Project management

Introduction

This course aims to provide a holistic view of Project Management that would not only cover modern tools & techniques, but also topics such as project governance, change management, financial aspects, project audit, and project performance assessment as well. The course also maintains a healthy blend of inputs from highly reputed faculty and industry experts.

Skills
You’ll Gain

Participants will get an understanding about Working with MS Projects

Focus is given on real business-use cases in project management

The curriculum covers Agile Project Management

Participants are sure to get insights on the latest trends and techniques as it is taught by the best of domain experts

Is this
course for you?

Professionals in the following fields can pursue this training:

Senior professionals like Project Managers, Planners, Directors, Engineers, Operation Heads. who may be associated with one or more facets of project or program management.

Managers and Leaders who are responsible to manage large, complex, multi-locational, and/or business-critical projects

Working executives in charge of managing, executing, and delivering projects in IT or Non-IT domains

Project team members who have proven experience in project execution and now aspiring to move into project management roles

Course Pre-requisites

For Indian Participants – Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma Holders (only 10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline

Minimum of 8 years of work experience of which at least 3 years must be in a project management role OR at least 5 years in a project execution role

Participants of this program are required to have access to devices (laptop/desktop) with operating systems of Windows 7 or higher (home/student/professional edition of Windows)
as you will be required to install MS Project as a part of this program

Curriculum

Module 1: Basic Concepts & Applications of Project Management

  • What the Program is all about
  • Unique Challenges in the Project Management Environment
  • Tools and Steps in Project Planning
  • Introduction to Frameworks for Project Management (Agile, PMBOK)
  • CPM & PERT
  • Critical Chain Project Management

Module 2: Project Modelling and Management with Applications in MS-Project

  • Project Management Simulation Exercise – Scope, Resources & Scheduling
  • An Introduction to MS-Project
  • Interpreting the output of an MS-Project Report
  • Applications to Technical Scheduling and Resource Scheduling
  • Resource Levelling
  • Tracking and Monitoring Project Progress

Module 3: Financial & Risk Aspects of Projects

  • Application of Financial Techniques for Analysis of Projects (NPV, IRR, Payback, Discounted Payback)
  • Earned Value Management
  • Project Budgeting & Cost Control
  • Project Cost Estimation & Cost Reduction Strategies for Ongoing Projects

Module 4: Workshop on Risk Assessment & Management in Projects

  • Financial Risk Assessment
  • Designing a Project Risk Management Plan (Risk Identification, Risk Prioritization, Risk Response, Risk Management Strategies)

Module 5: People Management in Projects

  • Stakeholder Analysis & Management
  • Manpower Planning & Staffing in Projects
  • Managing Teams in Projects
  • Performance Assessment & Evaluation of Project Teams

Module 6: Project Governance & Monitoring

  • Application of the ADKAR framework for Change Management
  • PMO Charters & Project Management Policies
  • Project Portfolio Management

Module 7A: Customized for Non-IT Professionals

  • Business Law Concepts for the Indian Project Management Scenario (Selected Concepts from Contract Law & Sale of Goods Law)
  • Industrial Relations & Labour Laws for Project Teams
  • Project Financing & Funding Alternatives
  • Project Recovery
  • Contract & Vendor Management
  • Procurement Strategies for Projects
  • Introduction to tools for linear projects like Metros etc. (TILOS)
  • Basics of Forensic Schedule Analysis. Introduction to methods of Delay Analysis (Impacted as Planned, TIA, etc.)

Module 7B: Customized for IT Professionals

  • Software Development Lifecycle & Software Project Management
  • Deliverables Management in Software Projects – Software Maturity & Release Management, Technical Environment Management
  • Software Project Management Methodologies – Agile, Managing ERP Projects, Offshore Delivery Project Management
  • Project Planning, Resource Management, and Cost Estimation for IT Projects
  • Quality Control, Software Vendor Management, and Contract Management for IT Projects
  • Governance, Risk Management, and Change Management for IT Projects

 

Commonly Asked Questions 

Why get a project management certification?

The project management certification greatly expands your skills, value, and potential job opportunities. Recognized globally, it can help you land lucrative roles in IT, manufacturing, finance, healthcare, and other exciting industries. Certified project managers also report better project performance and steep pay raises.

What do I learn in project management course?

A project management qualification equips you with strong planning abilities, including the capacity to set clear goals and realistic objectives, along with a schedule with specific stages to achieve the project goals. Budgeting, time frames, and resource estimates are typically covered by project management courses.

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