Project Description

Expect the best, plan for the worst and be prepared for surprises

Project Management


  • Project objectives, features, dimensions and lifecycle
  • Project sponsors and stakeholders
  • The Project Management triangle
  • The five steps of a project: Project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control, and closure
  • Tools: WBS – Work Breakdown Structure, CPM – Critical Path Method, PERT
  • Scheduling resources
  • Cost monitoring
  • Schedule/Cost variance
  • SPI Schedule Performance Index
  • CPI Cost Performance Index
  • Risk analysis and management
  • Gantt, milestones and keys dates for a project
  • Project management dashboard
  • Budget Value
  • Earned & Actual Value


  • Learn the basic cognitive requirements for tackling matters relating to project planning, resource management and development, cost and budget analysis and any possible future divergences
  • Learn in detail about cost/activity analysis techniques and balancing time for crucial activities


  • Active methodology, facing concrete situations that are both difficult and critical
  • Classroom presentation with theory and examples
  • Exercises based on the topics covered, including analysis/correction of work done in the classroom