Effective Project Management PDF Print

Training ProviderLearn Skills Assessment
Quizzes & Final Exam
Location learnskills.org Qualification Certificate of Completion
Method Asynchronous Self-paced
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Project Management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to a broad range of activities to meet the requirements of the particular project. This course provides a comprehensive introduction to project management, an in depth analysis of the lifecycle of a project, training in planning and risk management and the necesssary people skills assiociated with project management.  This course covers the following:

Introduction to Project Management
15 minutes of learning covering the following topics:

  • Key Players
  • The Sponsor
  • Clients
  • Team Members
  • Suppliers
  • Motivational Leadership
  • Exercises

The Project Lifecycle
40 minutes of learning covering the following topics:

  • The Project Lifecycle Introduction
  • Initiation and definition
  • Planning and project organisation
  • Implementing the plan
  • Monitoring and review
  • Project closure and evaluation
  • Project Lifecycle Exercise
  • Our Sample Company
  • Project Definition
  • Testing Feasibility
  • Terms of Reference
  • Defining the Vision
  • Setting Objectives
  • Exercise
  • Force Field Exercise
  • Scoping
  • Risk Management
  • Schedule Risks
  • Cost Risks
  • Resource Risks
  • Risk level assessment
  • Reducing Risk
  • Risk Analysis Exercise

Planning and Risk Management
40 minutes of learning covering the following topics:

  • Planning
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Task Owners
  • Statement of Work
  • WBS Exercise
  • Project Scheduling
  • CPM Diagrams
  • Gantt Charts
  • PERT Charts
  • Resource Management
  • People Resources
  • Money Resources
  • Absolute Costing
  • Marginal Costing
  • Other Resources
  • Commitment Matrix
  • Budgeting and Cost Control
  • Proposal/Pre-Planning
  • Spending Authorisation
  • Project Cost Plan
  • Collection of Actual Cost Data
  • Billing and Charge-backs
  • Cost Performance Analysis
  • Remedial Actions
  • Replanning
  • End of Project Analysis

People Skills
60 minutes of learning covering the following topics:

  • Human Resources
  • Team Dynamics
  • Undeveloped Team
  • Experimenting Team
  • Consolidating Team
  • Mature Team
  • Exercise
  • Motivating the Team
  • Balancing Authority and Empowerment
  • Setting Expectations
  • Feedback and Coaching
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • Challenge and Development
  • Project Metrics and Monitoring
  • Earned Value
  • Release Criteria
  • Estimates versus Actuals for Milestones
  • Project Closure

This e-learning course is suitable for self paced learning, distance learning and blended learning. This is an online training course and uses high quality multimedia with audio to fully engage the user.


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