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Project Management Courses courses

Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Introduction to Project Management Course Outline

The course structure of the Introduction to Project Management course is detailed below:

  • What is a Project?
  • Costing a Project
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Planning a Project
  • Risk Management
  • Monitor and Controlling
  • Benefit Management
  • Project Teams
  • Closing a Project
  • Use of Project Tools

The aims and objectives of the course are:

  • How to manage a project from start to finish
  • Able to develop a Project Business Case from scratch
  • Knowledge of project management terminology
  • Practical tools and techniques
  • How to set up and use effectively project logs

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Who should attend this Project Management Course?

This course is relevant to a broad range of people including new Project Managers, Project Support, or those who are about to become involved in Project Management.

Prerequisites

This course does not have any prerequisites.

Introduction to Project Management Course Overview

This one day course provides delegates with an introduction to Project Management and aims to give an overview of key Project Management mechanisms to deliver projects on time. Delegates will become familiar with key Project Management terminology, and the tools and techniques necessary for a structured approach to projects.

Project Management is the process of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, evaluating, and improving a project process to achieve the initial goals and objectives that were set out. It involves having the processes, methods, knowledge, skills, and experience to achieve these project aims.

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What's included in this Project Management Course?

This training course includes:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Introduction to Project Management Courseware
  • Experienced Instructor 
  • Completion Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Certified Global Project Manager Course Outline

Our CGPM training course covers the following topics:

Introducing Project Management

  • What is a Project?
  • Key Project Management Principles
  • Project Concepts
  • Features of a Project

The Project Manager

  • Role and Responsibilities of a Project Manager
  • Planning, Initiating, Monitoring, and Closing a Project
  • Project Performance
  • Directing a Project

Management of Project Elements

  • Managing Time
  • Managing Risk
  • Managing Communication
  • Managing Stakeholders

CGPM Concepts

  • Business Management Approaches
  • Quality Planning & Assurance
  • Change Control
  • Product Delivery Process

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Who should attend this Project Management Course?

This course is ideal for individuals who would like to enhance their knowledge of Project Management.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites but it would be beneficial to the candidates if they have some previous understanding of Project Management.

Certified Global Project Manager Course Overview

Our two-day Certified Global Project Manager (CGPM) training course has been specifically designed in order to give delegates a broad understanding of Project Management and the role of a Project Manager. Topics taught include Planning, Initiating, Monitoring and Closing a Project, Features of a Project and Project Performance. Upon completion of this training course, candidates will have the knowledge and skills to be able to apply Project Management principles to their business.  

An understanding of Project Management and its principles can boost business productivity through improving the chances of project success. Subsequently, Project Managers are crucial assets to project teams and the business as a whole. This course will describe the process of improving a project’s operational performance, and the importance of cooperation within a project team. This qualification demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of project management principles and the ability to efficaciously run a project. Our CGPM course trainers are dedicated to improving your project management abilities and helping you to pass the associated CGPM exam in order to earn this impressive qualification.

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Certified Global Project Manager (CGPM) Examination

The CGPM exam takes on the following format:

  • 60 minutes
  • 40 questions
  • Closed Book
  • Multiple Choice

What's included in this Project Management Course?

This training course includes the following:

  • The Certified Global Project Manager (CGPM) Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy's Certified Global Project Manager (CGPM) Manual 
  • Completion Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor 
  • Refreshments 

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Programme Management Fundamentals Course Outline

This Programme Management training course will explore the following topics:

  • Introduction to Programme Management
  • Features of Programme Types
  • Defining the Programme
  • Controlling a Programme
  • Programme Management Themes
  • Management and Control

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Who should attend this Programme Management Course?

This course has been specifically designed for anyone who is looking to develop their skills as a Programme Manager.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this Programme Management course.

Programme Management Fundamentals Course Overview

This 1-day Programme Management course provides delegates with the skills to manage a programme from start to finish. Delegates will also be able to understand the whole project lifecycle and learn how this can be implemented within the working environment.

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What's included in this Programme Management Course?

