Project Management Foundation in Practice

P200 | 3 days | €440

By blending concepts and practices of Project Management with the active learning approaches and a business simulation game, this foundation level course will introduce you to the key project management concepts.

Overview

Learn the Fundamental PM Concepts and Practices

Day 1 and Day 2: Learn practical ways of applying the key project management concepts and receive the most important document templates used by project managers. 

Apply the Knowledge in a Business Simulation

Day 3: Practice all acquired project management skills from days 1 and 2 in a safe but also realistic environment by playing the “Challenge of Egypt” Business Simulation.

Develop Real-life Project Management Skills

Practice and improve soft skills which are essential for being a successful project manager – self-awareness, problem-solving, conflict management, communication, initiative, and teamwork.

Trainers

Get introduced to our team of Project Management trainers and business simulation facilitators. All of our trainers are Project Management certified professionals with years of experience in managing complex projects of different scope and geographies. 

Elena Gerdjikova ITCE

Elena Gerdjikova

Consultant & Trainer

Elena specializes in Project Management, Vendor Management and Performance Management. She has vast experience working in multicultural environments with teams composed of people with variety of personal and professional backgrounds as well as profound understanding of team dynamics.

Mihail Mihaylov ITCE

Mihail Mihaylov

Consultant & Trainer

Mihail has more than 15 years of experience and proven track record in achieving results in a demanding and challenging international environment. He is specializing in the field of Project Management, Business Process Management (BPM), Operations and Quality & Process Improvement.

Maria Veledinova ITCE

Maria Veledinova

Senior Consultant & Trainer

Maria is specializing in Agile, DevOps Practices, Project Management and Business Analysis. Her most recent projects are in the field of organizational transformation with focus on adoption of Agile & DevOps culture and practices and implementation of SAFe® (Scaled Agile Framework).

What you’ll learn

PROJECT MANAGEMENT INTRODUCTION

  • Projects and Operational Work
  • Reasons for Project Failures
  • Project Management Benefits
  • Project life cycle

PROJECT INITIATION

  • Project goals and benefits
  • Project Stakeholders
  • Business Case
  • Project Initiation Document

PROJECT PLANNING

  • Requirements Gathering and Business Analysis
  • Scope Definition
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

PROJECT PLANNING

  • Project Schedule and Critical Path
  • Resources
  • Budget
  • Quality
  • Risk Management

PROJECT EXECUTION

  • Communication
  • Team Management
  • Conflict Management

PROJECT MONITORING AND CONTROL

  • Status Reporting
  • Change Management
  • Vendor Management

PROJECT CLOSURE

DAY 3: PROJECT MANAGEMENT BUSINESS SIMULATION GAME – CHALLENGE OF EGYPT


For teams..

The Project Management Foundation in Practice training can also be delivered in a closed group for a team, aiming to improve the teamwork and identify improvements your can introduce to your organizational Project Management process. 


Calendar

  1. 5-7 Mar

    Tue – Thu440

Frequently Asked Questions

Who should attend? 

Anyone who is involved in, or affected by, projects or change management within an organization. These could be (but are not limited to): project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators, team leaders, product managers, program managers, project team members, subject matter experts, analysts, stakeholders, and senior managers who want to get more out of their project teams.

Are there any prerequisites for the training? 

As this is an introductory level training, there are no fixed prerequisites for attendance. Still, the training will be more useful for you if you have some experience working in a project-based environment.

Can the training be customised?

If the group is composed of people from one company, its content can be customized prior to the training to tackle in more details a specific project management issue. This could be done through incorporating a real-life company case study or through focusing the content of the training around project management pain points important for the training participants.  

Which Project Management methodology is the training based on? 

The training is based on the Project Management Institute (PMI) methodology.

Does the training provide Professional Development Units (PDUs)?

Yes. It provides: 10 Technical PDUs and 2 Leadership PDUs.

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