Strategic Project Design and Management Training

INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING


Managing a project effectively is not an event, but a process. This training shows you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that crop up along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. You will learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. You’ll also learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage the risk of veering off course.

This training will show participants how to conceive, plan, implement, monitor, and complete the complex projects that are today’s pressing workplace priorities. Each of the modules simplifies the how-tos and whys of project design and management and provides useful guidelines.

A crucial phase in the effective management of any project us the close-down, or conclusion. At the end of the course, participants will develop an understanding of the benefits or a thorough plan for closing each project, how to create one, and how to allocate resources for it.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and anyone involved in project management activities

TRAINING DURATION


10 Days

TRAINING OBJECTIVES


By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Explain their expectations for successful projects and develop means of implementing them through improved planning, communication, and project monitoring.
  • Describe tools and methods that can be used to better understand the community they serve.
  • Work through the steps of project planning, develop a potential project for their community, and learn a process they can replicate with their communities.
  • Develop a plan for how they will apply the skills and knowledge learned in the course to their jobs and share them with others.

BENEFITS


Participants will be equipped with strategies on how to plan, manage, and succeed in the process. It provides a wealth of effective strategies that will help participants rise to the occasion of each new project and conquer it not by working longer hours, but by working smarter.

STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING CONTENT


Module 1: Introduction to Strategic Project Design and Management

  • Introduction
  • Project versus Process
  • Project Characteristics
  • Historical overview of project management
  • Project management and process management
  • Project Management vs. General Management
  • Assignment

Module 2: Project Organization

  • Introduction
  • Functional Organization
  • Production Organization
  • Matrix Organization
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Pure Matrix Form of Organization
  • Modified Matrix Structures
  • Pure Matrix Organization Structure
  • Project Organization and Responsibilities
  • Selection of Project Organization Structure
  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
  • Assignment

Module 3: Project Scope and Estimation of Times and Cost

  • Introduction
  • Project Kick-Off Meeting
  • Project Scope Management
  • Activity Resource Estimating
  • Project Time Management
  • Cost of the Project
  • Components of Capital Cost of a Project
  • Order of Magnitude Estimate
  • Assignment

Module 4: Project Planing and Scheduling

  • Introduction
  • Project Scheduling
  • Scheduling Techniques
  • Developing a Project Network
  • Plan Activity-On-Node Network techniques
  • Time Calculations
  • Assignment

Module 5: Progress and Performance Measurement

  • Introduction
  • The Project Control Process
  • Performance Indicators
  • Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control
  • Assignment

Module 6: Project Risk Management and Management (PRAM)

  • Introduction
  • Why Risk Management is Important to a Project
  • Benefits of using Project Risk Analysis and Management
  • When to use Project Risk Analysis and Management
  • Who should do Project Risk Analysis and Management?
  • Techniques and Methods for Project Risk and Management
  • Assignment

Module 7: Documentation, Audit, Termination, and Closure

  • Introduction
  • Project Documentation and Audit
  • Project Termination and Closure
  • Celebrating and Thanking
  • Assessment of Project Management in Participants’ Organization
  • Final Examination
  • Participants Evaluation of Course/Feedback

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on details below:

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

Email: training @versedpro.com

Strategic Project Design and Management Training

INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING


Managing a project effectively is not an event, but a process. This training shows you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that crop up along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. You will learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. You’ll also learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage the risk of veering off course.

This training will show participants how to conceive, plan, implement, monitor, and complete the complex projects that are today’s pressing workplace priorities. Each of the modules simplifies the how-tos and whys of project design and management and provides useful guidelines.

A crucial phase in the effective management of any project us the close-down, or conclusion. At the end of the course, participants will develop an understanding of the benefits or a thorough plan for closing each project, how to create one, and how to allocate resources for it.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and anyone involved in project management activities

TRAINING DURATION


10 Days

TRAINING OBJECTIVES


By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Explain their expectations for successful projects and develop means of implementing them through improved planning, communication, and project monitoring.
  • Describe tools and methods that can be used to better understand the community they serve.
  • Work through the steps of project planning, develop a potential project for their community, and learn a process they can replicate with their communities.
  • Develop a plan for how they will apply the skills and knowledge learned in the course to their jobs and share them with others.