This training course includes:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Programme Management Fundamentals Courseware Folder
  • Experienced Instructor 
  • Completion Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Project Management Office (PMO) Fundamentals Course Outline

This 1-day Project Management Office Fundamentals course is designed to equip delegates with a working understanding of how PMOs function, their role within an organisation, and the potential benefits of implementing PMO and project management concepts outside the direct project environment. The topics covered on this course include:

  • Introduction to PMOs

    • What is a PMO?
    • PMO Roles
    • Types of PMO
  • Implementing Project Management Concepts

    • Project Management Throughout an Organisation
    • Maximise Visual and Verbal Communication
    • Benefits of Project Management Concepts
    • Barriers to Implementing Project Management Concepts
    • Methods of Implementing Project Management Concepts
  • Project Planning, Risk Analysis, and Issue Management

    • Risk Analysis in Project Planning
    • The PMO’s Role in Risk Analysis
    • The Risk Register
    • Issues and Issue Management
    • The Issue Log
    • Issue Escalation
  • Administrative and Operational Support for Projects

    • Providing Support for Projects
    • Project Support Officer
    • Project Administrator
    • PMO Project Support
  • Mentoring and Consulting Internal and External Teams

    • Imparting PMO Knowledge
    • Consulting with Internal Teams
    • Mentoring Internal Teams
    • Consulting with External Teams
    • Mentoring External Teams
  • Understanding the Role of a Project Manager and Project Team Member

    • The Project Manager’s Role
    • The Role of Project Team Members
  • Organising the Structure of Project Management in the Office

    • Types of PMO Structure
    • How a PMO is Organised Within an Organisation’s Infrastructure

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Who should attend this Project Management Training Course?

The target audience for this course includes individuals with project management knowledge, preferably those with experience as Project Managers. However, anyone who is interested in developing their Project Management skills, works with or is interested in a PMO, or is using internal or external PMO consultants may also benefit from attending this course.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for taking this PMO Fundamentals course.

Project Management Office (PMO) Fundamentals Course Overview

This 1-day Project Management Office Fundamentals course, delivered by The Knowledge Academy’s experience trainers, is designed to give delegates a full and complete understanding of the principles behind a PMO. The course aims to provide a clear and simple explanation of PMO basics, including the roles in a PMO, its purpose and operating practices, and how a PMO can help an organisation improve its project management principles. Delegates will also learn how to use a PMO to ensure that projects are adhering to best practices, as well as how to monitor and guide projects so that they complement and further the objectives of the organisation in question.

Written with Project Managers in mind, this course is aimed at individuals with previous experience of working on project teams (preferably as a Project Manager) who wish to enhance and diversify their knowledge of projects. This course does not include an examination, but is intended to furnish delegates with the necessary skills for joining or even starting a PMO in their organisation.

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What's included in this Project Management Training Course?

This training course includes:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Project Management Office (PMO) Fundamentals Courseware
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Completion Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Project Management Masterclass Outline

The following will be taught during this 1 day Project Management Course:

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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Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites needed for this course   

Who should attend this Project Management Training Course?

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.

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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What’s Included in this Project Management Training Course?

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

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Project Management Office Green Belt Course Outline

Our Project Management Office Green Belt course provides the ideal introduction to Project Management Offices for those wishing to gain an understanding of their fundamentals. Over the 1 day of training, you will learn about the function of Project Management Office, how to make the case for one, and the steps that should be taken to establish it.

The course covers the following topics:

  • What is a Project Management Office?
  • The Role of a Project Management Office
  • Establishing the Case for a PMO
  • Roadmap for Implementing a PMO
  • PMO Models and their Benefits

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Who should attend this Project Management Training Course?

The course is aimed anybody requiring a good introductory understanding of how to establish and manage a Project Management Office.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Project Management Office Green Belt Course Overview

Our Project Management Office Green Belt course provides the ideal introduction to Project Management Offices for those wishing to gain an understanding of their fundamentals. Over the 1 day of training, you will learn about the function of Project Management Office, how to make the case for one, and the steps that should be taken to establish it.

