Project Management Monitoring and Evaluation with MS Projects Course

Project Management Monitoring and Evaluation with MS Projects Course

Introduction:

Welcome to the Project Management Monitoring and Evaluation with MS Projects course! In the realm of project management, effective monitoring and evaluation (M&E) practices are essential for ensuring project success and achieving desired outcomes. This course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to utilize Microsoft Project as a powerful tool for project management, monitoring, and evaluation. Whether you're a project manager, M&E officer, or aspiring project professional, this course will provide you with the expertise to leverage MS Project to plan, track, and evaluate projects effectively, ultimately driving project success and impact.


Course Objectives:

  1. Mastery of Microsoft Project: Gain proficiency in using Microsoft Project as a project management tool to create project plans, allocate resources, track progress, and generate reports.
  2. Integration of Monitoring and Evaluation Practices: Learn how to integrate monitoring and evaluation practices into Microsoft Project to monitor project performance, assess progress against key performance indicators (KPIs), and evaluate project outcomes.
  3. Enhanced Project Decision-Making: Develop the skills to use data from MS Project for informed decision-making, identify project risks and opportunities, and adapt project plans to ensure successful project delivery.
  4. Streamlining Project Processes: Explore how MS Project can streamline project processes, automate repetitive tasks, and improve project efficiency through features such as templates, macros, and custom views.
  5. Effective Communication and Reporting: Learn how to use MS Project to communicate project progress, milestones, and achievements effectively to stakeholders through customized reports, dashboards, and presentations.


Organization Benefits:

  1. Improved Project Planning and Execution: Equipping project managers and teams with MS Project skills enhances project planning and execution by providing a structured framework for creating project schedules, allocating resources, and tracking progress.
  2. Enhanced Monitoring and Evaluation Practices: Integrating monitoring and evaluation practices into MS Project enables organizations to monitor project performance, evaluate outcomes, and make data-driven decisions to improve project effectiveness and impact.
  3. Increased Efficiency and Productivity: Leveraging MS Project streamlines project processes, reduces administrative overhead, and improves team collaboration, leading to increased efficiency and productivity in project delivery.
  4. Better Resource Allocation and Management: Utilizing MS Project for resource allocation and management enables organizations to optimize resource utilization, identify resource gaps, and allocate resources strategically to meet project objectives.
  5. Greater Stakeholder Engagement: Using MS Project for communication and reporting enhances stakeholder engagement by providing stakeholders with timely and accurate information on project progress, enabling transparency and accountability.



Target Participants:

 This course is designed for project managers, monitoring and evaluation officers, project coordinators, and other professionals involved in project planning, implementation, and evaluation. It is suitable for individuals with varying levels of experience in project management and MS Project, from beginners to advanced users, who seek to enhance their skills in project monitoring and evaluation using MS Project.


Course Outline:

  1. Introduction to Microsoft Project for Project Management
    • Overview of MS Project features and functionalities
    • Importance of MS Project in project management, monitoring, and evaluation
    • Case Study: Using MS Project to plan and manage a construction project
  2. Creating Project Plans and Schedules in MS Project
    • Setting up project calendars, tasks, and dependencies
    • Creating Gantt charts and timelines
    • Case Study: Developing a project schedule for a software development project
  3. Resource Allocation and Management in MS Project
    • Assigning resources to tasks
    • Tracking resource usage and availability
    • Case Study: Allocating resources for a marketing campaign project
  4. Monitoring Project Progress in MS Project
    • Updating project schedules and tracking progress
    • Identifying delays, risks, and issues
    • Case Study: Monitoring progress for a healthcare project
  5. Integrating Monitoring and Evaluation Practices in MS Project
    • Setting up project performance indicators (KPIs) and milestones
    • Evaluating project outcomes and performance against KPIs
    • Case Study: Evaluating project impact using MS Project data
  6. Customizing Reports and Dashboards in MS Project
    • Generating customized reports, dashboards, and views
    • Communicating project progress to stakeholders
    • Case Study: Creating a project status report for senior management
  7. Advanced Features and Tips for MS Project
    • Using advanced features and functionalities of MS Project
    • Tips and best practices for effective project management
    • Case Study: Implementing advanced project management techniques using MS 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
17/06/2024 To 21/06/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya
15/07/2024 To 19/07/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
12/08/2024 To 16/08/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
09/09/2024 To 13/09/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
07/10/2024 To 11/10/2024 5 Days Dubai, UAE
08/11/2024 To 04/11/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
02/12/2024 To 06/12/2024 5 Days Kigali, Rwanda
30/12/2024 To 03/01/2025 5 Days Nairobi Kenya