Price: $1,699.00
Length: 2 Days
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Engineering Project Management

Engineering Project Management Training Course Description

Engineering project management training course provides principals and practices of modern project management related to engineering projects.

In general, project management is defined as precisely planning, organizing, inspiring, and controlling human resources, budget, time, peers and superiors, vendors, and customers to accomplish specific goals while meeting certain desired standards and criteria. Such definition is valid for managing projects in all different fields including various types of engineering projects. An engineering project is a temporary job defined to generate a specific device, or provide a service, or construct a building or highway, or any other engineering task which has a definite start and ending stage, limited by time, budget, and deliverables, undertaken to accomplish certain goals and milestones. As

Engineering projects carry a temporary nature, against permanent nature of engineering operations or business, managing of such is often quite different from managing permanent engineering jobs which results in demanding for development of some unique, specific technical and management skills and strategies. The engineering project management training course helps you develop these skills and learn the effective strategies, as you are required to do for the specific project you are going to manage.

Engineering project management training course encompasses topics relate to project concept selection, development planning, and engineering design; procurement; construction activities; schedule and cost management; risk management; resources (people and materials) management; and etc. Such training assists you, as the project manager, to make the best possible decisions within available resources and budget.

Engineering project management training course also teaches you what the six project management phases require. You will learn how to use key project management knowledge areas and project control.

Through engineering project management training course you will learn how project management process groups relate to one another, how execution plans are used to integrate the work effort, what tools are available for the project manager to use, what information will be generated, and what that information means.

Audience

Engineering project management training is a 2-day course designed for:

  • New project manager engineers
  • Lead engineers
  • Current project managers who are willing to improve or update their knowledge and learn new project management techniques
  • Engineers, architects, scientists, technicians, and managers with project leadership responsibilities in engineering projects.
  • Facility engineers, operations engineers, and purchasing personnel including team leaders and managers who plan, manage, or participate on multi-discipline project teams.

Training Objectives

Upon completion of engineering project management training course, attendees are able to:

  • Define project phases and execute them skillfully
  • Estimate how long it takes your best employees to complete tasks
  • Develop scopes of work and execution plans
  • Employ control techniques and earned value analysis
  • Understand the importance of the 10 Bodies of Project Management Knowledge
  • Articulate the key elements of APQP by Phase
  • Define the minimum fundamental components of a Robust Project Plan
  • Properly evaluate and differentiate between Statement of Requirement, Statement of Work and Work Breakdown structures
  • Employ timeline techniques such as Milestone, Gantt, Network (PERT) and Critical Path
  • Apply various meeting and conflict resolution strategies, formulate an effective meeting summary and action list, and conduct an actual Design Review
  • Utilize Risk Management techniques
  • Recognize when your employees need training and reassignment
  • Realize which of your employees are not capable of accomplishing the desired results
  • Recognize the tasks need to be outsourced
  • Determine when/where/how to capitalize on new opportunities
  • Evaluate and analyze whether the planned improvement has been accomplished
  • Create checklists to ascertain project deliverables for each phase
  • Lead projects through reviews and gain management approvals
  • Develop sustainable, repeatable knowledge management for projects

Course Outline

Overview of project management

  • Project management process
  • Modern Project Management & its alignment with organization strategies
  • Define the project
  • Six phases of a project system
  • The ten (10) bodies of Project Management Knowledge
  • Project Management and ISO

Project Plan Life Cycle

  • Product, Project, Project Management
  • What is the difference between project management and the automotive APQP process
  • Essential components of each APQP phase

Project Management Techniques

  • Integration management fundamentals
  • How to Manage project stakeholders and sponsors
  • All you need to learn about Letter of Intent, Statement of Requirements, Statement of Work and Work Breakdown structures
  • How to define scope of work
  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
  • Project Best Practices and the TGR/TGW database
  • Documentation requirements necessary to support the PM/APQP/PPAP processes

Resource Planning

  • Apply the best organizational chart to serve the most effective project management
  • How to develop and manage and effective Staffing and Resource Plan
  • Reducing project duration
  • Leadership
  • Managing project teams & Conflict resolution
  • Roles and responsibility matrix (RASIC)
  • How to recognize tangible resources from intangible ones

Sequence Planning

  • How to develop millstones charts
  • How to develop Gantt charts
  • How to design network diagrams and Critical Path Method (CPM)
  • How to develop schedule compression
  • How to apply float/slack time
  • Fast Tracking and Crashing

Project Costing and Tracking

  • Cost analysis
  • Scope Creep
  • Control methods

Project Risk Management

  • Essential elements of an effective Risk Management Plan
  • Product liability, using FMEA and HAZOP
  • Risk qualification quantification techniques
    • Creating checklists
    • Risk register or Quadrant Mapping
    • Expected Values Matrix
    • Probability and Impact Matrix

Procurement Management

  • Become familiar with partner-supplier relationships
  • Managing inter-organizational relationships
  • Progress & performance measurements and evaluation
  • Suppliers rating methods
  • Suppliers skill requirements
  • Project audit & closure
  • International & e-projects
  • Engineering Project Management Labs

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