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What's included in this Project Management Training Course?

This training course includes:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Project Management Office Green Belt Courseware
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Completion Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Programme Management Green Belt Course Outline

This Programme Management Green Belt course provides a comprehensive introduction to the basics of Programme Management, including the key ideas behind it and how it fits into the wider organisational context. By the end of the 1-day course, you be comfortable with the principles of Programme Management and understand some of the tools and techniques can be used throughout the lifecycle to help achieve desired outcomes.

The course covers the following topics:

  • What is programme management?
  • Programme management vs project management
  • The principle of programme management
  • Aligning programs to strategic goals
  • The programme management lifecycle

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Who should attend this Programme Management Training Course?

The course is aimed at anybody requiring an understanding of the principles of programme management. This includes Programme Managers and Project Managers.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to attend.

Programme Management Green Belt Course Overview

This Programme Management Green Belt course provides a comprehensive introduction to the basics of Programme Management, including the key ideas behind it and how it fits into the wider organisational context. By the end of the 1-day course, you be comfortable with the principles of Programme Management and understand some of the tools and techniques can be used throughout the lifecycle to help achieve desired outcomes.

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What's included in this Programme Management Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Project Management for Non-Project Managers Course Outline

The course covers the following topics:

  • What is a Project?
  • What is Project Management?
  • How a Project Manager Functions
  • Using Project Planning Tools
  • Defining a Project
  • Planning a Project
  • Defining the Scope
  • Scheduling the Project
  • Controlling the Project
  • Dealing with Risk
  • Closing the Project

At the end of the course you will know how to:

  • Define differences between Project and Line Management
  • Create a Project Initiation Document
  • Break a project down into a series of dependent tasks
  • Identify the Critical Path through a project
  • Create a Gantt Chart Schedule
  • Identify project Risk and Mitigating actions
  • Control a project and handle requests for change
  • Close down the project and extract 'lessons learnt'

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Who should attend this Project Management Training Course?

The course is aimed at managers and leaders who will be involved in the management of projects but are not formally Project Managers themselves. It will also suit those who are aspiring to be Project Managers and students.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to attend this course.

Project Management for Non-Project Managers Course Overview

This course provides essential Project Management skills and knowledge for those needing to know how to manage or be involved in projects. Assuming little or no prior knowledge, the course takes a beginner’s approach to Project Management, first defining what the term means before moving on from there to cover essential steps. 

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What's included in this Project Management Training Course?

This training course includes:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Project Management for Non-Project Managers Courseware
  • Completion Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Project Management Office Black Belt Outline

The course covers the following topics:

What is a PMO?

The role of a PMO

The case for a PMO

Steps for establishing a PMO

Standardising and centralising project management methodologies and processes

Analysing PMO performance

Governance measures

Common PMO problems

Continuous improvement

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Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone involved in managing multiple projects, such as Programme Managers, Portfolio Managers and anybody else involved or looking to be involved in the establishment of a Project Management Office.

 

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Project Management Office Black Belt Overview

Our Project Management Office Black Belt course provides a comprehensive look at the necessary steps to establish, operate and ultimately improve a Project Management Office (PMO). Upon completion of the course, delegates will know how to ensure that, once established, their Project Management Office survives into the future and continues to provide the business with maximum benefit.

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Project Management Office Black Belt Exam

The included Project Management Office Black Belt exam consists of 30 questions and has a duration of 60 minutes.


What’s Included

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Project Management Office Black Belt Courseware
  • The Project Management Office Black Belt Examination
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Completion Certificate
  • Refreshments
 

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Online Instructor-led (3 days)

Classroom (3 days)

Online Self-paced (24 hours)

Programme Management Black Belt Course Outline

The course covers the following topics:

  • What is programme management?
  • Programme management vs project management
  • Aligning programs to strategic goals
  • The programme management lifecycle
  • Initiating a programme
  • Establishing roles
  • Reporting and control
  • Programme and project reviews
  • Closing and review

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Who should attend this Programme Management Training Course?

