Module I – Projects, Programmes, Portfolios
Identifying the key characteristics of a project, defining and identifying the main aspects of project management, defining the roles and responsibilities of a project manager and the components of a project’s life cycle.
What is a Project
What is Project Management?
The Role of the Project Manager
Terms Project Managers Use
The Project Life Cycle
Module II – Project Management Knowledge Areas & Project Management Plan
Introduction to the (10) Knowledge areas of project management: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Procurement, Human Resources, Communications, Risk Management and Stakeholder Management.
Project Management Knowledge Areas
Project Management Plan
Week I – Quiz
Module III- THE Project Charter & Stakeholder Management
Illustrates the importance of creating and maintaining a Project Charter and reviews some of the inputs, tools and techniques used to create a Project Charter, as well as highlight some of the benefits from using a Project Charter and how these benefits can help reduce risks and pitfalls
Developing a Project Charter
Conducting Stakeholder Analysis
Module IV- Project Scope Management & The Triple Constraint
Any changes to the scope must be evaluated for its effect on time, cost, risk, quality, resources and customer satisfaction. This is referred to as the Triple Constraint. In this section we will also look at tools such as the Work Breakdown Structure and introduce you to the Gantt Chart.
Project Scope Management
The Triple Constraint
Work Breakdown Structure
Module V – Risk Management
How to identify and document risk and why a proactive approach to risk management is necessary. Risk mitigation strategies and when to apply them and how to prioritize risks by assessing their probability and impact.
Risk Response & Control
Final Activity – Gantt Chart