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Strategic Project Management Training on 30th January to 3rd February 2017 in Nairobi Kenya


In today’s competitive, pressure-packed world, there’s no stronger imperative than to “get things done” – many things, and in increasingly limited amounts of time. For many organisations, the daily challenge is meeting goals and managing the projects that seem to rise in direct proportion to the falloff of available time. How can project managers and organisations defend against and conquer the onslaught of projects that advances more ruthlessly with each passing day? One way to resolve to work smarter, and not harder. Strategic Project Design and Management training is designed to enable project managers and organisations to do just that. 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. 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.


The training is targeted to: Project Managers, Project Officers and staff, and project coordinators involved in project management development work, community leaders, Policy makers, Donors and project sponsors among other development actors.


5 days.


By the end of the training 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.

This Training comprises seven (7) modules. The module outline is included below:

Module 1: Introduction to Project Management

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

Module 2: Project Organization

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)

Module 3: Project Scope and Estimation of Times and Cost

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

Module 4: Project Planing and Scheduling

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

Module 5: Progress and Performance Measurement

The Project Control Process
Performance Indicators
Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control

Module 6: Project Risk Management and Management (PRAM)

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

Module 7: Documentation, Audit, Termination and Closure

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


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


The course fee is USD 1050 which covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

Organisation Versed Professional Services Limited

Country: Kenya