Introduction to Telecoms and IT Project Management

2 Day Course
Code CHIPM3

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SETTING THE SCENE (5 topics)

  • Introduction
  • Business drivers for effective project management
  • Project success criteria
  • Profile of an effective Project Manager
  • Personal assessment (preliminary)

DEFINING TERMS OF REFERENCE (4 topics)

  • Defining TOR
  • Using the 7-stage approach
  • Validating TOR
  • Using TOR during the project lifecycle

PROJECT ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES (4 topics)

  • Defining the key project team roles
  • Allocating responsibilities
  • Using a Responsibility Matrix
  • Changescape

RISK MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES (4 topics)

  • Defining risk
  • Types of risk
  • Project risk versus business risk
  • Running risk workshops

PROJECT PLANNING (13 topics)

  • Benefits of planning
  • Two-level planning
  • The steps of planning
  • Defining a project structure
  • Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Common problems with estimating
  • Estimating using the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Using work distribution models
  • The Delphi estimating technique
  • Using dependency networks
  • Planning for contingency
  • Planning for control
  • Using planning tools

PROJECT CONTROL (5 topics)

  • Defining project control
  • The PDCA Loop
  • Time & cost control
  • Quality control
  • Change control

PROJECT COMMUNICATIONS (2 topics)

  • Types of communication
  • Producing a communications strategy

SUMMARY & CONCLUSION (3 topics)

  • Key learning points
  • Personal assessment (final)
  • Action planning

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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