This course is aimed at anybody requiring an in-depth understanding of project management, such as Programme Managers and Project Managers.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to attend, but some prior knowledge of programme management will be a bonus.

Programme Management Black Belt Course Overview

Our Programme Management Black Belt course provides a detailed look at programme management over the course of 3 days. The course looks at various methodologies for managing programmes, as well as how best to apply tools and techniques to ensure successful programme delivery and realisation of benefits.

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What's included in this Programme Management Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

Programme Management Black Belt Exam Details

The course includes a Programme Management Black Belt exam. This exam is multiple choice, lasts 60 minutes and consists of 30 questions.

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Waterfall Project Management Course Outline

  • An Overview of Project Management
  • An Overview of Waterfall
  • An Overview of V-Model
  • Incremental Approaches By Adapting Waterfall
  • Advantages of the Waterfall model
  • Challenges of the model
  • Putting the Waterfall into Practice
  • Improving Waterfall with Kanban distribution
  • The stages of Project Management
  • Summary of Waterfall and V-Model
  • Project Management 

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Who should attend this Project Management Course?

The course is recommended for anybody wishing to learn about the waterfall method. This includes project managers and project staff, as well as senior executives wishing to implement the method into their organisation.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to attend.

Waterfall Project Management Course Overview

This 1-day course provides a comprehensive overview of managing projects using the ‘waterfall’ technique or ‘traditional’ method of management. During the course you will learn the sequence of events during a waterfall project. The course will also look at the advantages of this methodology, as well as some of the disadvantages that may be addressed by other methods of project management.

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What’s Included in this Project Management Course?

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Waterfall Project Management Courseware
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (3 days)

Classroom (3 days)

Online Self-paced (24 hours)

Portfolio Management Black Belt Course Outline

The course covers the following topics:

  • Basics of portfolio management – What it is and how it benefits
  • Selecting the right project – managing opportunity and decision making
  • Prioritisation – managing portfolios and sequencing projects
  • Protecting the portfolio – monitoring projects and managing risk
  • Delivery– Ensuring maximum benefit is delivered
  • Evaluation – Lessons learned and improving portfolio performance

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Who should attend this Portfolio Management Course?

This course is aimed at anybody requiring an in-depth understanding of portfolio management, such as those working in the field of portfolio management, or those involved in organisational strategies such as members of management boards and directors of change.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to attend.

Portfolio Management Black Belt Course Overview

Our Portfolio Management Black Belt course is designed to provide a full understanding of portfolio management. At the end of the 3 days, you will have gained complete knowledge of every stage of the portfolio management process, the various portfolio management methodologies available, and how best to apply tools and techniques to ensure successful achievement of strategic business goals. At the end of the course, you will sit the Portfolio Management Black Belt exam, which will certify your knowledge.

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What's included in this Portfolio Management Course?

  • Portfolio Management Black Belt Exam
  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

Portfolio Management Black Belt Exam

The Portfolio Management Black Belt exam is a 30-question multiple choice test lasting 60 minutes.

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Online Instructor-led (3 days)

Classroom (3 days)

Online Self-paced (24 hours)

Project Management Black Belt Course Outline

The course covers the following topics:

Project Management Fundamentals

  • What is project management?
  • Key terminology
  • Characteristics of projects
  • The role of a project manager

Stages of Project Management

  • Business case
  • Defining scope
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Managing budgets and resources
  • Managing risk
  • Monitoring progress
  • Closing the project

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Who should attend this Project Management Training Course?

The course is aimed at anybody wishing to gain a comprehensive understanding of project management, such as project managers, project support staff and project management students.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to attend, but some prior knowledge of project management will be helpful.

Project Management Black Belt Course Overview

Our Project Management Black Belt course takes a detailed look at project management, including key terminology and fundamental techniques to ensure success. Upon completion of this 3-day course, you will have a good understanding of the concepts of project management, its stages and what activities should be carried out at each stage.

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What's included in this Project Management Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

Project Management Black Belt Exam Details

The course includes a Project Management Black Belt exam. This is designed to test knowledge of what you’ve learned, and consists of 30 multiple choice questions. It lasts 60 minutes.

