Business Skills in Projects

By taking a business oriented role as a project manager, you can contribute more to the organization's business goals. The course Business Skills in projects is a valuable extension for experienced project managers. In this course, you as project manager


Business Skills in Projects

 

 

By taking a business oriented role as a project manager, you can contribute more to the organization's business goals. The course Business Skills in projects is a valuable extension for experienced project managers. In this course, you as project manager will get the tools to work in more complex projects such as techniques for planning, implementation, follow-up and closure of projects.
The course includes both theory and practice, e.g. a case study that provides an excellent opportunity to practice your new skills.

 

Learning objectives
On completion of this course the participants will be able to:

. Have knowledge to take the next step in your career as a project manager and successfully run larger, more complex projects
. Have an improved understanding of techniques for planning, implementation, follow-up and closure of complex projects, e.g. Earned Value Management and optimization of the cash flow.
. Understand the commercial role of being a project manager to a bigger extent than just time, cost and scope
. Have an improved understanding of the needs and demands on a project manager in the capacity of manager, coach and moderator
. Have learned useful techniques to better satisfy various project stakeholders

 

Contents

. The project managers commercial role

. Business case and quotation management

. Manage risks and take advantage of opportunities

. Contracts and agreements

. The roles and required competencies of a project manager

. Entrepreneurship – to see opportunities in changes and proposals

. Manage project stakeholders

. The projects cash flow

. Implement changes

. How to close a project

. Control, manage and participate in programs

. Earned Value Management

 

Target audience
Project managers, familiar with the bases of project management, who are ready to take the next step in their careers.

Prerequisites
That you are familiar with the bases of project management and are ready to take the next step in your career.

Duration and class size
The length of the course is 3 days and the maximum number of participants is 12.

PDU Rewards
24 PDUs (Professional Development Units) will be awarded upon successful completion of the course.

Learning situation
This course is based on theoretical instructor-led lessons given in a classroom environment.