Planning and Managing Projects
Are you ready to take your project management skills to the next level? The ‘Planning and Managing Projects’ course at Info Trek is your gateway to mastering the art of planning and managing projects effectively. In today’s fast-paced corporate world, project management is a critical skill that can set you on the path to success. This course is designed to equip project managers, team leads, and key project team members with the knowledge and tools they need to excel in their roles.
Unlocking Project Management Expertise
The ‘Planning and Managing Projects’ course dives deep into the principles and terminology of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), which is widely recognized as a gold standard in project management practices. Through interactive lectures, workshops, and real-world discussions, you’ll gain a strong foundation in project management, covering everything from project initiation to execution, monitoring, and closure.
Boost Your Career
Whether you’re just entering the world of project management or looking to enhance your existing skills, this course offers the perfect blend of theory and practical application. It’s your opportunity to understand the foundations of project management, develop crucial project planning skills, and learn how to effectively manage resources, budgets, and risks. As a project management enthusiast in Malaysia, this course is your ticket to success, aligning your work with the best practices in the field. Take the next step in your career journey and enroll in ‘Planning and Managing Projects’ at Info Trek today.
Course Code: P&MP Instructor-led
The P&MP training course is necessary for all who are involved in the project either as a project manager, team lead or key project team members.
This P&MP Training denotes that the individual possesses the knowledge in the principles and terminology of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), the standard of project management’s generally recognized good practices.
Individuals who contribute specialized skills to a project team can benefit from this certification by allowing them to align their work with that of project managers. The knowledge a practitioner gains from attending the P&MP training can be applied to on-the-job experiences which help develop growing levels of competence in the practice of project management.
P&MP is a fundamental level in managing projects. It demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.
This three-day instructor-led course presents the foundation for project management, framework, tools and techniques, planning, tracking and control and project closure. Planning process is heavily explored to develop the project management plan as the foundation to execution and control. Whether you’re new to project management, changing careers, or already serving as a subject matter expert on project teams, the P& MP can get your career on the right path or take it to the next level.
This program will be conducted with interactive lectures, PowerPoint presentation, discussions and workshop
- Different knowledge delivery formats are used at different times during the Course. Mainly, these are:
- Slides Presentation – of concept set by concept set
- Q&A session – relating what has been learned to actual work items
- Workshop – at the end of each major concept set to ensure know-how transfer.
This course is workshop-oriented as project management know-how transfer is only ensured if applied and confirmed during a class session under trainer’s guidance. Project management concepts, methods and techniques are such that it must be seen to be correctly applied to a participant’s actual work scenario to ensure success. And that is our goal
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to :
- Understand the foundations of project management
- Know that project management is made up of knowledge areas and processes
- Key activities for the different phases of a project
- Setting up the Project Management Office (PMO)
- Creating a project plan
- Develop a work breakdown structure
- The project manager and the required skills
- Develop a project schedule
- Resource management and cost management
- What is a baseline/s?
- Considering risk and quality in the plan
- Develop a performance measurement baseline
- Monitor and status reporting
- Key activities in closing a project
- What is a Project?
- What is Project Management?
- Modern Project Management
- Application of Project Management
- Why is project management a critical issue?
- Challenge for the Project
- Skills of a Project Manager
- Who then can be a PM?
- Element of project management
- Project Management Office
- Programs and Portfolios
- Project’s Triple—Constraint
- Project Management Knowledge Areas
- Project Management Process Groups
- Module Key Messages
- Key activities during the Initiation phase
- Establish the Project Organization-Project sponsor
- Project key stakeholders
- Types of stakeholders
- Influences on a project
- Selection of projects
- Project charter
- Project Charter Development
- Formulating good objectives
- Problems in defining project objectives
- Sources of Information
- Project Brief/Requirements
- Top 3 Key Points – Initiating Process
- Planning Process
- Why Plan Projects?
- Steps for Planning
- Project Management Plan Components
- Approaches to Planning
- Benefits of having a Plan
- How do you define project scope?
- Project Scope & Product Scope
- Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
- Advantages of the WBS
- Developing a WBS
- WBS Formats
- OBS and WBS Mapping
- OBS- Hierarchical- Type charts
- Task List Generation- Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)- Type Charts
- Cross Reference between WBS and OBS to establish RAM
- Control Scope
- Activities and tasks?
- Schedule Development
- Activity Sequencing
- Scheduling Methods and Tools
- Activity Estimates
- Good estimating practices
- Analogous Estimating
- Expert Judgment Estimating
- Parametric Estimating
- Three-Point Estimate Formulas
- Schedule Risk
- Analyzing and prioritizing schedule risk using PERT
- Project Network Diagram
- Common scheduling tools
- Network diagram steps
- Ghatt chart
- Project calendar
- Milestone charts
- Displaying the schedule
- Compressing the schedule
- Project Cost Planning
- Rough Order Magnitude
- Accuracy of Estimates
- Resource, duration and cost estimation
- Cost Baseline
- What is a Project Budget?
- Types of Cost
- The Cost Plan
- Resource planning
- Resource planning tools/ techniques
- Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS)
- Resource Planning- Ghatt Chart
- Resource Loading Table
- Resource Loading Histogram
- Risk Definition
- Risk Factors
- Project Risk Management
- Risk Management Spectrum
- Risk Management Process
- Risk Identification
- How do you identify risk?
- Probability and Impact matrix
- Risk Analysis
- Risk Assessment
- Risk Response Strategies for Threats
- Risk Response Strategies for Opportunities
- Risk Management Template
- Scope Risks Register
- Expected Monetary Value (EMV)
- Communication Management
- Communication Planning
- Identify stakeholders
- Stakeholder Analysis
- What is Project Change?
- Components of a Change Management Plan
- Change Management
- Quality Management
- Project Baselines
- Performance Measurement Baseline
- Why Baseline?
- Controlling Project
- Project Monitoring & Controlling
- Identifying Variance
- Typical Project Report
- Determining Corrective Action
- Managing Scope and Quality
- Managing Cost
- Performance Measurement
- Earned Value Methodology
- Earned Value Terminology
- Performance Indicators
- Guidelines for closing projects
- Capture lessons learnt
- Project success criteria
- Key closeout activities
- Formal Closure Obstacles