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

ABOUT Doncaster

Doncaster is a place where markets were organised in the past. It was not mandatory at all for the smooth conduct of the market, but it has potential to hold a fair was also termed as Market town. The geographical location is near to South Yorkshire territory of the United Kingdom. With the geographical area of nearby suburbs and settlements, it forms a Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster. As per the population census of mid-2016, the population was 306,450. The only territory of the Doncaster contributes 109,810 population. As per the Treaty of Durham,  its Jurisdiction comes from the Scotland. The urban vicinity of the region contributes 158,145 people including the nearby villages.

Politics

There are three seats for the member of parliament in the Doncaster constituency. The constituency is currently under the power of Caroline Flint(Don Valley), Ed Miliband(Doncaster North), and Rosie Winterton(Doncaster Central). At a European level,  The city was a part of European Parliament Constituency. In September 2014, UklP organised yearly conclave. In the European Union Referendum 2016, Doncaster was in favour of leaving the European Union.

Geography     

With the development of the Coal Mining sector, the population of the borough expanded at a very rapid pace. In the late of 1970 and the beginning of 1980, it faced a lot of problem in the economic sector of the town. There have been lost in the job opportunities of the city. There has been a drastic shift towards the service industry of the city. The city has an excellent link with the rest of the United Kingdom owing to the communication links of it. There has been a destination where tourists come from all over the world, i.e. Frenchgate Shopping Centre.

Climate

Doncaster has a coastal climatic condition, and it lacks in the extreme temperature conditions. There has not been much difference between the maximum temperature as well as the lower temperature. RAF Finningley is the official weather station for the town.

Economy        

From the 18th century to 20th century, Doncaster was the major industrial centre among the nearby cities. It attracted visitors from all over the world, and it became extremely busy and experienced migration in the past. In nowadays, the city experiences development in commercial and residential wise.  

Tractor production      

During the 1930’s, International Harvester initiated the production of agricultural tools and implements at their manufacturing units. Farmall M was the first tractor manufactured in the unit on 13th September 1949. The initial parts for the manufacturing of tractors came from the United States of America

Transport

Doncaster is situated at the beginning of the European Route E13. Other main cities that are connected with it are London, Nottingham, and Sheffield. The unusual thing is that there is not a single European route designator in the street of the United Kingdom. The Initial Point of M1 motorway is M18 Junction 2 of Doncaster

Culture, tourism, and Nightlife

Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery are only renowned museums opened in 1964. It has been the home of local history, natural history, archaeology and decorative art. A lot of visitors visit the city during the weekend.

The nightlife of the city is appreciated nearby region. This town has 43 bars and clubs. It is just 200 to 300 meters distance from each other

Sports  

The City provides a lot of opportunities in sports and games. The City is famous for many games such as horse races, rugby football, soccer game and Speedway Racing. The basketball game is also played by few clubs though followed much by the native people. The city also has twin town in different countries such as Avion, France and Herten, Germany