BENEFITS


Participants will be equipped with strategies on how to plan, manage, and succeed in the process. It provides a wealth of effective strategies that will help participants rise to the occasion of each new project and conquer it not by working longer hours, but by working smarter.

STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING CONTENT


Module 1: Introduction to Strategic Project Design and Management

  • Introduction
  • Project versus Process
  • Project Characteristics
  • Historical overview of project management
  • Project management and process management
  • Project Management vs. General Management
  • Assignment

Module 2: Project Organization

  • Introduction
  • Functional Organization
  • Production Organization
  • Matrix Organization
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Pure Matrix Form of Organization
  • Modified Matrix Structures
  • Pure Matrix Organization Structure
  • Project Organization and Responsibilities
  • Selection of Project Organization Structure
  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
  • Assignment

Module 3: Project Scope and Estimation of Times and Cost

  • Introduction
  • Project Kick-Off Meeting
  • Project Scope Management
  • Activity Resource Estimating
  • Project Time Management
  • Cost of the Project
  • Components of Capital Cost of a Project
  • Order of Magnitude Estimate
  • Assignment

Module 4: Project Planing and Scheduling

  • Introduction
  • Project Scheduling
  • Scheduling Techniques
  • Developing a Project Network
  • Plan Activity-On-Node Network techniques
  • Time Calculations
  • Assignment

Module 5: Progress and Performance Measurement

  • Introduction
  • The Project Control Process
  • Performance Indicators
  • Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control
  • Assignment

Module 6: Project Risk Management and Management (PRAM)

  • Introduction
  • Why Risk Management is Important to a Project
  • Benefits of using Project Risk Analysis and Management
  • When to use Project Risk Analysis and Management
  • Who should do Project Risk Analysis and Management?
  • Techniques and Methods for Project Risk and Management
  • Assignment

Module 7: Documentation, Audit, Termination, and Closure

  • Introduction
  • Project Documentation and Audit
  • Project Termination and Closure
  • Celebrating and Thanking
  • Assessment of Project Management in Participants’ Organization
  • Final Examination
  • Participants Evaluation of Course/Feedback

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on details below:

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

Email: training @versedpro.com

Strategic Project Design and Management Training

INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING


Managing a project effectively is not an event, but a process. This training shows you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that crop up along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. You will learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. You’ll also learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage the risk of veering off course.

This training will show participants how to conceive, plan, implement, monitor, and complete the complex projects that are today’s pressing workplace priorities. Each of the modules simplifies the how-tos and whys of project design and management and provides useful guidelines.

A crucial phase in the effective management of any project us the close-down, or conclusion. At the end of the course, participants will develop an understanding of the benefits or a thorough plan for closing each project, how to create one, and how to allocate resources for it.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and anyone involved in project management activities

TRAINING DURATION


10 Days

TRAINING OBJECTIVES


By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Explain their expectations for successful projects and develop means of implementing them through improved planning, communication, and project monitoring.
  • Describe tools and methods that can be used to better understand the community they serve.
  • Work through the steps of project planning, develop a potential project for their community, and learn a process they can replicate with their communities.
  • Develop a plan for how they will apply the skills and knowledge learned in the course to their jobs and share them with others.

BENEFITS


Participants will be equipped with strategies on how to plan, manage, and succeed in the process. It provides a wealth of effective strategies that will help participants rise to the occasion of each new project and conquer it not by working longer hours, but by working smarter.

STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING CONTENT


Module 1: Introduction to Strategic Project Design and Management

  • Introduction
  • Project versus Process
  • Project Characteristics
  • Historical overview of project management
  • Project management and process management
  • Project Management vs. General Management
  • Assignment

Module 2: Project Organization

  • Introduction
  • Functional Organization
  • Production Organization
  • Matrix Organization
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Pure Matrix Form of Organization
  • Modified Matrix Structures
  • Pure Matrix Organization Structure
  • Project Organization and Responsibilities
  • Selection of Project Organization Structure
  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
  • Assignment

Module 3: Project Scope and Estimation of Times and Cost

  • Introduction
  • Project Kick-Off Meeting
  • Project Scope Management
  • Activity Resource Estimating
  • Project Time Management
  • Cost of the Project
  • Components of Capital Cost of a Project
  • Order of Magnitude Estimate
  • Assignment

Module 4: Project Planing and Scheduling

  • Introduction
  • Project Scheduling
  • Scheduling Techniques
  • Developing a Project Network
  • Plan Activity-On-Node Network techniques
  • Time Calculations
  • Assignment

Module 5: Progress and Performance Measurement

  • Introduction
  • The Project Control Process
  • Performance Indicators
  • Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control
  • Assignment

Module 6: Project Risk Management and Management (PRAM)

  • Introduction
  • Why Risk Management is Important to a Project
  • Benefits of using Project Risk Analysis and Management
  • When to use Project Risk Analysis and Management
  • Who should do Project Risk Analysis and Management?
  • Techniques and Methods for Project Risk and Management
  • Assignment

Module 7: Documentation, Audit, Termination, and Closure

  • Introduction
  • Project Documentation and Audit
  • Project Termination and Closure
  • Celebrating and Thanking
  • Assessment of Project Management in Participants’ Organization
  • Final Examination
  • Participants Evaluation of Course/Feedback

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on details below:

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

Email: training @versedpro.com

Strategic Project Design and Management Training

INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING


Managing a project effectively is not an event, but a process. This training shows you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that crop up along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. You will learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. You’ll also learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage the risk of veering off course.

This training will show participants how to conceive, plan, implement, monitor, and complete the complex projects that are today’s pressing workplace priorities. Each of the modules simplifies the how-tos and whys of project design and management and provides useful guidelines.

A crucial phase in the effective management of any project us the close-down, or conclusion. At the end of the course, participants will develop an understanding of the benefits or a thorough plan for closing each project, how to create one, and how to allocate resources for it.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and anyone involved in project management activities

TRAINING DURATION


10 Days

TRAINING OBJECTIVES


By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Explain their expectations for successful projects and develop means of implementing them through improved planning, communication, and project monitoring.
  • Describe tools and methods that can be used to better understand the community they serve.
  • Work through the steps of project planning, develop a potential project for their community, and learn a process they can replicate with their communities.
  • Develop a plan for how they will apply the skills and knowledge learned in the course to their jobs and share them with others.

BENEFITS


Participants will be equipped with strategies on how to plan, manage, and succeed in the process. It provides a wealth of effective strategies that will help participants rise to the occasion of each new project and conquer it not by working longer hours, but by working smarter.

STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING CONTENT


Module 1: Introduction to Strategic Project Design and Management

  • Introduction
  • Project versus Process
  • Project Characteristics
  • Historical overview of project management
  • Project management and process management
  • Project Management vs. General Management
  • Assignment

Module 2: Project Organization

  • Introduction
  • Functional Organization
  • Production Organization
  • Matrix Organization
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Pure Matrix Form of Organization
  • Modified Matrix Structures
  • Pure Matrix Organization Structure
  • Project Organization and Responsibilities
  • Selection of Project Organization Structure
  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
  • Assignment

Module 3: Project Scope and Estimation of Times and Cost

  • Introduction
  • Project Kick-Off Meeting
  • Project Scope Management
  • Activity Resource Estimating
  • Project Time Management
  • Cost of the Project
  • Components of Capital Cost of a Project
  • Order of Magnitude Estimate
  • Assignment

Module 4: Project Planing and Scheduling

  • Introduction
  • Project Scheduling
  • Scheduling Techniques
  • Developing a Project Network
  • Plan Activity-On-Node Network techniques
  • Time Calculations
  • Assignment

Module 5: Progress and Performance Measurement

  • Introduction
  • The Project Control Process
  • Performance Indicators
  • Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control
  • Assignment

Module 6: Project Risk Management and Management (PRAM)

  • Introduction
  • Why Risk Management is Important to a Project
  • Benefits of using Project Risk Analysis and Management
  • When to use Project Risk Analysis and Management
  • Who should do Project Risk Analysis and Management?
  • Techniques and Methods for Project Risk and Management
  • Assignment

