Apply Project Management Skills

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MF-COM-402C-1

Code: APMS

Duration: 32 Hours


Synopsis:

This module is developed to enable learners to acquire knowledge and skills to achieve successful completion of specific project goals and objectives by a specific time, within budget and according to specifications. It involves managing the phases of project life cycle that include initiating, planning, execution, controlling & monitoring and closing.

Course Objective:

On completion of this module, learners will be able to apply, demonstrate and practice the knowledge and skills learnt on applying project management skills through classroom and practical sessions.

Course Outline:

The knowledge and skills covered in this module include:

Skills:

  • Define the scope of the project to be undertaken in consultation with stakeholders to meet the organisational needs or objectives
  • Conduct feasibility analysis of undertaking the project and present to stakeholders for decision making
  • Develop the project plan and provide estimates of the necessary human resources, time and cost using appropriate project management tools
  • Execute the project implementation activities and control the resources to achieve the desired project goals or deliverables
  • Review the milestones of the project and resolve any un-met goals or gaps when needed to meet the scope of the project defined
  • Conclude the project in consultation with stakeholders and with complete project documentation

Knowledge:

  • Purpose of project management
  • Pros and cons of managing projects
  • Project management processes
  • Defining the scope of the project
  • How to conduct feasibility analysis of undertaking the project
  • Project selection methods
  • Managing project risks
  • How to manage the resources required to undertake the project
  • Project management tools
  • Negotiation skills
  • Types of stakeholders

For Whom:

Suitable for Professionals, Managers and Executives (PMEs).

Entry Requirements:

Participants are assumed to:

  • Have an in depth knowledge of their organisational products/services;
  • Have presentation skills;
  • Be proficient in using project scheduling software (e.g. Microsoft Project or equivalent);
  • Be able to apply effective communication and leadership skills in leading and managing project members at a proficiency level equivalent to the Communication and Relationship Management under ESS;
  • Be able to apply effective problem-solving and decision-making skills at a proficiency level equivalent to the Problem-solving and Decision Making Skills under ESS;
  • Be able to listen, read and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills System (ESS) level 8;
  • Be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to Employability Skills System (ESS) level 8.

Training Medium:

This module is conducted in English.

Training Methodology:

This module is delivered through lectures, group discussions and case studies.

Essential Requirement:

Participants are required to bring their personal laptop for the work assignment.

Assessment Methodology:

The assessment is conducted through oral/written assessment, mini project or work assignment and presentation.

Certification:

An individual who completes a module will be awarded a Statement of Attainment (SOA). If an individual completes the required number of modules, he/she will be awarded a WSQ Qualification.


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