Project Management Planning Training Course

Involves creating a set of plans to help guide the project team through the implementation and closure phases of the project

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Project planning is at the heart of the project life cycle. The planning phase is when the project plans are documented, the project deliverables and requirements are defined, and the project schedule is created. It involves creating a set of plans to help guide the project team through the implementation and closure phases of the project. The plans created during this phase will help the team manage time, cost, quality, changes, risk, and related issues. They will also help control staff and external suppliers to ensure that the project is delivered on time, within budget, and within schedule.

The project team should have the necessary capacity and competency to establish business requirements that drive the cost and schedule. They should also be able to establish resource plans to ensure sufficient resources are made available for the project. The activities above require competencies that need to be acquired. 

This course is designed to increase awareness of the concept of project management planning to targeted participants attending this course. They will learn how to plan better by focusing on developing better basis for business requirements and accurate cost, schedules as well as resource requirements. This will help them manage expectations of and balance conflicting needs of stakeholders.

The program includes the use of a customized case study based that will help generate group based discussion geared towards developing an innate understanding of the intricacies associated with the planning process. It is a very practical, hands-on training program that has been designed with emphasis on interaction, participation and adult based learning.

This Project Management Training Course usually be conducted in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Terminal Objective

The terminal objective of this Project Management Planning program is that the participants will be able to independently organize and integrate planning activities required to ensure projects are undertaken as planned. Essentially, they will be able to have an overview of key deliverables required for Project Management Planning to occur and develop a structured plan covering key areas related to project management.

Key course outcomes

  • Define the term project management planning
  • Categorize different types of project plans
  • Identify requirements of stakeholders for the project
  • Document project and product scope
  • Define scope baseline
  • Identify resource requirements
  • Develop a project work schedule
  • Develop a plan for effective procurement
  • Develop a quality management plan
  • Develop a communications management plan


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Topic covered
  • Introduction to project management planning;
  • Overview of project management areas and project management planning processes;
  • Project schedule development using project management planning techniques;
  • Project schedule and cost control and planning;
  • Time and cost estimation tools and techniques;
  • Procurement planning techniques; and
  • Quality and communications planning


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