Project management training course

In the basic project management course you will learn the skills needed to do a project from start until finish. The course takes 3 days and is meant for beginning project leaders, project team members and for more experienced project leaders with little theoretical reference. In the course both theory and practice are taught.

The costs of the training are € 1495  (VAT excluded). All training materials, books, coffee/tea and lunches are inclusive.

Content of the training

  • What is a project and when to apply
  • Writing a project management document
  • How to make a planning
  • How to use project phases
  • Controlling a project and risk assessment
  • Working within time and budget frames
  • Communication
  • Training of ‘soft skills’ of leadership
  • Introduction to MS projects and other project management tools
  • Introduction to methods like Prince2, PM BOK, IPMA, PMI and agile project management
  • Working in teams
  • Projects and organisations

Day 1:

  • Introduction to the field of project management
  • Characteristics and jargon of project management
  • When to apply project management and when not to
  • Basic project structure (phasing, understanding what to do in which
    phase)
  • Planning duration, budget, resources and people
  • Writing a project plan and getting it approved by upper
    management
  • Leading a project (in terms of budget, organisation, quality, time
    and information)
  • Project administration
  • Listening skills
  • Making clear agreements for ‘deliverables’

Day 2:

  • Project management and the mother organisation
  • Basic starting point of a project
  • Organisation culture
  • Project management within changing organisations
  • Preview MS projects and other project management tools
  • Communication within and surrounding a project
  • Assembling teams
  • Motivating teams
  • Assigning roles, tasks and responsibilities in a project team
  • What is my position in the team?
  • Working with templates (budget, planning, action- and decision lists)
  • Giving feedback

Day 3:

  • Risk management in projects
  • Why projects get delayed (and what to do about it)
  • Leadership styles
  • Evaluating and closing projects
  • Overview of different methods of project management (PRINCE2. IPMA. PM-BOK, DSDM, XP)
  • Introduction to agile project management
  • Recognising good negotiation moments
  • Non-verbal communication, being firm
  • – Leadership
  • ‘Tough’ conversations training

Click here for the brochure project management with more information on the project management course.

After this training course you will know:
– Basic project management theory
– How to avoid most major pitfalls
– Why projects succeed or fail
– How to deal with clients, team members and other people involved in the project

After this training course you will be able to:
– Write a project plan
– Direct a project
– Establish and set clear mile markers for a project
– Work with the templates for budget, risk management and issue logs
– Work out a planning
– Close a project and evaluate it

After participating the course you can do an online exam at our elearning website. When you pass the certificate, you will receive a certificate.

Incompany project management training courses

All international project management training courses are offered in-house (at your locations). Please contact us for further information. Individual subscription to our project management courses is possible several times a year. These projectmanagement training courses are held at our head office in Amsterdam (Netherlands) and in Brussels (Belgium). Please click here for information on the available dates of training sessions.

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