Project Management Master Class

Project management is a contemporary career that is so generic it is applicable to any business sector. This qualification offers opportunities for a career change or internal advancement in most medium or large, UK or international, government or non-government organisations.
The delegates will brush up the project management driving skills using interactive methods, simulation games and based games learning.
Project management Masterclass is the perfect mix between Technical Competences (how to use visual tools – scorecards, dashboards, frameworks, resources matrix, roadmaps, charts etc) and Behavioural Competences (leadership, decision making, problem solving, engagement and motivation, negotiation, conflict &crisis).
The participants will be involved in project management games whose proposed scenarios reproduce in real contexts the following challenges:
Dealing with dramatic decreases in project execution capabilities and productivity, Dealing with a limited staff situation, overwhelmed by increasing business demands, when the project quality begins to wane, Going back on track when the project is behind the schedule and the budget is exceeded at the mid-point of the implementation.
Dealing with inadequate planned resources, the milestones are missing, and the delivery dates are not trusted by the client, Dealing with unrealistic objectives and achieving the results are in jeopardy, when the existing internal project team is not able to handle the workload, Managing the early stakeholder outreach and interested-party negotiation to reduce project cost and the timeframe for project completion.
Project management Master Class course was developed after 25 years’ experience in planning and implementing projects in companies, governmental and non-governmental organization financed from Banks, Investment funds, European Union funds, World Bank funds, United Nation Development Program funds etc.
Benefits
• Training materials
• You will receive 20 credits CPD Certificate of Attendance in project management
• You will be part of an innovative, interactive and practical project management course
How will I be assessed?
You will complete a project management plan based on following structure:
Project idea, goal, objectives and non-objectives, stakeholders analyses, activities and resources pack, Gantt chart, risks plan, budget.
• Qualification/s or experience in your subject area.
• Applicants are expected to have a good command of both written and spoken English

Who should attend?
• Project managers, Project coordinators, Team leaders, Product managers, Program managers
• Project team members, Stakeholders, senior managers
• Specialists in different professions who would like to develop project management skills
• Project managers who would like to develop their skills to a master level and a certification to reflect this.

Day 1
9:00- 9:30 Introductory session
9:30-10:00 Introduction to Project management
10:00-11:00 Define project idea
11:00-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-13:00 Define project idea
13:00-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-15:00 Define project idea
15:30-15:45 Coffee Break
15:50-17:30 Project plan

Day 2
9:00-11:00 Project plan
11:00-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-13:00 Project plan
13:00-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-15:30 Project plan
15:30-15:45 Coffee Break
15:45-17:30 Visual Project plan (Agile, Lean, Kanban)

Day 3
9:00-11:00 Running the project
11:00-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-13:00 Running the project
13:00-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-15:30 Project Closure
15:30-15:45 Coffee Break
15:45-17:00 Project manager role

Course dates Price Book Now Training location
13-15 November 2019 700 GBP
London, UK Map
27-29 January 2020 700 GBP
London, UK Map
23-25 March 2020 700 GBP
London, UK Map
3-5 June 2020 700 GBP
London, UK Map

Description

Project Management Master Class is focus on IPMA (International Project Management Association) competences:
a. Behavioral Competences
Leadership
Engagement
Motivation
Result orientation
Negotiation
Assertiveness
Reliability
Conflict &Crises
Ethics
b. Contextual Competences
Project orientation
Systems product
Technology
Personal management
Health, Security, Safety, Environment
Finance, Legal
c. Technical Competences
Project requirement
Project plan, Project structure
Risk, Opportunity
Quality Resources
Procurement
Control, Report
Project Dashboard

Project life (stages, specific tools for each of the stages of a project that could improve the overall activity)
The project: from idea to practice (Work Breakdown Structure / WBS; identifying and allocating the best resources (considering the tasks identified): human resources, time, material, informational, financial; monitoring the implementation of a project; evaluating and closing phases of a project)
The team project (identifying the preferred role in a team –test; motivating a team; communication in a team; asking and receiving the 7 steps feedback as a tool of the Project Manager)
Resources Management (instruments for allocating and monitoring tasks; OHIO technique of completing tasks: improving the comfort for the team members and eliminating the time thieves; weekly Gantt vs weekly agenda)

Project risk management (identifying risks, documenting and analyzing risks; identifying the risk response strategy; monitoring risks, contingency plans)

Course Topics

Agile, Lean, Kanban project management methodology

1. Define project idea
Cost/benefits analysis
Cause/effect analysis
SWOT analysis
Stakeholder’s analysis
Define the goal and objectives
Define project success criteria

2. Project plan
Activities and resources pack
Work Breakdown Structure
Estimate budget
Results (inputs, outputs, outcomes)
Methodology
Milestone
Cash flow
Gantt chart
Responsibility matrix
Critical path tasks
Risk management plan
Communication plan
Control plan
Agile, Lean, Kanban tools

3. Running the Project
Scorecards and dashboards
Project reports
Timesheet
Decision making
Leading a team
Problem solving
Kick off meetings Minute
TO DO List

4. Project Closure
Closing out the project
Conducting a post-project review
Lessons learned

6. Project manager role
Behavioral Competences
Contextual Competences
Technical Competences

Objectives

At the end of the training, the participants will:
● Be able to manage efficiently and effectively the specific processes of a project:
● Be able to use the Work Breakdown Structure when working in a project;
● Be able to identify the necessary resources for implementing a project;
● Be able to efficiently assign resources considering the tasks within the project;
● Be able to manage the project team;
● Be able to assign and delegate tasks to the team members according to the role within the project as well as to the planned tasks;
● Have the capacity to monitor and evaluate the project in the implementation phase, considering multiple criteria;
● Be able to manage the project risks;
● Know and be able to use specific PM instruments (including software) and methods;
● Develop their communication abilities with project stakeholders