Overview

The goal of this course is to provide the attendee with the required concepts and knowledge, that enable them to understand what is portfolio and portfolio management, and how the organization could benefit from using the concept of portfolio management in order to successfully implement its strategy and to achieve its strategic objectives.

Clearly identified and agreed upon success metrics across multiple projects in your unit or organization allows you to optimize outcomes when faced with limited or conflicting resources.

This strategy course explores proven approaches for ensuring that the organization is investing in the right projects, providing the right resources, and completing them at the right time.

Course Objectives

  1. Differentiate between the project, program and portfolio.
  2. Define what is portfolio and portfolio management.
  3. Define the portfolio management process group.
  4. Define the portfolio management knowledge areas.
  5. Apply statistical techniques to portfolio evaluation and optimization
  6. Establish effective governance over one or more project portfolios
  7. Evaluate the inherent value and risk of projects within the portfolio
  8. Manage a dynamic pipeline in which projects are constantly added, closed out and re-scoped
  9. Perform the basic tasks and activities of portfolio management.

Duration:-30 Hours

Course Outline

Unit 1

  1. Pre-exam assessment
  2. Introduction and basic concepts of project and program management.
  3. Definition of portfolio and portfolio management.
  4. The relation between project, program and portfolio.
  5. Portfolio management knowledge areas and process groups

Unit 2

  1. What is organizational project management?
  2. What is the value of organizational project management?
  3. How to implement the concepts of organizational project management?

Unit 3

  1. Portfolio Strategic Management knowledge area
  2. Portfolio Governance Management knowledge area

Unit 4

  1. Portfolio Performance Management knowledge area
  2. Portfolio Communication Management
  3. Portfolio Risk Management knowledge area

Unit 5

  1. PfMP certification overview
  2. PfMP sample exam

Language:-English / Arabic

 

 

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usiness Analysis (CBAP)

The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) has created the Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®), a designation awarded to candidates who have successfully demonstrated their expertise in this field.

This is done by detailing hands-on work experience in business analysis through the CBAP® application process, and passing the IIBA® CBAP® examination.

Certified Business Analysis Professionals are experts in identifying the business needs of an organization in order to determine the best solutions, a role that is increasingly seen as a vital component of any successful project.

Course Overview:-

International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is the independent non-profit professional association for the growing field of business analysis. The goal of IIBA is to create greater awareness of the Business Analysis (BA) profession by defining what is business analysis and working towards recognition of the value of the business analyst role in the organization. BA can help the organization to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace and enable the organization to succeed. Business Analysis is the practice of enabling change in an organizational context, by defining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to stakeholders. The set of tasks and techniques that are used to perform business analysis are defined in A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®Guide).

Business analysis involves:

Understanding why the organization exist

Understanding how organizations function to accomplish their purposes

Defining the capabilities an organization requires to provide products and services to external stakeholders.

Determining the courses of action that an organization has to undertake to achieve those goals and objectives

This course will go over best practices in business analysis and prepare Participants to take the Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) exam.

Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®Guide)

The BABOK Guide describes business analysis knowledge areas, their associated activities and tasks, and the skills necessary to be effective in their execution. The primary purpose of the BABOK Guide is to define the profession of business analysis. It serves as a baseline that practitioners can agree upon in order to discuss the work they do and to ensure that they have the skills they need to effectively perform the role, and defines the skills and knowledge that people who work with and employ business analysts should expect a skilled practitioner to demonstrate.

Who should attend? :

Any person who performs business analysis activities, no matter what their job title or organizational role may be. Business analysis practitioners also include business systems analysts, systems analysts, requirements engineers, process analysts, product managers, product owners, enterprise analysts, business architects, management consultants, and those who also perform related disciplines such as project management, software development, quality assurance, and interaction design.

In What Industries?

Government, Real Estate Development, Aerospace, Defense, Engineering and Construction, Manufacturing and Industrial, Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Power and Water Utility Plants, Education and Training, Retail, Financial Services, Information Technology, Telecommunication, Automotive, Media Production, E-Business, Marketing and Sales, Pharmaceuticals, Environmental Management,  Hospitality Management, Shipbuilding and Repair Yards.

Course Outline:-

Our experienced instructor will go over the six knowledge areas and business analysis concepts, as defined the latest release of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) 2.0.

