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Project Management is a skill that will be beneficial in many different situations. The need for proven Project Management competence is not limited to project managers. With this in mind we have developed a project management certification program in cooperation with CCSD Council, a renowned certification provider from Europe.


The certification program consists of a 3-dat training course with a online or written exam at the end of day 3. After attending the course and passing the exam successfully, the participants will be issued a certification by the CCSD Council. The exam will consist of 70 questions with a passing rate of 75%.

The course focuses on the best practices for managing a project from the start of the project until the closing of the project. It combines the various techniques from the major frameworks into a comprehensive program.

  • • Comprehend the nature of projects
    • Identify the difference between projects and business as usual
    • Describe Business Benefits and Benefit realization
    • Identify the components of a business case
    • Comprehend the various processes in the project management life cycle
    • Describe the critical success factors for a successful project implementation
    • Explain the planning processes of project management life cycle
    • Identify the controls required to monitor the Project
    • Change current practices and adapt best practices directly into your day-to-day activities
    • Identify the various project management frameworks
    • Describe the difference between Traditional, Hybrid and Agile Project Management
    • Comprehend the role of the project manager on a project
    • Identify the techniques to develop and manage the team
For Whom?
  • All those that will have involvement in managing or leading a project and that want to prove their competence by obtaining an international certification.
  • There are no pre-qualifications to this certification program.
Course Syllabus
  • What are Projects?
  • Why do we do projects?
  • Why do projects fail or succeed?
  • What are the various stages of a project?
  • Business Benefits and benefit realization
  • The Business Case
  • Starting the project
  • Traditional versus Agile Project Management
  • Stakeholders and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Project Requirements
  • Project Scope
  • The Work Breakdown Structure
  • Project Scheduling
  • Critical Path
  • Project Costing
  • Developing the Budget
  • Project Risk Management
  • Quality on projects
  • The communication skills needed as a project manager
  • The people skills needed as a project manager
  • Project Implementation
  • Project Control
  • Finishing the project
  • Introduction to project management (case study)
  • Exercise: The Paper Chain Project
  • Post Project Review on the Paper Chain Project
  • Why Projects Fail or Succeed?
  • Critical Success Factors
  • Why do we do projects?
  • Business Benefits
  • Business Benefits Realization – Practical
  • The Business Case
  • What is a Project? – Discussion
  • What is Project Management?
  • Project vs Business as Usual
  • Life Cycles
  • Importance of Standards & Methodologies
  • The phases of a project
  • Traditional Project Management
  • Agile Project Management
  • Hybrid Project Management
  • Selection of the right Project Management Framework
  • Defining Project Objectives
  • Capturing Project Requirement
  • Preparing a High-Level Plan
  • High Level Scope, Schedule and Budget
  • High Level Risks
  • Project Assumptions and Constraints
  • Project Organization Structure
  • Understand Project Stakeholders
    • Identify Major Stakeholders
    • Define Roles & Responsibility of Stakeholders
    • Stakeholders Analysis -Understanding their needs
    • Managing Stakeholders Expectation
  • Gathering the Requirements – Discussion
  • Define Scope – Practical
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • WBS Development
  • Work Package
  • Define Project Activities
  • Sequence Project Activities
  • Activity Relationship
  • Duration Estimation
  • Schedule Development
  • Network Diagram
  • Gantt Chart
  • Tools for Scheduling
  • Project calendar
  • Project Milestones
  • Compressing Project Schedule
  • Cost Estimation Methods
  • Accuracy of Estimates
  • Type of Project Costs
  • Develop Project Budget
  • Different Types of Resources
  • Understand project team’s personality
  • Understand your team – Personality Profiling
  • RACI Matrix
  • Resource Planning
  • Acquiring Project Teams
  • Understand Project Organisation Structure
    • Functional, Matrix, Projectised
  • RACI
  • What is Quality?
  • Quality Concepts
  • Responsibility for Quality
  • Cost of Quality
  • Quality Assurance and Control
  • Principles for Communication Management
  • Project Communication Plan
  • Types of Project Communication Tools
  • Re-look at the Stakeholder Matrix
  • Communication Blockers
  • Project Meetings
  • Communication Plan Matrix/Frequency/Mode
  • Contents of Communication Management Plan
  • What is a contract?
  • Plan Procurement
  • Project Manager’s Role in Contract Management
  • Types of Contracts
  • Selecting Contractors
  • Handle Outsourcing Projects
  • Project Risks Management Planning
  • Risk Category
  • Identify Project Risks
  • Risk Analysis
  • Plan Responses
  • Risks versus Issues
  • Issue Log
  • Execute the plan
  • Quality Assurance
  • Managing People
  • Managing Communication
  • Engaging Stakeholders and their expectations
  • Manage Contracts and Contractors
  • Manage Deliverables
  • Process of Project Monitoring & Controlling
  • Tools used for project monitoring and controlling
  • Manage / Verify / Control Scope
  • Control Change
  • Quality Control in Projects
  • Change Management Process
    • Configuration Management
  • Identify variance and take corrective actions
  • Track Project Performance Measure progress
  • Control schedule
  • Control Project Cost (Earned Value)
  • Monitor and control risk
  • Monitor and Administer Contracts
  • Manage outsourced projects
  • Guidelines for Closing Projects
  • Administrative closure
  • Vendor contract close-out
  • Transition to the Business
  • Lessons learned
  • Post Project Implementation Review
  • Certification Exam
  • Course Appraisal
  • Closing of the Program

Coursework and assignment

  • Lectures, discussions, case studies, and practical exercises
  • Project work and presentations
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