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Training on Project Management (August 20, 2018 - August 24, 2018)

About the course

Project management helps to effectively deliver quality projects within the cost, time and scope constraints. This course equips the participant with the skills to ensure their projects are completed on time and on budget and according to expectations. The participant will gain a strong working knowledge of project management and be able to immediately use that knowledge to effectively manage projects.

Target Participants

This course is strongly recommended for persons performing project management tasks, those that want to increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management

Course duration

5 Days

What you will learn

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

Initiate a project.
Develop project schedules
Develop cost estimates, and budgets.
Plan project quality, staffing, and communications.
Analyze project risks.
Plan and manage project procurement.
Monitor and control project work.
Monitor and control project schedule and costs.
Monitor and control project quality, staffing, and communications.
Monitor and control project risks and contracts.
Close a project successfully.
Course Outline

Fundamentals of project management

Components of Project Management
Functions of a Project Manager
The Art and Science of Project Management
The Triple Constraints in Project Management
The project Lifecycle
Project Identification and Design

Stakeholder Analysis
Problem Analysis; Problem tree
Objectives Analysis; Objectives tree
Strategy Analysis
Design of Project Intervention Logic using Logical Framework
Project Set Up

Project Governance Structure
Project Charter
Project Launch
Project Planning

Developing Project Management Plan
Project Plan vs Project Proposal
Principles of Project Planning
Project Scope Management

What is Project Scope?
Project and Product scope
Use of Work Breakdown Structure in Scope definition
Scope Creep
Project Time Management

Activity Definition and Sequencing
Activity Duration Estimating
Activity Resource Estimation
Schedule Development
Optimizing schedule
Schedule Control
Project Resources Management

Why is managing resources important?
Managing Project Finances; Budgeting, Cost Estimation, Cost baseline, Monitoring Budgets and Expenditures
Project Earned Value Analysis
Managing the Supply Chain
Human Resources Management
Project Risk Management

Examine a Risk Management Plan
Identify Project Risks and Triggers
Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
Develop a Risk Response Plan
Planning Project Procurement

Plan Project Procurements
Prepare a Procurement Statement of Work
Prepare a Procurement Document
Project Implementation

Identifying the Direct and Manage Project Execution Process
Managing Issues
Managing project team
Manage Stakeholder Relationships and Expectations
Managing Internal Controls
Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Control

Monitoring and Evaluation activities in Project Lifecycle
Project M&E Plan
Project Evaluation Approaches
Project Control
Project Closure

End of Project Evaluation
Administrative, Financial and Contractual Closure
End of Project Learning
Stakeholders closure meeting
Use of Microsoft Project in Project Management

Basics of MS Project
Creating tasks
Allocating durations to tasks
Advanced task scheduling
Creating a resource pool and allocating resources to tasks
Tracking Project Progress
Customizing views
Tracking costs
Reports views
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.


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:
Training venue

The training will be conducted at Devimpact Institute Training Centre, Nairobi Kenya.


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


Country: Kenya