Face to face duration: 3 days
The Program Management course is designed for senior project/program and other business managers who currently have (or who are preparing to take on) leadership roles in project environments or organisations. Typically these program managers, project directors or other managers are directly responsible for multiple projects, programs or portfolios of work and accountable for group outcomes
- Integrate the organisation’s project/program and portfolio management environment with the overall business environment.
- Facilitate executive and senior management involvement in project/program and portfolio management.
- Articulate how to effectively ensure the program or portfolio of projects is aligned with the organisation's strategy.
- Build and sustain positive project/program and portfolio relationships at senior management and executive level.
- Create high performance teams and articulate management's role in team development and team dynamics.
- Explain key change management requirements and their application to project environments.
- Provides a solid understanding across the project management discipline.
- Learn and develop ability to apply the ten (10) project management knowledge areas of Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK@) Guide.
- During workshop, learn and apply knowledge to deliver the project outputs (time, cost, quality) to project stakeholders.
- Build project management capabilities and understand importance of identifying requirements and establishing clear objectives, managing competing stakeholders, and meeting stakeholder requirements.
- Refine skills in functions of project management - four core or constraint functions (scope, time, cost, quality) and four enabling functions (human resources, communications, procurement and risk).
Participants in this course are expected to have thorough knowledge and somepractical experience in the application of project management principles. An appropriate level of competency is also required in leading and directing a project as identified with the tasks, knowledge and skills in project management.
This course is targeted at those who are seeking to develop their skills and knowledge in project management and seeking to be employed as:
- Project manager (generic)
- Project manager (industry specific)
- Project portfolio manager
- Program manager
- Project director
- Senior project leader
- Face-to-face delivery of theory.
- Facilitated discussions.
The course has been structured to be delivered over three (3) days. It has been designed by our senior trainers who combine industry experience with academic excellence.
The course provides students with theoretical knowledge and practical application of best practice benefits management.
Our program design and delivery is based on adult learning principles and experiential learning techniques:
- Individual and group activities
- Short lecture sessions
- Using templates
- Practical and experiential
- Written activities
Participants will receive a state-of-the-art student manual with all reference material, PowerPoint presentations and activities, as well as the formal assessment.
Project Outline - Foundation
- Overview refresher of project management principles
- Introduction to program management and the competencies of effective project directors and program managers
- Effective stakeholder management
- Governance and effective project delivery cultures and ‘systems’
- Managing benefits and successful outcomes
- Developing the project or program business case
- Managing organisational change
- Communicating to influence
- Leadership and management styles
- Creating high performance teams