Management Training

Project Management Fundamentals

Define the role & parameters of the project manager. How to use a method for managing a large project. Acquire the tools (time, equipment, operations, planning, etc.) Structure the different stages of a project to organize…

Who should attend this course?

Project managers and any manager confronted with project management

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this course

You will be better able to:

  • Use relevant consulting and change management skills when dealing with your internal and external stakeholders
  • Confidently accept responsibility for new projects and be better able to stay in control of projects
  • Apply tools to stay in better control of projects

METHODS AND TOOLS

The first part of the workshop puts project management in a broader business context, and provides a systematic approach to the whole project life cycle from initiating, planning and defining scope through scheduling tasks, budgeting and controlling to closing the project. Project Management Basics

  • Characteristics of Projects
  • Definition of a project, typology of projects, project lifecycle, project scope and WBS, project timeline, resources and cost

Case study: Defining project lifecycle, project scope, WBS, organization chart, timeline and initial budgeting

Project Roadmap, Part 1: Project Definition

  • Project charter, project scope statement, project organization and governance, team staffing, contracting, project infrastructure set-up, project office, project plan and budget development

Case study: project plan and budget development

Project Roadmap, Part 2: Execution and Closing

  • Project execution stages, project kick-off, ‘to be’ design and build, gap and impact analysis, migration planning, data, capability transfer, training, testing, cut-over, quality management, risk management, communications management, progress tracking and reporting, cut-over management, support

Case study: Project performance dashboard, progress reporting, issue management

PEOPLE

The People module during the second part of the workshop focuses on the skills project managers need for leading teams and managing project stakeholders.

Leading a Team

  • Ensuring team capability
  • Stages of team development, individual development, leader development
  • Team Exercise: Team development model

Stakeholder Management

  • The consulting process from a project manager’s perspective
  • Handling and managing your (internal) clients, content vs process consulting, needs analysis, information gathering, value chain
  • Team Exercise: Role play

Practical information

Duration

3 Days

Languages

EN / FR / NL

Price

€1200,00 + 21% VAT

Location

Classroom Courses

Schedule

Guaranteed to run

English courses
16/2 - 18/2Book
27/4 - 29/4Book
23/5 - 25/5Book
24/8 - 26/8Book
26/10 - 28/10Book
21/12 - 23/12Book
Dutch courses
09/2 - 11/2Book
20/4 - 22/4Book
01/6 - 03/6Book
03/8 - 05/8Book
05/10 - 07/10Book
05/12 - 07/12Book
French courses
12/1 - 14/1Book
09/3 - 11/3Book
04/5 - 06/5Book
06/7 - 08/7Book
07/9 - 09/9Book
07/11 - 09/11Book

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