Certificate in Advanced Project Management

Course Date

2 - 6 October 2023
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20 - 24 November 2023
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11 - 15 December 2023
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25 - 29 December 2023
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Why Attend
The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to perform in-depth analysis for a project during the planning and the implementation phases. Participants in this interactive course will learn all the critical tools and techniques required to make decisions to optimize the successful execution of a project in a dynamic environment.

Course Methodology

This course relies on the use of individual and group exercises aimed at helping participants learn all key project management activities. The course also features the use of a number of case studies and presentations by participants, followed by discussions. In addition, this course incorporates pre and post testing.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Define project management frameworks, processes and tools in compliance with the Project Management Institute (PMI) standards
Apply different techniques that will assist in the project selection process
Construct project diagrams, schedules and plans and use different techniques to perform an in-depth analysis on project schedules and plans
Identify different methods for cost estimating and project budgeting
Manage time and cost deviations through applying earned value analysis
Employ risk management plans and apply risk response strategies to ensure successful implementation of the project
Develop program management plans in compliance with Project Management Institute standards

Target Audience

Personnel who are seeking in-depth knowledge of creating and managing project plans. The course is also designed to provide comprehensive time, cost and risk analysis as well as several techniques used to regain control over projects.  

Target Competencies

Project management
Performing project scheduling
Developing project plans
Managing project budget
Developing project controls
Risk management
Course Outline
Overview of project management
  • Defining project management terminologies
  • Project management benefits
  • Triple constraints
  • Project life cycle
  • Project stakeholders
  • Effect of organizational structure
Project selection
  • Project selection models
  • Benefit cost ratio
  • Average Rate of Return (ARR)
  • Payback period
  • Net Present Value (NPV)
  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  • Decision trees
Project planning and scheduling
  • Project charter
  • Project scope statement
  • Building work breakdown structure
  • Duration estimation
  • Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)
  • Relationships between activities
  • Network diagram
  • Critical Path Method (CPM)
  • Manipulating logic
  • Resource allocation
  • Resource leveling
  • Duration acceleration
Project budgeting
  • Cost estimating techniques
  • Cost baseline
  • Project budget
  • Slack management
  • Compression by crashing
Project control
  • Variance analysis
  • Dashboards and scorecards
  • Key performance indicators
  • Earned value
  • Managing deviations
Project risk management
  • Project risk identification
  • Qualitative risk analysis
  • Quantitative risk analysis
  • Project risk response planning
  • Contingency and management reserves
Program management
  • Program life cycle
  • Developing program work breakdown structure
  • Developing program schedule
  • Developing program financial plan

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