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Project Management

Training and Development

This training course will take delegates through all the critical aspects of project management and create renewed understanding of the practical steps needed to guide their projects to success.

“Everyone has a plan: until they get punched in the face” — Mike Tyson

Project management is the process of getting an initiative from point A to point B within scope, budget and time. Project Management is about execution. It’s the science and art of getting things done. This course will enable delegates to increase their understanding of the different types of projects, how to apply different processes, deal with the structural requirements and manage their projects to successful fruition.

The course will address frequently asked questions such as:

  • What is project management?
  • What is project portfolio management?
  • How to Organizing And Staffing The Project Office And Team?
  • How to Define Effective Work Breakdown Structures?
  • How to define the project parameters?
  • How to use the Estimating Techniques For Project Managers?
  • How to use the critical path method to keep the project on track?
  • What are the pitfalls to avoid with a Project Closeout?

NQF Level 4

Project Management training by The Mindspa Institute

Who should attend?

  • Middle and upper management level employees
  • Project Managers
  • Project Coordinators

Training Outline

Foundation Concepts

  • Understanding Project Management
  • Triple Constraints
  • Project Life Cycles

Project Portfolio Management

  • Defining Project Portfolio Management
  • Differences Between Projects, Programs And Portfolio
  • Importance Of Project Prioritization, Budgets And Resources
  • Considerations For Managing Competing Priorities

Organizing And Staffing The Project Office And Team

  • Selecting The Project Manager
  • The Project Sponsor
  • The Client
  • Project Team
  • Stakeholders

Initiating And Defining Requirements

  • The Project Charter
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Defining Requirements
  • Establishing The Change Control Process

Using The Work Breakdown Structure

  • Defining Effective Work Breakdown Structures

Risk Management

  • What Is Risk Management?
  • The Risk Analysis Process
  • Risk Response Strategies

Project Estimating

  • Estimating Techniques For Project Managers

Developing Achievable Project Schedules

  • Scheduling And The Critical Path Method

Executing, Communicating And Developing The Team

  • Define The Baseline
  • Project Execution Phase
  • Executing With High-Performing Teams
  • Characteristics Of High-Performance Work Teams

Monitoring And Control

  • Analysing Variances For Corrective Action

Closing The Project

  • Project Closeout – Ways To Avoid Pitfalls

Project Management Tips


Additional Information

Course Duration: 2 Days

Presented : In-house and online



  • Comprehensive manual
  • Framed certificate of attendance
  • Notepad & Pen
  • Superior training venue with delicious lunch, teas and refreshments

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