Course Overview

In everyday activities, we encounter projects and this course will provide the requisite skills to manage them effectively and efficiently. The course is designed for individuals with interest in developing professionally, increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management, seek career advancement by moving into a formal Project Manager job role, as well as to apply for Project Management Institute, Inc. Project Management Professional Certification Exam.

Course objectives:
Upon successful completion of the training participants will be able to::

  • Initiate a project.
  • plan project work.
  • Develop project schedules
  • Develop cost estimates, and budgets.
  • Plan project quality, staffing, and communications.
  • Analyze project risks.
  • Manage project procurement
  • Execute project work.
  • Monitor and control project work.
  • Close the project.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to the ISO¬†21500:2012,¬†Guidanceon Project Management
  • Project Initiation and Planning
    • Develop project charter
    • Identify stakeholders
    • Establish project team
  • Planning
    • Develop project plans
    • Define scope
    • Create work breakdown structure
    • Define activities
    • Estimate resources
    • Define project organisation
    • Sequence activities
    • Estimate activity durations
    • Develop schedule
    • Estimate costs
    • Develop budget
    • Identify risks
    • Assess risks
    • Plan quality
    • Plan procurements
    • Plan communications
  • Implementing
    • Direct project work
    • Manage stakeholders
    • Develop project team
    • Treat risks
    • Perform quality assurance
    • Select suppliers
    • Distribute information
  • Controlling
    • Control project work
    • Control changes
    • Control scope
    • Control resources
    • Manage project team
    • Control schedule
    • Control costs
    • Control risks
    • Perform quality control
    • Administer procurements
    • Manage communications
  • Closing
    • Close project phase or project
    • Collect lessons learned
  • Duration: 5 daysTraining Methodologies
    • Case Study
    • Individual Exercises
    • Role Play
    • Group Exercises
    • Group Presentation
    • Examination

     

  • Assessment and Qualification
    Learning is assessed through:

    • 4 hours open examination. Passing the exams qualifies the candidate for Cognicert ISO 21500 Project Manager (CPD Certificate)
    • Practical experience of 25 days with activity log qualifies participants for our Cognicert ISO 21500 Project Manager (Implementer Category) I.D Card and Certificate
    • Practical experience of 50 days with activity log qualifies participants for our Cognicert ISO 21500 Project Manager (Lead Implementer Category) I.D Card and Certificate