Project Planning Training
Projects big and small are the staple of the workplace environment in any capacity from macro to micro and need to be pursued by basically any business type or model. These large scale works usually require the employment of more than a dozen individuals, immense amounts of resources and an equally impressive amount of funding, and usually these projects have to be done under a reasonable timeframe. This task no matter how small in scale are usually quite large tasks to whoever has the position of getting everything in order before the first brick or anything of the sort is laid out.
Planning such a huge task is a workplace nightmare as it covers multiple facets of the workplace that most other members of the workforce need only to deal with one at a time and not all at once. Where to acquire resources, who to hire and for what tasks are they employed, how long they will be employed, the possible risks involved with the initiation of this project or process, and what they can do to mitigate these possible risks or circumvent them in their entirety.
The American Great General Eisenhower once said that ‘plans are useless, but planning is indispensable’ and in an environment where nothing is ever left to chance and circumstance such as the workplace having a contingency or backup in case something eventually goes wrong is handy. Planning something out meanwhile ensures that while not every intended goal of the original project may be met, a good number of them will and therefore make for a strong return of investment whether monetary or otherwise. Paramount Training and Development is here to help with training in this crucial stage for any workplace or business with its new Project Planning Training Courses program.
The creation of an initial project plan is crucial to its subsequent implementation and execution and much needs to be taken into consideration beforehand. Time, resources, raw materials, manpower, all of this are needed to execute a project properly. Thankfully Project Planning Training Courses have been made available by Paramount Training and Development for the precise purpose of arming individuals with the tools they need to accomplish whatever task is required of them in the planning phase of whatever project is inevitably entrusted to them.
Assemble a team and make initial preparations
The Project planner does not work alone and in fact needs a not inconsiderable amount of assistance from a dozen peers more specialized in certain tasks whom need to be delegated to their formal and most appropriate tasks when it comes to their chosen professions. Getting an appropriate measure or idea of their proposed project also needs to be done as this initial planning phase will in no uncertain terms dictate their delegation of tasks and progress as the project actually begins. Part of the Project Planning Training Courses is dedicated to this initial process as well as the assembly of a team that will be pivotal to how the project planner will execute their task.
Create a work breakdown structure
Projects big or small usually involve dozens if not hundreds of people performing different tasks and all headed towards possibly different but intersecting end-goals. That and large projects usually require different things at different times, as any project despite its scale will be under no uncertain terms dynamic and require it. For project planners this will be an important part of their work as it will influence other parts of their eventual labor during the execution of the project.
Create a system to monitor finances
Businesses big and small require the spending and acquiring of finances that will allow their projects to be funded, pay for skilled or unskilled labor, expenditures for specialized tools and resources that will be used in the construction of the project, as well as contingency funds in the rare but not unheard of case of overspending or other issues that may erupt from the word go. This must also be done usually under the watchful eye of the parent organization that requires a comprehensive look at where the money is going. Where the money comes from is another factor that needs to be considered as loans and investments made for such expenditures need to be closely monitored to evade possible issues in the long run. All these and more lessons are made available to Project Planning Trainees whom are given all the resources they need to find out all the necessary information they need to know about finances as well as strategies and tips to assist them in this task.
Create systems to manage and monitor the acquisition and use of resources
Resources consist of either raw materials or human resources or worker labor.
In regards to raw materials a constant and steady supply of said materials will undoubtedly be required to keep the project on schedule. Where these resources are acquired also needs to be take into account as varying prices or other factors can drastically change the quality of work done on the project or the other factors such as financial expenditures. Also required to be observed are where the resources are actually going within the workplace as procurements are therefore company property and unlawful use of such resources can be seen as breaking the law.
Human resources are just as hard to manage as they also require many individual demands that can vary from person to person. Certain numbers of professionals that can perform one particular task are more required than others, the finances needed to reward their labors for this project need to be taken into account. And unlike raw materials an additional layer of oversight and prevention needs to be given to these workers as depending on the type of labor the risks of employing such individuals or the risks that these individuals are putting themselves in need some form of insurance to cover any possible physical, emotional, or mental injuries that these individuals may sustain in the workplace.
Experts from both fields have been dully consulted by the minds behind Project Planning Training Courses and their lessons and methodologies have been distilled and made available for our learners.
Customised Training Session For Teams (Included No Charge)
We have many means and ideas to provide you with the most compelling, customised content, but all of these pale in comparison to our ultimate priority of providing you with the freedom you need to customise your own personalised training session. You will be able to customise nearly every aspect of your training course by selecting from an entire library of training courses and finally modifying the very contents of the workbook, including the ordering of sections, page designs, colours and what sorts of activities you’d like to put in or replace. We believe that this emphasis on your freedom means the ability to create a workbook that will fit your team better.
In-House Customised training benefits:
- Flexible length – You choose the length of the session
- Highly Effective Team/Industry Specific
- Certificate of Completion (Professional Grade)
- Create a Team Building environment
- Cost effective – Group rate discount
- Printed courseware (No need to download or use an App to read)
Creating Content (Contact us for Quotation)
We create content the same way we customise them; with the freedom and credit afforded to the true creator of your training session: you. Our team of designers and experts are here to help you develop your ideal training content by creating your workbook with your specific instructions. For example, should you wish for a workbook that explores the intricacies of the industry and your company’s standing within it, we can add company data and other statistical information. Case studies are more relevant with a focus on Australian Content and data. In fact, we can even create your content from scratch using only the slightest of points; our years of experience will flawlessly translate these theoretical expectations into reality. This emphasis on freedom will guarantee your team, and ultimately your company, a competitive place within your industry. Employees that are trained will make a company more profitable. With our creation service, your employees will also be trained better increasing their effectiveness.
Instructor Led Online
Download Certificate of Completion $495 inc GST
Printed and Posted Certificate of Completion $515 inc GST
We provide this course as an online assisted course. You provide the date and time, we provide the trainer and material. Great for regional business or employees that are at multiple premises. The benefits of booking an online assisted or instructed led training session is you don’t have to wait for a specific date or course to come up. We book in a time available to you. Same course as a workshop but just for you and online instead.