Course Outline

The Project Management Skills course provides participants with the necessary skills to plan their projects by creating project scope statements and project work breakdown structures. Additionally, participants will be able to develop key performance indicators for monitoring and controlling their project schedule and budget. The course furthermore aims at assisting participants in assessing the feasibility of their projects by using capital budgeting techniques. In addition, participants will learn to effectively plan project stakeholders’ engagement and manage their expectations.



Course Objectives

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

  • Define projects and how they differ from other business processes
  • Explain management roles and responsibilities in project management
  • Document project requirements and create a project scope statement
  • Plan projects using statement of work and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Schedule project activities and build the project network model
  • Implement project monitoring and controlling processes
  • Calculate project budgets and schedule variances using Earned Value (EV) techniques
  • Select the right projects using capital budgeting techniques
  • Relate to project stakeholders through better negotiation and communication skills



Target Audience

Project managers, members of project offices, project sponsors, functional managers, senior management and individuals interested in project management.



Key Topics

The key topics covered in the course are:

  • Project management principles
  • Project management definition
  • Project management perspectives
  • Project organization and structure
  • Project life cycle definition
  • Management of project scope
  • Documenting project requirements
  • Project plans and project charters
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Scheduling project activities
  • Network Diagrams and workflow management
  • Estimating project resources and time required
  • Creating project initiation, planning and execution processes
  • Creating and managing project budgets
  • Capital budgeting techniques
  • Managing relationships with stakeholders



Examination

Participants should attend at least 5 out of the 6 classes.

Participants need to complete two assignments successfully.

At the end of the course, participants need to complete a final written exam.

A Certificate of Completion is awarded if the course is successfully fulfilled. Participants also receive an official transcript for their grades and course credits.



Course Fee in Aruban Florins

Per participant: AFl. 765.=, excluding 6.0% BBO/BAZV/BAVP

Includes: course material, handouts, snacks, coffee and refreshments.



Location and Dates

Location: Learning Center at Club Kibrahacha 60+ (Piedra Plat 23)

Next class starts on: Tuesday March 5, 2019
Number of classes: 6
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Exam date: Tuesday April 23, 2019


We reserve the right to alter dates, content, venue and trainer.



Discount Plans and Cancellation Policies

We offer discount plans for group bookings and in-house course and workshop facilitation. Click here for details about our discount plans and cancellation policies.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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​​​Length:           6 classes



Effort:             2-3 hours per week



Level:              Intermediate



Language:     English, Dutch or

                          Papiamento *



Exam:             Assignments/Exam



​Credits:          3.0 EC's



Fee:                 AFl.   765.=


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