A highly intensive program on getting to know project management

In recent years, particularly in line with cost saving measures as well as in terms of minimizing risk, more and more organizations have seen the usefulness of exploring basic project management as a way to operate more effectively and efficiently.

By having existing employees within the organization taking the lead, and hiring a few short-term team members if colleagues from other departments cannot be seconded to the project, many, many organizations have had successes that result in positive growth and corporate strength,

This one-day workshop is not intended to take participants from a supervisory or administrative position to that of a project manager. However, these topics will familiarize them with the most common terms and practices in terms of working on projects if they are to be involved in projects.


Executives, senior executives, supervisors, managers, directors, HODs, CEOs, leaders, etc. employees of all levels in an organization that may soon be involved in managing and delivering important projects and initiatives

Workshop Benefits:

  • Describe what is meant by a project
  • Explain what project management means
  • Identify benefits of projects
  • Identify the phases of a project’s life cycle
  • Sell ideas and make presentations related to pitching a project
  • Prioritize projects
  • Begin conceptualizing your project, including goals and vision statements
  • Use project planning tools
  • Contribute to creating a Statement of Work



Introduction and Course Overview

  • Ice Breaker & Introductions
  • Identifying personal learning objectives
  • Problems and challenges I face…


Defining Projects and Project Management

  • The Role of a Project Manager
  • Pre-Assignment Review

How Can Projects Help Me?

  • The Benefits of Projects
  • Case Study: Mary Marvelous

A Project’s Life Cycle

  • The Life Cycle
  • Stages of a Project

Selling a Project

  • Tom Peters
  • The Priority Matrix

Creating a Vision

  • The Vision Process
  • Making Connections

Project Goals

  • Setting Goals with SPIRIT
  • Your Project’s Goals
  • Using a Target Chart

Preparing Your Project

  • Laying Out the Project
  • The Statement of Work
  • Individual SOW
  • Project Planning Worksheet

Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Workshop debrief plus Q&A
  • Personal Action Plan


A HIGHLY INTERACTIVE PROGRAM – with lots of audience participation

Our trainers use the 40%-expert-input-/-60%-audience-participation formula in this training program.  For maximum learning impact and retention, they use audience participation techniques such as individual exercises, group exercises / discussions, peer-teaching activities, case studies, role plays, humor, kinesthetic exercises, super-learning inducement / stress release exercises, subconscious-mind conditioning activities, music, and watching and discussing video clips.

ENDORSEMENTS: Validated by EDS Advance Academy, Asia Pacific, in collaboration with Southern Luzon State University, Batangas State University, Sultan Kudarat Polytechnic State College, Ifugao State College for Agriculture & Forestry, Laguna State Polytechnic University, Palawan State University, Akamai University, and American Heritage University for CEU award purposes

Programs Offered In: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Brunei, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, UAE, Czech Republic, and USA

Developed by: 

HRD Gateway International Management Development Centre Faculty

Used under licence

Trainers Conducting This Program: 

T Sanmuga 


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