DECISION MAKING IN PROJECTS

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DECISION MAKING IN PROJECTS

INTRODUCTION

Decision-making in Projects is a key skill that many project personnel struggle with. Project Management has evolved into a discipline of high-level decision making and the aim of this Decision Making in Projects training course is to help augment the intuition of a Project Manager and project team members taking and making decisions. It’s extremely useful to recognize that the ability to make good, solid decisions can make the difference between delivering projects successfully or leading towards failure.

This Project Management training course on Decision Making in Projects will help to build, develop and hone the essential skills needed to improve decision-making in a dynamic project workforce, with the key areas of constraint being time, cost and scope having the ability to affect a project’s outcome. We will consider what must be done to maintain these three constraints and any associated risks.

This training course will highlight:

v  Learn how to diagnose a decision situation and design an efficient process to make the decision

v  Use decision quality principles and differences in framing, information, and preferences to jointly create greater value and reach win-win solutions in multi-party situations

v  Prepare for and conduct negotiations and deal with difficult negotiation tactics

v  Lead the decision process and effectively facilitate meetings

v  Manage interpersonal and organizational dynamics to facilitate agreement and clarity of action

v  Leverage information sharing and a relationship frame to maximize the value for each party

v  Learn skills to allow project team members to guide dialogue among those who outrank you

DURATION

5 days

OBJECTIVES

This Project Management training course on Decision Making in Projects intends to guide successful projects based on intelligent and well-founded decisions to be made, escalated and carried out to assist project delivery.

Some of the key techniques that delegates will encounter on this training course:

v  Problem Solving Models

v  Objectives and Analytical Techniques

v  Recognizing and Comparing Different Options

v  Recognizing Barriers to Effective Problem Solving

v  Perceptual Processes

v  Consideration of Politics, Escalation and Entrapment

TARGET AUDIENCE.

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

v  Project Decision Makers

v  Procurement Professionals

v  Project Managers

v  Project Management Professionals

v  Estimating Personnel

v  Related Project Support Managers

v  Project Control and Business Services Professionals who have the responsibility for planning and controlling project schedules and costs in client and contracting companies

 COURSE OUTLINE

Fundamentals of Project Management

v  Projects Decision-Making Opportunities

v  Project Life Cycles and Stage Gates

Project Context

v  Appreciation of Macro-environment in Relation to Projects

v  Understand Who Stakeholders are and how they may impact upon the project

v  Project Preparation & Planning Responsibilities

Project Leadership Skills

v  Learn what decision leadership is?

v  Understand the Project Organisation and How decision-making differs

v  Project Manager – Unique Requirements

v  Leadership Styles

v  Build an executive leadership style that creates trust, sets a clear vision, and guides the team toward greater performance

v  Consider implications of unclear roles and responsibilities to project success

Collaborative Decision-Making

v  General Decision-making Concepts

v  Types of Decision Models

v  The Decision-making Process

Using Risk to Assist in Decision-Making

v  Planning and Identifying Risk

v  Analyzing the Key Areas of the Project

v  Measuring and Managing Risk

v  Evidence Based Decision Making

Multi-Criteria Decision-Making

v  Multi-criteria Scoring Model

v  Analytic Hierarchy Process

How to Display a Decision Problem?

v  Decision Tables

v  Decision Trees

v  Influence Diagrams

v  Monte-Carlo Simulations

How to Evaluate a Decision?

v  Review Decisions Made

v  Use Root-cause Models to Evaluate Decisions

v  Evaluate Effectiveness of Decision

v  Consider the Way Forward

v  Capture Lessons-learned

 TRAINING METHODOLOGY

Participants will receive a thorough training on the subjects covered with the instructor utilizing a variety of proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques. Training course methodology includes an insight into decision-making methods and project constraint considerations. In addition, industry best-practice tools and processes will be introduced and used as practice examples. This Project Management training course on Decision Making in Projects includes teamwork around an applicable case study, group discussion and critical analysis of actual projects.

 

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.

Contact Details

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

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