Training for the Future

Project and Resource Management

Course Code: PRM

Dates: 11 Feb - 15 Feb | 13 May - 17 May | 15 Jul - 19 Jul | 16 Sep - 20 Sep | 2 Dec - 6 Dec

Price: £2950 Plus VAT

Duration: 1 Week /s

Course Objectives

To provide delegates with the necessary skill set to manage and administer all aspects of a detailed project, deliver them on time and within budget

Who Should Attend?

Decision makers, project leaders, managers, engineers, accountants, auditors

Prerequisite Courses


Course Overview

  • Fundamentals of Project Management

  • What is a Project? Project Failure. Methods. Project Life Cycle. Criteria for Success. Case Studies

  • Investment Appraisal

  • Calculating payback. Net Present Values. Internal Rate of Return. Project Budgeting. Developing financial models to analyse projects with Lotus & Excel. Advanced financial techniques. Case Studies

  • The Components of Project Planning

  • Organisational Components. High Level and Stage Planning. Controls. Quality Assurance. Deliverables and Activities. Configuration. Case Study.

  • Human Resources

  • Building Project Teams. Managing Expectations. Management Techniques. Effective Communication Skills. Report Writing. Motivating your Team. Sharing the Vision. The Change Management Process. Handling Meetings. Time Management. Delegation and Responsibility. Case Studies

  • Risk Analysis

  • Assessing Risk and Opportunity. Measuring Risk. Providing for contingency. Calculating the Cost of Risk Exposure. Techniques for Risk Management. Case Studies

  • Project Techniques

  • Estimation & Contingency. Risk Analysis. Control Points. Project Issues. First Cut Plans. Network Analysis & Critical Path Analysis. Scheduling. Based Line Plans. Case Studies

    Learning Goals

    At the end of the course, delegates should be able to:

  • Deliver projects on time

  • Determine costing of a project

  • Perform project planning, control and review

  • Manage changing requirements

  • Monitor a project

  • Appraise a project

  • Course Materials

    Notes, hand outs
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