Advanced Project and Contract Management—PSP 8002

8th April - 19th April 2019 (London, UK) 17th June - 28th June 2019 (London, UK) 18th November - 28th November 2019 (Houston, Texas, USA.)

Course Overview

This course is designed for managers responsible for or /and those who expect to be saddled with the responsibility of leading project delivery as well as those with direct responsibilities for management of contracts that impact on such projects in any form or shape. Specific attention will paid to the needs of various subject matter specialists and technical support staff engaged in the delivery of commercial agricultural development projects in Nigeria.

Learning Outcome

Understanding the business, social, cultural & political contexts that impact on programmes or projects • Develop a focused, disciplined approach to developing and implementing plans and controls for development project • Be able to use PRINCE 2 to deliver a process based approach to project management • Apply a range of methodologies to development projects • Enhanced understanding of contract management process • Be able to guarantee value for money in context with the international donor funding contracts • Be able to manage and control change regarding strategies and brought about by emerging challenges • Enhance communication and use information more effectively in project management • Improve team and individual performances in project management

Indicative Contents

• General Business Context • Principles of Project Management with specific reference to international funding project • PRINCE 2 – Foundation • Project Quality and Risk Management • Change and Configuration Management • Managing People at the grass-root level • Best concept for Development Project Planning, Monitoring and Control Techniques • Contract management processes • Pre- contract award management a) Contract negotiation strategies b) Setting target and evaluation criteria c) Plan contract strategy - research marketplace d) Invitation to bid • Bidding and award of contract processes a) Contract Negotiation and Contract Award b) Debrief Techniques • Post-contract award management • Contract monitoring and Maintaining audit trail • Case studies and industrial visitation

More Detail
Duration This is a two-week programme spread over 10 working days. working days
Certification A certificate of completion is issued on successful completion of the programme.
Location Houston-Texas-USA., London-UK
Travel and accommodation Travel and accommodation to be paid for at source by delegates
Fees £4750.00
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