  • Choosing a strategy
  • Gathering requirements
  • Understanding deliverables and success criteria
  • Identifying assumptions and understanding risks
  • Creating a scope statement
  • Identifying stakeholders
  • Obtaining approval
  • Writing a project charter

3. Planning a Project

  • Planning a project
  • Understanding work breakdown structures
  • Building a work breakdown structure
  • Defining work packages
  • Building a schedule
  • Identifying resources
  • Building a project budget
  • Identifying risks
  • Creating a risk management plan
  • Setting up a communication plan
  • Developing a quality management plan
  • Setting up a change management plan

4. Building a Project Schedule

  • Estimating
  • Creating dependencies between tasks
  • Understanding work, duration, and units
  • Using milestones as a tool of progress
  • Making a realistic schedule
  • Understanding the critical path
  • Understanding the critical chain method
  • Shortening a schedule – schedule compression schedule
  • Documenting a baseline

5. Running a Project

  • Running a project
  • Executing a project
  • Understanding team dynamics
  • Managing team resources
  • Gathering data
  • Evaluating progress
  • Understanding earned value analysis
  • Reporting on progress
  • Understanding financial measures
  • Communicating effectively
  • Running meetings effectively
  • Getting a project back on track
  • Managing change, risk, and quality

6. Closing a Project

  • Closing a project
  • Gaining customer acceptance
  • Documenting lessons learned
  • Preparing a close-out report and archiving
  • Closing contracts and accounts and transitioning
  • Conclusion
  • What's next?

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