Project Management and Leadership


Project Management and Leadership

The content assumes that delegates have some experience of project working and that they are responsible for running at least one project. The focus would be on the leadership aspects of project working, whilst still covering tools and techniques.

Dates 7 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017 - This event is in the past.
Opening times 09:30 - 17:00
Venue Eagle Labs, 7-8 Clifton Court, Cherry Hinton Road, CB1 7BN
Organiser name Sarah L Gleadell
Telephone
01223 760108
Email
Availability 12 places available.

Event details:

Simple monitoring tools and techniques for managing changes to the project during its implementation including redefining goals, impact and control such as configuration management. Importance of closing a project, celebrating successes, recording and communicating lessons learnt and documenting process and outcomes.

The content assumes that delegates have some experience of project working and that they are responsible for running at least one project. The focus would be on the leadership aspects of project working, whilst still covering tools and techniques.

The workshop will:

  • introduce delegates to the skills, tools and challenges of leading a successful project
  • provide delegates with an opportunity to practise leadership skills and tools
  • enable delegates to identify personal learning and prepare a personal development plan

Project Management Overview Overview of programme management, project life cycles, portfolio management andkey success factors and and how these are used for the management of change.

Initiating a Project (Business Case, Scope & Objectives) How to initiate a project including; establishing clear scope (time, cost, quality) and objectives (from offset), defining stakeholder needs, creating a clear business case and agreeing key roles and responsibilities for the team.

Creating a Project Plan The value of a plan and leading activities including; project definitions, organisational breakdown structures, network and critical path analysis, Gant charts, milestone charts, risk management and ownership, Gantt charts, milestone charts.

Resourcing The Plan Ensuring that your plan is adequately resourced to expectations and for delivery deadline, utilising resource resource histograms and resource levelling.

Making Expectations Establishing a project communication plan to communicate effectively at key stages with all stakeholders and to gain commitment from all those involved. Overview of how to influence for the benefit of the project and importance of understanding influencing styles

People Management Tools to build your project team covering; overview of team roles (Belbin), team development theory (Tuckman) and key project roles/responsibilities, plus methods of delegating to and motivating team members for who you have no direct authority.

Monitoring, Controlling & Closure

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