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Portfolio Management Green Belt Course Outline

This Portfolio Management Green Belt course provides a comprehensive introduction to the basics of Portfolio Management, including key techniques and how these can be used to achieve strategic objectives. By the end of this 1-day course, you will be able to demonstrate good knowledge of the basics of portfolio management and comfortably be involved in portfolio management projects.

The course covers the following topics:

  • What is portfolio management?
  • Portfolio management in a wider organisational context
  • How can it benefit your organisation?
  • The principles of portfolio management
  • The role of a portfolio manager

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Who should attend this Portfolio Management Course?

This course is aimed at those working in the field of Portfolio Management, such as Project and Portfolio Managers, or anybody involved in organisational strategies, such as members of management boards and directors of change.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Portfolio Management Green Belt Course Overview

This Portfolio Management Green Belt course provides a comprehensive introduction to the basics of Portfolio Management, including key techniques and how these can be used to achieve strategic objectives. By the end of this 1-day course, you will be able to demonstrate good knowledge of the basics of portfolio management and comfortably be involved in portfolio management projects.

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What's included in this Portfolio Management Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Project Management Green Belt Course Outline

Our Project Management Green Belt course provides a comprehensive introduction to project management and the role of a project manager. Over the 1-day course, you will learn to define exactly what a project is, as well as be able to demonstrate knowledge of key terminology and approaches.

The course covers the following topics:

  • An Introduction to Programme Management
  • Planning
  • Defining the Programme
  • Projects within a Programme
  • Management Strategies
  • Programme Delivery and Closure

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Who should attend this Project Management Training Course?

The course is aimed at anybody wishing to gain a good introductory understanding of project management, such as project managers, project support staff and project management students.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to attend this course.

Project Management Green Belt Course Overview

Our Project Management Green Belt course provides a comprehensive introduction to project management and the role of a project manager. Over the 1-day course, you will learn to define exactly what a project is, as well as be able to demonstrate knowledge of key terminology and approaches.

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What's included in this Project Management Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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accredited by

Risk Management Black Belt (TKA), on behalf of TKA

Online Instructor-led (3 days)

Classroom (3 days)

Online Self-paced (24 hours)

Risk Management Black Belt Course Outline

Intro to Risk

  • What is Risk?
  • Types of Risk
  • What is Risk Management?
  • The Role of the Risk Manager

Risk Management

  • Planning
  • Identifying
  • Measuring
  • Responding
  • Monitoring & Controlling

Risk Analysis

  • Qualitative Risk
  • Quantitative Risk
  • Risk Probability

Risk Monitoring and Control

  • Documenting Risk
  • Contingency Strategy

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Who should attend this Risk Management Training Course?

This course is aimed at anybody requiring an in depth understanding of risk management, such as Project Managers, Project Support and senior managers.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites, but some prior knowledge of risk management would be useful.

Risk Management Black Belt Course Overview

Our Risk Management Black Belt course provides a comprehensive understanding of risk management over the course of three days. Topics covered include the role of a risk manager, the four risk management stages and risk analysis. By the end of the course, you will be have a confident understanding of risk management principles in the workplace.

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What's included in this Risk Management Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

Risk Management Black Belt Exam

The Risk Management Black Belt exam lasts 60 minutes and consists of 30 questions.

The pass mark required is 65%

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accredited by

Risk Management Black Belt (TKA), on behalf of TKA

Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Risk Management Green Belt Course Outline

Introduction to Risk Management

  • What is Risk?
  • Why Have Risk Management?
  • Describing Risk
  • Effective Management of Risk
  • Common Causes of Failure
  • Common Barriers to Risk Management
  • Corporate Governance & Internal Control
  • Risk Management Framework Core Concepts

Risk Management Principles

  • What are Risk Principles?
  • Principles
  • Principle Outcomes

Risk Management Approach

  • What is a Risk Management Approach?
  • Risk Management Policy
  • Risk Management Process Guide
  • Risk Management Strategy
  • Issue Register
  • Risk Improvement Plan
  • Risk Communications Plan
  • Risk Response Plan
  • Risk Progress Reports
  • Relationship Between Documents

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Who should attend this Risk Management Training?

