The Programme is designed to equip participants with basic concepts of project management in general and in particular development projects (typology, characteristics, life cycle, stakeholders, environment, risks, financing, results framework, constraints, etc.). Participants will learn and practice the multiple processes, techniques and tools (WBS, critical path, Gantt chart, management Earned Value.) to identify, design, plan, monitor and control of projects. Emphasis will be reserved for practical applications, including the use of IT tools and collaborative solutions in the multi-project context.
The objective of the course is to familiarize the participants with the basic concepts of project management. It aims at enhancing their understanding, knowledge, skills and competencies on the processes, techniques and tools for planning, monitoring and control of projects.
At the end of the training, participants are expected to:
i. Have an understanding of the role of project analysis in determining resource allocation, and consider how costs and benefits can be identified and quantified.
ii. Have an appreciation of the importance of time discounting and the incorporation of equity, poverty and livelihood objectives into project appraisal.
iii. Have the knowledge of the qualitative and quantitative methods of investigation that can be used to show trade-offs between economic efficiency, environmental quality and social impacts.
iv. Understand the place of project-program approach in international cooperation, its role and limits in the ownership, participation and effectiveness of development aid.
v. Acquire a fundamental understanding of knowledge areas, process groups, components and tools essential to the success of any project.
vi. Master the tools and techniques of analysis, planning, monitoring and operational control.
vii. Become familiar with the production and use of various documents required for project management.
viii. Be aware of the various challenges facing managers and their teams in implementing projects and specific constraints.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
This course is designed for intermediate & experienced CEOs, Project Managers, Project Coordinators, Project Engineers, Economists and other with interest to increase project performance management skills and appraisals.
Dates: 26 - 30 November, 2018