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Managing Projects

Get a solid understanding of project management methods with this comprehensive introductory course.

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Course synopsis

Get a solid understanding of project management methods with this comprehensive introductory course. Gain practical experience in proven project management techniques and discover a wealth of valuable, flexible tools that can be used immediately to ensure the success of any project in any type of organisation.

Strategy Execution's Managing Projects training provides delegates with the foundation, techniques and tools to manage each stage of the project life-cycle, work within organisational and cost constraints, set goals tied directly to stakeholder needs, get the most from a project management team and utilise state-of-the-art project management tools to get the work done on time and within budget.

Covering the entire project lifecycle, this Managing Projects course is built around best practices currently used in today's fast-paced business environment. Participants learn project management skills through case studies, hands-on exercises and practical experiences that can immediately be applied to a current job. This approach yields a comprehensive project management experience, including the early stages of defining project requirements, developing work breakdown structures, project change control and closeout.

As Strategy Execution's Project Management Professional Development Programme's flagship course, Managing Projects opens the door to more efficient project implementation. The programme's other courses provide opportunities to build on the knowledge gained during this course, in order to enhance project management capabilities further.

Course materials include comprehensive reference material specific to each unit of the course.

Reminder: Participants should not combine the two managing projects courses "Managing Projects" and "Managing IT Projects".

you will learn

  • Master fundamental project management skills, concepts and techniques
  • Link project goals and objectives to clear, compelling stakeholder needs
  • Develop work breakdown structures
  • Set realistic, measurable objectives and ensure positive results
  • Estimate project costs and schedules using simple, proven techniques
  • Establish a dependable project control and monitoring system

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