The purpose of this course is to develop knowledge and understanding of managing projects as required by a practising or potential first line.
- 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.
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.
- 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
- Work Breakdown Structures.
- Gantt Charts.
- Network Diagrams.
Module 4: Managing the Project
- Setting Objectives.
- Reviewing Progress:
- The Project Plan.
- Financial Management.
- Managing People.