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Successful Project Management for Engineers
17-18 November 2009
All businesses thrive on successful project management. This highly interactive two-day
course will give you the crucial skills needed to successfully plan and deliver engineering
projects. Using real-life case studies and practical examples, you will be taught how to ensure
your projects are delivered on time, within budget and to customer requirements. The course
is structured to meet the needs of the delegates attending and includes project planning methods,
running project meetings effectively, managing the project team and negotiating techniques.
INCLUDING RISK AN ALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT!
Day one Day two
08.45 Registration and refreshments 08.45 Refreshments
09.00 Characteristics of successful projects 09.00 Working in project teams
• Criteria for project success • Qualities of a good project manager
and project failure • Styles of leadership
• Risk areas • Company cultures
• Definitions. • Project organisations
• Project team exercise - preparation.
10.45 Project planning methods
• Gantt charts
• PERT 10.45 Project teams
• Arrow and precedence methods • Project team exercise - implementation
• Critical path analysis • Working to deadlines
• Earliest event time, latest event time, float • Team negotiations
• Resource scheduling • Rules of negotiating
• Risk analysis. • Background to case study.
12.15 Lunch 12.45 Lunch
13.00 Managing the project 13.30 Project case study
• Getting off to a good start Delegates will work in teams on a case study.
• Setting up project communications • Investigation of the problems
• Defining the work packages • Possible options
• Delegation of the work to be done • Project plan
• Cost control and project control • Recommendations
• Risk management
• Preparation of team presentations.
• Closing the project.
14.30 Refreshments 15.00 Refreshments
14.45 Project meetings 15.15 Case study presentations
• Preparing for your project meetings • Top tips for project managers
• Setting the agenda • Review.
• Controlling the meetings 17.00 Close.
• How to minute the project meetings
• Placing actions
• Meetings exercise.
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Alex Roberts, Sandhurst Consultants
Alex is a chartered electronics engineer and has been involved in Project Management for most
of his career in the electronics, computer and defence industries. He has in-depth experience
of managing a range of projects up to £100 million in value. His project management techniques
have turned a company around, and it is these skills and experience that he brings to this course.
Alex also lectures on Project Management at the University of Surrey and conducts bespoke
courses for various organisations.
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