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Who should attend
R&D professionals, engineers (across all specialties), scientists and principal investigators, project engineers, facility engineers, plant managers and anyone else who administers technical projects.
Individuals from non-technical fields who are new to project management, as well as those looking for formal project management training.
About the course
This course covers knowledge and practice in managing technical projects related to R&D, construction, capacity expansion, instrumentation and control, plant outages and more.
## Course Objectives
By the end of this course the participant will able to:
- Identify potential problems and avoid it using troubleshooting techniques.
- Track projects more effectively
- Create status reports that show top management where budgeting scheduling and manpower trends are headed
- Cope with tight schedules
- Benefits of Project Management
- Time, Cost and Scope
- Time-cost-scope tradeoffs and negotiations
- Gathering and documenting requirements
- Differentiating among product, process and project requirements
- The Functions of Leadership
- Communication, Motivation, and Solving Problems
- Work Supervising
Project Work Plan
- The Project Work: Definition and Documentation
- Project Templates
- Appropriate Levels of Work for Groups
- Skills Needed to Achieve the Work
Network Logic/Dependency Analysis
- Network diagrams
- Key dependency relationships
- Dealing with overlapping tasks
- Duration for Project Tasks
- Labor Content for Project Tasks
- Price Out the WBS
- Estimate Network
- The spreadsheet metaphor
- Project plans: asset and resource utilization, cost or budget, milestones
- Project management software examples
Projects Monitoring and Control
- The change control process
- Reporting project status and formats
- Corrective Action
Project Closure: Documenting Lessons Learned
- Close Out a Project
- Final Report for the Project
- "Lessons Learned"—Prevention, Detection, and Recovery
## 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
- Case Studies and Self Questionaires
- Group Work
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