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Introduction to Project Management

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A 3-day intensive project management workshop that gives a comprehensive overview of the main features, tools, and techniques of project management, from setting priorities to controlling expenses and reporting on results. This course gives a broad overview of project management methodology.

An overview of the essentials of Project Management for anyone new to projects or who needs to understand:

  • the terminology,
  • the project life cycle,
  • the roles and responsibilities of members in a project,
  • and the tools a project manager uses to get the job done.

Delivery Methods

Leading Training is focusing on providing virtual training courses for the foreseeable future and will only consider in-person and classroom training on request, with a required minimum group size of four delegates. We remain committed to offering training that is fast, focused and effective.

Delivery Method Duration Price (excl. VAT)
Fulltime 3 Days R 7,647.00
Webinar 3 Days R 5,547.00

Discounts Available

Save up to 10% by booking and paying 10 business days before the course.

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Information may change without notice.

Audience

Anybody who would like to gain an understanding of the main components, tools, and techniques of project management.

Anyone who needs a non-accredited short course on project management that is practical and relevant and trained by an experienced project manager.

Ideal for a manager without a formal project management qualification who needs a grasp of the terminology and methodology of project management in order to effectively lead a team involved in managing projects. 

This is an excellent crash course or refresher course. 

Pre-Requisites

Any team and management experience beneficial.

No direct project management experience necessary, although it is beneficial.

It is beneficial to have attended the Leading Training Project Management Fundamentals Course if you are an absolute beginner.  

Please note that this course requires computer skills and delegates need to have access to a computer/laptop to complete the course. 

Access to a stable internet connection is essential for webinar attendees.  

Classroom-based delegates can hire a laptop if needed. 

MS Word and MS Excel will be used in class and access to a Learner Management System will be given - Moodle, to access exercises and resources. 

 

Course Outline / Curriculum

Objectives         

What is a Project?           

Project Management Basics       

Approaches to Project Management     

Traditional or Waterfall Project Management

PMBOK 6 Guide

Principles of Project management based on PRINCE2

Agile Project Management

Choosing the Best Approach

Organisational Structure

Organizational Breakdown Structure

Roles and Responsibility              

Role of the Project Manager

Other Roles

RACI

The Project Life Cycle

The Project Processes

Phases or Stages of a Project

Goals and Objectives

Project Charter

Defined Purpose

Statement of Scope

Project Deliverables

Goals and Objectives

SWOT

Cost and Schedule Estimates

List of Stakeholders

Authority Levels

Assumptions and Agreements

The Communication Plan

Communication in Projects

Media

Risk Management

Risks Management Strategies

Constraints

Contingency Planning

Planning Tools and Techniques

Work Breakdown Structure

PERT

Critical Path Analysis

The Network Diagram

Gantt Charts

Costs

Budgets

 

Schedule Dates and Booking

There are currently no scheduled dates.

Please note that this course needs a minimum of 6 delegates to schedule a course. You can choose to be added to the waiting list by clicking the button below and we will contact you when we have enough delegates interested. Should we not get enough delegates, we will refund or credit your paid booking.

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Should you need this course urgently, the following options are available:

  1. Pay for 6 delegates (whether you have them or not) and we will schedule the course as soon as possible.
  2. If you have fewer delegates and cannot pay for 6, we can negotiate a shortened course where some of the time will be spent in blended learning - watching videos and doing tutorials and exercises with some contact time with the trainer. We would want to discuss what your core needs are so that we cover those aspects. You need to have paid for 3 delegates at least.