To examine the role and skills essential for effective Project Management. The process will involve examining the communication process, how teams are formed and their dynamics, problem solving skills and actual Project Management involving planning, scheduling and control of projects.
Those people with Project Responsibility including Project Managers, Department Managers, Project Leaders, Line Managers and Supervisors looking for a practical course in Project Management.
- Team Dynamics
- Problem Solving
- Project Planning & Control
Communication skills related to project management, covering listening skills, open/restatement/closed method, communication filters, affinity/reality model of understanding, meeting skills.
Team dynamics covering how and why project teams form, establishing team objectives and characteristics of successful project teams including a team values exercise.
Project management including problem solving skills, the need for planning, project organisation including planning and scheduling.
Critical Path Analysis, Pert, Gantt charts, Budgets and Costings. Project reporting and monitoring performance.
Two practical project team exercises (simulated projects).
Length: 3 full days
Format: Interactive workshop
Optimum number of participants/facilitator: 15