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Project Planning, Management and Control

Introduction

Project Management is an essential competence for managers and leaders. Many organisations deliver their capability to clients and customers through projects. Even if our product or service is not delivered through projects, the way we develop new products, improve internal processes and enhance our capability is usually through projects. The module aims to teach the generic principles of Project Management Planning and Control for any project in any environment.

Objectives

Upon successful completion participants will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate the requirements for managing and contributing to projects effectively within the organisational environment.

  • Select and apply appropriate project planning, management and control approaches and techniques in different circumstances and critically evaluate their use.

  • Contribute to the formulation and management of project teams throughout the project life-cycle and critically evaluate team performance.

Syllabus

  • Project lifecycles and methodologies

  • Company and Project Organisation

  • Tools and techniques for the planning management and control of time, cost, performance and risk

  • Formulation and Management of project teams through the life-cycle

  • Selection of appropriate methodologies and tools

  • Project Management Exercise

  • Case Studies of project management from different industry sectors.

Assessment

4,000 word PMA (80% weighting) and IMA (20% weighting)

Duration

1 week