Project Management Skills - Virtual Learning - Meirc

Project Management Skills - Virtual Learning

Why Attend

The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the necessary skills required to plan their projects by creating project scope statements and project work breakdown structures. Additionally, participants will learn how to develop key performance indicators for monitoring and controlling their project schedule and budget. 

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Plan projects using statement of work and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Schedule projects activities and build the project network model
  • Calculate project budgets and schedule variances using Earned Value (EV) techniques

Target Audience

Project managers, members of project offices, project sponsors, functional managers, senior management and individuals interested in project management. This course is worth 12 Professional Development Units (PDUs).

Target Competencies

  • Planning projects
  • Organizing projects
  • Executing projects
  • Controlling projects
  • Cognitive abilities
  • Communication
  • Planning projects
    • Project management definitions
    • Projects versus operations
    • Applications of project management
    • Managing project constraints
    • Potential benefits of project management
    • Project charter
    • Project scope statement
    • Project specifications
    • Work breakdown structure
    • Project decomposition
  • Scheduling projects
    • Linking activities and WBS sequencing
    • Estimation tools and techniques
    • Program evaluation and review technique (PERT)
    • Network diagram
    • Gantt chart
    • Milestone chart
    • Critical Path Method (CPM)
    • Forward and backward scheduling
    • Slack management
    • Schedule compression techniques
    • Resource planning and leveling
  • Controlling projects
    • Mastering earned value management
    • Schedule and budget variances
    • Schedule and cost performance indexes
    • Project forecasting
    • Project management reporting

Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC)

MPC certified courses by Meirc Training and Consulting are designed for those willing to challenge themselves and go the extra distance. Participants who fully attend an MPC course and successfully complete the test on the last day, will receive a Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC), in addition to the one they receive for attendance. MPC certificates are regionally recognized and can be quite valuable when applying for more senior roles within the organization or outside.


Project Management Institute (PMI)®

Meirc is a member of the PMI ATP Program. PMI does not specifically endorse, approve, or warrant ATP’s products, courses, publications, or services.
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Per participant

USD 1,750

Fees + VAT as applicable

Tax Registration Number : 100239834300003

Online Training

25 - 27 Jul, 2021


10:00 to 14:00 (UAE)

9:00 to 13:00 (KSA)