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3 - PRJ - Project Portfolio Management

PRJ 179 - Turning Project Management Knowledge into Action (4 Days)

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Course Description

 Organizing and supporting the project team’s work goes beyond the sole purpose of completing a project while meeting the established project plan, budget, and timeline. The project team must be a functioning unit of individuals who share a common goal, and unity of purpose is essential to success. Everyone must act as the driving force and has a direct impact on the efficiency and overall success of the project. In this specially designed workshop, participants get a hand-on experience on and case studies on how to provide support at different stages of the project.


Course Objectives

  • Understanding the different stages of a project 
  • Learning how to provide support at each stage 
  • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of support staff 
  • Understanding the concept of agile project management  

Who Should Attend?

  • Planning Engineer
  • Cost Engineers 
  • H&S Engineers 
  • Quality Engineers 
  • Support Engineers

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Creating a project work breakdown structure using a case study
  • Budget, risk and time planning
  • Responsibilities of project manager and management styles
  • Technical field visit

Day 2

  • Project management and creating value
  • Strategic project management
  • Definition of success in project management
  • Value chain in project management: Output-Outcome-Impact
  • Roles and responsibilities of a project manager in creating value
  • Case Study: Performance index, schedule performance index and earned value analysis
  • Technical field visit

Day 3

  • Technical support roll, skills, pillars and definitions
  • Technical support fundamentals
  • The framework of the determined project ideas 
  • Creation of high level plan
  • Technical field visit

Day 4

  • Agile mindset in waterfall world
  • The necessity of moving from traditional project perspective to the agile project perspective
  • Agile Approach in relation to the principles and values defined in agile manifesto
  • Scope management, stakeholder management and schedule management 
  • Technical field visit