Module 7: Documentation, Audit, Termination, and Closure

  • Introduction
  • Project Documentation and Audit
  • Project Termination and Closure
  • Celebrating and Thanking
  • Assessment of Project Management in Participants’ Organization
  • Final Examination
  • Participants Evaluation of Course/Feedback

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on details below:

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

Email: training @versedpro.com

Strategic Project Design and Management Training

INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING


Managing a project effectively is not an event, but a process. This training shows you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that crop up along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. You will learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. You’ll also learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage the risk of veering off course.

This training will show participants how to conceive, plan, implement, monitor, and complete the complex projects that are today’s pressing workplace priorities. Each of the modules simplifies the how-tos and whys of project design and management and provides useful guidelines.

A crucial phase in the effective management of any project us the close-down, or conclusion. At the end of the course, participants will develop an understanding of the benefits or a thorough plan for closing each project, how to create one, and how to allocate resources for it.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and anyone involved in project management activities

TRAINING DURATION


10 Days

TRAINING OBJECTIVES


By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Explain their expectations for successful projects and develop means of implementing them through improved planning, communication, and project monitoring.
  • Describe tools and methods that can be used to better understand the community they serve.
  • Work through the steps of project planning, develop a potential project for their community, and learn a process they can replicate with their communities.
  • Develop a plan for how they will apply the skills and knowledge learned in the course to their jobs and share them with others.

BENEFITS


Participants will be equipped with strategies on how to plan, manage, and succeed in the process. It provides a wealth of effective strategies that will help participants rise to the occasion of each new project and conquer it not by working longer hours, but by working smarter.

STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING CONTENT


Module 1: Introduction to Strategic Project Design and Management

  • Introduction
  • Project versus Process
  • Project Characteristics
  • Historical overview of project management
  • Project management and process management
  • Project Management vs. General Management
  • Assignment

Module 2: Project Organization

  • Introduction
  • Functional Organization
  • Production Organization
  • Matrix Organization
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Pure Matrix Form of Organization
  • Modified Matrix Structures
  • Pure Matrix Organization Structure
  • Project Organization and Responsibilities
  • Selection of Project Organization Structure
  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
  • Assignment

Module 3: Project Scope and Estimation of Times and Cost

  • Introduction
  • Project Kick-Off Meeting
  • Project Scope Management
  • Activity Resource Estimating
  • Project Time Management
  • Cost of the Project
  • Components of Capital Cost of a Project
  • Order of Magnitude Estimate
  • Assignment

Module 4: Project Planing and Scheduling

  • Introduction
  • Project Scheduling
  • Scheduling Techniques
  • Developing a Project Network
  • Plan Activity-On-Node Network techniques
  • Time Calculations
  • Assignment

Module 5: Progress and Performance Measurement

  • Introduction
  • The Project Control Process
  • Performance Indicators
  • Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control
  • Assignment

Module 6: Project Risk Management and Management (PRAM)

  • Introduction
  • Why Risk Management is Important to a Project
  • Benefits of using Project Risk Analysis and Management
  • When to use Project Risk Analysis and Management
  • Who should do Project Risk Analysis and Management?
  • Techniques and Methods for Project Risk and Management
  • Assignment

Module 7: Documentation, Audit, Termination, and Closure

  • Introduction
  • Project Documentation and Audit
  • Project Termination and Closure
  • Celebrating and Thanking
  • Assessment of Project Management in Participants’ Organization
  • Final Examination
  • Participants Evaluation of Course/Feedback

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on details below:

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

Email: training @versedpro.com

Disaster and Refugee Response: Global Principles and Practice

Daily headlines of disasters and crises can overwhelm or prompt us to action. Gain resources to put principles into practice, engage with coordinated relief efforts, minister to affected populations, and maintain resilience. Open to anyone, this program empowers participants to effectively contribute to global response efforts through knowledge and application of life-saving and dignity-upholding measures as outlined in the Sphere Handbook: Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response. Developed by the international response community, the Sphere Handbook puts affected populations and the right to life with dignity at the center of humanitarian response. Interactive sessions contextualize universal minimum standards, key actions, and key indicators and cover four core life-saving areas: water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion; food security and nutrition; shelter, settlement and non-food items; and health action.

