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 Chichester
3 Days
£3844
BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management 26/07/2021 Chichester
3 Days
£3844
BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management 27/09/2021 Chichester
3 Days
£3844
BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management 22/11/2021 Chichester
3 Days
£3844

ABOUT Chichester

Chichester is a District under the administration of Shire Country. It comes under the Southeast Region. The history of the town began with the settlement of the Roman Empire. The crucial part of the history is also associated with Anglo-Saxon times. The 12th-century cathedral is also situated here.  The oldest churches of the Britain and Several Historic Buildings are also constructed here. As per 2011 population census, the population of the town was 27 thousand.

History

When the Romans invaded, Chichester was the important gateway for them. This fact was confirmed by various settlements and storage structures built in the region. The north gate of the city connects Chichester and Silchester road. The original wall of the Roman city used to control the flow of the River Lavant. This wall stood up-to 1500 years. Georgian wall now replaced this wall after so many years. The area under Amphitheatre is now transformed into a park. With the use of the Romans walls around 878-879, Alfred the Great made it wholly fortified. The reserved soldiers of the brigade were used in case of the Emergency in various fields like Garrison. During the compilation of the Domesday Book, the population of the town was nearly 1500. The Roger de Montgomerie got the charge of Chichester after the Battle of Hastings. He got the charge owing to his brave efforts in the battle. There had been a great military presence until the services put an end in 2014.

Governance

It is well designated and nice cities to live in England. There are total 5 members in each ward and a total strength of the members comes to 20. The council house for Chichester has been running since 1731.  Andrew Tyrie is the MP of the city.

Geography and Climate

The city is located on the River Lavant. There are many ancient routes that meet here. It makes the city very favourable for the settlement. Inside the medieval walls, a large number of ancient structures found. There are many Grade I and Grade II buildings found in the Chichester Conservation area. The newly built canal basin and area in its vicinity are included in the City conservation area. Due to its Oceanic climate and location near to southern Britain, It has mild winters and cool summers. The sun rays fall directly on Chichester and it gets high sunshine to rest of the United Kingdom.

Religion

The Saint Richard of Chichester shrine constructed in the city’s Cathedral. The bell tower is not integrated into the main building of Cathedral. The city has a large number of the churches including other religious buildings. People gathered here for worship.

Transport

Chichester is the junction point of various roads. The prominently used by the commuters is A27 Coastal trunk road. This road covers the southern part of the town. Other motorways that connected with it are M275, M3 and M27. The city also has railway station. The bus Services are preferred by locals. The main service provider such as Compass Travel, Stagecoach in South Downs and a few more. The Chichester Airport is in the Northern Part of the city. The Centurion Way Is Icing on the cake for cyclists, Riders and Walkers.

Education

Chichester Free School, the Bishop Luffa School are three secondary schools in Chichester. In 2016, Chichester High School becomes coeducational institution after merging of High School for boys and girls. The Chichester is proficient in providing Vocational courses in various fields. The University of Chichester not only has its proficiency in academics but also provides vocational courses. St Richard’s Hospital has been providing its services since World War II.