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5-Day Project Management MBA



World-Class organizations understand well the benefits of lower total cost and higher productivity resulting from mastering best practices in the important phases of project and contract management. With a focus on the best practices for processes, methods, and techniques, this program will make a great contribution to the skill sets of those involved in contracts and projects.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Knowing your outcomes before you start a project.
  • Dealing with volatile materials pricing.
  • Discussing the importance of planning and how to manage the Planning Process.
  • Learning about contract types and how they transfer risk.
  • Defining and how to take massive action.
  • Exploring the various pricing models used in preparing proposals.
  • Methods of how to keep the team focused on the delivery goal.
  • Developing negotiation skillsets to gain the organization’s objectives.
  • How to set up and operate disciplines required to monitor and control projects
  • Understanding important aspects of contractor price and cost analysis.

Targeted Audience:

  • Contracts and Contract Administration Professionals
  • Tendering and Purchasing Professionals
  • Engineering, Operational and Maintenance Professionals
  • Project Managers
  • Finance Personnel

Course Outlines:

Unit 1: Introduction to Projects:

  • What is a project?
  • Benefits of project management.
  • Why do some projects fail?
  • What makes you a ‘Master’ of project management.
  • Project team and leadership.
  • What is the team approach?
  • Roles in and around projects.

Unit 2: Identify Your Outcomes and Plan for Achievement:

  • The importance of knowing your outcomes.
  • Project planning.
  • Handling uncertainty.
  • Decision analysis under risk.
  • Defining project success criteria.
  • Planning issues.
  • Elements of a great project plan.

Unit 3: Organise for Success and Gain & Maintain Commitment:

  • Personal attitudes and human behaviors.
  • Gaining and maintaining commitment.
  • The keys to effective influence and persuasion.
  • Understanding interpersonal project team dynamics.
  • Empowerment.
  • The project support office.
  • Effective delegation.

Unit 4: Monitor and Control Achievements:

  • Data, information, and knowledge management.
  • Integrating project scope, time, and cost.
  • Performance measures and indicators to monitor performance.
  • Achieving practical conflict management.
  • Determinants of project success.
  • Lessons learned and creating a learning culture.
  • Enhancing personal effectiveness.

Unit 5: Take Massive Action and Stay Focused:

  • Influences on decision making.
  • Problem-solving styles.
  • Engaging the project team.
  • Staying focused.
  • Effective time utilization.
  • Plan updating and changes handling.

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