Strategic Project Design and Management Training

INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING


Managing a project effectively is not an event, but a process. This training shows you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that crop up along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. You will learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. You’ll also learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage the risk of veering off course.

This training will show participants how to conceive, plan, implement, monitor, and complete the complex projects that are today’s pressing workplace priorities. Each of the modules simplifies the how-tos and whys of project design and management and provides useful guidelines.

A crucial phase in the effective management of any project us the close-down, or conclusion. At the end of the course, participants will develop an understanding of the benefits or a thorough plan for closing each project, how to create one, and how to allocate resources for it.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and anyone involved in project management activities

TRAINING DURATION


10 Days

TRAINING OBJECTIVES


By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Explain their expectations for successful projects and develop means of implementing them through improved planning, communication, and project monitoring.
  • Describe tools and methods that can be used to better understand the community they serve.
  • Work through the steps of project planning, develop a potential project for their community, and learn a process they can replicate with their communities.
  • Develop a plan for how they will apply the skills and knowledge learned in the course to their jobs and share them with others.

BENEFITS


Participants will be equipped with strategies on how to plan, manage, and succeed in the process. It provides a wealth of effective strategies that will help participants rise to the occasion of each new project and conquer it not by working longer hours, but by working smarter.

STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING CONTENT


Module 1: Introduction to Strategic Project Design and Management

  • Introduction
  • Project versus Process
  • Project Characteristics
  • Historical overview of project management
  • Project management and process management
  • Project Management vs. General Management
  • Assignment

Module 2: Project Organization

  • Introduction
  • Functional Organization
  • Production Organization
  • Matrix Organization
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Pure Matrix Form of Organization
  • Modified Matrix Structures
  • Pure Matrix Organization Structure
  • Project Organization and Responsibilities
  • Selection of Project Organization Structure
  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
  • Assignment

Module 3: Project Scope and Estimation of Times and Cost

  • Introduction
  • Project Kick-Off Meeting
  • Project Scope Management
  • Activity Resource Estimating
  • Project Time Management
  • Cost of the Project
  • Components of Capital Cost of a Project
  • Order of Magnitude Estimate
  • Assignment

Module 4: Project Planing and Scheduling

  • Introduction
  • Project Scheduling
  • Scheduling Techniques
  • Developing a Project Network
  • Plan Activity-On-Node Network techniques
  • Time Calculations
  • Assignment

Module 5: Progress and Performance Measurement

  • Introduction
  • The Project Control Process
  • Performance Indicators
  • Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control
  • Assignment

Module 6: Project Risk Management and Management (PRAM)

  • Introduction
  • Why Risk Management is Important to a Project
  • Benefits of using Project Risk Analysis and Management
  • When to use Project Risk Analysis and Management
  • Who should do Project Risk Analysis and Management?
  • Techniques and Methods for Project Risk and Management
  • Assignment

Module 7: Documentation, Audit, Termination, and Closure

  • Introduction
  • Project Documentation and Audit
  • Project Termination and Closure
  • Celebrating and Thanking
  • Assessment of Project Management in Participants’ Organization
  • Final Examination
  • Participants Evaluation of Course/Feedback

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on details below:

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

Email: training @versedpro.com

Strategic Project Design and Management Training

INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING


Managing a project effectively is not an event, but a process. This training shows you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that crop up along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. You will learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. You’ll also learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage the risk of veering off course.

This training will show participants how to conceive, plan, implement, monitor, and complete the complex projects that are today’s pressing workplace priorities. Each of the modules simplifies the how-tos and whys of project design and management and provides useful guidelines.

