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Project Management for All

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Project Management for All

 

Course Overview

This course is designed in such a way that participants will learn the leading best practices from Project Management Institute (PMI, USA), AXELOS (UK), Agile Manifesto, Scrum and eXtreme Programming models. This course will give participants the basic understanding of what is a project, what are basic elements of project, and how to manage the project in a much practical way.

Who Should Attend

All are welcome to attend this course, regardless of experience in project management.

Course Duration

2.5 Days / 19.5 Hours

 

  • Online Learning Duration: 4.5 Hours
  • Classroom Training Duration: 13.5 Hours
  • Assessment Duration: 1.5 Hours

 

Course Outline

Part-1 (Online Learning: approximately 4.5 Hours)

Participants will be given access to https://www.lifeskillscollection.com/. Upon successful completion of two e-learning courses, participants must download the course completion certificates and submit to NTUC LHUB as evidence of course completion. After this, participants can proceed to attend instructor-led classroom / virtual training.

Part-2 (Instructor-led Classroom / Virtual Training: 13.5 Hours)

Introduction to Project Management

  • Define Project
  • Differentiate operational work from Project work
  • Program and portfolio definition

Introduction to Project Management Methodologies

  • Waterfall
  • PMI
  • PRINCE2
  • Agile

Role of a Project Manager

  • PM Sphere of influence
  • PM competencies
  • Key role  project integration

Charter / Brief

  • Definition
  • Importance
  • Contents

Requirements

  • Define the scope in Agile environment

- Backlog

  • Define the scope in a non-agile environment

- WBS

  • Document the requirements for clarity
  • Create a mind-map and affinity diagram
  • Populate the Kanban

Scheduling

  • Granularity of the tasks
  • Dependency determination
  • Introduction to PERT / CPM
  • Scheduling
  • Plotting in a tool
  • Tracking mechanism

Cost

  • Concepts, Trends & Emerging Practices
  • Plan cost management
  • Estimate costs

Resources

  • Manpower
  • Machinery
  • Materials
  • Money
  • Project Management Tools

Stakeholder

  • Definition
  • Importance
  • Classification
  • Identification

Risks

  • Identification
  • Qualify and quantify the risks
  • Responses for risks
  • Mitigation plans

Quality

  • Level of quality needs
  • Cost of quality

Procurement

  • Decision to outsource
  • Contract types
  • Considerations

Tracking the project

  • Earned value management
  • Forecasting
  • Variance analysis
  • Trend analysis
  • PM Tool

The Top 10 Project Management Mistakes

Mode of Assessment

Written Assessment that comprise of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and short answer questions

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Participants will receive Certificate of Completion from NTUC LearningHub

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Gain a fundamental level of understanding on what a project is
  • Understand the key considerations of a project
  • Manage a task as a project, with appropriate level of planning
  • Foresee the risks and challenges and ways to overcome those with as minimum impact as possible
  • Understand the key characteristics of traditional and Agile project management approaches

Pre-requisites

None

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer: Trainee Ratio is 1: 20

 

Additional Note

This is a blended learning course (consists of E-learning and Classroom/Virtual).

  • Participants will be given access to two e-learning courses under https://www.lifeskillscollection.com/. The total online training duration is approximately 4.5 hours
  • Upon successful completion of the two e-learning courses, participants must download the course completion certificates and submit to NTUC LHUB as evidence of course completion. After this, participants can proceed to attend instructor-led classroom / virtual training
 

Price

Course Fee

Full Course Fee

$980.00

Full Course Fee with GST

$1,048.60


Nett amount after Funding

Singapore Citizens & Permanent Resident**

Individual

 $52.43*

 Corporate

 $117.60*

Others

$1,048.00 *

* includes 7% GST

** 95% course fee funding under IBF Funding Scheme

Eligibility

Individual:

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents physically based in Singapore
  • Trainee has to complete 100% attendance and pass all relevant assessments and examinations
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from trainee if he/she did not meet the eligibility criteria

Corporate:

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents physically based in Singapore
  • Company must be Financial Institutions regulated by MAS (licensed or exempted from licensing), or involved in supporting financial sector activities. FinTech firms must be certified by Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)
  • Trainee has to complete 100% attendance and pass all relevant assessments and examinations

Funding Incentives:

1. Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) Enhanced Funding

Singapore Citizens and permanent residents of all ages are entitled to receive enhance course fee subsidies of 95%. This funding is open to all individuals with no limitation to industry.

2. Training Allowance Grant

Self-sponsored individuals who successfully completed IBF accredited course will receive $10 per training and assessment hour. Training grant will be reimbursed to trainees PAYNOW account after course completion.

Sponsoring companies will receive $15 per training and assessment hour upon participants successful completion and passing the assessment.

3. SkillsFuture Credit

Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture Credits to pay for the course fees, the credits may be used on top of existing course fee funding. This is only applicable to self-sponsored participants.

4. Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

NTUC members can enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations. This is only applicable to self-sponsored participants. 

Terms and conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.

Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.

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