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Project Management: Tools and Techniques

Locations & Dates:

Date: 10 - 21 Dec 2017
Ref: P4089
Location: Lebanon (Beirut)
Fees: 3750 

MERC Training Center reserves the right to alter dates, content, venue and trainer with a reasonable notice time.
One extra free place for every 2 paid nominees

INTRODUCTION

Develop a solid foundation of project management tools and techniques with this comprehensive program. Discover a wealth of valuable, flexible and easy to use tools and techniques that you can use immediately to help ensure the success of any project in any type of organization. 

This program covers the entire project life cycle and is structured after the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). It incorporates practices that are critical to project success.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

  • Identify and prioritize project requirements to ensure successful delivery and stakeholder satisfaction
  • Apply best practices to plan and run a project successfully using proven project management processes
  • Implement risk management tools and techniques for identification, analysis and development of strategies
  • Estimate resources and budgets, and schedule task work and duration with confidence

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

Participants will learn by active participation throughout the programme through the use of programme materials, exercises, questionnaires, training videos and discussion of “real life” issues in their organizations. This approach yields a comprehensive project management experience, that can immediately be applied to your job.

PROGRAMME SUMMARY

Project Management: Tools and Techniques gives you the foundation, techniques and tools to manage each stage of the project life cycle, work within organizational and cost constraints, set goals tied directly to stakeholder needs, get the most from your project management team, and utilize up-to-date project management tools to get the work done on time, according to specifications and within budget.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

  • Unit 1 - The Framework of Project Management
    • Choosing the right project lifecycle model
    • Identifying and analyzing project stakeholders
  • Unit 2 - Project Management Processes
  • What is a process?
  • Project Management process groups
  • Project Management knowledge areas
  • Developing a project charter
  • Documenting the project scope
  • Developing a project management plan
  • Directing and managing execution
  • Monitoring and controlling work
  • Controlling change
  • Closing the project
  • Unit 3 -Tools and Techniques for Project Integration Management
  • Unit 4 - Tools and Techniques for Project Scope Management
    • Scope planning
    • Scope definition
    • Developing the Work Breakdown Structure
    • Scope verification
    • Scope control
  • Unit 5 - Tools and Techniques for Project Time Management
  • Activity Definition
  • Activity Sequencing
  • Resource Estimating
  • Duration Estimating
  • Schedule Development
  • Schedule Control
  • Unit 6 - Tools and Techniques for Project Cost Management
    • Cost estimating
    • Cost Budgeting
    • Cost Control
  • Unit 7 - Tools and Techniques for Project Quality Management
  • Quality Planning
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Control
  • Unit 8 -Tools and Techniques for Project Human Resource Management
    • HR Planning
    • Team Acquisition
    • Team Development
    • Team Management
  • Unit 9 - Tools and Techniques for Project Communication Management
  • Communication Planning
  • Information Distribution
  • Performance Reporting
  • Managing Stakeholders
  • Unit 10 - Tools and Techniques for Project Risk Management
    • Risk Management Planning
    • Identifying Risk
    • Qualitative Risk Analysis
    • Quantitative Risk Analysis
    • Risk Response Planning
    • Monitoring and Controlling Risk
  • Unit 11 - Tools and Techniques for Project Procurement Management
  • Procurement Planning
  • Contract Planning
  • Solicitation
  • Vendor Selection
  • Contract Management
  • Contract Closure