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Fundamentals of Project Management

Nosak Group > May Training > Fundamentals of Project Management


Date: May 30-31, 2018

Duration: 2 days

Venue: Nosak Training School, Plot C36A, Nosak Road, Amuwo Odofin Industrial Area, Lagos State

Phone Number: 08023060348


Course Methodology
Successfully managing a project requires effective planning and adherence to the industry’s best practices in every step of the process. By understanding the fundamentals of project management, you will be better prepared to initiate a project in your organization and position it for success. In this course, you will identify effective project management practices and their related processes.

Course Objectives
By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand and articulate the importance of Project Management in any business project
  • Clearly define project objectives
  • Create a project Work Breakdown Structure
  • Develop a manageable project schedule
  • Understand scope creep and change control
  • Use tools and techniques to manage a project during execution

Target Audience
Professionals seeking advancement in their Business Analysis career, New Project Managers, Experienced Project Managers looking to update their skills, Project team members and Managers interested in learning about Project Management

Target Competencies

  • Good communicator
  • Effective leadership skills
  • Good decision maker
  • Expert in task delegation
  • Well organized
  • Proficiency
  • Problem solver
  • Collaborator

Course Outline

Getting Started with Project Management

  • Identify the Characteristics of a Project
  • Identify the Project Management Life Cycle
  • Identify the Role of a Project Manager

Initiating a Project

  • Determine the Scope of a Project
  • Identify the Skills for a Project Team
  • Identify the Risks to a Project

Planning for Time and Cost

  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Sequence the Activities
  • Create a Project Schedule
  • Determine Project Costs

Planning for Project Risks, Communication, and Change Control

  • Analyze the Risks to a Project
  • Create a Communication Plan
  • Plan for Change Control

Managing a Project

  • Begin Project Work
  • Execute the Project Plan
  • Track Project Progress
  • Report Performance
  • Implement Change Control

Closing the Project

  • Required tools
  • The advantages of pre-writing
  • Using colours appropriately
  • Creating a Plan B

Creating Compelling Powerpoint Presentations

  • Close a Project
  • Create a Final Report

Customize Your Training
This training solution and other training topics from Nosak Group are currently available as a residential/in-house option. It can be customized for your team/organisation at your preferred location.