Project and Programme Management

Boomsters Project and Programme Management portfolio is designed for anyone involved in Project work whatever their level of experience. We offer 3 courses, Foundation, Project Manager and Programme and Portfolio Manager that can be tailored to meet the needs of your business. The foundation course is a 1 day event whilst the Project Manager and Programme and Portfolio Manager events are both 3 day events. The courses will take attendees through the Project lifecycle stage by stage covering all the technical skill a great Project Manager or Programme/Portfolio Manager needs as well as the softer skills such as influencing, communications, matrix management and motivating people.

Courses:

Foundation

Foundation is targeted at Project Managers who want to gain knowledge of how to set up and run a small to medium sized Project.

Project Set Up

Understand the key documentation, key tools and agreements needed to successfully set up and launch a project.

Benefits Management

Understand the different benefit types, the critical success factors and the Key Performance Indicators and a plan of where and when the benefit will be realised.

Change Management

Understanding of Change Management methods

Project Planning

Evidence of planning and scheduling activities using the right types of plans for the project.  Identifying the critical path, evidence that the plan has been kept up to date.

Financial Planning

Demonstrate estimating, budgeting and forecasting, evidence of cost control and an understanding of break even and return on investment.

Project Governance and Progress Reporting

Evidence project governance structure and meeting schedules, status reporting process, change control process and post implementation review with lessons learnt.

Risk Management

Understand how to create log that lists the risks, issues, dependencies, constraints and assumptions and how you are managing and mitigating them.

1 Day Course

Virtual Course 

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Bespoke Options Available

Onsite Course Available

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Project Manager

Project Manager is targeted at experienced Project Managers who want to gain knowledge of how to run a medium/large sized Project. In addition to a recap of Foundation level skills:-

Project/Programme Set Up

Understand strategic alignment, resource planning and onboarding and solution analysis. 

Benefits Management

Understanding of cross functional benefit ownership, agreement and realisation plans.

Change Management

Understanding of a change management plan that includes impact assessment, communication, capability and reinforcement plans.

Project Planning

Understanding of planning in a matrix environment with use of network diagrams, Gantt Charts, dependencies map, test plan with test cases and contingency planning. 

Financial Planning

Understanding of types of financial outcomes, budget setting and managing budget across multi projects.

Project Governance and Progress Reporting

Understanding of jeopardy management including risks, issues, cost v benefit and milestones. Demonstrate use of tools and techniques to maximise individual and team contribution to deliveries; coaching, facilitation, creativity, lateral thinking and innovation. Interactions with Director level and above.

Risk Management

Understand impacts on customer experience/operational performance/costs/benefit realisation.

3 Day Course

Virtual Course 

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Bespoke Options Available

Onsite Course Available

BQF Accredited Course

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Programme/Porfolio Manager 

Programme/Porfolio Manager is targeted at experienced Project/Programme Managers who want to gain knowledge of how to run a large sized Programme or Portfolio. In addition to a recap of Advanced level skills: – –

Project/Programme Set Up

Understand how to set up and establish large and highly complex programmes or portfolios, gaining commitment and buy in from senior stakeholders and business leaders. 

Benefits Management

Understanding of continued benefits realisation and effective BAU delivery post initiative closure, leadership of benefits reviews and management of any required changes to deliver the intended benefits, benefit management across a portfolio or programme.

Change Management

Understanding of a change management plan that is consistent across the portfolio or programme that aligns with the enterprise wide values and engagement strategy.

Planning

Understanding of planning and scheduling activities across highly complex and ambiguous initiatives; management of inter-dependencies, point of escalation for significant and highly complex resource, planning or benefit/outcome issues.

Financial Planning

understanding of leading robust financial estimating tools and techniques, budget management and cost control, deviation management. Demonstrate integration into BAU financial planning and budget setting processes through robust agreements.

3 Day Course

Virtual Course 

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Bespoke Options Available

Onsite Course Available

BQF Accredited Course

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Training Certification

After completion of your training programme, you will have the opportunity to apply for certification from BQF, providing externally recognised application of Change Management. The process includes an exam and a portfolio review, overseen by a BQF assessor, however the process varies depending on which certification you wish to complete.

Once passed, you will feature on BQF’s Certification Register under ‘Change Management’. Certifications include BQF Change Management Practitioner, BQF Change Management Advanced Practitioner and BQF Change Management Master Practitioner, depending on which level of Change Management you practice.

To find out more about pricing, please contact us. If you have been trained by the BQF in Change Management you will receive a discount when you book your certification.

 

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All courses are accredited by the British Quality Foundation with the option of attaining certification

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