The course is intended for anybody looking for guidance on how to approach risk management in their organisation, including Risk Managers, Project Managers and Project Support staff, and managers from other disciplines.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required to attend.

Risk Management Green Belt Course Overview

Our Risk Management Green Belt course provides the ideal introduction to Risk Management over 1 day. During the course, you will learn the basic principles of risk management, including terminology, tools and techniques. By the end of the course, you will have a confident understanding of how to assess risks have the knowledge to contribute to the implementation of risk management policies in the workplace.

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What's included in this Risk Management Training?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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accredited by

BCS Accredited Provider (BCS), on behalf of BCS

Online Instructor-led (4 days)

Classroom (4 days)

Online Self-paced (32 hours)

Official BCS Certificate in Programme and Project Support Office Essentials Practitioner Certificate Exam

BCS Certificate in Programme and Support Office Essentials Course Outline

The course covers the following modules as per the syllabus:

  • Programme and Project Organisation Structures
  • Programme and Project Planning
  • Programme and Project Documentation
  • Programme and Project Monitoring and Reporting
  • Exception Situations
  • Risk Management
  • Business Case Techniques
  • Configuration Management
  • Quality Management
  • Supporting the use of the Techniques
     

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Who should attend this BCS Training Course?

The course is aimed at anybody newly involved in or looking to be involved in Programme and Project Support (PPSO) work.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites, but you should have a good working knowledge of IT.

BCS Certificate in Programme and Support Office Essentials Course Overview

The BCS Certificate in Programme and Project Support Office Essentials is a foundation level qualification which helps delegates prepare for the demands of programme and project support roles. Over 4 days, you will gain an understanding of programme and project organisation structures, planning, documentation, monitoring and reporting. On the final day, you will sit the BCS Certificate in Programme and Project Support Office Essentials exam, which, upon completion, will award you the Certificate.

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What's included in this BCS Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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BCS Certificate in Programme and Support Office Essentials Exam Information

The BCS Certificate in Programme and Project Support Office Essentials exam follows this format:

  • 1-hour, closed-book
  • 40 multiple choice questions
  • The pass mark is 26/40

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Jira Masterclass Course Outline

The Jira Training Masterclass includes the following modules:

Module 1: Key Concepts of Jira  

  • What is Jira?
  • Jira Terminology
  • The benefits to using Jira

Module 2: Implementation of Jira

  • Navigating the Jira workspace
  • Introduction to Issues
  • Introduction to Workflows
  • Searching and Filters
  • Reporting
  • Customisation of Dashboard and User profile

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Who should attend this Jira Training Course?

This course is suitable for anyone who is looking to use Jira as a tool for software development, or business related activities.

Jira Training Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course, but delegates should have an understanding of working within an Agile environment.

Jira Masterclass Training Overview

The main software used by agile teams to track, plan, and release world-leading software. Jira is designed with software teams specifically with software teams in mind, and provides them with the best agile tooling, deep developer tooling, and a concentrated project experience.

Once the course is completed delegates will possess a coherent understanding of the following:

  • Using the Jira interface
  • The applications used for Jira
  • How to customise user profiles and the Dashboard
  • How to use Jira’s search and filter attributes to find issues
  • How to use reporting tools to follow progress

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What's included in this Jira Training Course?

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Content Jira Training Manual
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Experienced Jira Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Certified Digital Services Project Manager Course Outline

Certified Digital Services Project Manager (CDSPM) training course covers the following topics:

Introduction to Digital Service Principles (DSPs)

  • What are digital services?
  • Twelve Core Principles

Digital Product Development Methodologies

  • Waterfall product development
  • Agile development

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Digital Roles
  • Cross-functional teams

Digital Service Lifecycle

  • Discovery
  • Alpha
  • Private Beta
  • Public Beta
  • Service Management

Digital User Experience

  • User stories
  • Analogue user experience

Performance Metrics and Management

  • Increments and Progress Reviews
  • Managing Digital Project Outcomes
  • Stakeholder Management
  • KPIs
  • Communication Skills

Digital Project Closure

  • Finalise Digital Sign Off

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Who should attend this Project Management course?

