Business skills in projects
In customer projects as well as in other types of projects, the project manager has a key role in handling contacts, contracts, changes in scope, cash-flow needs etc. Business skills in projects offers support and tools to handle those situations and to stay ahead of problems.
After the course you will:
- Have knowledge to take the next step in your career as a project manager and successfully run larger, more complex projects
- Have an improved understanding of techniques for planning, implementation, follow-up and closure of complex projects, e.g. Earned Value Management and optimization of the cash flow.
- Understand the commercial role of being a project manager to a bigger extent than just time, cost and scope
- Have an improved understanding of the needs and demands on a project manager in the capacity of manager, coach and moderator
- Have learned useful techniques to better satisfy various project stakeholders
By taking a business oriented role as a project manager, you can contribute more to the organization’s business goals. The course Business Skills in projects is a valuable extension for experienced project managers. In this course, you as project manager will get the tools to work in more complex projects such as techniques for planning, implementation, follow-up and closure of projects.
The course includes both theory and practice, e.g. a case study that provides an excellent opportunity to practice your new skills.
- The project managers commercial role
- Business case and quotation management
- Manage risks and take advantage of opportunities
- Contracts and agreements
- The roles and required competencies of a project manager
- Entrepreneurship – to see opportunities in changes and proposals
- Manage project stakeholders
- The projects cash flow
- Implement changes
- How to close a project
- Control, manage and participate in programs
- Earned Value Management
Project managers, familiar with the bases of project management, who are ready to take the next step in their careers.
That you are familiar with the bases of project management and are ready to take the next step in your career.
PDU (Professional Development Units)