Session 1:

a.   Foundation concepts

b.   Elicitation

Session 2:
Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring

Session 3:
Enterprise analysis

Session 4:
Requirement management and Communication

Session 5:
Requirement Analysis

Session 6:
Solution Assessment and validation

Session 7:

a.   Underlying Concepts

b. BA Techniques Part 1

Session 8:

a.   BA Techniques Part 2

b.   Simulation test

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PSP Certification exam preparation course (30 hours)

What is the Planning and Scheduling Professional ?

The AACE International program’s intent is to recognize specialists who meet a demanding set of planning and scheduling criteria.

The PSP certification will distinguish you as a Planning and Scheduling Professional who has the knowledge and skills that impact the bottom line. You can find information about this program by clicking here AACEI You are allowed 105 minutes for each of the four closed-book parts of the exam which are briefly described below:

Part I is Basic Knowledge. It consists of multiple-choice questions concerning the basics of planning and scheduling.

Part II is a real-time Communications Exercise. It requires the candidate to draft the equivalent of a one-page typewritten (maximum) memorandum to simulate reporting on planning and scheduling analysis to the project manager, explaining the issues and proposing a solution regarding a given problem.

Part III is a Practical Exercise. This part entails answering a series of multiple-choice questions concerning various aspects of a single problem.

Part IV is Planning and Scheduling Applications. It consists of multiple-choice questions involving planning and scheduling scenarios.

At the end of this course, participants will gain the following:

The training course will provide participants with a thorough background in the concepts of Planning and Scheduling Engineering and Construction projects. The course addresses how to identify, monitor, and balance information crucial for the successful management of projects. It will discuss the development of a baseline performance management plan (PMP) for the project that will allow the efficient compilation and the timely generation of quantitative performance comparisons. The comparisons highlight significant performance departures (“actual vs. baseline”) and allow for preventive and early remedial and corrective actions.

Who should attend?

This course is targeted for Chief Executive Officers, Finance Managers, Human Resources Managers, Project Managers, Engineers and Planners, Information Technology Managers.
In What Industries
Government, Real State Development, Aerospace, Defense, Engineering and Construction, Manufacturing and Industrial, Oil and Gas\Petrochemical, Power and Water Utility Plants, Education and Training, Retail, Financial Services, Information Technology, Telecommunication, Pharmaceuticals, Environmental Management, Shipbuilding, Repair Yards, Decision and Risk Management, Quality Assurance/Management and Quantity Surveying.
Course Objectives
Project Management introduction

Planning and Scheduling Professional

WBS and Activity Identification

Estimating Activity Durations

Activity network Development

Network Schedule Calculation

Earned Value Management

Project Report

Course OUTLINES

CHAPTER 1 – PLANNING

1A. Planning Development

1.1 Input and Data

1.1.1 Contract Requirements

1.1.2 Identification of Stakeholders

1.1.3 Constructability Methods

1.2 Considerations and Constraints

1.2.1 Identification of Resources

1.2.2 Value Engineering

1.2.3 Stakeholder Considerations

1.2.4 Project Variables

1B. Planning Product

1.3 Planning Output and Deliverables

1.3.1 Define Scope of Work

1.3.2 Define Project Goals

1.3.3 Define Project Plan

1.3.4 Phase Definition

1.3.5 Establish Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

1.3.6 Establish Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS)

1.3.7 Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS)

