Project Management Skills

Course Date

2 - 6 October 2023
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Course content

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Why Attend

This course aims to provide participants with the skills required to plan their projects by creating work breakdown structures, estimating duration and resources, and developing a project schedule. Additionally, participants will learn how to utilize earned value performance indicators to monitor and control their project schedule and budget. The course will also assist participants in appraising their projects' feasibility by applying capital budgeting techniques. Finally, the course will cover how to plan project stakeholders’ engagement and manage their expectations effectively.


Course Methodology


The course uses interactive techniques, such as brief presentations by consultant and participants. The course also features several group exercises and case studies followed by plenary discussions.


Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

Plan projects using statement of work and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Schedule projects activities and build the project network model

Calculate project budgets and schedule variances using Earned Value (EV) techniques

Select the suitable projects using capital budgeting techniques

Manage project stakeholders by analyzing their needs and applying several engagement techniques


Target Audience


Project managers, members of project offices, project sponsors, functional managers, senior management, and individuals keen on improving their competence in project management.


Target Competencies

Planning projects

Organizing projects

Executing projects

Controlling projects


Managing stakeholders


Course Outline 


  • Planning Projects

    • Project management definitions
    • Applications of project management
    • Managing project constraints
    • Project charter
    • Project scope statement
    • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Scheduling Projects

    • Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)
    • Gantt chart
    • Milestone chart
    • Critical Path Method (CPM)
    • Forward and backward scheduling
    • Slack management
    • Schedule compression techniques
    • Resource planning and leveling
    • Project baselining
  • Organizing and Controlling Projects

    • Organizational structures
    • Mastering Earned Value Management (EVM)
    • Schedule and budget variances
    • Schedule and cost performance indexes
    • Project management reporting
    • Auditing a project
    • The role of software in project management
  • Selecting Projects Using Capital Budgeting Techniques

    • Capital budgeting and cost of capital
    • Accounting Rate of Return (ARR)
    • Payback Period (PP)
    • Net Present Value (NPV)
    • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  • Managing Project Stakeholders

    • Identifying project stakeholders
    • Types of project stakeholders
    • Managing stakeholder engagement techniques
    • Skills and competencies for project managers


United Kingdom

63-66 Hatton Garden
Hatton Garden
07:30 – 19:00
Monday to Friday


Waarderweg 50-D
Haarlem , 2031BP
08:30 – 19:00
Monday to Friday


Gldani district, Mukhiani, M/R
Building 7, Apt. N22
+995 706 070161
07:30 – 19:00
Monday to Friday