Supply Chain & Operations

SOP 2 Project Management – Level 2

SOP 2 Project Management – Level 2

Accredited by: LONDON INSTITUTE OF SKILLS DEVELOPMENT SIGNATURE PROGRAMME

Who should attend?

  • Project managers and Project Directors
  • Project team members wishing to move into project management roles
  • Senior line managers of project staff
  • Technical and engineering staff wishing to develop skills in managing projects
  • Procurement and contract management personnel
  • Students / Fresh graduates who want to pursue career in Operations Management and desired to acquire a promising position in a reputable Organization
Course Code:SOP 2
Subject:Project Management
Course Fee:£495
Duration:3 Days
Venue:University of Oxford, UK

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Set up and manage projects effectively
  • Scope out the objectives and deliverables for a project
  • Create a Project Plan
  • Calculate the resources required for a project
  • Manage project teams effectively
  • Establish systems for monitoring and evaluating projects
  • Assess risk factors and develop contingency plans
  • Interact more effectively with project stakeholders

Course Content

Overview of Key Principles of Project Management

  • Overview of Project Management
  • Management of the Project
  • The Project Lifecycle, Planning and Control
  • Project Execution and Managing the Schedule
  • Dealing with Changes, Risk and Project Handover

Staying Focused and Leading the Project Team with Conviction

  • Adapting your personal style of leadership
  • Developing a vision and motivating your team
  • Implementing a robust and viable communications plan
  • Setting direction and agreeing Critical Performance Indicators
  • Deal with contradicting needs between the customer, project manager and project team

Measuring Schedule, Costs and Earned Value Management

  • Scheduling tools and techniques
  • Validating the schedule
  • Managing change within the project
  • The importance of a good cost/schedule baseline to measure performance against
  • The tools and techniques for using Earned Value Management

The importance of Stakeholder Management

  • Stakeholder definition and analysis
  • Determination of relevance of stakeholders
  • Stakeholder mapping
  • Stakeholder influence
  • The keys to effective influence and persuasion

Managing Risks and Quality

  • Risk management planning
  • Identifying project risks
  • Performing risk analysis
  • Risk response monitor and control
  • Controlling project quality