The Advanced Senior Project Manager will help you build upon your foundations, techniques and tools to manage each stage of the project life cycle, work within organizational and cost constraints, set goals tied directly to stakeholder needs, get the most from your project management team, and utilize state of the art project management tools to get the work done on time and within budget.
In this course you will obtain the management skills required to bring projects in on time and within budget. The results of successfully completing this program will be visible in your overall job performance, leadership effectiveness, risk analysis and decision-making capabilities, and improved management style.
Practical project management skills training incorporating project theory, methodology, case studies, tools, techniques and hands-on industry experience.
This course uses case studies and videos profilling some of the largest companies in the world to demonstrate how the models covered in the course are applied and implemented in the real world.
Upon completion of this training course you will recieve your certificate which has been fully accredited by Qualifi, an official UK government recognized awarding body.
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Develop a full understanding of the project goals, objectives and benefits before committing significant resources.
Ensure that the project proceeds effectively through all the essential phases, from concept through to completion.
Provide a rigorous approach to defining a realistic, but still challenging, timescale and budget for completion of the project.
Establish a structured approach for clearly defining roles and responsibilities for the delivery of the project and its work packages.
Implement a systematic process to manage changes to the project scope or objectives.
*Successful completion of the course materials, and exam makes you a Certified Advanced Senior Project Manager (ASPM)™ . You can use the designation of ASPM™ on your resume and business card.
Topics That Will Be Covered
Introduction to Project Management
Definition of a project
Why project management
Project life cycle
Key knowledge areas of project management
Case Study: The Trophy Project
Course Case Study: Chunnel Project
Project Planning and Estimating
Work breakdown structure
Resource allocation techniques
Earned Value Analysis
Managing Project Finance
Project selection approaches
Decision methodologies (decision trees, NPV, IRR)
Project evaluation techniques
Estimation (costs, schedule and requirements)
Fundamentals of risk (e.g., what is risk?)
Methods for dealing with risk and uncertainty
Risk assessment and management process
Quantitative Risk Management
Case Study: Chevron
Emotional Cycle of Change
7 Reasons Employees Resist Change
Models of Change Management
Thomas – Kilmann Model of Conflict
Effective Negotiation techniques
Identifying and prioritizing your stakeholders
The stakeholder management grid
Project lifecycles and stakeholders analysis
Case Study: Kelloggs
Communication in Projects
The role of bad of communication in project failure
The 6 keys to an effective communication plan
The 4 inputs of communication planning
Communication tools and techniques
Strategic Human Resources
Human Resource Strategies for Project Managers
The 4 Steps of the Human Resource Planning Process
Global talent management
Employer Branding: The 5 Steps to building an effective brand
Case Study: Ikea
Leadership Styles and Traits
Hershey-Blanchard Situational Leadership
Special demands on project managers
Characteristics of successful project management
Management styles, leadership and motivation
*Personality Profiling Test valued at $275 is included in this program.
*Earn Professional Development Units towards maintaining your relevant certification/license.
*Earn (Professional Development Credit) upon successful completion of this program toward SHRM.
Who Should Attend This Program
Anyone who is involved in, or affected by, projects or change management within an organization, including:
IT project managers
project team members
senior managers who want to get more out of their project teams
Delegates must meet the following criteria to be eligible for certificate of completion:
Attendance – delegates must attend all sessions of the course. Delegates who miss more than two hours of the course sessions will not be eligible to sit for the Certified Advanced Senior Project Manager (ASPM) Examination.
Successful completion of the course exam– Upon completion of this training course you will receive your certificate which has been fully accredited by Qualifi Limited; a UK recognized awarding organization (Ofqual registration 04619981).