Planning, Organising & Controlling Projects

An Interactive 5 - Day Training Course

Planning, Organising & Controlling Projects

Tools and Techniques for Improving Project Performance

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17 - 21 Jun 2024
London
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12 - 16 Aug 2024
Amsterdam
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14 - 18 Oct 2024
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28 Oct - 01 Nov 2024
Barcelona
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23 - 27 Dec 2024
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17 - 21 Feb 2025
Paris
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31 Mar - 04 Apr 2025
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23 - 27 Dec 2024
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31 Mar - 04 Apr 2025
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In today's dynamic and fast-paced business environment, effective project management is indispensable for success. Whether you're a seasoned project manager looking to enhance your skills or a newcomer eager to learn the fundamentals, this Planning, Organising & Controlling Projects training course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools necessary to excel in project management.

Throughout this training course, we will delve into the essential principles and practices of project management, focusing on three key areas: planning, organising, and controlling. You will learn how to initiate projects effectively, develop clear objectives, and create robust project plans that account for scope, time, and resources. Additionally, we will explore strategies for organising project teams, allocating tasks, and fostering collaboration to ensure smooth project execution.

Furthermore, we will discuss techniques for monitoring project progress, identifying potential risks, and implementing control measures to keep projects on track. By mastering these skills, you will be able to mitigate project setbacks, optimise resource utilisation, and deliver successful outcomes consistently.

Whether you're involved in small-scale initiatives or large-scale endeavours, the principles and techniques covered in this course are applicable across various industries and sectors. This training course will elevate your project management capabilities and drive success in your professional endeavours.

This Energy Training Centre training course will highlight:

  • Professional Approach: Learning systematic methods to manage projects and project activities.
  • Scope Definition: Understanding how to define project scope, establish realistic objectives, and identify relevant deliverables.
  • Effective Planning: Creating realistic project plans, determine critical paths, and proactively manage risks.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Mastering techniques for identifying, engaging, and managing project stakeholders.
  • Performance Tracking: Exploring tools and techniques for tracking and managing project performance.

By the end of this Planning, Organising & Controlling Projects training course you will be able to:

  • Apply a professional, systematic approach to manage projects and project activities.
  • Define the project scope, establish realistic objectives, and identify the relevant deliverables.
  • Produce realistic project plans, determine the critical path, and manage project risks
  • Mobilise resources, accurately monitor project performance, and maintain control of the project.
  • Recognise team dynamics within the project, play to strengths and manage weaknesses.

The Planning, Organising & Controlling Projects training course is based on a combination of theory, practical, interactive discussion, and team exercises. During each session, we will explore the various inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs of each of the project planning, organising, implementing, and controlling processes, discuss their flaws and values, and simulate real-life project management events.

The organisation will gain the following benefits:

  • Develop project resource skills to fulfil their responsibilities and meet project objectives.
  • Improve project team performance, delivering results faster and more cost effectively.
  • Development of realistic project plans, with more accurate cost, time, and resource estimates.
  • Improved project leadership.
  • Achieve project milestones with improved cash flow and budget control.
  • Improve communication between project teams and stakeholders.
  • Increase staff motivation levels and professionalism.

Delegates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate greater competence in project management methods and techniques.
  • Contribute more effectively within their project management teams.
  • Create realistic project plans and control their work more efficiently.
  • Improve their leadership skills and management of project teams.
  • Understand and apply appropriate project evaluation measures.
  • Build and manage productive working relationships with all project stakeholders.
  • Operate more confidently and effectively in a global business environment.

This Planning, Organising & Controlling Projects training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Project Managers and Directors
  • Project Professionals, including anyone responsible carrying out project assignments
  • Project Administrators, Supervisors, and Support Staff
  • Project Owners and Clients
  • Project Contractors and Suppliers

Day One: Reviewing the Fundamentals

  • Understanding projects: Differences between large/small and simple/complex projects
  • Current trends in project management: Project management associations and qualifications
  • Understanding projects: Project complexity factors and categories
  • Project life cycles & stage gates: Project planning and decision points
  • Earned value management: Measuring project performance
  • Project roles, responsibilities, and boundaries: Work Breakdown Structures and RACI Charts
  • Key financial concepts: Net Present Value, Internal Rate of Return, and Payback Periods

