PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Basic Project Management

Basic Project Management Workshop

Two days
(Utilizing the results based management (RBM) framework with a focus in project design)

Schedule: 18-19 & 25-26 July 2013; 7-8 & 9-10 Oct 2013; 18-19 & 20-21 Nov 2013

Target Audience

Project managers and staff whose responsibilities include the results-based design of projects or programmes, or who are collaborating in teams with these responsibilities.

Objectives

At the conclusion of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the tasks, skills and role and responsibilities of the project manager.
  • Understand the logic of the project through the different stages of the project management life cycle, focusing in particular on project design.
  • Identify the critical factors for the successful design of results-oriented projects or programmes
  • Apply basic project planning tools and concepts to increase the strategic relevance of their projects for the UN and for UN beneficiaries.
  • Apply basic tools to consider different stakeholder perspectives and risks in project designs.
  • Understand how design choices affect the subsequent implementation of projects, i.e. the development of the work plan and budget.
  • Understand how design choices are linked to the Monitoring and Evaluation of projects and programmes.

Topics covered

Basic Project Management is an introductory programme which focuses on the basics of results-oriented project management, with a focus on project design.


Prince2 Foundation & Practitioner

Prince2 Foundation & Practitioner Workshop

Schedule: 15-17 July 2013 (Practitioner); 9-10 & 11-12 Sep 2013 (Foundation)

Target Audience

Project and programme managers whose responsibilities include the results-based design of projects or programmes, or who are collaborating in teams with these responsibilities.

Objectives

At the end of the course, participants will be tested on the topics covered, which include:

• The seven themes, processes and activities
• The purpose and major content of all roles
• The major management products
• The relationships between various management dimensions of a project

Topics covered

The Prince2 Foundation & Practitioner is designed for project and programme managers and provides an easily tailored, scaleable project management metholodology for all types of projects.

To register

Self-registration may be completed online by registering through Inspira at: inspira.un.org. For registration instructions please click here. If you need further information on staff members' login for Inspira please refer to chapter 1.2.1 of the Inspira Instructional Manual.

For more information

Contact Mr. Kushal Ramyad, Staff Development Officer
ramyad@un.org , +1(917)367-2678