Project management is an essential skill to effectively execute any task, of any size, in any industry. Learn the tools needed to analyze, draw up a project plan, manage and execute actions in situations that warrant a project management approach. Gain invaluable insight into how to respond to the needs of a modern business environment in a practical, guided manner - all within the context of strategic business management.
Who is this course for?
Middle to senior managers who are looking to gain the skills crucial to enhancing their project planning abilities.
Why choose this course?
Based on the PMBOK process groups and PRINCE2® principles, this course helps you to learn to apply project management philosophy, principles and techniques - enabling you to plan, analyze and measure progress, have control over control and report on any project, in any industry. Over the course of this programme, you will be equipped to:
- Distinguish and interpret the relationship between organisation strategy and project management, as well as differentiate between various categories of projects
- Interpret and apply the interrelatedness of performance, duration and cost relationships in a project, with respect to the project management scoping process
- Explain how the various project role players relate to each other in a matrix organisation, defining and discussing the responsibilities of each
- Apply a comprehensive scoping process, understanding that the rigorous formulation of the scope of a project is a critical success factor in its execution
- Formulate the scope of any project, including validating any assumptions made, evaluate foreseeable risks, as well as determine the mitigating actions required
- Develop the budget of a project from the various types of costs as they relate to the activity, the project and the corporate context
- Monitor the actual cost and schedule progress of a project in comparison to the planned cost and progress
- Interpret the meaning of the variances, diagnose the cause of the variances, suggest remedial measures, make a prognosis of and forecast the eventual outcome of the project in terms of budget and schedule
What our learning partners had to say
Although Fortune Magazine has described Project Management as the number one career choice, it takes hard work and determination to become successful. If you are an individual aspiring to embrace one of the most challenging career options, our Managing Projects programme will capacitate you with knowledge and skills to embrace the challenges of a project management career with confidenceMC Botha