Effective Project Management


Effective Project Management

Effective Project Management

Course Duration: 2 Days


This program is specially designed to help participants to hone their project management knowledge and skills. Participants will be taken through the industry best practice of project management processes, tool and techniques. While a project manager spent almost 90% of the time communicating with various stakeholders, a project manager should be equipped with organizational and people skill to be an effective communicator. This program also included the art of project management which is covering the critical piece of the people interaction skill on how to be an effective project manager and leader.

Course Objectives

After completing the training, you should be able to:

  • Articulate the 5 process group of project management and the key activities within the process group
  • Explain the project triple constraints and how it will affect the success of a project
  • Using the Work Breakdown Structure and Network Diagram as technique for project management
  • Identify and manage the critical path as one of the critical success factor of a project
  • Identify at least 2 cultural preferences of a project stakeholders using Critical Preference Model to plan for an effective communication
  • Understand the principle on how to manage self-emotions and preparing for a difficult conversation
  • Apply the effective meeting principles in their project meetings

Key Content

Module 1: Project Management Overview

  • What is project management
  • What is a project manager
  • Historical background of project management
  • What is a project
  • Project challenges

Module 2: Key Concepts

  • Project constraint
  • About the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK)
    The Five Process Group
  • PM Knowledge Areas

Module 3: Tools and Techniques (I)

  • Project stakeholders
  • Project charter
  • Project plan
  • Work breakdown strucure
  • Critical path method

Module 4: Tools and Techniques (II)

  • Project network diagram
  • Schedule management
  • Project budgeting
  • Risk management
  • Project communication
  • Project earned value analysis
  • Project management index

Project Management People Skills (I)

  • Project team
  • Active listening
  • Setting expectation
  • Preparing for a difficult conversation

Module 6: Project Management People Skills (II)

  • Cross cultural proficiency
  • Challenges with virtual communication
  • Four culture intelligence capabilities
  • Cultural dimensions theory
  • Effective meeting
  • Constructive confrontation

Target Audience

This course is specially designed for professionals, executives who will be involving in any project or works irrespective of the indsutry as project team member, team lead or stakeholders. This course is suitable for those who plan to have project management as their career development plan. 

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