STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING

Course fee: KSH 160,000, USD 2,000 Start Date: 05/10/2020 End Date: 16/10/2020

INTRODUCTION

Project design is one of the first responsibilities of the project manager for a given project. In this stage of the project, the decisions about how to manage and govern are made. This training show you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that come about along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. Individuals learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. Similarly individuals learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage the risk of veering off course.

A crucial phase in the effective management of any project us the close-down, or conclusion. At the end of the course, participants will develop an understanding of the benefits or a thorough plan for closing each project, how to create one, and how to allocate resources for it.

TARGET AUDIENCE

The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and anyone involved in project management activities

DURATION

 10 Days

OBJECTIVES

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

v  Explain their expectations for successful projects and develop means of implementing them through improved planning, communication, and project monitoring.

v  Describe tools and methods that can be used to better understand the community they serve.

v  Work through the steps of project planning, develop a potential project for their community, and learn a process they can replicate with their communities.

v  Develop a plan for how they will apply the skills and knowledge learned in the course to their jobs and shares them with others.

COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: Introduction to Strategic Project Design and Management

v  Introduction

v  Project versus Process

v  Project Characteristics

v  Historical overview of project management

v  Project management and process management

v  Project Management vs. General Management

v  Assignment

Module 2: Project Organization

v  Introduction

v  Functional Organization

v  Production Organization

v  Matrix Organization

v  Advantages and Disadvantages of Pure Matrix Form of Organization

v  Modified Matrix Structures

v  Pure Matrix Organization Structure

v  Project Organization and Responsibilities

v  Selection of Project Organization Structure

v  Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)

v  Assignment

Module 3: Project Scope and Estimation of Times and Cost

v  Introduction

v  Project Kick-Off Meeting

v  Project Scope Management

v  Activity Resource Estimating

v  Project Time Management

v  Cost of the Project

v  Components of Capital Cost of a Project

v  Order of Magnitude Estimate

v  Assignment

Module 4: Project Planning and Scheduling

v  Introduction

v  Project Scheduling

v  Scheduling Techniques

v  Developing a Project Network

v  Plan Activity-On-Node Network techniques

v  Time Calculations

v  Assignment

Module 5: Progress and Performance Measurement

v  Introduction

v  The Project Control Process

v  Performance Indicators

v  Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control

v  Assignment

Module 6: Project Risk Management and Management (PRAM)

v  Introduction

v  Why Risk Management is Important to a Project

v  Benefits of using Project Risk Analysis and Management 

v  When to use Project Risk Analysis and Management

v  Who should do Project Risk Analysis and Management?

v  Techniques and Methods for Project Risk and Management

v  Assignment

Module 7: Documentation, Audit, Termination, and Closure

v  Introduction

v  Project Documentation and Audit

v  Project Termination and Closure

v  Celebrating and Thanking

v  Assessment of Project Management in Participants’ Organization

v  Final Examination

v  Participants Evaluation of Course/Feedback

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English

TRAINING VENUE, LOGISTICS AND PAYMENT

v  Training is residential and will be held at Afriex Training Centre.

v  The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

v  Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged upon request by the participant.

v  This training can also be tailor made for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our training Centre or at a convenient location.

v  For further inquiries, please contact us on training@afriextraining.org

v  Payment should be made to Afriex Training Limited bank account before the start of the training and receipts sent to training@afriextraining.org

v  Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Afriex Training Ltd certificate.

Contact Details

Anniversary Towers 8th Flr, Nairobi
+254 715 310 685 | +254 732 543 623
info@afriextraining.org

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