Day Two: Initiating and Defining Projects

  • Initiating projects: Project context and environment
  • Setting realistic objectives: Defining project scope and deliverables
  • Goal prioritisation & stakeholder management: Achieving objectives
  • Developing a project control structure: Defining roles and specifying work packages
  • Cost breakdown structures: Techniques for making preliminary estimates of time and cost
  • Using appropriate project planning methods: Applying a structured approach
  • Initiating risk management: Using qualitative risk analysis techniques

Day Three: Planning Projects for Results

  • Building a realistic project plan: Using Gantt charts and activity networks
  • Using the plan to develop detailed task and resource schedules
  • Identifying the critical path and setting milestones: Getting buy-in from the key players
  • Techniques for developing detailed estimates for time and cost: Managing estimating uncertainty
  • Minimising project timescales: Exploring time-cost options and understanding trade-offs
  • Managing project risks: Qualitative and quantitative risk management methods and techniques
  • The importance of continuous evaluation: Maintaining and updating plans and risk registers

Day Four: Organising, Implementing, and Controlling Projects

  • The 20-step project management sequence
  • Managing project resources & communication: Running effective meetings
  • Running effective change control processes
  • Managing & controlling project documentation
  • Project performance tracking, management, and control systems
  • Using predictive control techniques: Gantt charts, S-curves, and burn-down charts
  • Project completion: Managing project close-out and hand-over to operations

Day Five: Project Leadership and Team-Working

  • Understanding leadership and management: Qualities and skills that enhance results
  • Working in project teams: Building collaborative working relationships
  • The role of the leader in building team cohesion and performance: The team development cycle
  • The keys to effective influence and persuasion: Characteristics of successful leaders
  • Improving communication, delegation, and motivation skills
  • Working with senior stakeholders: Creating rapport and understanding, managing expectations
  • Lean concepts and the learning cycle: Implementing continuous improvement

We offer two main training formats to cater to different preferences and needs: 

  • Classroom Training Delivery – Our traditional classroom-based training courses provide a face-to-face learning experience with subject matter experts. You’ll benefit form in-person interactions, hands-on exercises, and a structured classroom environment.
  • Online Training Delivery – We also offer convenient live/online training courses that you can access from anywhere with a stable internet connection. These courses provided flexibility and allow you to learn anywhere, making them suitable for busy schedules or remote learning.

The Energy Training Centre Certificate of Completion with corresponding learning hours who has successfully completed the training course.

Yes, we provide assistance by issuing a Letter of Invitation stating that you are confirmed to attend our training.

We value transparency and are happy to provide our instructor’s profiles upon request. If you would like to learn more about our instructor’s’ qualifications, expertise, and experiences, please email us at info@energytraining.ae.

Yes, we do. We provide tailored training courses designed to meet the specific requirement of larger group of individuals. These customized training courses can be conducted both classroom and online formats, allowing you the flexibility to choose you preferred dates and duration.

Please contact us at inhouse@energytraining.ae to discuss your group’s training needs, and we’ll work with you to create a personalized training course that aligns with your objectives.

We have multiple international training venues. You may find this through our website link: https://energytraining.ae/training-locations 

Our training courses are held at our partnered hotels within the city included within our training

Yes, here are the following options we can offer to assist you:

  • Corporate Discount – We can extend our corporate discount to participants staying at the same hotel, if we have any. Please enquire about the availability of this discount when you register for the training course.
  • Nearby Hotel Suggestions – If you prefer other accommodations, we can provide a list of nearby hotels to suit your needs and budget.

Feel free to go through hotel booking platforms on the internet to find the most cost-effective for you.

No, we do not provide job placement services after the training course. However, we are confident that our training course equips you with the necessary tools and knowledge to enhance you career prospects and promote career growth. Our training course are designed to empower you with valuable skills and expertise to excel in your chosen field.

