CATEGORY TYPE: Project Management

COURSE NAME:Project Planning


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A brief overview of the world of project planning and management. It covers basic PM concepts including PM definitions, PM life cycle, types of organizations and who the project stakeholders are. It also covers five of the ten knowledge areas in enough details for the participants to be able to use them in planning their projects at their work place, including integration, scope, time, cost and stakeholder management.



This course will teach delegates the basic concepts and terminologies of project planning and management so they can:

• understand what project management is all about

• understand what project planning

• Work better with others within a project environment

• understand the scope of a project manager’s duties





Project Management and the Big Picture


• Defining what a project is – and is not

• Understanding Projects, Programs, Portfolios, and how they relate to Organizational Strategy

• Defining project management and the project lifecycle

• Types of organizational structures - Functional, Projectized, Weak, Balanced & Strong matrix

• Identifying, analyzing and engaging the project stakeholders


Project Integration Management


• Writing the project charter – Purpose, contents

• Developing the Project Management Plan

• The process of execution

• The process of monitoring and controlling

• Using Integrated change control

• Change requests - Corrective, preventive

• Closing out the project

• Administrative closure

• Organizational processes assets

• Lessons Learned


Planning the Project


• Collecting Project requirements

• Planning and defining the total project scope

• Creating the WBS - Scope decomposition, Work packages, WBS dictionary

• Identifying project activities

• Estimating activity durations and resources

• Analogous, Bottom Up, Parametric, Three-point estimates

• Developing the project schedule

• Network Diagrams (PDMs), Dependencies & relationships

• Estimating the project costs

• Activity costs, Project budget, Cash flow analysis


Monitoring and Controlling the Project


• Understanding Scope creep, Gold plating

• Controlling the project schedule

• Crashing, Fast tracking

• Controlling the project costs

• Earned Value analysis, communicating project performance

    • 5 Day(s)

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