Overview

This course is intended for senior managers of project organizations to strategically manage at project macro-level. This course covers senior management cases and issues on streamlining project operations, improving accountability and standardization, including having a common project management language. Further, the course is enhanced with using Microsoft Project to visualize a project. The course is carefully designed to provide the best mix of experience, theory and practice in an adult learning environment. Formal presentations will be brief and used mainly to introduce key concepts and significant elements of strategic project management planning, monitoring and control.  Emphasis is on practical applications through group-based “hands on” action learning.  This will require a high level of participation and team involvement. Maximum opportunities will be given to participants to inject their own examples and issues into the course and continually relate the material to their own contexts.

Duration

2 Days

Who Should Attend

This workshop is designed for senior management level of project organizations that managing, preparing or aspiring to manage large-scale, strategic or complex projects who wishes to strengthen their project management skill sets.

Objectives

By the end of the session, you would be able to:

  • To check and determine existing project management system of processes are adequate for business need of the project organization.
  • Embrace world-accepted project management standard and guidelines.
  • Recognize roles, and provide support to project teams.
  • Provide participants quick working knowledge of interpreting project management reports and graphs
  • Knowledge and key issues when starting a project, administer timelines, costing and budgeting, and tracking project progress.
  • Reading project performance “warning signals” during project execution.

Course Outlines

Management Considerations

  • Functional-matrix-projectized organization hierarchies.
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Project management stakeholders and their implications on projects.
  • Stakeholder conflicts of interest, and how to resolve them.
  • Executive support for projects.
  • Executive management leadership in projects.
  • Setting up a Project Management Office (PMO), and its roles.

The Recognized Standard in Project Management System and Processes

  • The project life cycle – initiation-planning-execution-control-closeout phases.
  • The ten knowledge areas within PMBOK – scope, time, cost, quality, risk, human resource, communications, procurement, stakeholder, and integration.
  • Corporate standard/guidelines for Project Management.

Executive Management Role in Projects

  • Defining executive management, project manager and team member roles, accountability, and responsibilities.
  • Determining the project team – selecting project manager and team members – personality profiling to match job requirements using McClelland three needs theory.
  • Coaching and mentoring, including team development initiatives.
  • Project risk management – planning for risk with contingency (risk management plan and risk management strategies).
  • Responding to project risks (executing risk responses, monitor and control the execution of the responses).

Understanding Performance Tracking Reporting using Earned Value Management

Project Management Failures and Successes (Malaysia/International) Case Studies

Inhouse Training Framework - ADDIE Model

In GIN, we will work with you to modify courses or develop one to meet the specific requirements of your business. To assure your investment on training is not wasted and to maximize the value of the in-house program, we apply the ADDIE model – a dynamic, flexible guideline for building effective training and performance support tools. You may learn more about ADDIE model here.

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