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Introduction

This training course has been specifically designed to develop the project management competency of administration personnel; by equipping them with the key skills, knowledge and understanding to assist excellence to those that require service in the workplace.

This training course will provide a practical approach that gives participants with the basic knowledge, processes, skills, tools and techniques, recognized as best practice in the industry, that the project administrator use in order to enhance the chances of project success.

This training course will feature:
  • An insight into how projects are initiated, planned, implemented and closed
  • Recommendations on how administrative professionals can aid the project management environment
  • Project management skills that can be used by administrators immediately upon returning to office

Objectives

By the end of this training course, project administrators will be able to:
  • Obtain a fundamental understanding of managing projects
  • Understand essential project management vocabulary and terminology
  • Apply basic project management skills, tools and techniques
  • Plan, organize and control project activities
  • Understand the ten knowledge areas of project management
  • Recognise the importance of skills used by project managers
  • Manage the on-going needs, concerns and expectations of stakeholders
  • Recognise the importance of effective and efficient communication strategy

Training Methodology

The training course will combine conventional presentations with the use of course materials and interactive practical exercises, supported by training videos, case studies, etc. It includes concept definition, experiential exercises, practical examples, dialogues and discussions. A high level of delegate participation is expected to relate the project management knowledge and skills learned in the programme to the actual needs at the workplace.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone in an administrative role, working in a project environment, who wants to increase their effectiveness and efficiency levels, and increase the success of projects they are involved in.

Seminar Outline

DAY 1

Project Management Overview & Responsibilities of a Project Administrator

 
Project Management Overview
  • What is a project?
  • Project vs. Operations
  • Definition of project management
  • The triple constraints in project management
  • Stakeholders in project management
  • Project life cycle versus Product life cycle
  • Project phases
  • The Hard/Soft skills in managing a project
  • The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • The ISO-21500 Guidance for project management
  • Project Management: The Process Context
  • Project Management: The Interpersonal and Behavioral Context
  • Project Management: The Organizational Context
  • Critical Success Factors (CSFs) in managing projects
Responsibilities & Competencies of the Project Administrator
  • Responsibilities of the project administrator
  • Common challenges of the project administrator
  • Skill requirements of the project administrator
  • Functional competencies of the project administrator

DAY 2

Project Management Processes, Knowledge Areas & Initiation

 
Project Management Processes
  • Initiating
  • Planning
  • Executing
  • Monitoring and Controlling
  • Closing
Project Management Knowledge Areas
  • Project integration management
  • Project scope management
  • Project time management
  • Project cost management
  • Project quality management
  • Project human resource management
  • Project communication management
  • Project risk management
  • Project procurement management
  • Project stakeholder management
Project Initiation
  • Develop the project charter
  • Identify and manage stakeholders
  • Establish the preliminary project team

DAY 3

Project Planning Tools and Techniques

  • What is project planning?
  • The project planning process
  • Review project requirements
  • Conduct the Project Kick-off meeting
  • The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • The Organization Breakdown Structure (OBS)
  • The Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)
  • Scope planning
  • Schedule planning
  • Human resource planning
  • Cost planning
  • Quality planning
  • Risk planning
  • Procurement planning
  • Stakeholder management planning
  • Communications planning
  • The project management plan

DAY 4

Project Execution, Monitoring & Control

  • Manage and coordinate project execution
  • Manage productive meetings
  • Manage technical performance
  • Manage schedule, cost and resource performances
  • Manage risks and issues
  • Manage and control change
  • Manage project team interfaces
  • Manage stakeholder relationships
  • Manage deliverables tracking

DAY 5

Project Closure

  • Project closure objectives
  • Transition to Operations & Maintenance
  • Hand Off deliverables
  • The project completion check-list
  • Close procurement contracts
  • Administrative closure
  • Post project evaluations
  • Obtain and update lessons learned
  • Communicate project achievements
  • Celebrate and reward performances

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Project Management Fundamentals
for Administrative Professionals


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Project Management Institute (PMI)® has reviewed and approved GLOMACS as a Global Provider of project management training. This is a PMI® Approved/Registered training seminar and hence attendance to this training course will enable those credentialed with PMI® to receive applicable PDUs upon updating their status with PMI®.

REP logo, PMI & PMP are registered trademarks of Project Management Institute, Inc.

