PROGRAMME METHODOLOGY & FORMAT
The course is designed to simulate real-world project environments with mandatory deadlines, critical paths and pressure points, underpinned by team dynamics, so as to foster mastery of concepts taught. You will collaborate in teams working on project cases throughout the course. Our iLab provides an online document center where you can download free templates and learning resources; iLab also provides a forum for you to collaborate with your team and instructors online. Classes are taught in a relaxed round-table setting. A lap top is recommended.

PROGRAMME BENEFITS

Start at the fundamentals and finish with mastery-level project management skills

Gain Mastery Competence
Master the techniques, stand out and remain competitive. You will gain:

  • Project leadership techniques in all the knowledge areas and process groups.
  • Negotiation Techniques
  • Conflict Management Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Microsoft Projects Workshop
  • Customizable Project Management Templates you can use on the job
  • Real world cases and solutions
  • Highest Achiever Award
  • Best Team Award
  • Optional Internship

Course Material & Perks

  • Free text book – PMBOK Guide
  • Participant Guide with 1000+ pages
  • 81 Education hours or PDUs with the Project Management Institute (PMI®).
  • An internationally recognized Certificate of Completion from PM GI (a Global R.E.P) and approved by PMI
  • Access to iLab-online forum
  • Access to the PMGI Job Bank
  • Refreshment and free parking
  • Rewards for PMGI subs.

Skills Building Workshops

  • Risk Management Workshop – build mastery in applying risk management techniques and processes
  • Microsoft Project® (MSP) software – a 7 hour workshop on MSP
  1. Introduction to Project Management
  2. The Project Management Contextual Framework
  3. Project Team Management Techniques
  4. How to Manage Communications and Stakeholders
  5. How to Initiate A Project
  6. How to Manage Project Scope
  7. Microsoft Project Crash Course I (workshop)
  8. Foundation Tools for Project Management (WBS)
  9. How to Define Project Activities
  10. Microsoft Project Crash Course II (workshop)
  11. How to Sequence Project Activities
  12. How to Estimate Activity Resources and Duration
  13. How to Develop the Project Schedule
  14. Fundamentals of Effective Presentation & Performance Reporting
  15. Managing Conflict: The People Factor
  16. Cost estimation and Resource Optimisation Techniques
  17. The Art of Negotiation I
  18. The Art of Negotiation II
  19. Risk Identification and Analysis Methods
  20. Risk Response and Control Methods
  21. Risk Management (workshop)
  22. How to Plan Project Quality Management
  23. Project Quality Control Mastery
  24. Introduction to Project Schedule and Cost Control
  25. Project Integration Management
  26. Project Procurement Management and Lessons Learnt
  27. Project Management Plan (Oral & Written)

WHO SHOULD ENROL?
The target group is multi-faceted: Persons who want to learn project management in an easy to follow but comprehensive and robust format. Experienced project managers who wish to hone their skills. Persons who have never done a project management course or do not currently work on projects.

ARE YOU A PMP OR PRINCE2?
Do you already have your credentials but not sure you can hit the ground running. Apply to the entire programme or take selected modules to boost your skills and confidence. This course and all PMGI’s project management courses qualify for PDUs.

PAST STUDENT PROFILE

Attitudanal Behaviour that foster achievement of project objectives
Technical Knowledge Knowledge of technical components and tools
Application Ability to apply knowledge and attitude to meet objectives.

Attitudinal Competence (15%)

  • Attendance – 5%
  • Peer Review – 5%
  • Instructor Review – 5%

Knowledge Competence (30%)

  • In course quizzes – 25%
  • Individual Assignments – 5%

Applied Knowledge (55%)

  • Team Assignments – 10%
  • Team Project (Workbook and Orals) – 45%

Requirements to Earn Your Certificate

  1. Fully commit to the robust nature of the programme
  2. Work in a team environment on a realistic project and participate in a final class presentation
  3. Miss no more than four classes (including classes that are mandatory)
  4. Maintain a cumulative average of 70%