Project Planning – “be prepared”

In this course, you will learn how to plan a project, what a robust and realistic project plan should contain, and the importance of knowing what benefits you are aiming for before the execution phase begins.

Planning is important in all projects, and a robust and realistic project plan forms the very foundation for effective performance and follow-up in the execution phase. In this course, you will learn how to plan a project, what a robust and realistic project plan should contain, and the importance of knowing what benefits you are aiming for before the execution phase begins.

Having completed the course, you will have learned about the following:

  • The planning process
  • Business objectives and project objectives
  • The scope of work, schedule, resource plan and cost estimate
  • Risk analysis
  • The project plan
  • The updated business case

The course is based on the international project management standards “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge” from the Project Management Institute (USA), “Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2” from Axelos (UK) and ISO 21500 “Guidance on Project Management”.