Project Management Monitoring and Evaluation with MS Projects Course
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Project Management Monitoring and Evaluation with MS Projects Course

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Introduction:

The "Project Management, Monitoring, and Evaluation with MS Project" course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of project management, monitoring, and evaluation principles, with a focus on practical application using Microsoft Project. This course is tailored for professionals, project managers, and individuals looking to enhance their project management skills and proficiency in using MS Project as a tool for effective project planning and monitoring. With a well-balanced blend of theory and hands-on practice, this course equips participants with the knowledge and skills required to plan, execute, monitor, and evaluate projects successfully.

Course Objectives: By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamentals of project management, monitoring, and evaluation.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in using Microsoft Project for project planning and monitoring.
  3. Apply Results-Based Management (RBM) principles to project design and execution.
  4. Develop clear project objectives and targets that facilitate effective monitoring and evaluation.
  5. Create a logical framework to guide project design and evaluation.
  6. Utilize a variety of tools, methods, and approaches for monitoring and evaluation.
  7. Implement results-based and participatory monitoring and evaluation practices.
  8. Conduct project evaluations, learn from the results, and improve project performance.
  9. Effectively communicate and report M&E findings to stakeholders.
  10. Customize Microsoft Project for specific project needs and implement Earned Value Management (EVM) techniques.

Organizational Benefits: Implementing this course within an organization offers numerous advantages, including:

  1. Improved project management skills among employees.
  2. Increased project success rates and efficiency.
  3. Enhanced decision-making through data-driven monitoring and evaluation.
  4. Consistency in project planning and execution.
  5. Better resource allocation and cost control.
  6. Enhanced stakeholder communication and transparency.
  7. Streamlined project lifecycles.
  8. More effective risk management.
  9. The ability to adapt to changing project requirements.
  10. A competitive edge in project-based industries.

Target Participants: This course is suitable for a wide range of professionals, including:

  1. Project Managers
  2. Team Leaders
  3. Program Managers
  4. Business Analysts
  5. Engineers and Architects
  6. NGO and Development Professionals
  7. Government Officials
  8. Consultants
  9. Entrepreneurs
  10. Anyone interested in mastering project management, monitoring, and evaluation using MS Project.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Project Management Fundamentals

  • Project Management Overview
  • Project Management Framework
  • Project Management Processes
  • Introduction to monitoring & evaluation

Module 2: Effective Project Design

  • The concept of effective Project M&E & Results-Based Management (RBM)
  • Setting project objectives & targets that facilitate effective M&E
  • Project cycle and project planning
  • Organizing the project’s human resources

Module 3: Monitoring and Evaluation Tools

  • The logical framework as a project design/M&E tool
  • Tools, methods, and approaches facilitating M&E
  • Tools, methods, and approaches facilitating M&E
  • Results-based & participatory M&E

Module 4: Evaluation and Continuous Improvement

  • Evaluations, learning, and improvement
  • Communicating and Reporting M&E findings
  • Practical group exercises
  • Recap & closure

Module 5: Introduction to MS Project

  • Use of MS Project as a project management and monitoring tool
  • Critical Path Method
  • Start Screen, Project Workspace, Backstage View, and Touch Mode
  • Options

Module 6: Project Planning with MS Project

  • Schedule Options and Change Working Time
  • Creating Work Breakdown Structure
  • Setting Up Tasks
  • Setting Up Resources

Module 7: Project Monitoring and Control with MS Project

  • Assigning Resources
  • Milestones
  • Costs
  • Finalizing the Project Plan
  • Tracking
  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Customizing Microsoft Project
  • Bonus Section: Earned Value Management

 

General Information

  1. Customized Training: All our courses can be tailored to meet the specific needs of participants.
  2. Language Proficiency: Participants should have a good command of the English language.
  3. Comprehensive Learning: Our training includes well-structured presentations, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and collaborative group work. Our facilitators are seasoned experts with over a decade of experience.
  4. Certification: Upon successful completion of training, participants will receive a certificate from Foscore Development Center (FDC-K).
  5. Training Locations: Training sessions are conducted at Foscore Development Center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer options for in-house and online training, customized to the client's schedule.
  6. Flexible Duration: Course durations are adaptable, and content can be adjusted to fit the required number of days.
  7. Onsite Training Inclusions: The course fee for onsite training covers facilitation, training materials, two coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of Successful Completion. Participants are responsible for their travel expenses, airport transfers, visa applications, dinners, health/accident insurance, and personal expenses.
  8. Additional Services: Accommodation, pickup services, freight booking, and visa processing arrangements are available upon request at discounted rates.
  9. Equipment: Tablets and laptops can be provided to participants at an additional cost.
  10. Post-Training Support: We offer one year of free consultation and coaching after the course.
  11. Group Discounts: Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount ranging from 10% to 50%.
  12. Payment Terms: Payment should be made before the commencement of the training or as mutually agreed upon, to the Foscore Development Center account. This ensures better preparation for your training.
  13. Contact Us: For any inquiries, please reach out to us at training@fdc-k.org or call us at +254712260031.
  14. Website: Visit our website at www.fdc-k.org for more information.

 

 

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