Communication, Information Management And Project Management

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute
In Central London (England)

£ 16,000 - (Rs 13,78,608)
+ VAT

Important information

  • Course
  • Central london (England)
  • Duration:
    20 Days
  • When:
    Flexible
Description

Limited Objectives: By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to: Choose the most appropriate data elicitation techniques, in relation to the sampling. frame, sampling unit, sample size & time span, among other factors. Advise others of the situations in which participant observation, conversation. analysis, documentary analysis, focus groups, interviews & questionnaires. respectively, are appropriate. Design interview & questionnaire schedules that will elicit information appropriate to the objectives of the report.
Suitable for: This course is designed for: Project Managers, Project Leaders, Senior Managers, Team Leaders, Managers, Stakeholders, Business Owners and Individuals with genuine interests in issues associated with Communication, Information and Project Management

Important information

Requirements: Degree or Work Experience

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
Flexible
Central London
Carburton Street, W1W 5EE, London, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Word
Powerpoint
Business Writing
Organisation Analysis
Internal Reviews

Course programme

Course Contents:

Information Gathering, Processing and Presentation

  • Sources of Information
  • Selecting Appropriate Background Information
  • Choosing the Methodology for Collecting Information
  • Qualitative Approaches to Collecting Information
  • Quantitative Approaches to Collecting Information
  • Combining or ‘Triangulating’ the Methods of Collecting Information
  • Data Gathering Techniques
  • Surveys
  • Participant Observation
  • Conversation Analysis
  • Documentary Analysis
  • Focus Groups
  • Interviews
  • Questionnaires
  • Structuring Interview and Questionnaire Items
  • Closed-Ended Questions
  • Open-Ended Questions
  • Non-Forced-Choice Closed Ended Questions
  • Sampling as an Important Element of Gathering Information
  • The Sampling Frame
  • Sampling Techniques
  • Convenience or Non-random Sample
  • Quota Sample
  • Systematic Sample
  • Probability or Random Samples
  • Simple Random Sample
  • Stratified Sampling
  • Multi-stage Sampling
  • Interview or Questionnaire?
  • Using Unstructured Questions
  • Using Open-ended Questions
  • Designing Closed-ended Questions

Organisational Analysis an Internal View

  • Definition of Organisation
  • Organisational Objectives,
  • The Collegium
  • Organisational Tasks
  • Division of Work/Labour
  • Delegation of Role, Task, Power, Authority in a Project Management and General
  • Organisational Setting
  • Responsibility for Task Performance in an Organisation-Wide Context and Project
  • Setting
  • Organisational Accountability: Internal and External
  • Internal Accountability: Worker Accountability to Team Managers and Project Leaders
  • Authority
  • Two Facets of Authority
  • The Second Facet of Authority
  • Traditional Authority
  • Legitimate Authority
  • Professional Authority
  • Power

Organisational Analysis: A Strategic View

  • External Organisational Accountability
  • Accountability to Owners/Sponsors
  • Accountability to Clients/Users/Customers
  • Accountability to Creditors
  • Accountability to Sector or Industry
  • Accountability to the State – Government, Generally; Regulatory Authorities, e.g., Office
  • of Fair Trading, Competition Commission, Trading Standards, Sector Regulators, City
  • Regulators

Internal and External Organisational Analysis: A Strategic View

  • Organisational Internal Analysis:
  • Organisational Strengths and Weaknesses Analysis
  • Organisational External Analysis: Opportunities and Threats Analysis
  • Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) Analysis
  • External Global Analysis; Local, National, Global Analyses of Pest Factors or Longpest
  • Analysis
  • Political, Economic, Social, Technological, European, Legal Analysis or PESTEL

Information Management: Data Gathering and Analysis

  • Methods of Data Gathering
  • Questionnaire, Interview and Scalar Checklist Design
  • Information Gathering: Documentary Analysis, Conversation Analysis and Interviewing,
  • Levels of Participant Observation
  • The Complete Participant As Observer: Making ‘Detached Observations’
  • Information Processing: Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • Encouraging Lateral Thinking: Brainstorming, Forced Associations, Metaphors, Analogies

Communication Elements

  • Project Life Cycle
  • Planning – Conceptualisation, Analysis, Proposal, Justification, Agreement
  • Doing – Start-Up, Execution, Completion, Hand Over
  • Checking – Review
  • Acting – Feedback
  • Development of a Project Life Cycle, Project Brief and Proposal
  • The Management of Change
  • The Systems Approach to Project Management
  • The Requirements of Successful Project Management
  • Balancing Costs and Benefits
  • Managing the Planning Process
  • Critical Incident Analysis
  • Project Control Mechanism
  • The Value Chain: Adding Value to Processes, Products
  • Project Decision-Making
  • Project Coordination: The 5 Bases of Co-Ordination
  • Developing a CATWOE Focus of Project Management

Project Management: Approaches and Methodologies

  • An Introduction to Structured Systems Analysis And Design Method (SSADM)
  • Feasibility Study
  • Project Definition and Profile
  • Deciding On Analytical and Project Approach
  • Analytical Toolkit
  • Project Methodologies – Iterative Through To Waterfall
  • Joint Application Design (JAD)
  • Process Re-Engineering
  • RUP
  • Rapid Application Development (RAD)
  • Process Mapping/Modelling
  • CASE
  • Facilitation/Workshop
  • Data Modelling
  • Strategy
  • Creativity Reviewing
  • The Bigger Picture
  • Objectivity
  • Testing Techniques
  • Prototyping
  • Cause and Effect Analysis
  • Root Cause Analysis

Motivating Workers in a Project Setting

  • Directing or Leading
  • The Concept of Motivation
  • Theories of Motivation
  • Equitable Reward Systems
  • Designing an Effective Motivation Strategy
  • The Collectivist vs. the Individualist Perspective of Motivation
  • Common Trends in Motivation Theories

Motivating Workers in a Project Setting

  • Directing or Leading
  • The Concept of Motivation
  • Theories of Motivation
  • Equitable Reward Systems
  • Designing an Effective Motivation Strategy
  • The Collectivist vs. the Individualist Perspective of Motivation
  • Common Trends in Motivation Theories
  • Organisational Structure:
  • Internal and External Relationships
  • Vertical and Horizontal Relationships
  • Lines of Authority and Accountability
  • The Functional Structure
  • The Divisional Structure and Its Internal Relationships
  • Basis of Divisionalisation
  • The Divisional Structure Compared with the Functional Structure on the Basis of
  • Communication, Co-Ordination, Autonomy, Control and Flexibility.
  • The Organisation of The Matrix Structure Decision-Making and Communication
  • Patterns in Functional, Divisional and Matrix Structures

Additional information

Communication, Information Management And Project Management - Leading to Diploma-postgraduate, Accumulating to Postgraduate Diploma, Progressing to Ma, Mba, Msc (london, Uk)