BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management

Handling projects in an organisation

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Project proposing, monitoring and control and change control are the topmost priorities of an organisation. The budding Project Managers learn in the BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management how to successfully manage agile projects. The course introduces the delegates to the principles of project planning, monitoring and control, project management, change control and configuration management. Also, it is helpful in having the candidates understand the concepts of effort estimation, quality and risk management and communication between project stakeholders. We, at MSP Training, ensure the delegates get to know everything about Project Management by training them in this course from certified instructors.

  • Using techniques learned during the course, perform assignment of project resources

  • Know The Different Procedures Involved in Project Control

  • Define Quality and Learn The Various Terms Associated With it

  • Understand Risk Management

  • Understand the Relationship between Programmes and Projects

  • Learn from Certified Instructors and Global Training Provider

WHAT'S INCLUDED ?

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Key Learning Points

Clear and concise objectives to guide delegates through the course.

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Courseware

Courseware will also be provided to the delegates so that they can revise the course after the training.

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Tutor Support

A dedicated tutor will be at your disposal throughout the training to guide you through any issues.

PREREQUISITES

The BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management course does not have prerequisites.

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Professionals who are involved in Project Management can take this course.
  • Those who are new to Project Management can sit for this course.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

  • Planning Projects and their purpose
  • Implementation Strategies
  • How Products and Activities are related
  • Resource Allocation
  • Work Schedules, Gantt Charts
  • How to Monitor and Control Projects
  • Change Control Procedures
  • What is the difference between Quality Control and Quality Assurance?
  • Approaches to Estimating
  • Risk – Identification and Prioritisation
  • Relationship between Programmes and Projects

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The course - BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management - is an add-on qualification for those professionals who already hold the PRINCE2® qualification.

While PRINCE2® provides the answer to “what should be done, who should do it and when should it be done”, The Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management states “how those things can be done”.

Exam

The BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management exam is conducted on the afternoon of the last day of the course. The delegates have to answer 40 multiple-choice questions in 60 minutes. The pass marks for the exam are 26 correct answers out of 40. Candidates are certified with the BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management after passing the exam.


PROGRAM CONTENT

  • Differentiating between Projects and Project Work
    • Projects in relation to other jobs
    • Project Terminology
    • Project planning and control – It’s Purpose
    • SDLC – It’s typical activities
    • System and project life-cycles
    • Variations on the orthodox project life cycle
    • Implementation Startegies
    • Business Case Reports - Purpose and Content
    • the use and importance of discounted cash flows in Business Case reports
    • Types of planning document
    • Review after Implementation
  • Planning Projects
    • Project deliverables and intermediate products
    • Work and product breakdowns
    • Product definitions
    • Relationship between goods and events in a project
    • Checkpoints and markers
    • Expired time and work needed for events
    • Activity networks
    • Calculating start and end dates of activities
    • Critical Paths – Their Identification and significance
    • Resource allocation, smoothing and levelling, Work agendas and Gantt charts for project schedules
  • Checking and Controlling
    • Life Cycle for project control
    • Information Collection - The nature and the purpose
    • Collecting progress information
      • Timesheets
      • Team development meetings
      • Error and change reports etc
    • Presenting progress information
      • Content of progress reports
      • Graphical presentation of achievement information e.g. accumulative resource charts (also known as S-curve charts)
      • Use of earned value analysis, including where it would be applied in project life-cycle
    • The reporting sequence
      • Project Reporting arrangements
      • Reporting Meetings : Their Timing, personnel and purpose
    • Remedial deeds
      • Forbearance and incident
      • Exemption reports and strategies
      • Measures that help in changing management strategies
      • Study of Options that include increasing or staggering deadlines, swelling assets, decreasing Functionality or value necessities, project cancellation.
    • Managing Change Control
      • Why perform change configuration administration?
      • Change control procedures
        • Role of change control boards – An Overview
        • Change Request Generation
        • Evaluating Change request
        • Authorising Change request
      • Managing Configurations
        • Purpose and Methods
        • Configuration items reccognition
        • Baselines of Products
        • What are the Contents of Configuration Management Databses and how they are used?
      • Product Quality
        • An Overview of Quality
        • Differentiating between Quality Control and Assurance of Quality
        • Defining and measuring quality
        • Finding Errors in the lifecycle of a project
        • Requirements of a Quality procedure
        • Removing Defects
        • Testing and its types
        • The review process
        • Main beliefs of IS0 9001:2000 quality administration systems
        • Supplier assessment
      • Estimation – An Introduction
        • Over-estimating and under-estimating - their effects
        • Disscuss Effort versus time
        • Effort and cost relationship
        • Estimates and goals
        • Use of expert judgement
        • The Delphi methodology
        • Top-down Estimating
          • Recognition of size drivers
          • Identification of efficiency rates
          • Why is past project data required to better productivity rates ?
          • Identify the Aspects that affecting productivity rates
          • Identify the effort required for new projects by making use of productivity rates and size drivers
        • Bottom-up approaches to estimating
        • Use of analogy in determining

