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  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Project Level 1 & 2 Course
  • Project Bundle Course

Project Management Fundamentals

Course Description

Project Management Fundamentals teaches students basic project-management techniques, including managing time and costs. Students will identify the features and attributes of a project, the steps and variables of the project management process, the effects of environmental, socio-economic and organizational structure issues, and the responsibilities of a project manager. Course activities also cover defining the project scope, writing a project charter, developing a work breakdown structure, identifying time management components, describing schedule development, using mathematical analysis techniques, and assigning resources. Students will also learn how to estimate resource costs, create a capital budget, control the project costs, and compute a project's estimate at completion (EAC) and variance at completion (VAC). The manual is designed for quick scanning in the classroom and filled with interactive exercises that help ensure student success

 

Target Audience

This course is designed to give you an understanding of project management concepts, creating and modifying project plans.

Project Management Fundamentals

1. Fundamentals of project management

  • Projects
  • The project management process

 

2. Characteristics of a project

  • The project environment
  • The project manager
  • The project team

 

3. Project initiation and scope planning

  • Project initiation
  • Scope planning

 

4. Scope definition, verification, and change control

  • Scope definition
  • Scope verification
  • Scope change control

 

5. Time Management

  • Activity definition and sequencing
  • Activity duration

 

6. Schedule development and control

  • Schedule development
  • Schedule control

 

7. Resource identification and cost approximating

  • Resource identification
  • Cost approximating

 

8. Budgeting and cost control

  • Cost budgeting
  • Cost control

 

Our goal is to make sure your training meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are used as guidelines for particular courses. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.


Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
       
24 Oct Boksburg 0830 - 1600    R3220 Book
       
31 Oct Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R3220 Book
       
31 Oct Port Elizabeth 0830 - 1600    R3220 Book
       
24 Oct Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R3220 Book

Project Level 1 & 2 Course

Course Description

Designed to familiarise you with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2013 so that you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.

 

Target Audience

Students taking this course are responsible for managing projects in a work environment. This includes creating and maintaining project plans.

 

Prerequisites

  • Using templates and importing data to ensure your success in this course, you should have basic project management knowledge and skills.
  • You should be able to create a new project plan, manage time in a project plan, manage tasks in a project plan, manage resources in a project plan, and share a project plan.

Project Level 1 & 2 Course

1. Starting a Project

  • Project Management 101
  • Navigate and Customise the Project 2013 Interface
  • Add Tasks to a Project
  • Add Resources to a Project
  • Save a Project

 

2. Working with Project Calendars

  • Manage Project Time Frames
  • Change Working Time

 

3. Working with Project Tasks

  • Manage Project Tasks
  • Add Summary Tasks and Milestones

 

4. Working with Project Resources

  • Manage Project Resources
  • Allocate and Level Work Resources

 

5. Delivering a Project Plan

  • Print Project Views
  • Share Projects
  • Export Projects

 

6. Managing the Project Environment

  • Link Projects
  • Baseline a Project
  • Work with Custom Fields

 

7. Managing Task Structures

  • Change a Task List
  • Create a Network Diagram
  • Manage the Critical Path
  • Use Lag and Lead
  • Analyse Earned Value

 

8. Generating Project Views

  • Use View Commands
  • Use Existing Views
  • Create Custom Views
  • Format and Share the Timeline View

 

9. Producing Project Reports

  • Use Existing Reports
  • Create Custom Reports
  • Export Visual Reports

 

Our goal is to make sure your training meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are used as guidelines for particular courses. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.


Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
       
01 Nov - 02 Nov Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4428 Book
29 Nov - 30 Nov Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4428 Book
       
18 Oct - 19 Oct Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4428 Book
15 Nov - 16 Nov Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4428 Book
06 Dec - 07 Dec Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4428 Book
       
01 Nov - 02 Nov Port Elizabeth 0830 - 1600    R4428 Book
29 Nov - 30 Nov Port Elizabeth 0830 - 1600    R4428 Book
       
25 Oct - 26 Oct Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R4428 Book
22 Nov - 23 Nov Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R4428 Book
13 Dec - 14 Dec Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R4428 Book

Project Bundle Course

Course Description

Project Management Bundle consists of Project Management Fundamentals (1 Day Theory); Microsoft Project Management 2013 Part 1 & Part 2 (2 Days)


Day 1: Teaches students basic project-management techniques, including managing time and costs. Students will identify the features and attributes of a project, the steps and variables of the project management process, the effects of environmental, socio-economic and organisational structure issues, and the responsibilities of a project manager.


Day 2 & 3: Designed to familiarise you with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2013 so that you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment.


Target Audience

This course is designed to give you an understanding of project management concepts, creating and modifying project plans.

 

Prerequisites

Good working knowledge of the Windows Operating System and proper IT skills.

Project Bundle Course

Day 1: Project Management Fundamentals

1. Fundamentals of project management

  • Projects
  • The project management process

 

2. Characteristics of a project

  • The project environment
  • The project manager
  • The project team

 

3. Project initiation and scope planning

  • Project initiation
  • Scope planning

 

4. Scope definition, verification, and change control

  • Scope definition
  • Scope verification
  • Scope change control

 

5. Time Management

  • Activity definition and sequencing
  • Activity duration

 

6. Schedule development and control

  • Schedule development
  • Schedule control

 

7. Resource identification and cost approximating

  • Resource identification
  • Cost approximating

 

8. Budgeting and cost control

  • Cost budgeting
  • Cost control

 

Day 2: Project Management 2013 Part 1

1. Starting a Project

  • Project Management 101
  • Navigate and Customise the Project 2013 Interface
  • Add Tasks to a Project
  • Add Resources to a Project
  • Save a Project

 

2. Working with Project Calendars

  • Manage Project Time Frames
  • Change Working Time

 

3. Working with Project Tasks

  • Manage Project Tasks
  • Add Summary Tasks and Milestones

 

4. Working with Project Resources

  • Manage Project Resources
  • Allocate and Level Work Resources

 

5. Delivering a Project Plan

  • Print Project Views
  • Share Projects
  • Export Projects

 

Day 3: Project Management 2013 Part 2

 

6. Managing the Project Environment

  • Link Projects
  • Baseline a Project
  • Work with Custom Fields

 

7. Managing Task Structures

  • Change a Task List
  • Create a Network Diagram
  • Manage the Critical Path
  • Use Lag and Lead
  • Analyse Earned Value

 

8. Generating Project Views

  • Use View Commands
  • Use Existing Views
  • Create Custom Views
  • Format and Share the Timeline View

 

9. Producing Project Reports

  • Use Existing Reports
  • Create Custom Reports
  • Export Visual Reports

 

Our goal is to make sure your training meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are used as guidelines for particular courses. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.


Sorry, we currently do not have any public courses scheduled for the Project level 3 course. Please contact us to see if we can put one on the schedule for you