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$300 per module, $1,250 for 5 modules: $1250

Modules available

  • Module One- Project Integration Management and Project Scope Management
  • Module Two - Project Schedule Management andProject Cost Management
  • Module Three - Project Quality Management and Project Resource Management
  • Module Four - Project Communications Management and Project Risk Management
  • Module Five - Project Procurement Management and Project Stakeholder Management
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Project Management

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Start Date: 16/11/2020
Duration: 1 to 5 days
Price : $300 per module, $1,250 for 5 modules

Programme Overview

GTC Live Online (Pick and Choose) Training Course

PMI Approved and CPD Accredited

Project Management - The 10 knowledge and skills every project manager should have

Course Outline

Project managers in different organizations, across different sectors often deal with some of the same challenges. These challenges often include managing the project budget, communications, the team, stakeholders, risk, scope and more. In today's business environment, especially in the current situation that the whole world is experiencing, it is essential to develop project managers who can complete individual projects on time and within budget. It is even more critical to develop an organization that can leverage its project management capability into a key competitive advantage in an ever-changing marketplace.

Furthermore, project managers also need to use the ten knowledge areas provided in the PMBOK Guide that are essential for the project’s success. Each one of the ten knowledge areas are comprised of a set of processes with inputs, tools and techniques as well as outputs. Each one of these processes work together and are critical in driving project success.

This GTC course provides a solid introduction to fundamentals of modern project management best practices, focusing on these 10 knowledge and skills that every project manager should have.

Ten Key Learning Outcomes

Delegates who attend this GTC course will gain knowledge and skills to:

  • Apply the International Project Management Standards from the Project Management Institute (the PMBOK® Guide) to real-world situations
  • Manage a project through each stage of the project management life cycle
  • Document the needs and priorities of key stakeholders
  • Develop a project plan that balances scope, time, cost, and risk
  • Monitor project activities and effectively assess progress
  • Recognise the difference between delivering value and just being ‘on schedule’
  • Establish projectcontrols to ensurea successful contractual outcome
  • Apply a systematic and strategic approach to the management of a project
  • Develop robust project teams
  • Master project management soft skills

Global Recognition

Our Project Management courses are delivered based on a tested and rigorous delivery framework which are globally recognised and benchmarked using the international standards. Credence to this is the award to GTC of Recognised Education Provider (R.E.P) by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

This course is registered with the Project Management Institute (PMI)® R.E.P. Programme. As an R.E.P., GTC has been approved by PMI to issue applicable Professional Development Units (PDUs) for its Training courses. PMI allows credential holders to apply PDUs to the maintenance of their credentials. One (1) PDU is equivalent to one (1) contact hour of Training.   Five (5) PDUs will be awarded for each training day.

GTC have been awarded the Provider of Training Excellence by the Continuing Professional Development Standards Office(CPDSO).  For attending this course, you will be entitled to CPD Credits based on the number of hours of attendance.  Accordingly, you will be entitled to six CPD Credits for each day and you will also receive a CPD Recognised e-certificate upon completion of your programme. Your course completion certificate will reflect the number of CPD Credits based on how many days you choose.

Delivery Methods

This is practical Instructor Led Virtual course where there is no fluff or unnecessary materials ‘just to fill the void’ with non-value add information. The Training Modules and daily topics have been fully researched so that the content, the activities, the outcomes and the learning objectives are in line with management best practice. Each daily module considers the competence and key behaviours and have been designed to make sure that the training is impactful. The materials are straight to the point with knowledge and strategies that you can use right away.

A variety of different learning methods are used, and these are:

  • Dynamic slide presentation that gives a brief relevant and appropriate statement (no more than 16 words) and each with powerful image to reflect the context and message of the statement.
  • Video clips covering: Leadership, Self- Awareness, Motivation and Team Building.
  • Relevant Case Studies that during each learning day will be discussed and debated by the Instructor and all course participants.
  • Relevant e books and whitepapers that each you will be required to Read, Review and Reflect each evening of the training course duration.
  • Discuss, Debate and Decide papers covering a range of leadership and management articles based on:
    • Interpersonal Excellence
    • Personal Effectiveness
    • Organizational Performance
  • Bespoke Team Assignment whereby at the end of the course, you will be tasked to make a presentation to the Instructor and other course participants. You will need to cover your understanding of:
  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder strategy
  • Risk strategy
  • Planning and scheduling strategy
  • Scope Management strategy
  • Budgetary strategy
  • Procurement Management strategy

Pick and Choose

At GTC, we recognise that you will have acquired many competencies and skills from your academic and actual work experiences. Depending on your level of experience and understanding of Project Management, this course is designed for both the beginner looking for a thorough introduction and the intermediate looking for a refresher course that will strengthen their project management skills.  We are offering you the opportunity to pick and choose to attend all, or even just one day of the course; depending on your knowledge and learning requirements.

Day One- Project Integration Management and Project Scope Management

Day Two - Project Schedule Management andProject Cost Management

Day Three - Project Quality Management and Project Resource Management

Day Four -   Project Communications Management and Project Risk Management

Day Five -    Project Procurement Management and Project Stakeholder Management

Course Schedule

Using the most advanced Learning Management System, this online training course is conducted online using Zoom and has three actual training sessions:

Setup and Administration       09:00 to 09:30

1st Session                               09:30 to 11:00 –  live instructor led

2nd Session                              11:00 to 12:30 –  offline reading and assignment activity

Break                                       60 minutes –        lunch/prayer

3rd Session                              13:30 to 14:45 –  live instructor led

Q & A                                      14:45 to 15:00 – live instructor led

Daily Topics

Day One: Integration and Scope Management

Competency Description

The Project Integration Management knowledge area is devoted to actions that are crucial to the project’s completion, such as interaction, consolidation, unification and articulation.The Project Scope Management knowledge area addresses the definition of the scope of the project, project scope management and project scope requirements, creating the work breakdown structure (WBS) and creating scope baselines and project work.

