many years, the skills of project management have been recognised
as highly desirable for managers at all levels in an organisation.
Most people today can benefit from the application of these
skills to some parts of their daily operations.
increasing complexity of projects implies the need to understand
the principles of project management. Taking a structured
approach to manage a project greatly increases its chances
of success, and avoids the pitfalls that could result in the
project becoming a failure.
course is designed for people who want a grounding in project
management principles and practices. It is applicable to project
managers, team leaders or managers who have responsibility
for software or other types of project.
2-day course will provide an introduction to project management
principles and practice. It provides a basis for the initial
planning of a software development project, and tracking progress
of the project when it is underway.
course also addresses some more specialised issues pertinent
to Project Management, such as estimating, contracts, metrics
and risk analysis, as well as "soft" issues, such
as team building and company culture.
At the end of the course,
delegates will be able to:
activities for a project, and set up a schedule
resources to a project plan, and determine dependencies
able to track a project, and take corrective actions, when
the main issues related to a contract
a risk analysis, and prioritise the risks
the approaches to estimating, and some of the tools available
some basic metrics to measure performance