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PRJ 175 - Advanced Project Management

Code Start Date Duration Venue
PRJ 175 29 August 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PRJ 175 24 October 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PRJ 175 19 December 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course focuses on creating value through project management from a business perspective. Project management’s critical tools, techniques, and processes that play a crucial role in turning business ideas into reality are the core topics of this course. The course covers those topics beyond the cost, schedule, and scope triangle. The content is mainly focused on real business life rather than theoretical material and therefore supported by success and failure cases from the business world. 

Course Objectives

  • Gaining the project management eco-system perspective including portfolio, program, and project management, linked to the strategic management system of an organization.
  • Learning the close relation between change and project management.
  • Understanding roles in project management and the related required key skills
  • Exploring tools and techniques of effective stakeholder management.
  • Understanding the role of methodology in project management. Success criteria in developing and implementing an effective project management methodology.
  • Learning types and roles of Project Management Offices in organizations.
  • Developing awareness over the value creation process and understanding the role of the benefits management plan.
  • Focusing on critical processes, tools, and techniques of project management process groups (initiation, planning, executing, monitoring & control, closing).

Who Should Attend?

  • Team Leaders/Managers
  • Project Directors
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Project Supervisors/Consultants/Coordinators
  • Executives
  • Anyone planning to become more effective in managing and implementing projects

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • An overview of project management and its role in the fast-changing business world.
  • Defining the link between change and project management.
  • Portfolio and program management concepts.
  • Strategic project management and its relations to the strategic management system of an organization.

Day 2

  • Project management methodology.
  • Project phases and the project life cycle.
  • An overview of agile approaches in project management.
  • Organizational structures and their impacts on project management performance.
  • Role of a Project Management Office (PMO) and PMO types.
  • The objectives of establishing a PMO and the requirements for establishing an effective, sustainable PMO.

Day 3

  • Different roles and required skills needed for the success of a project.
  • Meaning of being a leader and a manager in project management.
  • Influence of a project manager’s performance on the overall success of a project.
  • Managing a project team in a matrix organization
  • CriticaIity of a project initiation phase.
  • Importance of “Business Case” and “Benefits Management Plan” documents.

Day 4

  • Effective and efficient project planning and execution.
  • Critical aspects of planning performance.
  • Importance of risk management and requirements for a successful implementation.
  • Challenges of an execution phase.
  • Monitoring and controlling processes of project management
  • Introduction of a case study.

Day 5

  • Effective stakeholder management and the related tools and techniques.
  • Common communications mistakes in project management
  • Project closing and project documentation
  • Project lessons learned