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Project Management Essentials

24 January 2024

Dusit D2 Kenz Hotel

3 days

Project management is a critical skill for any successful organization. This 3-day course focuses on the fundamentals of project management, including planning, organizing, and executing projects. Participants will learn about the latest research and best practices in project management, as well as practical techniques for managing projects from start to finish. Whether you are a seasoned project manager or just getting started, this course will provide you with the tools and strategies you need to succeed in project management.

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The Project Management Essentials course is a three-day comprehensive training program designed to equip participants with the core principles and practices of effective project management. This course is ideal for those looking to establish a solid foundation in project management techniques, from project initiation to project closure. Participants will learn to navigate the complexities of project management through practical exercises, case studies, class discussions, and instructive lectures, providing them with the tools and understanding necessary to manage projects successfully in any industry.

Key Points:
  • Gain a solid foundation in key project management methodologies and principles.
  • Learn how to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control, and close projects effectively.
  • Understand essential project management tools and techniques through practical application.
  • Develop skills to manage project risks, communicate with stakeholders, and lead project teams.

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We offer a comprehensive curriculum that covers all of the essential topics. Our experienced instructors will provide you with the support and guidance that you need to succeed.

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Course Content

Project Management Fundamentals
  • Introduction to project management concepts and methodologies
  • Understanding project life cycle and phases
  • Key roles and responsibilities in project management
Project Initiation
  • Techniques for defining project scope and objectives
  • Identifying stakeholders and understanding their influence and needs
  • Tools for conducting feasibility studies and project charter development
Project Planning Basics
  • Introduction to project planning processes
  • Setting clear goals and defining deliverables
  • Developing a work breakdown structure (WBS) for task management
Effective Project Scheduling
  • Techniques for estimating task durations and dependencies
  • Constructing a project schedule using Gantt charts and network diagrams
  • Understanding critical path method and resource allocation
Project Execution Framework
  • Techniques for kick-starting the project and mobilizing the team
  • Implementing project plans and managing team performance
  • Ensuring quality and standards are met during project execution
Monitoring Project Progress
  • Tools and techniques for tracking project performance
  • Utilizing key performance indicators (KPIs) and performance reports
  • Managing changes through effective change control processes
Risk Management and Mitigation
  • Identifying potential project risks and their impacts
  • Developing risk mitigation and response strategies
  • Tools for ongoing risk assessment and management
Effective Communication and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Strategies for maintaining effective communication with project teams and stakeholders
  • Techniques for stakeholder management and engagement
  • Conducting successful project meetings and status updates
Project Closing Procedures
  • Steps for formal project closure and handover
  • Completing documentation and final project reports
  • Conducting post-implementation reviews and capturing lessons learned
Financial Management and Project Budgeting
  • Basics of project cost management and budgeting
  • Monitoring expenses and controlling the project budget
  • Understanding the financial closure of projects
Professional and Ethical Considerations
  • Importance of ethics and professionalism in project management
  • Adhering to industry standards and best practices
  • Developing a personal code of conduct as a project manager
Personal Development and Continuous Learning
  • Identifying personal skill gaps and opportunities for growth
  • Planning for continuous learning and professional development
  • Utilizing project management communities and resources for ongoing support
Course Instructor

Lee Duncan Tucker

Lee Duncan Tucker

Lee is a highly experienced professional in learning and development, organizational change, and management support. He is known for his high-energy training sessions and his ability to help organizations achieve lasting change. Lee has also played a key role in implementing transformative initiatives at ISE.

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