 

  • Risk - Components and Types
    • Risk and its Elements – In A Gist
    • Ways of categorising risk
    • Identification and prioritisation of risk
    • Assessment of risk exposure
    • Risk actions and reactions
    • Risks related to development of IT systems
    • Evaluation of cost and benefits of actions that reduce risks
    • Maintaining risk logs and registers
  • Project Communications and Project Organisation
    • Define how programmes and projects are related
    • Recognize stakeholders and their issues
    • The project benefactor
    • Establishment of the project authority
    • Project Board Membership
    • Roles and responsibilities
      • Project board
      • Project manager
      • Stage manager
      • Team leader
    • Desirable characteristics of project manager
    • Part of project support office
    • The project team and matrix management
    • Reporting structures and responsibilities
    • Management styles and communication
    • Building Teams
    • Team dynamics

DATES, PRICES AND EVENTS

Course Name Dates Duration Price
BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management 24/05/2021 Bromley
3 Days
£3844
BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management 26/07/2021 Bromley
3 Days
£3844
BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management 27/09/2021 Bromley
3 Days
£3844
BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management 22/11/2021 Bromley
3 Days
£3844

ABOUT Bromley

Bromley is located at a distance of around 15 km (9.3) miles in south east of Charing Cross. It is a one of the major district of south-east London England. Bromley was referred as Bromelag in early AD862. According to 2001 Census, the population of Bromley was 309,392. According to area, Bromley is the largest borough in London.

History

See of Rochester has a close connection with the history of Bromley. To create the Manor of Bromley in AD 862 the land was provided by King of Kent named Ethelbert. Until 1845 this land was owned by the Bishops of Rochester.  Later Coles Child, purchased Bromley Palace and he was a wealthy local merchant and philanthropist. Bromley formed an ancient parish in the Sutton-at-Hone lathe of Kent and the Bromley and Beckenham hundred. The Local Government Act 1858 was adopted by parish and a local board was formed in 1867. From 1924, Bromley became part of the London Traffic area. From 1933, Bromley formed a part of London Passenger Transport Area. In 1965, Bromley became a part of the recently created Greater London. After the First World War, Bromley town development was sufficiently complete. Large number of houses, industrial buildings and modern houses were replaced. In last 20 years, large area of town centre has been reconstructed to include large glades shopping centre. This resulted in loss of town centre housing area. Bromley High School was established on 18th January 1883. It is the 13th school of GDST (Girls Public Day School Trust). The opening of this school marked the significance of higher education for the girls. This school provided high levels of Scholarship and lay more emphasis in language. Headmistress of this school , Miss Heppel was expert in French.

 Culture

Bromley has many theatres. The Bromley Little Theatre close to Bromley North railway station and the Churchill Theatre in the town centre are well known among them. Bromley has a central library with a large book stock, reference library, Internet and Wi-Fi access. A four-screen site in Bromley is owned by Empire Cinemas. Morris dancer’s team is owned by Bromley.

Geography

In the BR postcode area, Bromley is a post town. BR1 covers areas like Sundridge Park, Bromley, Bickley and a part of Downham. The BR2 covers Shortlands, Hayes and Bickley and Bromley Common.

Economy

In the London Plan, Bromley is known as one of the major metropolitan centres. The town is having a large retail area which includes The Glades centre, a pedestrianised High Street and the main shopping mall. The retailers included by shopping area are Russell & Bromley, Gap and Oasis.

Governance

Bob Neil is the current MP of Bromley. The town is located in the Bexley and Bromley constituency and James Cleverly is London Assembly member of the same constituency. Harold Macmillan is Bromley's most famous MP.

Transport

Railway

Bromley mainly has two railway stations:

Bromley North station provide services to Charing Cross and London Bridge by changing at Grove Park. Bromley South station via Herne Hill, Kentish Town via Blackfriars, provide services to London Victoria. Trains are available to many stations including Gillingham, Orpington, Sevenoaks via Swanley, and Ashford International via Maidstone East.

Buses

Many means of transport for London services serve Bromley. These services connect Bromley with areas including Beckenham, Orpington, Crystal Palace, Bexleyheath, Catford, Chislehurst, Grove Park, Croydon, Eltham, Hayes, Lewisham, New Addington, Sidcup, Penge, and West Wickham.

Landmarks

On 16 April 1941, due to enemy action, the parish church of St Peter and St Paul was damaged. St Paul church is now located on Church Road. In Bromley, the most significant historic building is Bromley College located on London Road. Martin's Hill, Church House Gardens, College Green, Queen’s Garden and Library Gardens are the central public open spaces. Another well-known parish church is St Mark's which is standing on Westmoreland Road.