ADVANCED PROJECT MANAGEMENT
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ADVANCED PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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Project Management training Malaysia

About this course

Total PDU : 14
Duration : 2 days
Course Overview

Good project management is an insurance policy. It prevents projects disaster. Project Management is about predicting the future in time to do something about it.

Good project Managers do not only understand the 5 process groups and 10 knowledge areas that comprise the project management framework but also understand how to apply this framework in the best possible way. This includes being pro-active instead of reactive in every aspect of their job.

This course takes the content of previously attended project management training programs further and discussed some of the more advanced concepts in depth. It enhances the competence of the experienced project managers or leaders to the next level.

Target Audience

Who should attend: Project Managers, Project Leaders, PMO Members and PMO Managers

Course Mode: 65% Group Discussion & Exercises and 35% Lectures

Pre-requisite: Project Management Essentials/Project Management Fundamentals or Practical  Project Management Simulation

Learning Outcomes
  • Understanding the strategic value of projects
  • Determining the business case of a project.
  • Understanding the role of the PMO
  • Skills and competence required for effective project managers
  • Learn how to develop a comprehensive plan
  • Be alert and proactive and avoid failures
  • Uncover ways to recognise projects leading towards disaster and make crucial decisions
  • Monitor and control effectively to implement successful projects
  • The insight to access project performance and design contingency plans

 

Course Outline
  • The development of a successful business case
  • Go vs No Go decisions
  • What are projects programmes and portfolios
  • The different roles of a PMO
  • What is Organisational Project Management Maturity
  • Project Stakeholder Management
  • Roles of project management commitment
  • Commitment
  • Comprehensive Project Management Plan comprising of subsidiary plans.
  • Scope: Development  of Project Scope Statement, develop WBS, Change Request
  • Schedule: Activity definition, activity sequencing, critical paths, floats
  • Cost: Estimating, Budgeting, Earned Value Management, Develop Reserves,    Develop Measures
  • Quality: Plan quality, quality in assurance & Quality Control
  • Resources: Types of Resources, Responsibility Matrix, Profile & Select, Resource Levelling
  • Communication: Types of Modes of Communication
  • Procurement: Project Manager’s role in plan
  • Risk: Identify, Qualify, Plan & Response
  • Execution process Group
  • Project leadership and other skills that is required at various stages
  • Monitoring & Controlling using
    • Key performance indicators
    • Earned Value Management
    • Progress measurement
    • Regular meetings
  • Closing process groups