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Project Management is a management activity focused on a single and temporary initiative, the project, which requires the use of knowledge, skills, competence, tools and techniques to achieve specific goals.
The training offered by JPS for professional development in Project Management is designed on a modular basis to cover the specific needs of participant organizations.
The training is divided into two courses with complementary objectives:
- JPROJECT is focused on principle Project Management tools and techniques and is designed for those wishing to improve their general knowledge of Project Management.
- PMP is more specifically focused on preparing for Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and is aimed at those who, having already relevant experience in Project Management or having already completed the JPROJECT course, seek to certify their knowledge according to Project Management Institute standards.
The JPROJECT course has been designed to enable its participants:
- to learn the basics of interpreting the development context of a project
- to identify and define the activities of the Project Manager throughout the life cycle of the project
- to define and implement tools and techniques used across different Project Management activities.
Consistent with the Project Management Institute (PMI®) body of knowledge, insights gained over the course relate to knowledge required by a Project Manager in the supervision of activities during the entire life cycle of a project, (from Commencement to Planning, Implementation, Monitoring, Control and Wind-down), across different fields of knowledge (relating to Project Integration, Scope, Scheduling, Costs, Quality, Human Resources, Communications, Risk, Procurement and Stakeholders).
The course consists of 4 one-day workshops that approach in a modular manner the tools and techniques required in each field according to project life cycle development.
The scope of the project and its development context – project startup.
- The Project and Project Management: Managerial Scoping.
- Stakeholders: Identification of the project stakeholders, definition of their roles and of the opportune management approach in relations and communications with them.
- Project Design: Definition of performance objectives, evaluation criteria and indicators of success throughout the project life cycle.
- Project Startup: Project authorizations, startup and stakeholder management.
- General Scoping: Activities to precisely define the perimeter of the project and to ensure that the project achieves all that is expected and nothing more.
- Project Breakdown: Effective and efficient rendering of project management through a breakdown into different managerial dimensions (e.g. WBS, OBS, RBS, RAM).
Planning and control of project timing and costs.
- Project Scheduling: Planning and scheduling visualizations and methodologies, scheduling compaction and development of CPM/PERT scheduling.
- Cost Classification: Cost analysis and logic.
- Cost Planning and Control: Tools and methods for project budgeting and economic and financial control.
Human resources, communications and supplies.
- Organization and effective management of project team resources.
- Processes to ensure that project information is promptly and properly generated, collected and distributed.
- Supply Management: Tools for defining the role of purchasing in the current competitive context, the procurement processes and the logic of different contract categories.
Management of risks and quality – project wind-down.
- Introduction of the concept of risk and tools and techniques for managing it.
- Tools and techniques for quality management.
- Project wind-down.
PMP® certification from the PMI® means universal recognition of the possession all necessary knowledge concerning the role of a Project Manager. The objective of the course and exam simulation for this certification is:
- to acquire knowledge in the activities, inputs, outputs, tools and techniques of a Project Manager in line with PMBOK discipline standards.
- exam simulation
The Project Management programs are delivered both as an in-house course, at facilities provided by the applicant company and according to specific needs, and as an inter-company course, at JPS facilities at the main stations of Milan, Rome, Florence and Naples.
The course consists of a maximum of 6 classroom days, but its modular nature allows to define shorter courses and modify the calendar according to the applicant company’s specific needs. In 2016 has been defined the distribution of the first two workshops of the JPROJECT course, delivered as inter-company course, with the one-day formula.
JPS uses its own teaching materials, defined on the basis of international best practices related to the PMI body of knowledge and the experience of instructors and coordinators of the training programs. The sessions are extremely interactive and engaging to maximize effectiveness.
All of JPS Project Management courses are taught by PMP certified professionals registered in the APICS Instructor Development Program. For each discipline, JPS selects expert instructors from its team, taking into account their specific expertise and experience. Today, JPS has the largest and most accredited team of APICS instructors in Italy, including the Master Trainer of all European instructors.
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