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Start Date: 15 Dec, 2024

End Date : 19 Dec, 2024
Duration   : 5 Days


Overall Description: 

This workshop demonstrates the practice of project management soft skills. It provides a range of soft skills tools and techniques that project managers can use to reduce people-related risks and overcome interpersonal hurdles. The program presents a number of ‘critical’ habits related to how you manage projects through, and with, people. Issues such as time management, personality types, how to understand and develop your team members, developing your leadership skills, conflict management, negotiation skills, building and motivating your team are comprehensively covered.


Course Objectives: 

  • What makes a person a ‘Master’ of Project Management
  • The importance of knowing your outcome before you start a project
  • The importance of planning and how to manage the Planning Process
  • The importance of gaining commitment
  • The importance of and how to take massive action
  • How to keep the team focused on the delivery goal
  • How to set up and operate disciplines required to monitor and control projects
  • How to ensure that the Project Team are working on the project not just because they have to but because they want to


Course Outline (Content): 

Introduction to Projects

  • What is a project?
  • Benefits of project management
  • Why some projects fail?
  • What makes you a ‘Master’ of project management
  • Project team and leadership
  • What is the team approach
  • Roles in and around projects


Identify Your Outcomes and Plan for Achievement

  • The importance of knowing your outcomes
  • Project planning
  • Handling uncertainty
  • Decision analysis under risk
  • Your own risk profile
  • Defining project success criteria
  • Elements of a great project plan


Organise for Success and Gain & Maintain Commitment

  • Personal attitudes and human behaviours
  • Gaining and maintaining commitment
  • The keys to effective influence and persuasion
  • Understanding interpersonal project team dynamics
  • Empowerment
  • The project board
  • The project support office
  • Effective delegation


Take Massive Action and Stay Focused

  • Action vs. Achievements
  • Influences on decision making
  • Problem solving styles
  • Engaging the project team
  • Staying focused
  • Avoiding distractions
  • Effective time utilization
  • Plan updating and changes handling


Monitor and Control Achievements

  • Data, information and knowledge management
  • Integrating project scope, time and cost
  • Performance measures and indicators to monitor performance
  • Achieving practical conflict management
  • Determinants of project success
  • Enhancing personal effectiveness


Who Should Attend?

  • This seminar is intended for project professional, team leaders and team members who are engaged in project work from simple to complex, the seminar will also be of value to anyone managing or involved in projects regardless of their professional background or industry they operate within.


Course Methodology:

We utilize a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This training course will be conducted as a highly interactive workshop session. A variety of training methodologies will be used Before and during the course whenever applicable. Some of these methods are gamification, online pre-post test, role plays, self-assessment instruments, group exercises & case studies.

Mastering Project Management

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