Managing Workplace Projects- Level 3

The purpose of this course is to develop knowledge and understanding of managing projects as required by a practising or potential first line.

Target Audience:

  • Experienced Supervisors, and Managers from all types of organizations, tasked with planning for and implementing change in the organization.
  • Candidates who will be working in, or preparing for work as a first line supervisor, team leader or manager.
  • Individuals who have management responsibilities but no formal training, and are serious about developing their abilities.

Objectives:

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

  • Know how to manage a simple workplace project.
  • Use a simple tool for determining the financial viability of the project.
  • Set objectives and targets/milestones to monitor performance and review plans.
  • Understand the financial and non- financial implications of a workplace project.
  • List areas where net savings could be achieved as a result of the workplace project.
  • Identify wider non financial implications that could result from the workplace project.

Assessment Strategy:

  • Pre and Post training test to measure knowledge and learning levels.
  • Engage trainees in exercises and group activities.
  • Evaluation form to be filled by trainees.
  • Online-quizzes (normally 3 in each course). Each quiz has a pass mark of 70% and you can take the quizzes as many times as you wish.

Module 1: The Project Environment

  • Project Parameters.
  • The Project Life Cycle.

Module 2: Starting a Project

  • The Business Case.
  • Identifying Options.
  • Evaluating Options.
  • Cost Benefit Analysis. 
  • Specifying the Deliverable.

Module 3: Planning a Project

  • Estimating.
  • Work Breakdown Structures.
  • Gantt Charts.
  • Network Diagrams.

Module 4: Managing the Project

  • Setting Objectives.
  • Reviewing Progress:
  • The Project Plan.
  • Financial Management.
  • Managing People.
  • Conclusion.
Experience Level:
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Code: MG2221
Language: English
Duration: 2 Days