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Contacting the Cork Chamber Skillnet Team:

Aoife Dunne, Training Network Manager
Tel: 021-4530141
E-Mail: aoife@corkchamber.ie

Kate Murray, Training Network Executive
Tel: 021-4530142
E-Mail: kate@corkchamber.ie

Course Dates

  • February 11th & 12th
  • June 12th & 13th
  • September 16th & 17th
  • December 2nd & 3rd

Overview

Enter the world of project management by acquiring the core skills of the role. Become confident in managing a complex project by learning how to integrate its conflicting facets into a manageable entity.

This course provides you with a foundation in professional project management principles. Based on the Project Management Institute’s Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, you will be taken through the entire project life-cycle and will be introduced to the knowledge areas needed to manage any project effectively. Using a case study, you will complete the necessary steps to comprehensively plan a project scope and schedule. You will learn how to identify and manage risks and how to manage stakeholder expectations via communication. On completion, you will be familiar with key project management terminology and have the tools and techniques required to start managing your own projects.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Identify and define the key project phases
  • Learn essential project management skills, concepts, tools and techniques
  • Identify project stakeholders and map project deliverables to their needs
  • Define and develop the project scope statement and Work Breakdown Structure
  • Estimate project resources and durations
  • Be able to schedule project tasks and develop a project schedule
  • Manage the execution of the project and provide status reports to stakeholders
  • Manage and Control any changes required or requested
  • Successfully close out a project
  • Determine what lessons can be learned

Schedule Outline

  • Introduction to Project Management fundamentals
  • Project Initiation
  • Project Charter
  • Identifying stakeholders and their needs
  • Project Planning
  • Scope Statement
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Estimation of Resources and Durations
  • Developing timelines and schedules
  • Plan Communications
  • Risk Management
  • Project Execution
  • Project Monitor & Control
  • Change Control
  • Status Reporting
  • Project Closing
  • Review

Who Should Attend

Individuals who need to strengthen their project management skills. It is especially suitable for people new to Project Management or project Team Members who need to interact more efficiently with the Project Manager and Project Stakeholders.

This course can also be run as an in-company programme delivered on-site to meet your specific requirements. For more information on in-company delivery, or if you have any questions regarding this course, please Click Here.

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Start Date
Duration
2 days
Start & Finish Time
09:00-17:00
Trainer
Velopi
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Location
Cork International Hotel
Members Fee
€400
Non-Members Fee
€440
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