Project Management Training for Development Organisations and NGOs (Includes MS Project)- 9th May to 9th June 2022

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Project Management is the process of effectively planning and managing projects, programmes, and organizations. It is used widely in the development sector. This short course is aimed at equipping participants with knowledge, skills, and attitudes in Project Management to enable them plan, execute, monitor, and control projects. The course will also equip participants with an advanced skill set in Microsoft Project to enable them plan, schedule, track projects. This course identifies key management skills required by project managers, operational staff, project planners and technical team among others and equips them with an understanding of project management techniques, tools, and practices crucial for managing projects successfully and the ability to deliver outputs efficiently.
Number of Participants: 35 Slots available 
What: This is a 4 Week-Virtual Training (2 hours once a day Monday-Thursday for 4 weeks)
When: Timing: Starting at 18: 30 Hrs (Zambian time)
Training Fee: ZMK 2800
Who: This course is designed for all people that want to improve the way their projects are managed, including professionals wishing to upgrade their skills and knowledge, team members, supervisors of project managers and students of project management. Participants to our courses come from various parts of the world, a medium level of reading and writing English is recommended.
TRAINING CONTENT
1. INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Definition of Project and Project Management
The distinguishing characteristics of project management
Challenges of project management
New tools for project management

2. THE FRAMEWORK FOR MANAGING PROJECTS

The Project Management Framework projects
Grouping Projects into components
Project Process groups
Project management knowledge areas.
The triple constraint models.
Project Processes
Project Functions and processes for projects
Skills necessary for project managers

3. PROJECT INITIATING

Definition of Project Initiation
Project Management Framework
Project Environment

4. PROJECT PLANNING

Definition of Project Planning
Panning Project and Scope
Planning for the Project Schedule Management
Planning for Project Resources, Cost and Procurement Management
Planning Quality and Risk Management
Planning for Communication and Stakeholder Management

5. PROJECT EXECUTION/IMPLEMENTATION

Definition of Project Execution/Implementation
Project Launch
Managing execution/implementation of project work
Managing Project Resources, Cost and Procurement
Managing Stakeholder Engagement and Communication

6. PROJECT MONITORING AND CONTROLLING

Meaning of Monitoring and Controlling
Monitoring and controlling the project work
Monitoring and Controlling the Scope, Schedule, and Resources
Monitoring Stakeholder Engagement and Communication

7. MICROSOFT PROJECT INTERFACE

Running Microsoft Project for the first time
Microsoft Project Interface
Using the Ribbon
Using the Backstage

8. MICOSOFT PROJECT SCHEDULING

Constraint Based Scheduling
Critical Path and User Controlled Scheduling
Configure Project Options

9. PREPARING NEW PROJECTS

Create a New Project
Configure a Project Calendar

10. ESTIMATING THE PROJECT

Add tasks to the Project.
Add durations to each task.
Add predecessors to each task.
Create a Critical Path
Create Resource Assignments
Build a Work Breakdown Structure
Add Costs to the Project
Add Milestones to the Project
Add lag and review the Critical Path
Adjust Resource Allocations

11. TRACKING THE PROJECT

Create a Baseline.
Task Status Updates
Resource Status Assignment Updates

12. CUSTOMISE VIEWS AND FIELDS

Create Custom Views and Tables
Create Custom Fields
Create Graphic Indicators

13. PROJECT REPORTING

Working with the Timelines
Multiple Timelines
Working with Reporting Module
Agile Projects
Using the Task Board

14. PROJECT CLOSING

Definition of Project Closing
Closing Process Group
Lessons learned Summary
Project or Phase Close out

Course Materials
Reading materials, recordings and presentations will be provided to registered students.
How to Register
The course fee is due before the start of the course, you can receive a 10% discount if payment is made one week before the course starts.
Register Online: www.kenoinstitute.org/sign-up
Send an email to [email protected]ute.org / [email protected]
Contact line: +260 971 696 044 / +260 976715821