Planning, Organising & Controlling Projects

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Planning, Organising & Controlling Projects

Tools and Techniques for Improving Project Performance

Planning, Organising & Controlling Projects

Scheduled Dates

Classroom

17 - 21 Jun 2024 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
12 - 16 Aug 2024 Amsterdam - The Netherlands $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
14 - 18 Oct 2024 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
28 Oct - 01 Nov 2024 Barcelona - Spain $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
23 - 27 Dec 2024 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
17 - 21 Feb 2025 Paris - France $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT

Online

23 - 27 Dec 2024 Online $3,950 RESERVE A SEAT
17 - 21 Feb 2025 Online $3,950 RESERVE A SEAT
31 Mar - 04 Apr 2025 Online $3,950 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

In today's dynamic and fast-paced business environment, effective project management is indispensable for success. Whether you're a seasoned project manager looking to enhance your skills or a newcomer eager to learn the fundamentals, this Planning, Organising & Controlling Projects training course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools necessary to excel in project management.

Throughout this Planning, Organising & Controlling Projects training course, we will delve into the essential principles and practices of project management, focusing on three key areas: planning, organising, and controlling. You will learn how to initiate projects effectively, develop clear objectives, and create robust project plans that account for scope, time, and resources. Additionally, we will explore strategies for organising project teams, allocating tasks, and fostering collaboration to ensure smooth project execution.

Furthermore, we will discuss techniques for monitoring project progress, identifying potential risks, and implementing control measures to keep projects on track. By mastering these skills, you will be able to mitigate project setbacks, optimise resource utilisation, and deliver successful outcomes consistently.

Whether you're involved in small-scale initiatives or large-scale endeavours, the principles and techniques covered in this training course are applicable across various industries and sectors. This 5-day training course will elevate your project management capabilities and drive success in your professional endeavours.

This Planning, Organising & Controlling Projects training course will highlight:

  • Professional Approach: Learning systematic methods to manage projects and project activities.
  • Scope Definition: Understanding how to define project scope, establish realistic objectives, and identify relevant deliverables.
  • Effective Planning: Creating realistic project plans, determine critical paths, and proactively manage risks.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Mastering techniques for identifying, engaging, and managing project stakeholders.
  • Performance Tracking: Exploring tools and techniques for tracking and managing project performance.

What are the Goals?

By the end of this Planning, Organising & Controlling Projects training course you will be able to:

  • Apply a professional, systematic approach to manage projects and project activities.
  • Define the project scope, establish realistic objectives, and identify the relevant deliverables.
  • Produce realistic project plans, determine the critical path, and manage project risks
  • Mobilise resources, accurately monitor project performance, and maintain control of the project.
  • Recognise team dynamics within the project, play to strengths and manage weaknesses

Who is this Training Course for?

This Planning, Organising & Controlling Projects training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Project Managers and Directors
  • Project Professionals, including anyone responsible carrying out project assignments
  • Project Administrators, Supervisors, and Support Staff
  • Project Owners and Clients
  • Project Contractors and Suppliers

How will this Training Course be Presented?

The training course is based on a combination of theory, practical, interactive discussion, and team exercises. During each session, we will explore the various inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs of each of the project planning, organising, implementing, and controlling processes, discuss their flaws and values, and simulate real-life project management events.

Organisational Impact

The organisation will gain the following benefits:

  • Develop project resource skills to fulfil their responsibilities and meet project objectives.
  • Improve project team performance, delivering results faster and more cost effectively.
  • Development of realistic project plans, with more accurate cost, time, and resource estimates.
  • Improved project leadership.
  • Achieve project milestones with improved cash flow and budget control.
  • Improve communication between project teams and stakeholders.
  • Increase staff motivation levels and professionalism

Personal Impact

Delegates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate greater competence in project management methods and techniques.
  • Contribute more effectively within their project management teams.
  • Create realistic project plans and control their work more efficiently.
  • Improve their leadership skills and management of project teams.
  • Understand and apply appropriate project evaluation measures.
  • Build and manage productive working relationships with all project stakeholders.
  • Operate more confidently and effectively in a global business environment.

Daily Agenda

Day One: Reviewing the Fundamentals
  • Understanding projects: Differences between large/small and simple/complex projects
  • Current trends in project management: Project management associations and qualifications
  • Understanding projects: Project complexity factors and categories
  • Project life cycles & stage gates: Project planning and decision points
  • Earned value management: Measuring project performance
  • Project roles, responsibilities, and boundaries: Work Breakdown Structures and RACI Charts
  • Key financial concepts: Net Present Value, Internal Rate of Return, and Payback Periods
Day Two: Initiating and Defining Projects
  • Initiating projects: Project context and environment
  • Setting realistic objectives: Defining project scope and deliverables
  • Goal prioritisation & stakeholder management: Achieving objectives
  • Developing a project control structure: Defining roles and specifying work packages
  • Cost breakdown structures: Techniques for making preliminary estimates of time and cost
  • Using appropriate project planning methods: Applying a structured approach
  • Initiating risk management: Using qualitative risk analysis techniques
Day Three: Planning Projects for Results
  • Building a realistic project plan: Using Gantt charts and activity networks
  • Using the plan to develop detailed task and resource schedules
  • Identifying the critical path and setting milestones: Getting buy-in from the key players
  • Techniques for developing detailed estimates for time and cost: Managing estimating uncertainty
  • Minimising project timescales: Exploring time-cost options and understanding trade-offs
  • Managing project risks: Qualitative and quantitative risk management methods and techniques
  • The importance of continuous evaluation: Maintaining and updating plans and risk registers
Day Four: Organising, Implementing, and Controlling Projects
  • The 20-step project management sequence
  • Managing project resources & communication: Running effective meetings
  • Running effective change control processes
  • Managing & controlling project documentation
  • Project performance tracking, management, and control systems
  • Using predictive control techniques: Gantt charts, S-curves, and burn-down charts
  • Project completion: Managing project close-out and hand-over to operations
Day Five: Project Leadership and Team-Working
  • Understanding leadership and management: Qualities and skills that enhance results
  • Working in project teams: Building collaborative working relationships
  • The role of the leader in building team cohesion and performance: The team development cycle
  • The keys to effective influence and persuasion: Characteristics of successful leaders
  • Improving communication, delegation, and motivation skills
  • Working with senior stakeholders: Creating rapport and understanding, managing expectations
  • Lean concepts and the learning cycle: Implementing continuous improvement

Certificate

  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.
  • On successful completion of this PetroKnowledge training course, Certificate with eligible Professional Development Units (PDUs) / Contact Hours from Project Management Institute (PMI®), will be awarded to the delegates

Accreditation

PMI® Registered Training Courses

The Registered Education Provider (R.E.P. ID:4349) status with the Project Management Institute (PMI®) enables PetroKnowledge to issue applicable Professional Development Hours/Units (PDHs/PDUs) to participants on our Project Management oriented training courses, to help them achieve or maintain PMI® professional credentials.
The PMI® Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

In Association With

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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

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