Topics to be covered

Session One

  • Understanding the project charter
  • The PM relationship with the project sponsor
  • Selection of the project manager

 Session Two

  • Defining scope statements, scope of work and statements of work
  • The essential elements of Scope Management – practical exercise
  • Process for managing scope change – practical exercise

Session Three

  • Capturing Users’ requirements
  • TheWorkBreakdown Structure – practical exercise
  • Defining tasks and activities

Personal Impact and Key behaviours

  • Defining what is a Project and what is Business As Usual?
  • Understanding the PMBOK project life cycle and ten knowledge areas
  • Understanding the Terminology and Jargon of Project Management
  • Critical areas that affectthe successof a project – practical exercise
  • Understanding the absolute importance of the project constraints

Day Two: Schedule and Cost Management

Competency Description

Project Schedule Management Knowledge area is where project managers (PM) will estimate the duration of tasks. At this stage, the PM will establish the sequence of the project’s tasks in addition to choosing the resources that are needed to achieve the project’s goal. In the project Cost Management Knowledge area costs are estimated and a budget baseline is established along with a cost management plan.This area also contains the processes that are involved with controlling, planning, budgeting, funding and estimating the project’s costs in an effort to complete the project within the approved budget.

Topics to be covered

Session One

  • Preparing and executing a project plan
  • Developing the project schedule
  • The TripleConstraintthataffectsall projects – practical exercise

Session Two

  • Creating a Time Management Plan
  • Determine Budget
  • Estimate Costs

Session Three

  • EarnedValue Analysis
  • Critical Path Methods
  • Developing a PERT and the Critical Path

 Personal Impact Key behaviours

  • Define Activities
  • Sequence Activities
  • Defining the differences between Needs and Wants – practical exercise
  • Developing Cost Management Techniques

 Day Three: Quality and Resource Management

Competency Description

Project Quality Management is made up of three processes as well as activities to determine responsibilities, quality policy, and the quality objectives of the project.

Quality management systems are implemented here through policies and procedures along with continuous process improvement activities so that issues regarding the project’s quality can be monitored and corrected.The Human Resource knowledge area is the very core process that will define how the project’s human resources will be obtained, developed, utilized and managed.The Project Human Resource management area also includes processes that organize and lead the project team.

The objectives of this knowledge area include identifying and documenting project roles, responsibilities and required skills as well as confirming availability of human resources, improving competencies and

 Topics to be covered

Session One

  • Developing the Quality Management Plan
  • Performing quality assurance – a practical exercise
  • Implementing quality control measures

Session Two

  1. Acquiring the project team
  2. Understanding People Management skills
  3. Leading the project team – a practical exercise

Session Three

  1. Managing expectations
  2. Setting Goals and Performance measures
  3. Dealing with performances – practical exercise

Personal Impact Key behaviours

  • Practicing quality management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Developing a Cause and Effect analysis
  • Identifying and documenting project roles
  • Tracking performance of team members during the project

  Day Four: Communications and Risk Management

Competency Description

The Project Communication Management knowledge area is where processes dedicated to ensuring the project’s communications are adequately planned, and all information pertaining to the project is properly collected, distributed, stored and managed. In other words, this is the knowledge area where the communication plan is established.The Risk Management knowledge area is where we find processes that are responsible for every aspect of the project’s risks, including identifying risks, planning risk management, risk assessments and risk controls.

 Topics to be covered

Session One

  1. Developing an appropriate communication approach
  2. Managing the Communications
  3. Dissemination of vital project data and updates

Session Two

  1. Risk Identification
  2. Risk Management principles
  3. Determining the Probability and the Impact

Session Three

  1. Managing Riskand Change control
  2. Planning the Risk Responses
  3. Monitoring and controlling the risks

Personal Impact and Key behaviours

  • Develop a communication plan
  • Control communications
  • Developing a risk management strategy
  • Performing a qualitative risk analysis

 Day Five: Procurement and Stakeholder Management

Competency Description

The Procurement knowledge area involves the processes that PMs follow in order to obtain and control resources from outside of the project team, in order to successfully reach the project’s goal.These resources or materials that the project manager may feel are necessary for the completion of the project can be assets, products, or outside services.Project Stakeholder Management area includes processes used by the PM that are required to identify the organizations, people or groups that share a stake in or are affected by the project.

Topics to be covered

Session One

  1. Developing a Procurement Plan
  2. Establishing systems for monitoring and evaluating projects in line with contractual expectations
  3. Controlling costs, times and scope of suppliers

Session Two

  1. Understanding and resolving conflicts
  2. Supplier Negotiation
  3. Supplier Performance management

Session Three

  1. Developing a Stakeholder Management strategy
  2. Developing an execution strategythatwill fulfillstakeholders' expectations
  3. Managing key stakeholder expectations

Personal Impact and Key behaviours

  • Understanding the appropriate procurement requirements
  • Working to national procurement regulations
  • Identification of the key internal stakeholders and end users
  • Managing Stakeholders