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Introduction

Developing reliable schedule estimates is one of the critical project management skills and is addressed in this GLOMACS Project Planning & Scheduling Workshop.

Every project needs confident estimates during the initiation and planning stages of a proposed project, and if they are not delivered, it is one of the reasons for project failure. The decision to proceed with a project is based upon a comprehensive project management plan.

This GLOMACS workshop will feature:

  • Project Initiation
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Schedule Management
  • Project Resource Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Risk Management

Objectives

By the end of this GLOMACS workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how projects start
  • Recognise roles and responsibilities
  • Participate in planning workshops
  • Use tools to plan projects
  • Compile a project management plan

Training Methodology

This GLOMACS Planning & Scheduling Workshop will combine presentations with interactive practical exercises supported by video materials, activities and case studies. Delegates will be encouraged to participate actively and relate the principles to their particular workplace needs.

Organisational Impact

By sending employees to attend the Planning and Scheduling Workshop, the organisation will gain employees returning to the workplace with:

  • Confidence of a planning process
  • Understanding of project management terminology
  • Presentation tools and techniques to illustrate project plans
  • An appreciation of risks and risk management
  • Leadership and team development skills
  • Higher impact in communicating project management plans

Personal Impact

Participants attending the Planning and scheduling workshop will develop the following competencies:

  • Understand the language of project management
  • Learn how to estimate and to confidently and progressively estimate project costs and schedule
  • Be confident in developing an integrated approach to scope, schedule, resources and cost management, as a dynamic and manageable model
  • Identify risks to make plans realistic, and be able to analyse them quantitively and then plan to manage their impact and probability
  • Understand how to lead and motivate team members to participate in planning workshops
  • Increase confidence in communicating project plans to senior management

Who Should Attend?

This GLOMACS training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Project managers responsible for delivering cross-functional projects
  • Personnel or managers assigned to projects, who want to learn a structured method for planning
  • Project Team Members supporting project managers
  • Cost estimators and subject matter experts working in projects
  • Personnel who are responsible for supporting the project management process across an organisation and want a solid understanding of project planning

Workshop Outline

DAY 1

Getting Started – Understanding the Essentials

  • Purpose & Benefit of Projects and Project Management
  • Initiation
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Scope Management
  • Estimating

DAY 2

How long? How many? How much?

  • Schedule Management
  • Resource Management
  • Cost Management

DAY 3

Presenting Realistic Plans with Confidence

  • Risk and Issues Management
  • Working in Teams
  • Leading Team Development
  • Project Health Check
  • Planning Documentation Sign-off


Certificate

  • On successful completion of this training course, GLOMACS Certificate with eligible Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE) from National Registry of CPE Sponsor and Professional Development Units (PDUs) / Contact Hours from Project Management Institute (PMI®), will be awarded to the delegates

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