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More and more engineering and technical professionals are making career transitions from product design into project management. This, however, requires formal training and a willingness to learn new skills. All the technical know-how in the world will not deliver a project successfully, i.e. with the required level of quality, within cost constraints and on time, without proper project management skills. Unfortunately very few engineering professionals have any degree of formal project management training, which results in a great deal of personal stress as well as cost blow-outs and other woes.
The lack of training often applies to the 'people skills' required for effectively leading the project team as well. To address this problem, the course will focus on the critical project related activities such as work breakdown, scheduling, cost control and risk management, and show how these can be performed with software to lighten the project manager's workload. The 'soft' (but equally important) aspects such as team leadership and contract law are also covered. All topics will be supplemented with practical exercises focusing primarily on the areas of electrical/electronic (including instrumentation) and mechanical engineering. If delegates wish to do so they can choose, as a basis for the practical exercises, small projects from their work environment so that they are familiar with the attributes thereof.
Project life cycles
Professional Bodies of Knowledge
Project success criteria
Critical success factors
Quality project plans
Work breakdown structures
Assignment for Modules 1 & 2:
Developing a Work Breakdown Structure
Critical path method
Progress monitoring and control
Assignment for Modules 3 & 4: Generating PERT and Gantt charts
Forecast final cost
Assignment for Module 5:
Tracking cost variations
Examples and case studies
Assignment for Module 6:
Calculating EVA parameters
Management vs. Leadership
Authority and power of the project manager
Project management functions
Project manager selection
Quality concepts and definitions
Quality management fundamentals
Supply chain relationships
Quality assurance systems
ISO 9000:2005 quality system guidelines
Assignment for Modules 7 & 8: Quality structures and processes
Assignment for Module 9: Risk analysis for given project
The Commonwealth legal system
Attributes of contracts
Extensions and termination of contracts
Remedies for breach
Assignment for Module 10: Questions on selected legal case studies
Overview of Financial statements
Time lines of Money
Future Value of Money
Present Values of Multiple Cash Flows
Net Present Value (NPV) of Multiple Cash Flows
Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
Assignment for Modules 11 & 12: Establishing Internal Rate of Return
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Many engineering professionals tend to take on a role which encompasses management (and leadership) tasks at some stage of their career despite enjoying the technical aspects of their career.>
Effective management, however, requires formal training and a willingness to learn new skills. All the technical know-how in the world will not deliver a project successfully, i.e. with the required level of quality, within cost constraints and on time. Unfortunately very few engineering professionals have any degree of formal management training, which results in a great deal of personal stress as well as cost blow-outs and other woes.
The lack of training often applies to the 'people skills' required for effective leadership as well. Critical project related activities such as work breakdown, scheduling, cost control and risk management, are important to understand. The 'soft' (but equally important) aspects such as team leadership and contract law are also critical.
The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) School of Engineering Management thus focuses on project management with a interest in time, cost and risk management.
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