1.3.8 Sequencing and Phase Relationships

1.3.9 Review by Stakeholders

1.3.10 Cost Estimate Development

1.3.11 Baseline Plan

1.3.12 Periodic Forecasts

1.3.13 Risk and Recovery Plan

CHAPTER 2 – SCHEDULING

2A. Schedule Development

2.1 Input and Data (from Planning)

2.1.1 Define Schedule Scope

2.1.2 Breakdown Structures (WBS/OBS/CBS)

2.1.3 Schedule Specification

2.1.4 Feedback from Stakeholders

2.1.5 Cost Estimate Model

2.2 Creating Schedule

2.2.1 Types of Schedules

2.2.2 Activities

2.2.3 Durations

2.2.4 Relationships

2.2.5 Constraints and Calendars

2.2.6 Cost/Resource Loading

2.2.7 Milestones

2.2.8 Schedule Quality Analysis and Compliance Review

2.2.9 Schedule Basis Documentation

2B. Schedule Maintenance/Controlling

2.3 Maintain Schedule

2.3.1 Baseline Schedule

2.3.2 Tracking Schedule Progress

2.3.3 Cost and Resource Management

2.3.4 Schedule Change Management

2.3.5 Acceleration

2.3.6 Schedule Maintenance Feedback

2.4 Schedule Output and Deliverables

2.4.1 Control Level Schedules

2.4.2 Variances and Trends

2.4.3 Schedule Analysis

2.4.4 Schedule Forecasts

2.4.5 Constructability Review

2.4.6 Progress Reports and Reviews

2.4.7 Recovery Schedules

2.4.8 Management Summary

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(PMP)احترف إدارة المشروعات

What is Project Management professional?

PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP) credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers.

What is Project Management professional?

PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP) credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP demonstrates that you have the experience, education and competency to lead and direct projects.

This recognition is seen through increased marketability to employers and higher salary; according to the PMI Project Management Salary Survey Seventh Edition, certification positively impacts project manager salaries.

At the end of this course, participants will gain the following:

Understand the Project Management concept created by PMI /USA, and apply those concepts practically through interactive workshops for Scope Management, Cost Management, Time Management, and Risk Management …etc.

Understand the nature and tricks of the PMP exam.

Understand the new concept of Project Management created by PMI.

Understand the whole areas of knowledge in the PMBOK “the latest version, 5th edition”.

Integration Management, Scope management, Cost Management, Time Management, Quality Management, Human Resource Management, Communications Management and Risk Management.

Procurement and Stakeholder Management and correlate them with the processes of project management in addition to the Professional Responsibility.

Practice for the exam.

Determine the gap areas you have.

Develop Confidence.

Recieve tips for the exam.

Audience for the PMBOK Guide?

This standard provides a foundational reference for anyone interested in the profession of project management. This includes, but is not limited to:

 

 

Senior executives.

Program and project managers.

Other project team members.

Members of a project management office.

Customers and other stakeholders.

Functional managers with employees assigned to project teams.

Educators teaching project management and related subjects.

Consultants and other specialists in project management and related fields.

Trainers developing project management educational programs.

Researchers analyzing project management.

Course Curriculum:

 

Introduction

Purpose of the PMBOKƒƒ‚® GUIDE.

What is a project?

What is project management?

Relationships among portfolio, program, project & organizational project management.

Relationships between project management, operations management & organizational strategy.

Role of the project manager.

Project management body of knowledge.

Organizational Influences and project life cycle

Organizational influence on project management.

Project stakeholders and governance.

Project team.

Project life cycle.

Project Management processes

Common project management process interaction.

Project management process group.

Initiating process group.

Planning process group.

Executing process group.

Monitoring and controlling process group.

Closing process group.

Project information.

Role of the knowledge area.

Project Integration Management

 

Develop project charter.

Develop project management plan.

Direct and manage project execution.

Monitor and control project work.

Perform integrated change control.

Close project or phase.

Project Scope Management

 

Plan scope management.

Collect requirements.

Define scope.

Create work breakdown structure.

Validate scope.

Control scope.

Project Time Management

Plan schedule management.

Define activities.

Sequence activities.

Estimate activity resource.

Estimate activity duration.

Develop schedule.

Control schedule.

Project Cost Management

Plan cost management.

Estimate costs.

Determine budget.

Control costs.

Project Quality Management

Plan quality management.

Perform quality assurance.

Perform quality control.

Project Human Recourses Management

Plan HR Management.

Acquire project team.

Develop project team.

Manage project team.

Project Communication Management

Plan communications management.

Manage communications.

Control communications.

Project Risk Management

Plan risk management.

Identify risks.

Perform qualitative risk analysis.

Perform quantitative risk analysis.

Plan risk responses.

Monitor and control risks in chapter eleven.

Project Procurement Management

Plan procurement management.

Conduct procurements.

Control procurements.

Close procurements.

 

Project Stakeholder Management

Identify stakeholders.

Plan stakeholder management.

Manage stakeholder engagement.

Engage stakeholder engagement.

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