Why Project Management 360°
Thanks to the Internet, the trend towards globalization, consolidation in various markets, and the complexity of our fast-paced economy, organizations have a growing need for individuals who know how to manage project and lead teams.
Our Methodology Features a Unique 360º Feedback:
Before the workshop, each participant receives Project Management “perception by others” questionnaires to be filled out by the participant, members of his/her project team, as well as the clients/end-users and supervisor(s). The questionnaires are processed online, and the results are personally distributed to each participant during the workshop.
How do you know if Project Management is right for you?
Project Management 360º is for individuals who want to learn how to manage a project effectively through each phase of the project. Furthermore, it teaches you how to handle change in the scope of the project, shows you how to lead and work with other people involved with the project, and offers a unique 360° feedback of your performance.
The Challenges of Project Management:
Project management is a means of organization and coordination that has become an important part of business management. However, this has not always been the case. Understanding the origins of project management and the reasons for its current development should allow us to optimize our approach towards the subject and its introduction to and implementation for our clients.
Our 360º Feedback Indicates the Way in which an Individual’s Performance is Perceived in Three Key Areas:
The results, therefore, help each individual discover his/her unique area of growth and opportunity through reports, visual graphs, and recommendations.
What will you Learn from this Course?
- How to manage a project from Definition-Planning-Implementation-Conclusion
- Use important tools and techniques for each phase
- How to develop effective communication to complete the project
- Identify, anticipate, and handle resistance
- Use different channels in the organization to move the project forward
The Course Covers:
Introduction – What is Project Management
- The key factors of failure and success
- The life cycle of a project and the reversed pyramid
Phase I-Six Steps of Defining a Project
- Indispensable tools: “Scope” of the project, SWOT analysis, SMART goals, organizational techniques, and case studies (real life and/or theoretical)
- Reviewing and initiating the project: presentation skills
Phase II-Six Steps of Planning a Project
- Tools and skills for planning (Pert, Gantt…)
- Techniques to analyze risk involved
Managing a Project Team
- Team management skills
- The phases of maturity in a team
- Motivational techniques for the project team
- Origins of resistance to change
- Determinants of change
- The different players in a project (Sponsors-Agents-Targets- Advocates)
- Mastering Change
Phase III-Implementing the Project
- Action tracking (progress lines)
- Cost monitoring (“S” curves)
- Quality management progress
Phase IV-Concluding the Project
- Essential Stages (transfer, observation period, final acceptance, project appraisal, etc.)
Help individuals efficiently manage and complete projects while simultaneously motivating and leading teams in complex and ever changing business environments by successfully mastering delays and costs.
60 questions regarding project management practices.
3 Key Areas:
- Team Leadership; Vision, motivation, autonomy, organization, support and openness
- Change Leadership; Understanding, recruitment, negotiation, strategy, communication and mobilization
- Project Management Skills; Definition, Planning, Implementation, Conclusion, Risk Management, Problem Solving
The results illuminate ways in which an individual’s performance is perceived in three above key areas.
You will learn to manage a project from Definition-Planning-Implementation-Conclusion
Use important tools and techniques for each phase
How to develop effective communication to complete the project
Identify, anticipate and handle resistance
Use different channels in the organization to move the project forward
Actionable recommendations of unique areas of growth and opportunities through graphs and recommendation