Knowledge of project management methodology is essential to a project manager’s ability to define, plan and manage projects predictably and efficiently. Planning and Managing Projects is designed to give you practical project management skills- the skills necessary in today’s dynamic environment for bringing products to market on time and with features that meet business objectives.
In this fundamental three-day course, you will learn a step-by-step process for planning and managing projects of any size. You will focus on defining, organising, planning, tracking and managing a project.
Through dynamic presentations, exercises and extensive laboratory work using actual projects, project managers will develop effective project management skills while generating immediately useful project information. By the end of the third day, you will have acquired hands-on experience in applying the new concepts and techniques to the planning and managing of projects. Solid methodology, powerful instructional design, customised solutions, flexible presentation, and highly knowledgeable project management experts with practical, relevant experience all combine to ensure the effectiveness and strong impact of Planning and Managing Projects.
- Use a systematic approach to defining projects
- Develop reliable plans to achieve the desired outcome
- Track, assess and communicate project status
- Apply project management techniques to your next project
*Please note for all Singapore scheduled Planning & Managing Open Enrolment classes - Participants are required to provide their personal information (as specified in the trainee data file) to TPs as they would be attending a course, funded by SSG. Their trainee data would be provided to SSG for the purposes of issuing trainees with surveys on quality and outcomes survey. Trainees are strongly encouraged to respond to the survey as the results will be aggregated and public on MySkillsFuture portal to help training providers improve their course and help prospective learners make an informed decision when selecting courses for training.
Definition of a project
Project management methodology
Project management and life cycles
Divide the project into manageable components
Identify and analyse dependencies
Estimate the project time line
Assess resource requirements
Identify and analyse risk
Develop preventive and reactive contingency plans
Transition to project tracking
Establish the project organisation
Set project parameters
Define roles and responsibilities
Outline modes of communication
Select common practices to follow
Collect task status information
Assess and implement adaptive actions
Report project progress
Close out the project