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

               • 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.


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


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


       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?


      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?


      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