IT Project Management Planning And Scheduling

Course Code: IT15

►Course Objective

  • Learn how to use a step-by-step, phase based approach for successful projects
  • Complete multiple project tasks on time
  • Improve estimation of project costs, resources, and time
  • Improve your overall project management tracking
  • Manage the scope change that often occurs in projects through special methods, tools, and techniques
  • Assess and improve your current project management system, both the process and software used
  • Effectively initiate, plan, execute, control, and close out projects
  • Apply or customize the UW framework for project management to your organizational needs
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of any successful project manager and review the Project Management Institute (PMI®) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)
  • Immediately apply project management principles back at work

 

►Target Audience

  • New and experienced project managers; program managers; project team leaders who initiate, plan, and manage projects; project team members who are interested in enhancing their careers by preparing to become certified PMPs.

 

►Course Outline

Day 1

INTRODUCTION

  • Why Organizations do Projects? The Drivers!
  • The Project Constraints – Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Risk and Benefits
  • An organized approach to Project Management
  • Projects, Operations, Programs and Portfolios
  • The role of a Project Manager
  • The Project Management Office
  • The Project Stakeholders
  • Characteristics of the Project Life Cycle
  • Manage by Exception
  • The Project Environment and Tailoring
  • Using Lessons, Knowledgebase, Experts, Templates and Processes

Day 2

 INITIATING

  • The Business Case
  • Determine the Project Team
  • Create a Project Charter
  • Develop the Project Scope Statement
  • Base project on templates and best practices
  • Initiating best practices and checklists

Day 3

PLANNING

  • Determining and entering project phases, milestones, deliverables and tasks
  • Understanding, choosing and entering dependencies and deadlines
  • Determining human and material resources and costs
  • Assigning and fine tuning resources within their availability
  • Optimize and present the plan to stakeholders for approval
  • Life Cycle Costing
  • Concepts on Cost
  • Developing Project Budget
  • Developing the Project Quality Plan
  • Developing the Communication Management Plan
  • Developing the Risk Management Plan / Risk Register
  • Selecting the Contract Type
  • The Vendor Selection Process
  • Planning best practices and checklists
  • Baseline the schedule

Day 4

  • EXECUTING
  • Team Building and Motivation
  • Leadership Styles
  • Conflict Management
  • Solving Team Problems
  • Tracking strategies and updating schedule
  • Taking corrective actions to bring project back on track
  • Analyzing and revising the schedule
  • Status reporting
  • Executing best practices and checklists

Day 5

MONITORING AND CONTROLLING

  • The Monitoring and Controlling Loop
  • Managing Changes
  • Managing Corrective and Preventive Actions
  • Measuring and Reporting Performance
  • Project Reporting
  • The Seven Basic Tools of Quality
  • Quality Control Measurements
  • Performance Appraisals
  • Status Review Meetings
  • Project reporting strategies
  • Progress reporting using reports and views
  • Forecasting efforts, dates and costs
  • Maintain and control baseline
  • Monitoring and controlling best practices and checklists


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Date : 17 February 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Amman

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Duration : 5 days

Place : Dubai

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