Course focus will be on the leadership aspects of project working, whilst still providing opportunities to practice techniques and use different tools.
The workshop will:
- Introduce the skills, tools and challenges of leading a successful project
- Provide you with opportunities to practise leadership skills and tools
- Identify your personal learning and prepare a personal development plan
Project Management Overview
Overview of project management, project life cycles, project process and key success factors The value of a plan and leading activities including: project definitions, organisational breakdown structures, network and critical path analysis, Gantt charts, milestone charts, risk management and ownership.
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.
Building your project team covering; overview of team roles, team development and key project roles/responsibilities, delegating to and motivating team members for whom you have no direct authority.
Identifying your key stakeholders and establishing a project communication plan to communicate effectively at key stages and gain commitment from all those involved. Overview of how to influence for the benefit of the project and importance of understanding influencing styles
Monitoring, Controlling & Closure
Simple monitoring tools and techniques for managing changes and risks to the project during its implementation including redefining goals, impact and control. Importance of closing a project, celebrating successes, recording and communicating lessons learnt and documenting process and outcomes.
Face to Face
|Duration: 1 day||Member Cost: £385+VAT pp|
|Credits: 2.6||Non-member Cost: £577.50+VAT pp|
|Duration: 2 x half days||Member Cost: £335+VAT pp|
|Credits: 2.2||Non-member Cost: £502.50+VAT pp|
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