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Project Management Foundations - Workshop

4.6 out of 5 rating Last updated 23/07/2024   English

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Duration

2 Days

12 CPD hours

Overview

Understand and use project management core terms Explain key project management concepts and their importance to project and organizational success Identify key stakeholder roles and leverage them to engage all stakeholders Develop components of a project management plan appropriate for any type or size of the project Select the best practices for a project and apply them appropriately to benefit the project and organization

Description

This 2-day hands-on, discussion-oriented workshop allows students to gain a foundational knowledge of project management best practices and provides the opportunity to apply their project management learnings to real-life scenarios. Covering both predictive and adaptive approaches, the workshop emphasizes utilizing the practices that will be most effective within your organization.

Students will benefit from this course by understanding the foundational principles, terms, and approaches of project management, learning more effective use of industry-standard project management tools and techniques, and by gaining experience via workshop activities to practice utilizing project management frameworks. Concepts learned and practiced in this course are immediately applicable to ongoing projects.

Note: This course has been approved by PMI for 16 PDUs.

1 - Project Context
  • Projects, Products, and Processes
  • Project Management Challenges
  • Project Management and the Project Life Cycle
  • Organizational Context
  • Definition of Project Success
  • Notes: Workshop Activities with Breakout Group Exercises Integrated Throughout Course Outline
2 - Project Approach
  • Predictive and Adaptive Approaches
  • Review of Agile
  • Applying What Works to Your Environment
3 - Partnering with Stakeholders
  • Identifying Stakeholders
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Key Project Roles
  • RACI Diagrams Exercise
4 - Starting a Project
  • Project Prioritization and Selection Process
  • Project Charters
  • Developing a Charter Exercise
5 - Planning a Project
  • Plan a Project Exercise
  • The PM Plan Components
  • The Triple+ Constraints
6 - Defining Project Scope
  • The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Creating a WBS Example
7 - Defining and Estimating Activities
  • Getting to Activities from the WBS
  • Defining Activities Exercise
  • Effort and Duration
  • Estimating Techniques
  • Estimating Resources
  • Roll Wave Planning
  • Estimating Activities Exercise
8 - Developing the Project Schedule
  • Sequencing Activities
  • Dependencies, Leads, and Lags
  • The Critical Path and Float
  • Schedule Compression
  • Schedule Formats
  • Developing a Budget
  • Creating a Partial Schedule and Budget Exercise
9 - Planning Project Communications
  • Project Communication Challenges and Best Practices
  • Analyzing Stakeholder Communication Needs
  • Tailoring Stakeholder Communications
  • Communications Matrix
  • Creating a Project Communications Plan Exercise
10 - Planning Project Risk Management
  • Roles and Responsibilities in Risk Management
  • Risk Identification Challenges
  • Identifying Risks: Knowns and Unknowns
  • Contingency Reserves
  • Risk Analysis
  • Expected Monetary Value (EMV)
  • Risk Triggers
  • Risk Registers
  • Planning Risk Responses
  • Creating Risk Register Exercise
11 - Executing a Project
  • Leading and Managing Projects
  • Team Development – Tuckman Model
  • Building Trust
  • Sustaining Stakeholder Engagement
12 - Overseeing and Controlling the Project
  • Risks of Scope Creep and Gold Plating
  • Changing Control Approaches
  • Tracking and Reporting
  • Monitoring Various Aspects of the Project
  • Project Monitoring and Controlling Top 10
  • Identifying Project Tracking Requirements Exercise
13 - Closing a Project
  • Checklist for Closing
  • Lessons Learned
  • Celebrating
14 - Wrap-Up
  • Parking Lot Review
  • New Ideas, Confirmations, and Takeaways
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Project Management Foundations - Workshop training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the Project Management Foundations - Workshop course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

FAQ for the Project Management Foundations - Workshop Course

Available Delivery Options for the Project Management Foundations - Workshop training.
  • Live Instructor Led Classroom Online (Live Online)
  • Traditional Instructor Led Classroom (TILT/ILT)
  • Delivery at your offices in London or anywhere in the UK
  • Private dedicated course as works for your staff.
How many CPD hours does the Project Management Foundations - Workshop training provide?

The 2 day. Project Management Foundations - Workshop training course give you up to 12 CPD hours/structured learning hours. If you need a letter or certificate in a particular format for your association, organisation or professional body please just ask.

Is the Project Management Foundations - Workshop training appropriate for someone learning to use Project Management in a professional environment?

Yes the Project Management Foundations - Workshop is appropriate for someone looking to use Project Management in a professional workspace or environment. But do make sure to note any prerequisites, read the course outline to ensure it is the right fit for you or your teams requirements and preferences.

What is the correct audience for the Project Management Foundations - Workshop training?

This course is intended for anyone looking to enhance or reinforce their understanding of project management foundational concepts and techniques, including new both new and experienced project managers.

Do you provide training for the Project Management Foundations - Workshop.

Yes we provide corporate training, dedicated training and closed classes for the Project Management Foundations - Workshop. This can take place anywhere in Ireland including, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Northern Ireland or live online allowing you to have your teams from across Ireland or further afield to attend a single training event saving travel and delivery expenses.

What is the duration of the Project Management Foundations - Workshop program.

The Project Management Foundations - Workshop training takes place over 2 day(s), with each day lasting approximately 8 hours including small and lunch breaks to ensure that the delegates get the most out of the day.

Why are Nexus Human the best provider for the Project Management Foundations - Workshop?
Nexus Human are recognised as one of the best training companies as they and their trainers have won and hold many awards and titles including having previously won the Small Firms Best Trainer award, national training partner of the year for Ireland on multiple occasions, having trainers in the global top 30 instructor awards in 2012, 2019 and 2021. Nexus Human has also been nominated for the Tech Excellence awards multiple times. Learning Performance institute (LPI) external training provider sponsor 2024.
Is there a discount code for the Project Management Foundations - Workshop training.

Yes, the discount code PENPAL5 is currently available for the Project Management Foundations - Workshop training. Other discount codes may also be available but only one discount code or special offer can be used for each booking. This discount code is available for companies and individuals.

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Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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