- The main goal of the present course is to form necessary amount of basic and applied knowledge and practical skills required for successful project management.
- initiating, planning, executing and controlling all the processes within the whole project scope; applying the Method of Earned Value (EV/BCWP); modifying the project network;
- using the principle of consistency and other socio-psychological techniques; applying qualitative and quantitative methods of risks evaluation; translating project conflicts in a constructive way (“healthy competition”);implementing manipulations in the framework of project management approach;managing the "people side" of risks and change; implementing the Critical Chain method.
- Introduction.Topic 1.1 The concept of project management. What is a project? The relationships among portfolios, programs, and projects. What is project management? Relationships among portfolio management, program management, project management, and organizational project management. Program management. Portfolio management. Projects and strategic planning. Relationship between project management, operations management, and organizational strategy. Operations and project management. Organizations and project management. Topic 1.2 Expertise areas in project management The standards and professional organizations in Project management. Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK PMI). A Guidebook of Project and Program Management for Enterprise Innovation (P2M). PRojects IN Controlled Environments. Interpersonal skills of a project manager. Project environment – internal and external.Topic 1.3 Project life cycle Project phases. Characteristics of the project life cycle. Types of the project life cycle. The main phases of project – initiation, planning, execution, closing. The overall structure of the project life cycle. Variations and examples of the project life cycle. Interrelationship between the project life cycle, the project product and the organization. The purpose of milestones in the project. Project structures. Principles of structural decomposition of the project. Rules and approaches for constructing structures of the project. Topic 1.4 Stakeholders and organizational structures of projects Project stakeholders and governance. Project management office. Responsibilities and competencies of the project manager. Composition of project teams. Organizational influences on project management. Organizational cultures and styles. Organizational communications. Organizational structures – projectized, matrix, functional.Topic 1.5 Project management processes. Organizational process assets. Enterprise environmental factors. Processes in project management. Examples of processes in project management. The main and supporting processes in project management. Initiation, planning, execution, control and closure of the project. The main problem to be solved at different stages of project management. Topic 1.6 Project integration management. The definition of the objectives and strategies of the project. Key aspects reflected in the de-scription of the project objectives. Identification and assessment of the goals and strategies of the project. Project Charter. Develop Project Charter: inputs. Develop Project Charter: tools and techniques. Develop Project Charter: outputs. Develop Project Management Plan: inputs. Develop Project Management Plan: tools and techniques. Develop Project Management Plan: outputs. Perform integrated change control: inputs. Perform integrated change control: tools and techniques. Perform integrated change control: outputs. Close project or phase: inputs. Close project or phase: tools and techniques. Close project or phase: outputs. Monitor and control project work.
- Knowledge areas in project managementTopic 2.1 Project scope management. Plan scope management: tools and techniques. Define scope. Work breakdown structure (WBS). WBS dictionary. Work packages. Expert judgment. Product scope description. Acceptance criteria. Deliverable. Project exclusion. Constraints. Change requests. Topic 2.2 Project human resource management. Organizational breakdown structure (OBS). Matrix of responsibility. Permanent or parental organization. Tuckman's model. Plan human resource management. Acquire project team. Develop project team. Manage project team. M. Belbin model. Group think.Topic 2.3 Project cost management. Plan cost management. Estimate costs. Determine budget. Control costs. Earned value tool. Cost variance. Schedule variance. Cost performance index. Schedule performance index. Planned value/budgeted cost of work scheduled. Actual cost/actual cost of work performed. Earned value/budgeted cost of work performed.Topic 2.4 Project time management. Plan schedule management. Define activities. Sequence activities. Estimate activity resources. Estimate activity durations. Develop schedule. Control schedule. Activity on Arrow Diagramming – Arrow Diagramming Method. Activity on Node – Precedence Diagramming Method. Network Dia-gram. The basic rules in the development of project networks. Gantt chart. Direct analysis (forward scheduling). Return analysis (backward scheduling). Critical chain and Critical path. Program (Project) Evaluation and Review Technique. Topic 2.5 Project risk management. Plan risk management. Identify risks. Perform qualitative risk analysis. Risk matrix. Perform quantitative risk analysis. Plan risk responses. Control risks. Sensitivity analysis. Disadvantages of sensitivity analysis. Scenario analysis. Disadvantages of scenario analysis. Decision tree analysis. Disadvantages of decision tree analysis. Simulation modeling. Disadvantages of simulation modeling. Probability analysis. Expert analysis. Analogue method.Topic 2.6 Project communication management. Project communications management. Factors affecting the communication within the project. Virtual project team. Optimizing team communication. Individual needs. Hierarchy of needs. Conditions for effective learning. Developing and rewarding people. Being prepared, proactive and reflective. Finding greatness in people. Syntones and conflictogenes. Drivers of engagement.
- Interim assessment (2 module)0.2 * Discussion + 0.3 * Exam + 0.3 * Reports and presentations + 0.2 * Test
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