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Advanced Project Management



The pressure on companies to deliver projects on time and to budget is growing. This means that project managers need to be using high-level project management skills and operating with the most up-to-date approaches.

This advanced project management course has been designed to provide delegates with an overview of modern best practice methodologies and techniques to meet the demands of managing multiple and complex projects.

In an uncertain world, the only certainty is your individual skill set and approach. This advanced course will provide delegates with the tools to deliver effectively.

Who should attend

This practical and enlightening course is designed for Project Managers and Directors seeking to enhance their effectiveness and skills in Project Management, It will also be of great benefit to those working in the procurement or contract function or for those working in technical areas who are regularly involved in projects.


Strategic Project and Program Initiation

  • Aligning projects and programs with organizational strategy.
  • The profound impact of visionary project initiation.
  • Setting strategic objectives and achieving stakeholder alignment.
  • Distinguishing between project and program management.
  • Strategies for creating a comprehensive program charter.

Project Leadership

  • Identifying and understanding your own leadership style
  • Types of leadership; choosing how to use leadership power
  • Leading upwards (and sideways and downwards)
  • Understanding and managing the behaviour of others
  • Giving feedback – the power of feedback

Change Management and Human Behaviour in Project Leadership

  • Understanding the psychology of change: Examining the psychological and emotional aspects of change for project managers.
  • Change management strategies for senior project managers: Advanced approaches to guide teams through complex transformations.
  • Influencing and leading through change: Leveraging leadership skills to drive change effectively.
  • Managing resistance and conflict: Identifying and addressing resistance and conflict within project teams.

Strategic Closure and Value Realization

  • Strategic project and program closure for long-term value
  • Advanced project and program handover and transition strategies
  • Advanced post-project and post-program evaluation and value realization frameworks
  • Advanced KPIs and business outcome metrics

Risk Optimization, Quality Excellence, and Compliance

  • Advanced risk optimization through probabilistic modelling
  • Creating a Culture of Risk-Awareness, Quality, and Compliance
  • Quality excellence as a competitive advantage
  • Compliance, ethics, and regulatory considerations
  • Risk-based decision-making

At the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Appreciate project benefits and how to develop them
  • Understand the project management maturity model and its implications
  • Understand how change management and project management are aligned
  • Lead your project team with clear authority and clear purpose
  • Ensure clear governance processes are in place to support project delivery
  • Understanding project finance and how earned value management supports project delivery
  • Apply different approaches to project management, including waterfall project management, agile project management, Kanban and Scrum

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