Project Planning & Management

Course Properties

Course date: 22-10-2017
Course End Date: 26-10-2017
Location Dubai

Course Objective:

           By the end of this seminar you will be able to: 
                • Appreciate the range of techniques and tools used in planning, organizing and controlling

                    projects and be able to select appropriate methods to suit the size and type of project being

                    managed. 
               • Establish clear and realistic targets and objectives for projects and ensure completion is on

                   time and within budget.
               • Produce accurate, workable plans giving a detailed breakdown of costs, timescales,

                   tasks and resources.
               • Quantify the impact of problems and changes in real terms of resources, time and cost.
               • Create a true picture of progress achieved.
               • Understand how to motivate project members and keep the project alive and on track

                through effective project communication skills.

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Who Should Attend:

           • Delegates whose role involves taking a lead and an overview of a project
           • Project professionals will find this seminar particularly beneficial.
           • Project Administrators
           • Owners involved in infrastructure and oil and gas projects
           • Contractors

Course Contents:

       Reviewing the Fundamentals 
               • Review of the 'Project Life Cycle' 
               • Project initiation, project scope, definition and specification
               • The different project roles, responsibilities and boundaries 
               • Stakeholder management and engagement
               • Project Cash Flow

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       Planning Projects for Results
               • Work breakdown structures 
               • Estimating and scheduling work
               • The value of qualitative risk analysis
               • Contingency planning 
               • Establishing appropriate milestones

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       Organizing the Project 
               • Managing the established milestones 
               • Getting to grips with information management 
               • Managing project costs - what you need to know 
               • Network diagrams and Gantt charts 
               • When and how to negotiate?

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      Controlling the Project
              • Handling the changes and challenges that affect projects
              • Running effective change control processes 
              • Project control systems
              • Activity coding
              • Earned Value calculations
              • How to create an effective communication plan?

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      Managing People and Communication within the Project
              • Leadership qualities that get results
              • The keys to effective influence and persuasion
              • Resource scheduling and leveling
              • Relationship between time and cost
              • Lean project management