Advanced Project Management course

Advanced Project Management course


Welcome to the Advanced Project Management course! In today's fast-paced and competitive business environment, effective project management is crucial for organizations to achieve their strategic goals and deliver successful outcomes. This comprehensive course is designed to equip participants with advanced project management skills, tools, and techniques to tackle complex projects and overcome challenges effectively. Whether you're a seasoned project manager looking to enhance your expertise or a professional aspiring to advance your career in project management, this course will provide you with the knowledge and strategies needed to excel in managing projects of varying sizes and complexities.

Course Objectives:

  1. Advanced Project Planning and Scheduling: Develop proficiency in creating detailed project plans, defining project scope, establishing realistic schedules, and managing project timelines effectively.
  2. Advanced Risk Management: Learn advanced risk management techniques to identify, assess, prioritize, and mitigate project risks proactively, ensuring successful project delivery and minimizing disruptions.
  3. Stakeholder Engagement and Communication: Enhance your ability to engage stakeholders effectively, manage stakeholder expectations, and communicate project progress, risks, and issues to ensure alignment and support throughout the project lifecycle.
  4. Strategic Project Leadership: Gain insights into strategic project leadership principles and practices, including motivating and inspiring project teams, fostering collaboration, and driving project success.
  5. Project Governance and Control: Master project governance frameworks, policies, and procedures to establish accountability, monitor project performance, and ensure compliance with organizational standards and regulations.

Organization Benefits:

  1. Enhanced Project Management Capabilities: Equipping project managers and team members with advanced project management skills enhances the organization's ability to plan, execute, and deliver projects on time, within budget, and to the satisfaction of stakeholders.
  2. Improved Risk Management: Implementing advanced risk management techniques enables organizations to anticipate, mitigate, and manage project risks effectively, reducing the likelihood of project delays, cost overruns, and quality issues.
  3. Stakeholder Alignment and Engagement: Enhancing stakeholder engagement and communication fosters trust, collaboration, and alignment among project stakeholders, leading to better project outcomes and increased stakeholder satisfaction.
  4. Strategic Project Leadership: Developing strategic project leadership skills among project managers empowers them to drive project success, inspire high-performance teams, and align project objectives with organizational goals and priorities.
  5. Enhanced Organizational Performance: Investing in advanced project management training results in improved project success rates, higher levels of customer satisfaction, and greater organizational agility and competitiveness in the marketplace.

Target Participants:

 This course is ideal for experienced project managers, senior project leaders, program managers, and professionals responsible for managing complex projects or multiple projects within their organizations. It is also suitable for individuals seeking to advance their careers in project management and enhance their expertise in leading and delivering successful projects.

Course Outline:

