Project Management Fundamentals

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Project Management Fundamentals

Event Location / Date & Time: Limerick. 14th -15th March 2018, 09:30 -16:30

Seat Rate: 10

Course Overview:

This Project Management Fundamentals training course is a 2 Day programme, designed to introduce the trainee to the Project Management processes & tools required to effectively manage projects.

Course Content:

What is Project Management?

  • The Nature of Project Management
  • Projects Vs Ongoing Activities
  • How to Define a Successful Project
  • Introducing the Project Stakeholders


The Theory of Project Management

  • The Project Lifecycle
  • Product Lifecycles
  • Project Processes
  • Critical Path
  • WBS


Initiating a Project

  • Developing a Scope Statement
  • Develop a Project Management Plan
  • Create a Scope Management Plan
  • Create a Scope Statement
  • Develop a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)


Project Planning

  • Establishing the Business Case for a Project
  • Determining Metrics
  • Determining Budgets & Timelines
  • Estimating Costs and Resource Requirements
  • Critical Path
  • Building the Tasklist


Project Scheduling

  • Estimation in Projects
  • Estimation Techniques
  • Identifying Dependencies between tasks
  • Documenting, Tracking & Managing the schedule


Managing  the Project

  • Controlling the Project
  • Managing the Schedule & Cost
  • Managing Risk
  • Managing Quality
  • Managing Resources
  • Managing Project Changes


Leadership & Communication

  • Developing the Project Team
  • Leading the Team
  • Managing Expectations
  • Communicating with Project Stakeholders
  • Reporting Progress
  • Communicating Changes to budget/schedule
  • Delegation & Assigning Responsibilities
  • Agreeing objectives and metrics
  • Conflict Management
  • Problem Solving

Closing the Project

  • Closing a Project
  • Closing Contracts
  • End of Project Review & Appraisal
  • Finalising the Project Report
  • Meeting with Stakeholders

Learning process

Individual and class exercises will be provided to practice the concepts learned in class. A single case study is used throughout and outline document templates are provided where appropriate.

Course Fee: €556.00pp (€695.00 without Skillnet Funding)

For further details please contact Anne (061 217 608/ or Kinga (061 217601/

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