Advanced Project and Contract Management-PP 8001

19th November - 30th November 2018 (London, UK) 19th November - 30th November 2018 (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 , soc ial , c u l t ur a l & p o l i t i cal c o n text s t hat 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 10 working days
Certification A certificate of completion is issued on successful completion of the programme.
Location Houston-Texas-USA., London-UK, select
Travel and accommodation Travel and accommodation to be paid for at source by delegates
Fees Course fees for tuition, materials and certification: £4750.00 (Excl. VAT) per delegate for 2 weeks.
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