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Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Project Manager

May 5—Sep 16, 2020
10 daysModules info
Frankfurt, Germany
EUR 5200 ≈USD 5763
EUR 520 per day

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Constant change, coupled with growing pressure on companies’ adaptability to change, demands continuous and systematic organisational realignment. Effective project management has become a core characteristic of successful companies – which is why business needs qualified project managers capable of working well with teams.

Confidently execute projects and overcome crisis In a joint venture with Tiba Managementberatung GmbH, Frankfurt School offers a practical training programme tailored to best project management practice.


  • Fundamentals, Methods, and Organisation of Modern Project Management
  • Project Monitoring and Controlling, Communication, and Overcoming Conflict in Team Work
  • The Project Praxis: Experience Project Management Realistically by means of a Case Study

Who should attend

Project staff, (future) project managers, and individuals in related functions


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Project Management Appreciation

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Today's competitive business world requires that successful people deliver results not only on time, but also within other restrictions such as manpower and budget constraints. To be able to achieve this, a person has to work well with his project team members and manage conflicts that may arise from time to time. To handle a project effectively becomes an essential skill for everyone. This appreciation program will provide you with an overall understanding of what constitutes a project. It then discusses the processes, tools and techniques necessary to handle complex activities and tasks. From starting a project to motivating a team, from the hard and soft skills that are required, from overcoming problems to successful project conclusion, all major aspects of professional project management are discussed so that you can be assured of optimum results every time.


  • Define what is a project
  • Develop realistic and measurable objectives and goals to meet stakeholders’ needs and project results
  • Establish project time and costs resources using proven techniques
  • Prioritize tasks based on urgency and importance
  • Monitor and supervise the execution of tasks



The Message

What Is Project Management?

  • Phases of a project life
  • The Godzilla Principle
  • Triple constraints of a project

Defining the problem

  • Project Definition:
    • Defining the problem
    • Mission & vision
    • Project objective
    • Terms of reference
    • Project sponsor

Planning The Project:

  • Why planning is indispensable?
  • Project pain curves
  • Ingredients of a plan
  • Changing the plan
  • Effective planning
  • Project risk management

Case Study on common mistakes in project management.

Work Breakdown Structure:

  • Levels
  • Characteristics
  • WBS in a matrix organization
  • Milestone plan
  • Guidelines for estimating

"Camping Trip"

Hazards of Estimating

Gantt Chart

Network techniques:

  • Network diagrams
  • Comparison of AON and AOA
  • Critical path
  • CPM
  • PERT

Critical Path Analysis:

  • Start and finish activities
  • Forward and backward passes
  • Slack or float
  • Critical path

Assigning resource and cash flow projection

Project Control & Evaluation:

  • Types of control
  • Team member self-control
  • Project review
  • Characteristics of control system
  • Purposes of evaluation
  • Project deviation

"Western Power"

Earned Value Analysis:

  • Project schedules
  • Spending curve
  • Types of costs

Who should attend

Anyone who wants to improve on Project Management skills.

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