Does your organization face similar issues in Project Management which include – Too many Projects facing severe cost and time overruns; Consistent PM processes are not being followed for Projects; Junior Project Managers lack proper orientation to PM processes; Technical team members need an appreciation of PM processes; Project Managers are aware of PM processes in parts and need a holistic view of the end to end Project Management.

If yes, core project management could be just the appropriate training program for your project team.

This core project management workshop has been conducted by QAI many times across various organizations and across diverse industries successfully. It has been highly appreciated and has gathered very favorable feedback.

The broad framework of the workshop is based on the contents of the latest version of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK®) Guide, propagated by the Project Management Institute (PMI®), USA. [The PMBoK Guide® is a collection of best practices in project management, which are proven traditional practices, known to deliver successful results]

Module 1 – Introduction to Project Management
What is Project & Project Management? | Why Project management? | Different characteristics of Project Management | Project Phases and Project Life Cycle | Project Stakeholders and Stakeholder Management | Organizational Influences impacting the Project | Project triple Constraint description | Concept of Sub-Project, Phases, Program, Portfolio, and PMO
Module 2 – Project Management Processes
Project Management vs. Product oriented Processes | Description of five process groups in the Project Lifecycle and their interactions | Characteristics and components of Process groups | Process Interactions / Customization of Processes | Mapping of Project Management Processes across the Process Groups | Quiz – Project Management Processes
Module 3 – Project Initiation
Process of Project Initiation | Need identification | Introduction to Business Case | Calculate profitability using various Benefit Measurement techniques | Project Charter preparation
Module 4 – Project Planning – Scoping & Scheduling
Scope Planning Process | Preparation of a Scope Statement | Creating a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) preparation and decomposition techniques | Sequencing of activities by identifying dependencies & creating a Network Diagram | Estimation – duration, resource & effort | Arriving to a project schedule using CPM & schedule compression techniques
Module 5 – Project Cost Management
Cost Estimation techniques | Different types of Cost estimates | Cost Budgeting process & Preparation of Cost Baseline | Cash flow reports & S-curve techniques
Module 6 – Project Quality Management
Concepts of Quality Management in Project Management | Quality Planning techniques | Quality Assurance & Quality control process | Application of various Quality Control tools & techniques – Pareto, Fishbone, Control charts, etc. | Quality Audits process
Module 7 – Project HR & Communication Management
HR Planning & team structures | Preparing a Staffing management plan | Role definition and Responsibility Assignment Matrix preparation | Staff Acquisition Activities, team building | Conflict resolution techniques, Motivation techniques | Communication planning & skills | Collating and distributing information | Document control relevance & procedures | Issue management
Module 8 – Project Risk Management
Overview of Project Risks | Risk Management process | Information gathering Techniques –Brainstorming, Delphi techniques etc. | Risk assessment & prioritization | Risk Response Planning, and contingency planning
Risk Monitoring & Control | Risk Reporting
Module 9 – Project Procurement Management
Project Manager’s responsibilities in Procurement | The Procurement Management Lifecycle | Source selection process | Contract administration process | Contract closure
Module 10 – Project Monitoring  & Control
Project Monitoring – its importance | What to monitor and how | Progress reporting, Performance reporting, and Status reporting process | Monitoring & Forecasting technique – EVM | Project review process | Taking preventive/corrective actions | Change management & configuration management process | Managing changes to the project across all knowledge areas | Revision of baseline
Module 11 – Project Closure
Project closure process | Project data archiving | Lessons Learned process & Feedback process




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