Planning and Initiating Projects

Live online (VILT)
6 x 3.5 hour sessions

In Person Instructor-led

3 x 1 day sessions

Explores the role of projects in today’s fast-moving and complex world, and how project management practice can contribute to making organisations efficient, effective, agile and sustainable.

Learning outcomes:

  • The four types of projects and how to classify any project (or work package) as one of these four types

  • Popular PM methodologies such as PRINCE2, Lean and Agile and these align with the four types of project

  • The PMBOK® Guide’s 10 knowledge areas, four-phase project life cycle, and five process groups

  • Key concepts such as the Iron Triangle, the cost of change, scaling for complexity, and planning

  • The “Why Axis” – a thinking tool for ‘zooming’ from a tactical/technical view of the project work to a strategic understanding of the project and the benefits, outcomes and corporate goals that it supports.