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Project Management

Project Management Masterclass

Available delivery methods for this course:




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Course Information

Understand project management and the operating environment

  • definition - project, project management
  • key purpose of project management
  • definition - programme management and portfolio management
  • relationship of programme management and portfolio management to project management
  • differences between project and business as usual
  • benefits of effective project management
  • project environment
  • PESTLE as a tool

Understand the project lifecycle

  • definition
  • phases
  • reasons for structuring projects into phases
  • handover and closure

Understand the management structure by which projects operate

  • roles and responsibilities of:
  • project manager
  • project sponsor
  • project steering group/board
  • project team members
  • PMO
  • end user

Project management planning

  • project management plan - purpose of, benefits
  • ownership and approval of project management plan
  • purpose of a business case
  • role of the sponsor and project manager in relation to the business case
  • purpose of benefits management
  • use of KPIs
  • stakeholder management, stakeholder analysis
  • estimating & estimating funnel
  • project success criteria
  • success factors
  • project reporting

Project scope management

  • definition scope management
  • product Breakdown Structure {PBS}, Work Breakdown Structure {WBS}
  • definitions configuration
  • definition change control
  • links between configuration and change control
  • change control process
  • configuration management process

Scheduling and resource management

  • total float, critical path, Gantt chart, baseline, milestone
  • definition- resource management
  • types of resources
  • resource smoothing/resource levelling
  • procurement

Risk management and issue management

  • definition - project risk and risk management
  • project risk management process
  • use of risk register
  • definition- issue and issue management
  • use of issue log
  • escalation process

Project quality management

  • definition - quality and quality management
  • definition - quality planning, quality assurance, quality control, continual improvement
  • differences between quality assurance and quality control
  • project reviews - gate post, benefit, peer reviews

Communication in the project environment

  • definition - communication
  • methods of communication
  • barriers to communication
  • effective communication
  • communication plan

Principles of leadership and teamwork

  • definition - leadership
  • role of project team leader
  • definition - project team
  • teamwork models
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Project Management Masterclass​ Overview

This practical course will provide you with a comprehensive overview of Project Management that focuses on key success factors, decisions, and consequences. Relevant for any project in any area of business, the course covers the pragmatic skills and techniques necessary for effective project delivery.

On course completion, you will possess a comprehensive understanding of the following:

  • Project Management and the operating environment
  • The Project Life Cycle
  • The management structure by which projects operate
  • Project Management planning
  • Project scope management
  • Scheduling and resource management
  • Risk Management and Issue management
  • Project quality management
  • Communication in the project environment
  • Principles of leadership and teamwork
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  • There are no pre-requisites needed for this course   

Who should attend?

  • This course is suitable for anyone who is not directly involved in Project Management but who wish to understand the project management processes and key terms.

What’s Included

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Project Management Masterclass​ Delegate Pack
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

Project Management Masterclass FAQs

Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am
There are no prior pre-requisites to attend this course but delegates must have the desire to gain skills in Project Management
No examination is required for this course
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises Manual Experienced Instructor Refreshments
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
All of our instructors are fully accredited and have over ten years of experience

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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