1. Introduction to Project Management: An overview of project management principles, methodologies, and frameworks. This may include an introduction to project management terminology, project life cycle, project stakeholders, and the role of a project manager.
2. Project Planning and Scope Management: Techniques and tools for project planning, including defining project scope, creating a work breakdown structure (WBS), identifying project deliverables, and developing a project schedule. This may involve learning about project management software and using it to create project plans.
3. Project Risk Management: Understanding and managing project risks. This includes identifying potential risks, assessing their impact and probability, developing risk response strategies, and creating contingency plans.
4. Project Cost and Budget Management: Principles of project cost estimation, budgeting, and control. Topics covered may include cost estimation techniques, budget development, cost tracking, and earned value management.
5. Project Quality Management: Ensuring project quality through processes and techniques such as quality planning, quality assurance, and quality control. This includes understanding quality standards, conducting quality audits, and implementing quality improvement initiatives.
6. Project Communication and Stakeholder Management: Effective communication strategies for project success. Topics covered may include stakeholder identification and analysis, communication planning, conflict resolution, and managing stakeholder expectations.
7. Project Procurement and Contract Management: Understanding the procurement process for acquiring goods and services needed for the project. This may include contract types, request for proposal (RFP) preparation, vendor selection, contract negotiation, and contract administration.
8. Project Execution and Control: Techniques for monitoring project progress, managing changes, and controlling project scope, schedule, and budget. This includes project status reporting, change management processes, and project performance measurement.
9. Leadership and Team Management: Developing leadership skills necessary for managing project teams. Topics covered may include team building, motivation, conflict resolution, and effective communication with team members.
10. Project Closure and Lessons Learned: Processes and activities involved in project closure, including project handover, documenting lessons learned, conducting project reviews, and archiving project documentation.
The assessment is done via submission of assignment. There are no written exams.
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