Food Security and Agriculture

Training Course on Project Management

Course Overview

This course provides a comprehensive exploration of fundamental concepts, methodologies, and tools in project management. Participants will gain a solid understanding of the entire project lifecycle, from initiation to closure, and develop essential skills for effective project planning, execution, and control.

Course Objectives

By the end of the training, participants will:

  • Understand the fundamental project management concepts, methodologies, and tools.
  • Develop practical and essential skills for effective project planning, execution, and control.
  • Acquire practical skills for planning, execution, and control.
  • Develop cost estimates and budgets
  • Plan and manage project procurement.
  • Monitor and control project schedules and cost
  • Analyze project risks
  • Apply knowledge effectively to real-world scenarios.
  • Close a project successfully

Course Duration: 5 days

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Project Management

  • Components of Project Management
  • Functions of a Project Manager
  • The Art and Science of Project Management
  • The Triple Constraints in Project Management
  • The Project Lifecycle

Module 2: Project Identification and Design

  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Problem Analysis; Problem tree
  • Objectives Analysis; Objectives tree
  • Strategy Analysis
  • Design of Project Intervention Logic using Logical Framework

Module 3: Project Set Up and Planning

  • Project Governance Structure
  • Project Charter
  • Project Launch
  • Developing Project Management Plan
  • Project Plan vs Project Proposal
  • Principles of Project Planning

Module 4: Project Scope and Time Management

  • What is Project Scope?
  • Project and Product scope
  • Use of Work Breakdown Structure in Scope definition
  • Scope Creep
  • Activity Definition and Sequencing
  • Activity Duration Estimating
  • Activity Resource Estimation
  • Schedule Development
  • Optimizing schedule
  • Schedule Control

Module 5: Project Resources Management

  • Why is managing resources important?
  • Managing Project Finances;
  • Budgeting,
  • Cost Estimation,
  • Cost baseline
  • Monitoring Budgets
  • Expenditures
  • Project Earned Value Analysis
  • Managing the Supply Chain
  • Human Resources Management

Module 6: Project Implementation and Procurement

  • Identifying the Direct and Manage Project Execution Process
  • Managing Issues
  • Managing project team
  • Manage Stakeholder Relationships and Expectations
  • Plan Project Procurements
  • Prepare a Procurement Statement of Work
  • Prepare a Procurement Document

Module 7: Project Risk Management

  • Examine a Risk Management Plan
  • Identify Project Risks and Triggers
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Develop a Risk Response Plan

Module 8: Project Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Monitoring and Evaluation activities in Project Lifecycle
  • Project M&E Plan
  • Project Evaluation Approaches
  • Project Control

Module 9: Project Closure and Learning

  • End of Project Evaluation
  • Administrative, Financial and Contractual Closure
  • End of Project Learning
  • Stakeholders closure meeting

Module 10: Use of Microsoft Project in Project Management

  • Basics of MS Project
  • Task creation and duration allocation
  • Advanced task scheduling and resource allocation
  • Creating a resource pool and allocating resources to tasks
  • Tracking Project Progress and Customizing views

Classroom Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Mar 25, 2024 Mar 29, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Apr 29, 2024 May 03, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Jun 03, 2024 Jun 07, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Jul 08, 2024 Jul 12, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Aug 12, 2024 Aug 16, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Sep 16, 2024 Sep 20, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Oct 21, 2024 Oct 25, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Nov 25, 2024 Nov 29, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register

Virtual Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Mar 04, 2024 Mar 08, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Apr 08, 2024 Apr 12, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
May 13, 2024 May 17, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Jun 17, 2024 Jun 21, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Jul 22, 2024 Jul 26, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Aug 26, 2024 Aug 30, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Sep 30, 2024 Oct 04, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Nov 04, 2024 Nov 08, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Dec 09, 2024 Dec 13, 2024 Online $ 350 Register

Registration Process

Enrolling in our training programs is effortless! Upon submitting your details on the course registration link, a representative will get in touch with the relevant information.

Group Discounts

Boost your team's skills and maximize value with our attractive group discounts. Enroll 3 or more participants and enjoy significant discounts on any of our training programs.

Course Language

This Training course is offered in ENGLISH . Please indicate the language of choice during registration.

Training Approach

Our instructor-led trainings use well guided presentations, practical exercises, and group acivities. Participants are encouraged to bring any data relevant to their job responsibilities. Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

Certification

Upon completion of training, the participant will be issued with a certificate of Completion.

Post Training Support

Our commitment our clients success extends beyond the training program. We offer ongoing 3 months support through Q&A sessions, online forums, and access to our expert instructors.

Tailor-Made Course

We design customized training programs and inhouse workshops to meet specific training needs and organizational goals. Contact us to find out more: training@perk-gafrica.com