 

Introduction

This training course has been specifically designed to develop the project management competency of administration personnel; by equipping them with the key skills, knowledge and understanding to assist excellence to those that require service in the workplace.

This training course will provide a practical approach that gives participants with the basic knowledge, processes, skills, tools and techniques, recognized as best practice in the industry, that the project administrator use in order to enhance the chances of project success.

This training course will feature:
  • An insight into how projects are initiated, planned, implemented and closed
  • Recommendations on how administrative professionals can aid the project management environment
  • Project management skills that can be used by administrators immediately upon returning to office

Objectives

By the end of this training course, project administrators will be able to:
  • Obtain a fundamental understanding of managing projects
  • Understand essential project management vocabulary and terminology
  • Apply basic project management skills, tools and techniques
  • Plan, organize and control project activities
  • Understand the ten knowledge areas of project management
  • Recognise the importance of skills used by project managers
  • Manage the on-going needs, concerns and expectations of stakeholders
  • Recognise the importance of effective and efficient communication strategy

Training Methodology

The training course will combine conventional presentations with the use of course materials and interactive practical exercises, supported by training videos, case studies, etc. It includes concept definition, experiential exercises, practical examples, dialogues and discussions. A high level of delegate participation is expected to relate the project management knowledge and skills learned in the programme to the actual needs at the workplace.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone in an administrative role, working in a project environment, who wants to increase their effectiveness and efficiency levels, and increase the success of projects they are involved in.

SEMINAR OUTLINE

DAY 1

Project Management Overview & Responsibilities of a Project Administrator

 
Project Management Overview
  • What is a project?
  • Project vs. Operations
  • Definition of project management
  • The triple constraints in project management
  • Stakeholders in project management
  • Project life cycle versus Product life cycle
  • Project phases
  • The Hard/Soft skills in managing a project
  • The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • The ISO-21500 Guidance for project management
  • Project Management: The Process Context
  • Project Management: The Interpersonal and Behavioral Context
  • Project Management: The Organizational Context
  • Critical Success Factors (CSFs) in managing projects
Responsibilities & Competencies of the Project Administrator
  • Responsibilities of the project administrator
  • Common challenges of the project administrator
  • Skill requirements of the project administrator
  • Functional competencies of the project administrator

DAY 2

Project Management Processes, Knowledge Areas & Initiation

 
Project Management Processes
  • Initiating
  • Planning
  • Executing
  • Monitoring and Controlling
  • Closing
Project Management Knowledge Areas
  • Project integration management
  • Project scope management
  • Project time management
  • Project cost management
  • Project quality management
  • Project human resource management
  • Project communication management
  • Project risk management
  • Project procurement management
  • Project stakeholder management
Project Initiation
  • Develop the project charter
  • Identify and manage stakeholders
  • Establish the preliminary project team

DAY 3

Project Planning Tools and Techniques

  • What is project planning?
  • The project planning process
  • Review project requirements
  • Conduct the Project Kick-off meeting
  • The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • The Organization Breakdown Structure (OBS)
  • The Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)
  • Scope planning
  • Schedule planning
  • Human resource planning
  • Cost planning
  • Quality planning
  • Risk planning
  • Procurement planning
  • Stakeholder management planning
  • Communications planning
  • The project management plan

DAY 4

Project Execution, Monitoring & Control

  • Manage and coordinate project execution
  • Manage productive meetings
  • Manage technical performance
  • Manage schedule, cost and resource performances
  • Manage risks and issues
  • Manage and control change
  • Manage project team interfaces
  • Manage stakeholder relationships
  • Manage deliverables tracking

DAY 5

Project Closure

  • Project closure objectives
  • Transition to Operations & Maintenance
  • Hand Off deliverables
  • The project completion check-list
  • Close procurement contracts
  • Administrative closure
  • Post project evaluations
  • Obtain and update lessons learned
  • Communicate project achievements
  • Celebrate and reward performances

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GLOMACS is registered with NASBA as a sponsor of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. NASBA have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

 

All Training Seminars delivered by GLOMACS by default are eligible for CPE Credit.

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GLOMACS is proud to be an approved Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) with PMI®. As an R.E.P. GLOMACS is qualified to issue applicable Professional Development Units (PDUs) to participants of any of its PMI® registered/approved seminars where one (1) PDU is equivalent to one (1) contact hour of training.

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