A crucial phase in the effective management of any project us the close-down, or conclusion. At the end of the course, participants will develop an understanding of the benefits or a thorough plan for closing each project, how to create one, and how to allocate resources for it.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and anyone involved in project management activities

TRAINING DURATION


10 Days

TRAINING OBJECTIVES


By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Explain their expectations for successful projects and develop means of implementing them through improved planning, communication, and project monitoring.
  • Describe tools and methods that can be used to better understand the community they serve.
  • Work through the steps of project planning, develop a potential project for their community, and learn a process they can replicate with their communities.
  • Develop a plan for how they will apply the skills and knowledge learned in the course to their jobs and share them with others.

BENEFITS


Participants will be equipped with strategies on how to plan, manage, and succeed in the process. It provides a wealth of effective strategies that will help participants rise to the occasion of each new project and conquer it not by working longer hours, but by working smarter.

STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING CONTENT


Module 1: Introduction to Strategic Project Design and Management

  • Introduction
  • Project versus Process
  • Project Characteristics
  • Historical overview of project management
  • Project management and process management
  • Project Management vs. General Management
  • Assignment

Module 2: Project Organization

  • Introduction
  • Functional Organization
  • Production Organization
  • Matrix Organization
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Pure Matrix Form of Organization
  • Modified Matrix Structures
  • Pure Matrix Organization Structure
  • Project Organization and Responsibilities
  • Selection of Project Organization Structure
  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
  • Assignment

Module 3: Project Scope and Estimation of Times and Cost

  • Introduction
  • Project Kick-Off Meeting
  • Project Scope Management
  • Activity Resource Estimating
  • Project Time Management
  • Cost of the Project
  • Components of Capital Cost of a Project
  • Order of Magnitude Estimate
  • Assignment

Module 4: Project Planing and Scheduling

  • Introduction
  • Project Scheduling
  • Scheduling Techniques
  • Developing a Project Network
  • Plan Activity-On-Node Network techniques
  • Time Calculations
  • Assignment

Module 5: Progress and Performance Measurement

  • Introduction
  • The Project Control Process
  • Performance Indicators
  • Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control
  • Assignment

Module 6: Project Risk Management and Management (PRAM)

  • Introduction
  • Why Risk Management is Important to a Project
  • Benefits of using Project Risk Analysis and Management
  • When to use Project Risk Analysis and Management
  • Who should do Project Risk Analysis and Management?
  • Techniques and Methods for Project Risk and Management
  • Assignment

Module 7: Documentation, Audit, Termination, and Closure

  • Introduction
  • Project Documentation and Audit
  • Project Termination and Closure
  • Celebrating and Thanking
  • Assessment of Project Management in Participants’ Organization
  • Final Examination
  • Participants Evaluation of Course/Feedback

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on details below:

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

Email: training @versedpro.com

Strategic Project Design and Management Training

INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING


Managing a project effectively is not an event, but a process. This training shows you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that crop up along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. You will learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. You’ll also learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage the risk of veering off course.

This training will show participants how to conceive, plan, implement, monitor, and complete the complex projects that are today’s pressing workplace priorities. Each of the modules simplifies the how-tos and whys of project design and management and provides useful guidelines.

A crucial phase in the effective management of any project us the close-down, or conclusion. At the end of the course, participants will develop an understanding of the benefits or a thorough plan for closing each project, how to create one, and how to allocate resources for it.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and anyone involved in project management activities

TRAINING DURATION


10 Days

TRAINING OBJECTIVES


By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Explain their expectations for successful projects and develop means of implementing them through improved planning, communication, and project monitoring.
  • Describe tools and methods that can be used to better understand the community they serve.
  • Work through the steps of project planning, develop a potential project for their community, and learn a process they can replicate with their communities.
  • Develop a plan for how they will apply the skills and knowledge learned in the course to their jobs and share them with others.

BENEFITS


Participants will be equipped with strategies on how to plan, manage, and succeed in the process. It provides a wealth of effective strategies that will help participants rise to the occasion of each new project and conquer it not by working longer hours, but by working smarter.

STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING CONTENT


Module 1: Introduction to Strategic Project Design and Management

  • Introduction
  • Project versus Process
  • Project Characteristics
  • Historical overview of project management
  • Project management and process management
  • Project Management vs. General Management
  • Assignment

Module 2: Project Organization

  • Introduction
  • Functional Organization
  • Production Organization
  • Matrix Organization
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Pure Matrix Form of Organization
  • Modified Matrix Structures
  • Pure Matrix Organization Structure
  • Project Organization and Responsibilities
  • Selection of Project Organization Structure
  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
  • Assignment

Module 3: Project Scope and Estimation of Times and Cost

  • Introduction
  • Project Kick-Off Meeting
  • Project Scope Management
  • Activity Resource Estimating
  • Project Time Management
  • Cost of the Project
  • Components of Capital Cost of a Project
  • Order of Magnitude Estimate
  • Assignment

Module 4: Project Planing and Scheduling

  • Introduction
  • Project Scheduling
  • Scheduling Techniques
  • Developing a Project Network
  • Plan Activity-On-Node Network techniques
  • Time Calculations
  • Assignment

Module 5: Progress and Performance Measurement

  • Introduction
  • The Project Control Process
  • Performance Indicators
  • Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control
  • Assignment

Module 6: Project Risk Management and Management (PRAM)

  • Introduction
  • Why Risk Management is Important to a Project
  • Benefits of using Project Risk Analysis and Management
  • When to use Project Risk Analysis and Management
  • Who should do Project Risk Analysis and Management?
  • Techniques and Methods for Project Risk and Management
  • Assignment

Module 7: Documentation, Audit, Termination, and Closure

  • Introduction
  • Project Documentation and Audit
  • Project Termination and Closure
  • Celebrating and Thanking
  • Assessment of Project Management in Participants’ Organization
  • Final Examination
  • Participants Evaluation of Course/Feedback

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on details below:

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

Email: training @versedpro.com

Training on Grants Management

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About the course

Most of the development projects are financed through grants from donors. It is the responsibility of the project management team to ensure that the limited resources are used optimally and efficiently to achieve maximum impact. This course is designed to equip the participants with best practices and essentials skills in effective grants management.

Target Participants

This training is designed for grants management officers/managers, financial managers and the project managers of donor funded projects.

Course duration

5 Days

What you will learn

By the end of this training the participants will learn to:

  • Handle pre-award activities that will set your program on the right track
  • Oversee post-award start-up, operation, and closeout duties
  • Ensure compliance with funder requirements
  • Address the critical aspects of managing grant finances
  • Effectively report grants management progress to stakeholders

Course Outline

Introduction to Grants Management

  • What is grants management?
  • Grants management and project development
  • Key grants-related terminologies

Overview of Project Award Types

  • Grants
  • Contracts
  • Cooperative Agreements
  • Subcontracts

Types of Grants

  • In-kind
  • Standard
  • Mixed

Grants Lifecycle

Pre-Award activities

o    Planning

o    Proposal Submission

  • Award of Grant
  • Post-Award activities

o    Implementation

o    Monitoring and Evaluation

o    Amendments

o    Reporting

o    Close out

Elements of Grants Application

  • Grants Preparation and Planning
  • Developing Goals, and Objectives
  • Finalizing and Submitting Grants Application

Grants Budgeting

  • Introduction to Grants Budgeting
  • Grants Budget Elements
  • Budget Development
  • Budget Management

Accounting Essentials for Grant

  • Accounting multiple grants/ awards
  • Tracking of matching funds
  • Accounting for in-kind contributions
  • Developing account code structure

Compliance

  • Financial and procurement rules
  • Contractual agreement
  • Donor compliance
  • Legislative compliance
  • Accounting Standards and Practices
  • Community and cultural Compliance

Contract Management

  • Contract assessment
  • Contract negotiation
  • Contract management

Internal Control in Grants Management

  • Control environment
  • Risk assessment
  • Control activities
  • Information and communication
  • Monitoring activities

Grants Reporting

  • Financial
  • Narrative
  • Evaluations
  • Amendments

Training Approach

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

Certification

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

Tailor-Made Course

We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: 

Payment

The training fee covers tuition fees, learning materials, and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.

Event Properties

Event Date April 29,2019, 8:00 am
Event End Date May 3,2019, 4:30 pm
Cut off date April 26,2019, 5:00 pm
Individual Price Kenyan – KES 80,000, International – USD 950
Location Nairobi