This workshop introduces the discipline of project management as a means to manage complex multi-disciplinary efforts of a technical or non-technical nature in the modern environment of high change and uncertainty.
The workshop is for those who have, or are about to have, responsibility for managing projects at any level. It assumes that participants have no previous formal training in project management.
Key project manager duties - initiating, planning, and controlling the work - are all dealt with in a tool/framework-agnostic approach. The course content is broadly aligned with most project management frameworks and is therefore widely applicable.
Participants will build a picture of their project in a ‘two-pager’, and collaborate within the group on their respective projects as the content unfolds.
Participation in this workshop will enable you to:
- demonstrate an understanding of the total project life cycle within a wider business context
- communicate regarding this topic in a standardised terminology
- define and control a project baseline
- manage uncertainty and respond appropriately to change.
- Definition and principles of project management
- Basic project stages - initiation, planning, execution, close
- Defining and measuring objectives and benefits
- Project success factors - governance, stakeholders, environment, team, process
- Baseline establishment and control (cost, schedule, scope)
- Tracking and reporting
- Change and risk management