The target audience for this course covers individuals who work in Project Management positions and are looking to advance and apply their skills in a digital environment. As it is applicable across all sectors, project managers from all industries are encouraged to attend.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for taking this course, meaning that anyone who is interested is welcome to attend.

Certified Digital Services Project Manager Course Overview

Bringing Digital Services to Project Managers around the world, this Certified Digital Services Project Manager course represents the next stage in the evolution of project management, allowing professionals in all sectors to become specialised Digital Project Management experts for the first time. With allowances for the special complexity of the digital landscape, this CDSPM course allows delegates to learn the principles of digital service development in a practical new context. In discovering more about managing digital services, delegates will also be equipped with an in-depth understanding of a software development methodology used throughout the IT industry.

With principles that centre on iterative feedback, responsiveness to change, and the importance of individuals over processes, this CDSPM course relies on twelve core principles that will encourage delegates to put customer concerns first while delivering more cost-effective projects across the entire service life cycle.

Delivered by one of The Knowledge Academy’s experienced and well-renowned Project Managers, this 2-day Certified Digital Services Project Manager course will allow organisations to make the most of their knowledgeable employees and digital environments in order to create and maintain innovative digital services within the core guidelines of the Digital Service Principles (DSPs). Its emphasis on satisfying customers and responding to user feedback will allow organisations to deliver more effective and satisfying customer service and user experiences than ever before. Covering a wide range of concepts from digital product management methodologies to finalising the digital sign off after transitioning to the service management phase, this CDSPM course offers delegates a holistic overview of how to navigate and manage projects in a new and dynamic digital environment.

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Certified Digital Services Project Manager Examination

Passing the Certified Service Desk Project Manager examination will prove your knowledge of the basic concepts and terminology associated with Digital Service Principles, and demonstrate to employers your understanding of and willingness to manage projects in a digital environment. 

CDSPM Exam Format:

  • A multiple-choice examination
  • The paper contains 40 questions
  • 60 minute duration
  • A supervised examination
  • The pass mark is 65%, or 24 out of 40

What's included in this Project Management Course?

This training course includes the following:

  • Certified Digital Services Project Manager (CDSPM) Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy's Certified Digital Services Project Manager (CDSPM) Manual
  • Completion Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor 
  • Refreshments 

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Running Small Projects Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Benefits of SPM
  • Common problems of SPM
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Planning Projects
  • Quality Management
  • Budget Management
  • Risk Management
  • Incident Management
  • Creating Key Performance Measurements
  • Implementing Small Project Management in the workplace
  • Reviewing a Project
  • Closing a Project 

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Who should attend this Project Management Course?

Anyone who is interested in gaining a Project Management Certification should attend this course as it will teach delegates the fundamentals of Project Management but on a microscopic level. 

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course so anybody with an interest in learning the basics of Project Management can attend. ​

Running Small Projects Course Overview

This 1-day course on Running Small Projects is designed to provide delegates with useful Project Management skills that they can apply when running smaller projects. Delegates will gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of Small Project Management Teams before looking into the inner workings of project planning. Acquiring knowledge on Quality Management and Budget Management will allow delegates to run their projects more efficiently in the future.

When running a Project, it is crucial to have procedures in place that prevent any major risks happening. This course will equip delegates to plan for risks and incidents which will not only help to reduce risks when running projects, but will also help to cope with risks and change as and when they occur. Delegates will learn how to monitor their Project by creating Key Performance Indicators that will provide delegates with tools on how identify any defects within the project. Key Performance Indicators will also provide an interesting insight into what is successful in the project.

By the end of the course Delegates will be able to implement all the skills that they have learnt into their workplace. They will also know the best practices when reviewing a project to ensure that it runs efficiently. Also, they will be able to close a project following official procedures.  

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What's included in this Project Management Training Course?

