Course Outline

Course Outline

Project Management for Non-Project Professionals

Ref No. Dates Venue Fee (US$)  
PM 001 08 - 12 Mar 2020 Dubai 4500 Register
PM 001 07 - 11 Jun 2020 Dubai 4500 Register
PM 001 15 - 19 Nov 2020 Dubai 4500 Register

Project Management for Non-Project Professionals


In organisational culture, progressive and proactive project management is essential. Every project team member must be committed to do what they will do, yet only a few are well prepared to participate in quality efforts. Team members should have awareness of the project management concepts, terminology and tools for improved project performance.

PROCLAD Academy’s Project Management for Non-Project Professionals training course provides team members experience with basic project management techniques needed to succeed in projects. The training course covers the fundamental tools and techniques needed by non-project professionals.

The key features of PROCLAD Academy’s Project Management for Non-Project Professionals training course are:

  • Practical and effective guide to learn what project professionals and their teams are doing
  • Acquire the project management skills to be an active, value-adding participant to the project team
  • Firm foundation for further development of project management knowledge
  • Exposure to methods through “hands-on” experience
Learning Objectives

By attending PROCLAD Academy’s Project Management for Non-Project Professionals training course, participants will:

  • Obtain a fundamental understanding of basic aspects of managing projects
  • Familiarize and use essential vocabulary and terminology in managing projects
  • Apply basic project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to increase both work efficiency and effectiveness on the project team
  • Learn and implement the project management processes to be performed for any project.
  • Identify and understand the ten knowledge areas of project management
  • Learn how to proactively plan, monitor, track, update and control risks and opportunities to increase the probability of project success
  • Establish an effective and efficient communication strategy to get cooperation and coordination from stakeholders towards meeting the project objectives 
Target Audience

PROCLAD Academy’s innovative Project Management for Non-Project Professionals training course is specifically designed for professionals across all industry sectors working as project team members, providing administrative support or specialized support.

It is also beneficial to those who are involved in projects but do not manage them, and those who want to increase their level of effective and efficient contribution to the success of their project.

Training Methodology

PROCLAD Academy’s Project Management for Non-Project Professionals training course incorporates inspiring lectures with structured lessons from the learning manual along with comprehensive workshops & case studies; captivating PowerPoint slides with videos to enhance learning; ongoing discussions with action planning; ample time for Q&A; training activities to reinforce key concepts within a fun learning environment.

Project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques are taught through case studies, experiential exercises and practical examples that can used immediately to improve project results.

Course Outline
  • What is a project?
  • Definition of project management
  • The pitfalls of not using project management
  • Project vs. Operations
  • The triple constraints in project management
  • Stakeholders in project management
  • Project life cycle
  • Product life cycle
  • Project phases
  • The Hard/Soft skills in managing a project
  • The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • The ISO-21500 Guidance for project management
  • Project Management: The Process Context
  • Project Management: The Organizational Context
  • Critical Success Factors (CSFs) in managing projects
  • The Project Management Office (PMO)     

Responsibilities & Competencies of the Project Team Members

  • Project Management: The Interpersonal and Behavioural Context
  • Responsibilities of the project team member
  • Common challenges of the project team member
  • Skill requirements of the project team member
  • Functional competencies of the project team member
  • Initiating
  • Planning
  • Executing
  • Monitoring and Controlling
  • Closing 

 Project Management Knowledge Areas

  • Project integration management
  • Project scope management
  • Project time management
  • Project cost management
  • Project quality management
  • Project human resource management
  • Project communication management
  • Project risk management
  • Project procurement management
  • Project stakeholder management

Project Initiation

  • Develop the project charter
  • Identify stakeholders
  • Establish the preliminary project team
  • What is project planning?
  • The project planning process
  • Review project requirements
  • Conduct the Project Kick-off meeting
  • The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • The Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)
  • Scope planning
  • Schedule planning
  • Cost planning
  • Quality planning
  • Human resource planning
  • Communications planning
  • Risk planning
  • Procurement planning
  • Stakeholder management planning
  • The change control process
  • The project plan
  • Directing and Managing Project Execution
  • Monitoring Work Performance Information
  • Managing the Project Team
  • Managing Stakeholder Expectation
  • Project Deliverables Tracking
  • Project Control Definition
  • The Objectives of Project Control
  • Project Control Approach
  • The Earned Value Management Concept: An Integrated Project  Control Approach
  • Integrated Change Control
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC)
  • Manage risks, issues and opportunities
  • Procurement  Administration
  • Effective Project Closure
  • Project Closure Objectives
  • Administrative Closure
  • Close procurement contracts
  • Obtain and update lessons learned
  • Post project evaluations
  • Communicate project achievement