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Project Administration
Fundamentals

 
This intensive three day short course is aimed primarily at individuals working in project support roles on large projects.
It is based on best practices in project management with an emphasis on the support skills needed for administering any type of project in any industry.

We will give you practical and effective tools to administer different types of business projects and you will receive a toolkit of templates, guides, checklists and resources.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for any individual involved in project support, including project administrators and project office staff for large projects as well as Project Managers and non-project managers of smaller projects.

Course Information

Entry Requirements

There are no specific or strict entry requirements, but we recommend that you are able to apply and practise the skills learnt on the course to your own job, to derive the most value.
We also suggest that two years general work experience, proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook Express and exposure to a project environment will be beneficial.

Delivery and Assessment

We use a blend of face-to-face, facilitator-led training sessions as well as group discussions, practical exercises and feedback sessions, to embed knowledge and skills.
Through the experiential approach to learning, you will be able to immediately apply what you learn to the workplace.

The course content is compatible with the administration elements of the Project Management Institute Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) ® Guide and PRINCE2

. To earn an FTI Certificate of Attendance you will need to:

  • Attend all three full days
  • Participate in and contribute to group discussions and activities
  • Practice a range of project administration techniques to be able to apply them in the workplace
  • Do some individual reading and self-study.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this short course, you will have a good understanding of how to plan and implement work projects and improve personal productivity using a project approach. You will be able to:

  • Distinguish between project and non-project work and apply the appropriate work methods
  • Identify the roles and needs of different project stakeholders
  • Understand the specific types and roles of typical project stakeholders and team members
  • Manage communication between stakeholders more effectively, using a range of techniques
  • Manage meeting administration, from planning to minutes, to actions, to follow-up
  • Co-ordinate project change controls

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