Objective of the Program


The Training program is based on “A Guide to the Project Management Body of knowledge® – Fifth Edition”. The objective of this training program is to make the participants conversant with the fundamentals of Project management and familiarize them with concepts in the area. Attendees of this program get 16 PDUs.


Day 1


◈Overview of the Project Management Framework


Session objectives are to:
● Understand key Project Management definitions and concepts
● Understand difference between operations and projects
● Understand Organizational context of Projects
● Understand importance of Project Management in business environment
● Understand project management Process Groups and Knowledge Areas


◈Initiating Process Group


Session objectives are to:
● Understand Project initiating processes
● Study the process of selection of projects and creation of Project Charter
● Understand stakeholders in the project and their influence on the project
● Understand Roles and Responsibilities of a Project Manager


◈Project Planning - Overview and Project Life cycle


Session objectives are to:
● Get an overview of Project Planning processes
● Understand project life cycle and project phases
● Bring out the essential differences between Project Life Cycle processes and Project Management Processes


◈Planning Process Group – Scope and Quality Management


Session objectives are to:
● Understand importance of Requirements management
● Understand the importance of project scope management
● Understand the processes to develop the scope statement and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
● Understand the advantages of WBS – its application in project resource management, project cost management, and other planning processes
● Understand the importance of project quality management
● Know quality planning tools and their importance in project management


Day 2


◈Planning Process Group – Time and Cost Management


Session objectives are to:
● Understand techniques for estimating costs and some common pitfalls/span>
● Understand the cost estimating and budgeting processes
● Understand the project scheduling concepts such as Gantt charts, milestone charts and critical path and usefulness of these techniques to a project manager


◈Project Planning Process Group – Risk Management


Session objectives are to:
● Understanding the importance of Project risk management in today’s scenario
● Understand the processes in Project Risk Management


◈Planning Process Group – HR / Communications / Stakeholder Management


Session objectives are to:
● Understand the importance of project human resource management complemented by the general organizational skills
● Appreciate the key process of project organizational planning, staff acquisition and team development in the success of a project
● Understand the communications requirement for effective PM
● Identify the factors facilitating / hindering the communications
● Understanding importance of project stakeholder management


◈Project Planning Process Group – Procurement Management


Session objectives are to:
● Understand the processes in Project Procurement Management
● Know the different types of contracts


◈Executing Process Group


Session objectives are to:
● Understand the importance of Project Executing processes and project manager’s role in these processes
● Study the project executing process


◈Monitoring and Controlling Process Group


Session objectives are to:
● Understand the importance of Project Monitoring and Controlling processes in Project management
● Study project monitoring and controlling process


◈Closing Process Group


Session objectives are to:
● Understand the importance of Project Closing processes in Project management and study project closing process