Essential Skills Training: Project Management in Action

8:45 AM, Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 5:00 PM, Friday, April 17, 2015 - AmCham China Conference Center

This course will be delivered in Chinese.

Designed to help you keep projects on track even in the toughest, most unpredictable times, this course covers every phase of project management, concerning the principles, practical skills, case analysis and tools.

COURSE OBJECTIVES
• Recognize when it is appropriate to adopt a ‘project’ approach to managing the workload
• Apply a simple life cycle to a project to break it into easy to manage stages
• Clearly define the purpose of the project to avoid any ambiguity or unrealistic expectations being set
• Confidently plan, organize and document a project by using tools that add value to the management process
• Identify and manage risks proactively to minimize the impact of any deviations from the original plan
• Become more effective in monitoring and controlling by working in a competent and logical manner

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Newcomers to the role of project manager and/or lack any formal training in the discipline of project management.
Those with more experience looking to adopt a project approach to managing work or are setting up a Project Support Office.

COURSE CONTENT
What is a Project?
Defining what we mean by project working and how it differs from the day job
Determining a structured approach to managing projects—the project life cycle
Understanding why projects fail—what to watch out for

Defining a Project
Understanding the role of the project manager and other key stakeholders
Appreciate the importance of teamwork within the project
How to clearly define a project
Setting and agreeing on objectives, scope and constraints
Understanding what questions to ask
Recognizing the need for project governance
Simple risk management tools and techniques available to avoid surprises

Planning a Project
Exploring the basic planning tools and techniques used in planning a project including Gantt Charts and Critical Path Analysis
Determine the key project documentation and data display methods used on a project
Simple risk management tools and techniques available to avoid surprises
How to make time and cost estimates more credible and realistic
How to plan to deliver quality
Recognize the need for control in a project

Implementing a Project
How to monitor, track and control activities
What impact will changes have on the project?
Determine corrective actions to ensure the project remains on track
How to communicate the status of a project more effectively

Closing and Reviewing a Project
Understanding the need for a controlled close to a project
Measuring what actually happened against the plan
Learning lessons, both positive and negative
Closing down and moving on

MEET THE TRAINER
David Kang
David is the Guest Professor from Tsinghua University CEO Class, Beijing University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Mr. Kang has over 10 years experience as Project Manager and Consultant. He worked as Project Director at GE group, Product Manager at IBM, Marketing Project Manager at Danone of China, and Senior Management Consultant at Baidu.

Publications:
“Report on Modern Project Management in China (2011)”
“PMP Examination Guide”

Coffee, lunch and light refreshments will be provided during breaks.

项目管理实践

本课程涵盖项目管理中各个阶段的原理, 实用技巧, 案例分析及辅助工具,全面解决项目管理中的各种事务问题!


培训目标
 明确在什么情况下可以采用项目管理方式管理工作
 应用项目管理生命周期并分解工作
 明确项目的目的,避免误解和不现实的期望
 使用工具计划,组织工作流程
 确定和减少风险对项目原计划的影响
 以更为专业,合理和高效地方式监控项目运行

培训对象
新任项目经理,缺少项目管理正式培训的项目经理
期望以项目管理方式开展项目和建立项目管理办公室的人员

课程内容
什么是项目?
项目管理的特点和与日常管理的区别
系统的项目管理方法——项目生命周期
项目为什么会失败

定义项目
项目经理角色和利益相关者
认识团队在项目管理中的重要性
如何明确地定义一个项目
设定项目目标、范围和制约,并与各方达成一致
明确项目治理需求
学习和使用项目风险管理简单工具

计划项目
基本的项目计划工具和技巧:甘特图和关键路径分析
项目关键文件和数据
如何更现实地预估项目时间和成本
如何在计划中保证质量
项目中的愿景控制

执行项目
如何检查,跟踪和控制项目工作
变化对项目的影响
确定改进性行动,保证项目进展方向
如何更高效地沟通项目进展

终结和评估项目
对项目终结控制的必要性
衡量项目执行与项目计划之间的差距
获得的经验和教训
终结和继续

讲师简介-David Kang
康先生担任北京大学企业管理总裁班特邀讲师,清华大学及上海交大特邀讲师。他曾任职于通用电气集团(GE)产品经理、项目总监,IBM产品经理,项目经理,法国达能集团中国区营销项目经理及百度高级管理顾问。

著作:
《中国现代项目管理发展报告(2011)》
《PMP应试指南》

Venue:
AmCham China Conference Center No. 10 Jintongxi Road, The Office Park, Tower AB 6th Floor
金桐西路10号远洋光华国际AB座6层

Program:
8:45 - 9:00 - Registration
9:00 - 12:00 - Morning Session
12:00 - 13:00 - Lunch
13:00 - 17:00 - Afternoon Session

Registration:
Cardholding members advanced discounted online price: RMB 3,600
Non-cardholding employees of member companies: RMB 3,600
Non-members: RMB 4,000

Special Registration Information:

You must register in advance. Walk-ins will not be accepted. Attendees need to pay by April 8, 2015. Limited spots are available and attendance is given on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Receipts:
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