Morning

09:45 - 10:00

Introduction from the Trainer

  • Introductions
  • Examples of Project and Programme Management challenges
Tony Cash

Tony Cash

10:00 - 11:15

Introduction to Project and Programme Management (PPM): Principles and Methodologies

  • Planning, projects and programmes
  • Principles of project management from PRINCE2
  • Principles of programme management – from Managing Successful Programmes (MSP)
  • Other project management methodologies e.g. Agile
11:15 - 11:30

Morning Break

11:30 - 13:00

Project Management in Practice: Understanding the Project Lifecycle, Roles and Responsibilities

  • Selecting the right projects and programmes
  • Managing finite resources: people and budgets
  • Turning PPM principles into repeatable processes
  • Identifying and assigning PPM roles and responsibilities
  • Establishing the necessary PPM governance
  • Running a project to time, cost and quality
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

Afternoon

14:00 - 15:15

Insights for Successful Delivery

  • Keeping everything on track: monitoring and reporting
  • Managing the risks issues and changes along the way
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Communication skills and people issues
  • Project planning exercise
15:15 - 15:30

Afternoon Break

15:30 - 16:30

What Next? Action Plans

  • Successful programmes and the challenge of benefits realisation
  • Closing projects
  • Evaluating projects and programmes
  • The “project coach”
  • With guidance from Tony Cash, develop your own action plans
16:30 - 16:45

Final Questions

16:45 - 16:45

Close of Course

Tony Cash

Tony Cash