Project Management done right adds real value to organisations as it delivers products and services on time, within budget and according to the quality specifications of the client.
The new work environment, although more flexible, requires employees to manage their own time and responsibilities, and companies make use of team leaders and project management to better coordinate the flow of work.
Project Management has become an essential work skill amongst executives, managers and employees alike.
This course will guide students through the concepts, life-cycle phases, knowledge domains and international best practice associated with the effective planning and implementation of projects.
Students will learn about the tools and techniques of project management and also the context such as organisational arrangements, project-governance structures and the use of technology in projects.
- Understand different project management concepts and definitions.
- Identify common features of Project Management.
- Understand the tools, techniques, global trends and international standards for project management.
- Understand the project management life cycle.
- Design a project life-cycle checklist.
- Identify common project planning tools and techniques.
- Use a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and design a Gantt chart.
- Understand different types of project plans and typical steps in the project planning process.
- Design a project risk matrix.
- Understand how organisational arrangements and project governance influence project practices and methodology.
- Understand the significance of Project Management as a specialised management field.
- Understand the contribution and ten knowledge domains of PMBOK™.
- Understand types of project management systems and software.
- Use project documentation to facilitate the project management process.
- PC with Windows or,
- Android device or,
- iOS device.