Managing Multiple Projects

ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

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Who should attend

This course is targeted for Chief Executive Officers, Finance Managers, Human Resources Managers, Project Managers, Engineers and Planners, Information Technology Managers.

About the course

Organizations that are project driven are faced with the challenge of effective management of inter-dependent, varied priority, varied value, multi-players, shared-resources, short and long term, multiple-accountability, shared-authority, variable risk level and dynamic projects. Therefore, it is not enough to deliver single projects successfully. Leaders are focusing on the effectiveness of whole organizations, and the delivery of a web of changing and interacting projects to achieve the aims of their organizations. This call for a systematic approach for successful delivery of those projects: Management of Multiple Projects.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the delegates will be able to:

  • Explain Multiple Project Management specifics and how it differs from the Traditional Project Management.
  • Identify the benefits their organization will gain from implementing Multiple Project Management techniques.
  • Obtain a systematic approach for implementing Multiple Project Management techniques at their organization.

In addition, there will be a case study on implementing Enterprise Project Management at an organization.

Course Outline

Day 1

Project Management Key Concepts

  • Projects and Operations
  • Current Trends
  • What Projects Exist Within an Organization
  • Why Projects Fail?
  • PM Key Concepts

Project Life Cycle and PM Phases

  • Project Phases
  • Project Life Cycle
  • Project Management Processes

Initiating Projects

  • Purpose of initiating Projects
  • The Project Charter
  • Project Kick off Meeting

Day 2

Planning Projects

  • Propose of Planning Projects
  • The Work Breakdown Structure
  • Develop the Project Plan

Planning Project, Continued

  • Develop the Resource Plan
  • Cost Estimating and Cost Budgeting
  • Establishing the Project Team
  • Communication Plan
  • Procurement Plan
  • Risk Management Plan
  • The Project Management Plan

Implementing Projects

  • Executing Projects
  • Purpose of Executing Projects
  • Scope Verification
  • Distributing Project Information
  • Project Team
  • Quality Assurance
  • Contract Administration
  • Purpose of Controlling Projects
  • Updating the Project Schedule
  • Performance Measurement Using Earned Value
  • Change Control

Day 3

Closing Projects

  • Purpose of Closing Projects
  • Identify Inputs and Outputs, Tools and Technique

Organizational Impacts of Project Management

  • HR Requirements
  • Functional, Matrix and Project Organization

Role of Project Manager

  • Project Manager Roles
  • Project Manager Responsibilities
  • Project Manager Skills

### Day 4

Multi-PM and Single Project PM

  • Difference between MPM and SPM
  • Criteria for selecting Projects in MPM Grouping
  • Benefits of MPM
  • Portfolio Management
  • Resource Management
  • Collaboration
  • Organization Wide Planning
  • Process Management

The Project Management Office

  • PMO Functions
  • PMO Positions
  • Keys to Successful PMO Deployment

Enterprise Project Management Solutions

  • EPMS Functions
  • Objectives of EPMS
  • Can EPMS Save On Project Spending?
  • Selecting an EPMS solution

Project Management Education

  • Areas of Project Management training
  • Who needs Project Management Training?
  • How to setup Project Management Training Program?

Day 5

Project Management Maturity

  • Level 1: Ad Hoc
  • Level 2: Consistent
  • Level 3: Integrated
  • Level 4: Comprehensive
  • Level 5: Optimizing

Project Management Fundamentals and Practice

  • Implementing Multi- Project Management Information System
  • Creating MPM Database
  • Creating Project Templates
  • Create a New Project
  • Single Project Reporting
  • Multi- Project Reporting
  • Updating the Project Plan

Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

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