Latest Revision of Course: 2021/01/05
About the Course:
Do you need a simple, clear introduction to the complexities of construction projects? Based on the principles of the PMBOK® Guide (edition 6) and the Construction Extension to the PMBOK® Guide (2016 edition), this one-day course aims to introduce less experienced delegates to the best practices needed when managing projects in the construction and engineering environment. It will prepare you to understand and take part in discussions with more experienced Construction Professionals.
Requirements: No requirements needed for the course – The course is a basic introduction to Project Management.
What will you receive during the course:
Delegates will receive the following:
• 7 Hours of Live Online Training via Zoom
• Lifetime Access to Recordings of Sessions after sessions
• Quizzes and Assignments to sharpen your skills
• 1 Month Personalized Instructor Support
• 1 CPD Point from ECSA
• Certificate of Completion to showcase on your Linkedin Profile for possible job prospects
Why you should the Introduction to Project Management Course:
International Standards: This course is based on the international best practices included in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), 6th Edition, as well as the PMI Construction Extension to the PMBOK® helping you to apply the generalized project management guidance to construction projects.
Practical: It incorporates practical group exercises that will enable you to link the theory to your own real-life project environment.
Interactive: There is ample discussions and exercises that create the opportunity for sharing the knowledge that you and fellow delegates have acquired through your work experiences, successes and challenges.
CPD points that add value: Earning CPD points are crucial to retaining your professional designation as well as for your, as well as your business’ success. This course not only provides you with the CPD points needed, but also adds value to your career by delivering practical training that provides you with the opportunity to integrate the knowledge and skills gained in the classroom into real world projects.
Objectives: Whether you take this course because you are looking to sharpen your expertise in managing your projects, or to broaden your knowledge about project management in general, it will benefit you in the long run and you are going to enjoy this course.
Certificate of Completion: During and at the end of the course your knowledge of the training material and the application thereof will be tested. On successful completion you will receive a certificate that not only verifies that you have attended the course, but also that you have obtained the knowledge required to manage your projects successfully.
What will I learn on completion of the course:
To provide a practical overview and guidance to promote effective:
• Initiation of projects – including defining the roles and responsibilities, understanding the business drivers and compiling the Project Charter.
• Planning of projects – including analysing stakeholders, defining the project requirements, establishing the boundaries of the project, estimating the time and cost required to complete the project, managing risks and compiling the Project Management Plan.
• Execution and control of projects – including managing the work, the team and the stakeholders; Managing changes and risks as well as reporting on the project status.
• Closing projects – including lessons learned and final sign-off.
About the Trainer:
Having been a practicing consultant in project management for more than twenty five years, Dave Fourie’s long career in program and project management brought him in contact with various project management methodologies and best practices in private as well as public organization.
This includes training entry level to experienced project managers (including PMP certification preparation) in project management and related specialist aspects such as project risk management, project quality management, project contracting and project scheduling. Dave brings his theoretical knowledge linked to vast practical experience into the training environment with a genuine desire to assist delegates in becoming practicing project management professionals. Valuing a relaxed and enjoyable learning experience, he loves sharing his passion for project analysis since 1999. As a freelance trainer, he has obtained invaluable experience on the best training practices utilized by various national and international training providers.s. This includes PMBOK, Method 123 as well as PRINCE2 environments in the fields of software development, service delivery, quality and general management. His experience also includes providing training in project management, quality management, and business analysis since 1999. As a freelance trainer, he has obtained invaluable experience on the best training practices utilized by various national and international training providers.
Management through actual examples dished up with a touch of humor. Certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) since 1998, he also holds several other portfolios, program and project management certifications such as certificates in Portfolio, Programmed and Project Offices (P3O), Managing Successful Programs (MSP) and in PRINCE2. He also holds certifications in IT Service Management (ITIL) and Total Quality Management (TQM).