What is Project Management?
Project management involves the planning and organization of a company’s or organization’s resources to move a specific task, event, duty towards completion or achieve an essential aim. It can involve a one time project or an ongoing activity, and resources managed include personnel, finances, technology, and intellectual property. Abuja data school has prepared all the necessary Intel, lectures and training necessary for the effective success of your organization or business. Project management has been proven to be the most effective method of delivering products within cost, schedule, and resource constraints. Abuja data school gives you the skills to ensure your projects are completed on time with an effective budget while giving you the product you expect. You will gain a strong working knowledge of the basics of project management and be able to immediately use that knowledge to effectively manage work projects. At the end of the training, you will be able to identify and manage the product scope, build a work breakdown structure, create a project plan, create the project budget, define and allocate resources, manage the project development, identify and manage risks, and understand the project procurement process.
What to know about project initiation and planning
The main purpose of the initiation and planning stage is to determine the work that needs to be done to deliver the project products and solid foundations of the project before committing all their sources for the project. It is important that all team members must be clear on what the project is intending to achieve, why the project is needed, how the outcome will be achieved and what the members responsibilities are, so that there can be a genuine commitment made to project delivery after the initiation and planning. After effective and successful training at Abuja data school, you will at the end of the day be able to:
- Identify the key characteristics of a project
- Identify primary project constraints
- Define the role and responsibilities of the project manager
- Identify Project Organizational Structures
- Identify project stakeholders and their roles
- Know the key elements to be included in a project plan
What to know about budgeting and scheduling projects
A project budget is the total projected costs needed to complete a project over a defined period of time. A good project schedule helps all team members work together to meet project objectives. A project budget with realistic cost constraints is also an essential bedrock of any project. At Abuja data school, you will learn how to plan and stick to time and cost constraints in order to ensure the success of your projects and business. At the end of the training in Abuja data school, you will have been impacted with full knowledge of budgeting and scheduling of projects and therefore will be able to:
- Identify the resource needs of the project
- Convert work resources into activities
- Define what is needed to estimate activity durations
- Define workload and create a workload schedule
- Estimate the quantities and costs of resources required to perform project activities
- Select a necessary cost estimating techniques to determine a project budget
- Recognize the components of a project’s quality management plan
Identification and management of risks
What is risk?
Risk is simply a kind of action taken which may in turn expose self, or one’s business into harm or danger.
Risk management is the process of identifying, analysing, evaluating, treating, monitoring and communicating risks associated with any activity, function or process in a way that will enable organisations to minimise losses and maximize opportunities.
Abuja data school will help you manage project risk effectively by identifying, analyzing, and communicating unavoidable changes to project scope and aims. You will understand and practice the elements needed to measure and report on project scope, schedule, and cost performance. You will be equipped with the tools to manage your business risks effectively without bringing any harm or drop down into the activities of the business.
Tools for Project Management
- Microsoft Project
At the end of the training, you will be able to:
- Define the key elements needed to measure and report on project scope, schedule, and cost performance
- Identify project risk events
- Prioritize identified risks
- Develop responses for a high priority risk
- Describe causes and effects of risks, and ways to minimizing them