  1. Advanced Project Planning and Scope Management
    • Creating detailed project plans
    • Defining project scope and objectives
    • Case Study: Developing a project plan for a large-scale IT implementation project
  2. Advanced Project Scheduling Techniques
    • Establishing realistic project schedules
    • Managing project timelines and dependencies
    • Case Study: Optimizing project schedules for resource-constrained projects
  3. Advanced Risk Identification and Assessment
    • Identifying project risks and opportunities
    • Assessing and prioritizing project risks
    • Case Study: Conducting a risk assessment for a construction project in a high-risk environment
  4. Advanced Risk Mitigation and Response Planning
    • Developing risk mitigation strategies and action plans
    • Implementing risk response strategies
    • Case Study: Implementing risk mitigation measures for a new product launch project
  5. Stakeholder Engagement and Communication Strategies
    • Engaging stakeholders effectively throughout the project lifecycle
    • Managing stakeholder expectations and concerns
    • Case Study: Communicating project progress and updates to executive stakeholders
  6. Strategic Project Leadership Principles
    • Motivating and inspiring project teams
    • Fostering a culture of collaboration and innovation
    • Case Study: Leading a cross-functional project team to achieve strategic objectives
  7. Project Governance and Control Frameworks
    • Establishing project governance structures and processes
    • Monitoring project performance and compliance
    • Case Study: Implementing project governance controls for a global expansion project
  8. Agile Project Management Principles and Practices
    • Understanding agile project management methodologies
    • Applying agile principles to traditional project management approaches
    • Case Study: Transitioning from traditional to agile project management practices in a software development project
  9. Lean Project Management Techniques
    • Applying lean principles to project management
    • Streamlining project processes and reducing waste
    • Case Study: Implementing lean project management techniques in a manufacturing process improvement project
  10. Change Management Strategies for Project Success
    • Understanding the impact of change on projects and stakeholders
    • Developing change management plans and strategies
    • Case Study: Managing stakeholder resistance to change in a business process reengineering project
  11. Quality Management and Continuous Improvement
    • Establishing quality management processes and standards
    • Implementing continuous improvement initiatives
    • Case Study: Implementing quality management processes in a healthcare system upgrade project
  12. Project Portfolio Management Principles
    • Managing project portfolios to align with organizational goals
    • Prioritizing and selecting projects based on strategic objectives
    • Case Study: Prioritizing projects in a project portfolio to maximize ROI
  13. Program Management Essentials
    • Understanding the role and responsibilities of program managers
    • Managing interdependencies and risks across multiple projects
    • Case Study: Leading a strategic program to transform organizational processes and systems
  14. Procurement and Contract Management
    • Developing procurement strategies and sourcing options
    • Managing vendor relationships and contracts
    • Case Study: Procuring and managing vendor services for a construction project
  15. Project Integration Management
    • Integrating project management processes and activities
    • Ensuring alignment between project objectives and organizational goals
    • Case Study: Integrating project management processes for a merger and acquisition project
  16. Project Resource Management Strategies
    • Optimizing resource allocation and utilization
    • Managing project team dynamics and conflicts
    • Case Study: Resolving resource conflicts and constraints in a global project team
  17. Project Budgeting and Cost Management
    • Developing project budgets and cost estimates
    • Tracking project costs and managing variances
    • Case Study: Managing project costs and budget overruns in a construction project
  18. Project Communication and Reporting
    • Establishing effective communication channels and protocols
    • Reporting project progress, risks, and issues to stakeholders
    • Case Study: Communicating project updates and milestones to project stakeholders
  19. Project Stakeholder Management
    • Identifying and analyzing project stakeholders
    • Engaging stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle
    • Case Study: Managing stakeholder expectations and concerns in a public infrastructure project
  20. Project Quality Assurance and Control
    • Establishing quality assurance processes and standards
    • Conducting quality audits and inspections
    • Case Study: Implementing quality control measures for a product development project
  21. Project Risk Monitoring and Control
    • Monitoring project risks and performance indicators
    • Implementing risk response strategies and contingency plans
    • Case Study: Mitigating project risks and issues in a technology implementation project
  22. Project Procurement and Vendor Management
    • Managing the procurement process from solicitation to contract closure
    • Evaluating vendor performance and managing vendor relationships
    • Case Study: Selecting and managing vendors for an IT outsourcing project
  23. Project Closure and Lessons Learned
    • Conducting project closure activities and documentation
    • Capturing and sharing lessons learned for future projects
    • Case Study: Closing out a project and conducting a lessons learned session with project team members
  24. Project Management Best Practices and Emerging Trends
    • Identifying project management best practices and emerging trends
    • Applying lessons learned to improve project management practices
    • Case Study: Implementing innovative project management techniques in a technology project

Essential Information


  1. Our courses are customizable to suit the specific needs of participants.
  2. Participants are required to have proficiency in the English language.
  3. Our training sessions feature comprehensive guidance through presentations, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and collaborative group activities. Our facilitators boast extensive expertise, each with over a decade of experience.
  4. Upon fulfilling the training requirements, participants will receive a prestigious Global King Project Management certificate.
  5. Training sessions are conducted at various Global King Project Management Centers, including locations in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kigali, Dubai, Lagos, and others.
  6. Organizations sending more than two participants from the same entity are eligible for a generous 20% discount.
  7. The duration of our courses is adaptable, and the curriculum can be adjusted to accommodate any number of days.
  8. To ensure seamless preparation, payment is expected before the commencement of training, facilitated through the Global King Project Management account.
  9. For inquiries, reach out to us via email at [email protected] or by phone at +254 114 830 889.
  10. Additional amenities such as tablets and laptops are available upon request for an extra fee. The course fee for onsite training covers facilitation, training materials, two coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a certificate of successful completion. Participants are responsible for arranging and covering their travel expenses, including airport transfers, visa applications, dinners, health insurance, and any other personal expenses.

Course Date Duration Location Registration
13/05/2024 To 07/06/2024 20 Days Nairobi Kenya
10/06/2024 To 05/07/2024 20 Days Nairobi Kenya
08/07/2024 To 02/08/2024 20 Days Nairobi Kenya
05/08/2024 To 30/08/2024 20 Days Nairobi Kenya
02/09/2024 To 27/09/2024 20 Days Nairobi Kenya
30/09/2024 To 25/10/2024 20 Days Nairobi Kenya
28/10/2024 To 22/11/2024 20 Days Nairobi Kenya
25/11/2024 To 20/12/2024 20 Days Mombasa, Kenya
23/12/2024 To 17/01/2025 20 Days Dar es Salaam, Tanzania