This course is aimed at SFIA level 2 and 3 for Programme and Project Support Office in terms of its intellectual content.
The course is based on a one day course with exercises to enable participants to relate the workshop content to their own situation and devise a realistic action plan for applying ideas in the course to their own personal development plans.
On completion delegates will:
Understand the key components of Project and Programme Support Office activities and services.
Understand how these services support Programmes and Projects in an organisation.
Be able to see the bigger picture in providing services to improve Programme and Project support.
Attendance will be of particular benefit to individuals working in project and/or programme offices supporting the planning, monitoring and control of projects. It will also benefit individuals wishing to establish practical procedures to underpin the management of project undertakings by setting up a programme and/or project support office
At the end of this course you will be able to:
appreciate the role of a PPSO
understand Programme and Project organisation structures
assist with estimating
understand planning and assist in the development of plans
understand Product Based Planning
understand and assist in the development of schedules using Network Diagrams, Gantt Charts and Resource Histograms
assist in identifying risks and the management of risks
understand the principles of Configuration Management and Change Control
assist with the management of programme and project documentation
understand the principles of Monitoring, Control and Reporting
prepare to successfully sit the BCS PPSO Foundation Certificate
Delegates are advised that Photo ID must be brought to the examination (Driving License, Passport and named work ID badges are all acceptable). This is a BCS requirement and delegates will be turned away from the examination if ID is not produced.
On completion, delegates will be able to:
Appreciate the role of a PPSO
Understand Programme and Project organisation structures
Assist with estimating
Understand planning and assist in the development of plans
Understand Product Based Planning
Understand and assist in the development of schedules using Network Diagrams, Gantt Charts and Resource Histograms
Assist in identifying risks and the management of risks
Understand the principles of Configuration Management and Change Control
Assist with the management of programme and project documentation
Understand the principles of Monitoring, Control and Reporting
Be prepared to successfully sit the ISEB PPSO Foundation Certificate
Role of PPSO
Programme & Project Organisation Structures
Product Based Planning
Scheduling - Networks
Scheduling - Gantt Charts & Resource Histograms
Change Control & Configuration Management
Programme & Project Documentation
Monitoring, Control and Reporting
Please be aware, this course also provides 28 Hours of Contact Education/Professional Development Units towards PMI PMP certification/re-certification
If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.
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