Classroom
  • Tuition fee for a 5-day training course
  • Provision of a world-class subject matter expert to deliver this training
  • Meeting at a hotel venue corresponding to your chosen session
  • Welcome food and drinks, AM / PM snack, and Lunch
  • Digital course materials (e-Tablet)
  • Course completion certificates
  • Designing and administration of Pre-& Post Course Assessments
  • Preparation of participant’s Performance and Appraisal Report, if required
  • Issuance of Letter of Invitation for delegates needed visa processing, if required
Online
  • Tuition fee for a 5-day online training course
  • Provision of a world-class subject matter expert to deliver this training through live/virtual delivery
  • An electronic copy of the training manual and relevant hand-outs
  • Issuance of The Energy Training Centre e-Certificate of Completion
  • Administration of Pre-& Post Workshop Assessments
  • Link access of online platform acceptable to both parties

Certainly, we do provide corporate rates tailored for organizations seeking to enrol multiple employees in our training programs. To facilitate this, we encourage you to make a formal request via email addressed to info@energytraining.ae. We’ll be delighted to discuss and offer a suitable arrangement for your corporate needs.

Yes, special discounts are available upon request if you have more than one registrant for a course. For further information please email us at info@energytraining.ae

We offer two convenient payment options:

  • Bank Transfer – You can make payment via bank transfer. Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive an invoice with the banking details for the transfer. We would require you to supply a swift copy for us to confirm receipt of funds.
  • Payment Link – Alternatively, we provide a secure payment link that you can use to complete your payment after your registration has been confirmed.

Upon receipt of your registration details sent via email at reg@energytraining.ae, we will send you the following by e-mail within 24-48 hours of registration.

  • Joining Instructions
  • Invoice/receipt (where appropriate)

 If you register online, you will receive an e-mail on the same day confirming your registration.

There are two convenient options to register for a training course:

  • Online Registration Form – Register for your desired training course by completing the online registration form available on our website. Simple click on the registration button or select your preferred dates and provide the requested information.
  • Email Registration – You can email us your intention to register at info@energytraining.ae. Our team will guide you through the registration process and provide assistance you may need.

Yes, we do allow registration transfers in the event that you are unable to attend the training course. To initiate a transfer, please send us an official email requesting the change. We’ll guide you through the transfer process and ensure a smooth transition of your registration to another eligible participant.

Our training course sessions are scheduled and posted on our website for your convenience. However, we understand that there may be specific requirement for your group. If you have a preferred venue and specific training dates in mind, please feel free to propose them to us by clicking on the button “Propose you preferred location & date” of your preferred training course.

Our course timings slightly vary between the cities we offer our training courses. Please let us know of your preferred course and session (dates/venue) through email at info@energytraining.ae. Alternatively, you may call/WhatsApp us at +971 50 746 0956.

We understand that time zones may be different between our Senior Consultants and our delegates. Our standard online course timings (11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, GMT+4 – Dubai, UAE) may be adjusted upon confirming the programme. Our team shall communicate between the confirmed registered delegates and suggested a suitable course timing for all.

Our standard course duration for our classroom programmes is 6 hours per day while our online session is 5 hours per day.

Our training programmes are designed to be concise yet comprehensive, focusing on professional development. The duration varies based on the specific course content and objectives – we normally offer programmes between 5 – 10 days. However, our emphasis lies in delivering interactive and engaging sessions that prioritize depth of learning within a condensed timeframe. This approach ensures participants acquire substantial knowledge and skills efficiently.

We have been assessed by TUV Rheinland Middle East FZE and comply with Quality Management System standards – ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 29993:2017, ensuring a commitment to quality and excellence in our operations and services.

Our training courses span across diverse industries, encompassing sectors such as but not limited to:

  • Power & Utilities
  • Oil & Gas
  • Financial Institutions
  • Government and Regulatory bodies
  • Manufacturing & Production Industry

Our commitment lies in continuously refining and expanding our training course offerings to align with evolving industry landscapes. We encourage individuals to explore our website or engage with our dedicated support team for the latest information on available courses, ensuring access to the most pertinent and current educational resources.

Yes, Energy Training Centre is an ILM Recognised Provider (ID# 002398B), authorized to register learners and offer training courses recognized by ILM. Participants seeking ILM Recognised Certification would need to complete an assessment post the ILM Recognised courses. ILM is a renowned provider of leadership and management qualifications, part of the City and Guilds Group. Additionally, our company is a CPD Certified Training Company, ensuring our commitment to continuous professional development standards.

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