  • The Knowledge Academy “Running Small Projects” Delegate Pack
  • An Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments 

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Software Estimation Training Course Outline

  • Introduction to Software Estimation
    • What is Estimation?
    • What to Estimate?
    • General Project Estimation Approach
    • Estimation Accuracy
    • Estimation Issues and Guidelines
  • Size Estimation
    • Source Lines of Code
    • FP Analysis
    • Use Case and Object Point
    • Mark-II FP Analysis
  • FP Counting Process
  • Use-Case Points Technique
  • Wideband Delphi Technique
  • Effort Estimation
    • Algorithmic Models: COCOMO Model, Task-Based Estimation and Modularised Method
    • Estimation by Analogy
    • Expert Judgment
    • Three Point Estimation
  • Schedule Estimation
    • Gantt Charts
    • Network Diagrams
  • Project Costing
  • Testing

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Who should attend?

This course is designed for project managers and software professionals who wish to be able to estimate development time accurately. It is well suited for:

  • Software Developers
  • Software Architects
  • Project Managers
  • Quality Testing Professionals

 

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required for this course.

Software Estimation Training Course Overview

This Software Estimation Training course teaches essential concepts and techniques for software estimation. Delegates will discover different test estimation techniques and algorithmic models such as the Use Case Point method, Wideband Delphi technique, COCOMO model, function point analysis and more. Types of estimation covered include size estimation, effort estimation and schedule estimation.

Post completion of this course, delegates will be able to make accurate estimations regarding cost and resources for software projects.

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What’s Included

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Software Estimation Training Course Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Completion Certificate

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Project and Infrastructure Financing Training​ Course Outline

Introduction to Project and Infrastructure Finance

  • The Contractual Network
  • Project Finance vs Corporate Finance
  • Financial Contracts such as Equity Contribution Agreement
  • Financial Contracts including Loan / Bond Covenants
  • About the Industrial Contracts

The Syndication Process

  • Definition of a Syndicate
  • About the Role of Banks
  • Syndication Strategies and How they are Used
  • How much does the Customer Pay
  • The Crisis and how it Reshaped the Market

Risk Analysis and Risk Allocation

  • Need for Risk Management
  • Mapping Risk: Risk taxonomy
  • Pre Completion Risk: Technology and Construction
  • Post Completion Risk: Supply Risk, Operational and Performance Risk, Demand Risk, Risks found in Both Phases, Risk Matrix

Capital Budgeting

  • Features of an Infrastructure Project
  • Setting up the Construction Phase Budget
  • Financing Construction: Equity Contribution, Base Facility, VAT Facility, stand by Facility and Working Capital Facility
  • Setting up the Budget of the Operational Phase

Financial Sustainability of an Infrastructure Project

  • Profitability for Shareholders
  • Profitability for Creditors
  • From Profitability to Financial Stability
  • Cover Ratios and their Calculation

Technical Aspects of Loan Agreements

  • Security Package for Project Lenders
  • Covenants of Credit Agreement
  • Loan Amortisation
  • Amortisation Methods and Applicability

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Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites to attend this course.

Audience

This course is designed for professionals who want to gain knowledge about project financing. It includes the following roles:

  • Finance Managers
  • Equity Investors
  • Project Finance Advisors
  • Sponsors

Project and Infrastructure Financing Training​ Course Overview

Project and Infrastructure Financing training is designed to address the learning requirements of practitioners, finance professionals, bankers, and academics.

In this 2-day training course, delegates will gain an in-depth knowledge of Project and Infrastructure Finance. Delegates will learn about project and infrastructure finance, the industrial contracts of project financing. Other advanced topics such as features of an infrastructure project, syndication process, loan amortisation and more will be taught in this training. This training will help delegates to minimise risks both in existing portfolios and new transactions for their future performance.

In this training, delegates will also learn about financing of bulk money, operational phase and how much cash will be generated. It describes the composition of a security package emphasising the cash-based nature of a deal.

By the end of this training, delegates will understand the basic analysis of cash flows and construction phase as well as enables them to face challenges.

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  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor

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