Course Outline

  • Day 1 – Structure of Project Management and How It Coincides with Changes of Delivery (8 AM to 4 PM)

Activity

Description

Time

Settling Down and Preparation Formalities

Preparation of Material, Settling down of Participant, Refreshments

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Module 1: Change in an Organization and How Project Management Can Ensure Success in Transition

A discussion on the concept of change, its processes and impact for both the organization and its people. It will also set the tone on the importance of adapting a transition mindset in improving traditional project management approach.

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

 

Activity 1: 6 Thinking Hats

An engaging activity that will highlight the dynamic of point of views and how will it impact change.

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

First Break: 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM

Module 2: Project Management Fundamentals Part 1

Based on the concept of Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) discussion will focus on the following:

  1. The Project and Its Associated Structures
  2. Project Management Fundamentals:  The person, methods and Life Cycle
  3. Important Knowledge Area for Project Management

10:15 AM to 11:30 AM

Activity 2: The Blind Guide

An activity that will showcase the analogy of how a change/project manager will be an essential guide in allowing the progress of change in an organization. 

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM

 

Synthesis Session

Summary and discussion on the importance of the previous session

11:45 AM to 12:00 PM

Lunch 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Module 3: Project Management Fundamentals Part 2

Based on the concept of Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) discussion will focus on the following:

  1. Building the Business Case and Starting the Project
  2. The Project Charter and Sample Presentation
  3. Stakeholder Identification and Coordination

1:00 PM -3:00 PM

Activity 3: The Vision Storyboard

Basic application of planning through story boarding activities

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

(30 Minutes Preparation, 30 Minutes delivery)

 

 

2nd Break: 3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Module 4: Project and Governance Planning

Based on the concept of Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) discussion will focus on the following:

  1. Project Planning Essentials: Work Breakdown, Timelining and Activity Breakdown
  2. The Critical Path
  3. Client and Stakeholder Communications
  4. Cost Resource and Procurement

3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

Final Synthesis and Assignment Delivery

Participant groups will be given one of the following guide items to structure a Project Plan

  1. Project Charter
  2. Activity Breakdown and Milestone Timeline
  3. Resource, Quality and Procurement Planning
  4. Critical Contact Listing and Communication Protocol

3:45 PM to 4:00 PM

 

Day 2 – Presentation of Project and Governance Plan (8:00 AM to 4:00 PM); all breaks except for lunch will be a working break.

Activity

Description

Time

Settling Down and Preparation

  • Revisiting of rules of delivery
    • 20-30 minutes delivery/per group
    • 15 minutes critique and feedback for the participant
  • Preparation of Materials:
    • Handouts
    • Loading of Presentation to Presentation Laptop
  • Random identification of delivery order

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

 

Delivery of Activity Coursework and Discussion

8:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Recap of Best Practice and Identified Challenges

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - Lunch

Module 5: Project Implementation and Closure

Based on the concept of Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) discussion will focus on the following:

  1. Validation and Verification of Deliverable Completion
  2. Risk Register and Its Importance
  3. Dynamic Change Log and Issues Register
  4. Governance and Performance Monitoring and Reporting
  5. Project Completion Reporting and Achievement Milestone Presentation

1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Closing activities and awarding of best performers

  • Summary of best practices observed
  • Discussion of Opportunities and Possible Solution
  • Open Forum and Closure of event

 

3:30 PM Onwards

Requirements

  • An understanding of basic planning, change management, forecasting and project ideation.
  • Experience with critical decision making, stakeholder management and resource management.

Audience

  • Middle level executives who are new to project management and project initiation
  • Young professionals who has a fair amount of project management and implementation in their assignement.
  • Employees who will be incharge of project and product transition
  14 Hours
 

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