The corporate training called Project Management Concentrate is a basic 2-day course on the bases project management. It is ideal for the companies who need to bring order to their projects and to upgrade the knowledge of their project managers to one common level of work quality.
With the help of this course we will bring structure to your existing knowledge and will create a strong ground for the knowledge and skills of your specialists to help them grow fast professionally. The main task of the programme is to guide the participants via practical skills of project management and to give them an optimal number of tools to progress, to manage their teams more efficiently, and to accomplish their projects. All extra knowledge can be built further on using the basis of the knowledge provided by us.
30% of the course consists of theoretical knowledge while 70 % of it is practical application of it. The focus is on the essential tools of project management, many practical cases, as well as on a thorough looking into the real projects contributed by the participants. Every block is worked with the classical approaches as well as Agile. Within 2 days we will go through all the phases of project management, will work on the ability to speak one common language of project management, we will teach you to solve typical problems on the projects.
In the process, we will share many internal documents and templates with you to make your project a success. The knowledge you will be gaining is provided in a very easy-to-remember and applicable form so that you will be able to apply them in your work straight away.
As the result of the training, the participants will be able to:
- Will understand all the aspects of a project manager duties;
- Will learn how to apply the basic practice and tools of project management;
- Will be able to lead projects of any complexity level;
- Will learn how to built effective and working processes ;
- Will start to use one common language of project management recognised in the world.
We recommend the Project Management training for:
- Managers with work experience of 1 – 2 years or less, and who aspire professional growth;
- Those who want to acquire a new profession and become a manager of projects;
- Specialists in any sphere who have to manage anything;
The specialists with 2+ years of experience might also be interested in the training called Project Management Deep Dive
The programme of the training
1. Fundamental notions:
- Major terminology and notions of project management;
- The trends in project management;
- The role and tasks of a project manager;
- A project’s triangle;
- Processes involved in project management;
- The three-level model of project management;
- the phases of a project, project/product’s lifecycle;
- project’s documentation
2. Initiation of a project:
- When a project commences, the path: an idea/ a product/ a project;
- Idea validation via Business Model Canvas;
- Product Vision;
- Business Case;
- The choice of methodology for project management;
- Types of contracts:
- A projects’ budget.
- Project Charter, Team Charter;
- Product Roadmap;
- Collecting project requirements , Scope of works (SOW);
- Work Breakdown Structure, Backlog – the tools for decomposition of a product/ project;
- Prioritising requirements;
- Planning of a project’s schedule;
- Identifying connections and dependencies in a project;
- Gannt chart;
- Critical path;
- The methods to of estimating the volume, duration, and cost of work.
- Project’s team management, Servant leadership;
- Selecting the team;
- Developing a team: Tuckman’s model, team’s roles;
- RACI matrix;
- Facilitating a team;
- The tools to evaluate a team;
- the tools to manage conflicts and problem-solving within teams;
- Stakeholders Management;
- The rules of an effective presentation of a project’s results;
- Effective communication tools, cross-cultural communication;
- Systems of project management: JIRA, MS Project, etc.;
- Project risk management ;
- Change Management.
5. Monitoring and control:
- Metrics and control over meeting schedule/ workload requirements;
- Delegating and controlling the tasks;
- Quality metrics;
- Engagement/satisfaction monitoring of the people involved in a project;
- Customer satisfaction evaluation.
6. Project closure:
- Lessons Learned;
- Final project report;
- Transferring project’s results into operational activity.