The main objective of this course is to introduce you to modern methodologies, principles and tools required for defining and managing projects in complex environments. You are going to prepare a formal project plan and business case of a selected project. In addition, all participants will get hands on experience in managing complex projects by creating and managing them by using various online tools.
You are going to prepare a formal project plan and business case of a selected project. In addition, participants will get hands on experience on managing agile projects by creating and managing an agile project using Visual Studio online. We will illustrate our cases by real examples that you might get across while participating in an international project.
Course Goals and Objectives
This course provides an integrated introduction to PM. By “integrated”, it is meant that the student will learn all of the fundamental aspects of modern PM, both managerial and technical. Students will also become familiar with some PM software tools. Finally, in discussions and cases students will learn how to apply the skills required of a project manager.
This course will:
- Provide experience in using the concepts, techniques, and tools available to project managers for organizing, planning, and controlling projects.
- Help you develop an appreciation for the managerial, cultural, and social aspects of PM.
- Raise awareness of the importance of the organization’s strategy during project selection.
- Provide an understanding of the critical role of work breakdown structures and networks in planning, scheduling, and estimating the status of projects.
- Create an awareness of potential conflicts and scheduling problems that occur on projects.
- Demonstrate how to reliably estimate the status of projects.
Expose you to MS Project, and demonstrate it usefulness for planning and scheduling projects.
In pursuing these objectives, the course will:
- Use the textbook
- Combine theory and practice
- Combine the strategic with the tactical
- Use relevant concepts to analyze and assess complex project management situations
- Day 1 – Projects and the Project Manager, project environment
- Day 2 – Charter, scope
- Day 3 – The WBS, cost estimation
- Day 4 – Stakeholder engagement and communications, The network and the critical path
- Day 5 – Automation tools for network and critical path analysis, Earned Value Management
- Day 6 - Risk analysis, quality
- Day 7 - Procurement, ethics
- Day 8 – New tools, own project
- Day 9 - Status Project, own project
- Day 10 – Presentation of students’ final projects, Presentation of lessons learned
- 12 days
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
You will receive an official Certificate of Attendance upon completion of your course which you may use to show evidence of the skills you have learnt during the course and have the credits accepted by your home university.
DisciplinesProject Management Business Administration Management Studies
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Considering working as a Project Manager or improving your project management skills to the next level.
International750 EUR/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 750 EUR for the full programme during 12 days.
EU/EEA750 EUR/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 750 EUR for the full programme during 12 days.
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