CBP – Project Management

CBP – Project Management

The course is recommended for project managers, senior executives, leaders, project team members, business analysts and managers.

Description

The CBP™ project management certification equips the business professional with leading methodologies and practices in the project management field. Project management is a requirement for professionals in many fields, with many employers now identifying project management skills as vital for corporate success.

Duration

24 hours. Training times can be arranged according to your date and times requirements, delivered on-site at your premises. Training times can be arranged in more manageable sessions of 6 hours over 4 days.

Prerequisites

This course requires that students meet the following prerequisites:

  • The candidate must have a commitment to the pursuit of excellence
  • A general understanding of projects and business elements

Course Content

MODULE 1: INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • What is project management?
  • Project management
  • Project constraints
  • Understanding the nature of projects
  • The project of life cycle
  • Project identification

MODULE 2: THE PROJECT INITIATION STAGE

SECTION 1

  • The project initiation stage
  • Identifying what has triggered your project
  • Project management roles
  • The project definition document
  • The project description
  • Determining project goals
  • Brainstorming and consultation: determine goals
  • Determining project specification
  • Determine project deliverables

SECTION 2

  • Determine project constraints
  • Determine project assumption
  • Presenting your business case
  • Speaking to the business need
  • Presenting the business case
  • Completing the project definition document

MODULE 3: THE PROJECT PLANNING STAGE

SECTION 1

  • The planning stage
  • Determine the scope of work
  • Scope management plan
  • The work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Unique WBS identifiers
  • Determine deliverable –specific task list
  • Define task description

SECTION 2

  • Planning the time element
  • Time estimates
  • Time estimate –mathematical method, pert
  • Pert calculations
  • Buffer time
  • The project schedule
  • Project schedule charts
  • Updating project assumption & time constraints
  • Assigning resources and responsibility

SECTION 3

  • Planning the cost element
  • Resource identification
  • Cost estimation methods
  • Administration cost
  • Buffer cost

SECTION 4

  • Procurement plan
  • Human resources management
  • Project cost constraints and assumption

SECTION 5

  • Planning the quality element
  • Decision making and risk taking skills

MODULE 4: TEAM BUILDING FOR PROJECT LEADERS

  • Team building
  • Leadership vs. Management
  • Responsibility of a team leader
  • Team building benefits
  • Team selection
  • Team communication
  • What is conflict resolution
  • Motivating teams
  • Coaching teams

MODULE 5: MOTIVATION

  • Motivation
  • Desires and needs
  • Encouraging performance
  • Morale
  • Improving morale
  • Building loyalty in teams

MODULE 6: IMPLEMENTING THE PROJECT PLAN

  • Implementing the project plan
  • Implementing the procurement plan
  • Quality control and assurance measures
  • Business communication model
  • Performance tracking
  • Earned value analysis
  • Change management
  • Budgetary control measures
  • Implementation stage: project management areas

MODULE 7: THE CLOSING STAGE

  • Acceptance of deliveries
  • Releasing resources
  • Acceptance of contracts
  • Disassembling project team members
  • Project documentation

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