Project reporting training



This comprehensive 5 days training course in Project reporting training Management covers all the essential phases of Project Plan development and teaches experienced PMs how to develop, manage and evaluate projects effectively. By attending this course, participants will be able to scope out the objectives and deliverables for a project, whilst calculating the required resources.

In addition, this course covers essential leadership skills training, enabling delegates to successfully manage and motivate their project teams and establish systems to monitor and evaluate projects.



Ø Objectives


l To set up and manage projects effectively

l To scope out the objectives and deliverable s for a project

l To create a Project Plan

l To calculate the resources required for a project

l To manage project teams effectively

l To establish systems for monitoring and evaluating projects

l To assess risk factors and develop contingency plans

l Developing a more effective approach to interacting with project stakeholders





This training course will combine presentations with instructor-guided interactive discussions between participants relating to their individual workplace. Practical exercises, video material and case studies aiming at stimulating these discussions and providing maximum benefit to the participants will support the training.

This interactive training course includes the following training methodologies as a percentage of the total tuition hours:

l 30% Lectures, Concepts, Role Play

l 30% Workshops & Work Presentations, Techniques

l 20% Based on Case Studies & Practical Exercises

l 20% Videos, Software & General Discussions

l Pre and Post Test





l Project managers and Project Directors

l Project team members wishing to move into project management roles

l Senior line managers of project staff

l Technical and engineering staff wishing to develop skills in managing projects

l Procurement and contract management personnel





Day 1


Definition of a project


l  The six phases of project management

1.Initiation phase

2.Definition phase

3.Design phase

4.Development phase

5.Implementation phase

6.Follow-up phase

l Defining the five key stages of any project

l The key characteristics of all projects

l Understanding the key terms and stages

l Defining key project stakeholders


Management of the Project


l How the project manager is selected

l Managing a project : Time , Money , Quality , Organisation ,Information

l The key attributes of a project manager

l The responsibilities of the project manager

l The dedicated project team

l Identification and analysis of key stakeholders



Day  2


The Project Lifecycle, Planning and Control


l The importance of project planning and communication

l Understand the elements of a project scope

l Developing a Work Breakdown Structure

l Establishing the project schedule and baseline

l The typical constraint that affects projects

Project Execution and Managing the Schedule


l Introduction to GANTT charts and building a viable schedule

l Effective techniques of estimating work

l Understand the Critical Path Methods and applying PERT

l Methods and techniques to avoid project scope creep

l Tracking progress and dealing with schedule variances


Day 3


Dealing with Changes, Risk and Project Handover


l Understand the importance of change management in projects

l Developing a project risk matrix

l The importance of effective project reporting

l How a project ends

l Project handover and close down of the project


Staying focused and leading the project team with conviction


l Adapting your personal style of leadership

l Developing a vision and motivating your team

l Implementing a robust and viable communications plan

l Setting direction and agreeing Critical Performance Indicators

l Deal with contradicting needs between the customer, project manager and project team


Day 4

Measuring Schedule, Costs and Earned Value Management


l Scheduling tools and techniques

l Validating the schedule

l Managing change within the project

l The importance of a good cost/schedule baseline to measure performance against

l The tools and techniques for using Earned Value Management

The importance of Stakeholder Management


l Stakeholder definition and analysis

l Determination of relevance of stakeholders

l Stakeholder mapping

l Stakeholder influence

l The keys to effective influence and persuasion


Day 5

The importance of Stakeholder Management


l Stakeholder definition and analysis

l Determination of relevance of stakeholders

l Stakeholder mapping

l Stakeholder influence

l The keys to effective influence and persuasion


Managing Risks and Quality


l Creative process

l Organizing requirements

l Estimating time

l Testing intermediate results

l Risk management planning

l Identifying project risks

l Performing risk analysis

l Risk response monitor and control

l Controlling project quality





  • 08:30 – 10:15 First Session
  • 10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break
  • 10:30 – 12:15 Second Session
  • 12:15 – 12:30 Coffee Break
  • 12:30 – 14:00 Third Session
  • 14:00 – 15:00 Lunch