This course builds on Project management – Intermediate and introduces techniques for dealing with complex and ill-defined projects.

You will learn how to prioritise multiple projects, how to allocate work and how to predict likely outcomes.

Please note: you must have attended Project management – An introduction and Project management – Intermediate before attending this course.

During this 1-day course, you will:

  • Learn about initiating complex projects and programmes including reconciling stakeholder priorities and constituting the project board
  • Prioritise multiple projects, establishing the project slate and calculate the cost of changed priorities
  • Be aware of phased project delivery, distinguishing needs and wants and avoiding “gold plating”
  • Understand establishing a project office and defining function and responsibility
  • Learn effective work allocation including scheduling multiple tasks and Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints
  • Understand different project types and alternative project management methodologies
  • Learn to employ Earned Value Analysis (EVA), computing CV, SV, CPI, SVI, and predicting likely outcomes
  • Appreciate ethics and professionalism in projects and the need to comply with rigorous standards of behaviour

This is the third of three workshops preparing you to become a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM). If you wish to achieve this qualification you must attend all three workshops (Introduction, Intermediate and Advanced) – although you may have attended one or more in previous years. In addition, there is also a mandatory one-day session to prepare you for taking the qualification.

Date/Time
Date(s) - 27/03/2018
9:15 am - 4:05 pm
Main Campus (CB 3.16)

Event Speaker/Organiser: David Bartholomew - Fistral Training
Course Code: RSPMA
Topic:
Digital Capability: All
UKPSF: All
RDF: B - Personal Effectiveness
Target Audience: Staff who Research

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