Project Management

Agile MethodologyIntroduction to Project Management

This course is designed to introduce you to the world of Project Management. It provides an understanding of the project and project planning stages and guides you on how set the scope, time and the cost of your projects.

Where: Malvern House London (Kings Cross)

Start: 29th of August 2017 or 12th of September 2017

Duration: 10 hours over 2 weeks

Time: Tue & Fri (12-2:30pm)

First Course – Tue 29th, Fri 1st, Tue 5th & Fri 8th

Second Course – Tue 12th, Fri 15th, Tue 19th & Fri 22nd

Cost: £300  Now: £150

Course level: Introductory

Prerequisite: N/A

You will learn basic project methodologies and frameworks, such as Waterfall, PRINCE2, Agile, Extreme Programming (XP), Scrum, Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM), Kanban, Lean Development and so on.  On completion, you will be able to create a small project plan.

A fundamental of project management is a good deal of managerial autonomy given to the project manager to lead the project team and to implement the project or product, in order to deliver results, according to appropriate methodology indicated in the plan and within the cost and time limits defined in the plan.

You will learn about the best and common software used for Project Management, for example MS Project, Atlassian Jira, BaseCamp, Trello, Asana and so on.

The specific responsibilities of a project manager vary from industry to industry, company to company, and sometimes even from project to project. But there are some key duties and responsibilities that, if performed well, will help you successfully complete your projects, such as planning, organising, leading and controlling.

Course Learning Outcome:

• Introduction to Project Management
• What is Project?
• Project Phases and the Project Life Cycle
• Project Management Methodologies
• Characteristics and Functions of a Project Manager
• Ethical Approaches to Project Management
• Phases of a Construction Project (planning and project selection)
• Initiating the Project Plan
• Scope, Time and Cost Management
• Executing the Project