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PROJECT THINKING SKILLS™ Essential thinking skills to help initiate and deliver a project.

THE PROBLEM: We all have to ‘do’ projects at work. Most of us are confused, or just don’t know how to choose or implement the right thinking tools, at the right stage of a project. THE SOLUTION: Project Thinking Skills™ provides an introduction to some of the most commonly used thinking tools and techniques to use when initiating, designing and implementing projects.

WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT? This half-day workshop develops valuable thinking skills for use during some of the key stages of the project lifecycle. It explores the essential tools and techniques to:  Scope.  Plan.  Understand and deal with stakeholders.

WORKSHOP OUTLINE: Essential thinking when scoping a project:  Explore techniques to develop a clear understanding of the project need. This will ensure the project has clear business benefits.  Creating a clear project outcome.  Gaining an awareness of potential challenges, risks and opportunities before delivering the project. Introducing planning tools:  Use a visual planning tool to create a project overview and identify the tasks to achieve it.  How to identify clear project milestones.  How to prioritise tasks and diary management. Understanding and dealing with stakeholders:  Identify the different stakeholders involved in the process.  Explore how to allocate tasks and responsibilities.  Consider the position and perspectives of the different stakeholders.  Practise influence and persuasion skills to keep the project moving and keep stakeholders motivated and onside.

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CONFIDENTLY SELECT APPROPRIATE THINKING TOOLS:  

Relevant to the workplace. Based on the stage of your project.

‘THINK’ MORE EFFECTIVELY TO:   

Stop the feeling of ‘not understanding’. Reduce stress. Reduce the risk of project failure.

ENSURE SUCCESSFUL PROJECTS: Organisations that provide project teams with the time to think and the tools to make that effective, have more successful projects through:    

People who are able to think about the project. Better communication skills. More organised people. Improved time management.

WHO IS IT FOR? Anyone involved in projects. This workshop is especially suitable for interns and graduates in organisations that expect them to be entrepreneurial and self-motivated when managing projects.

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES: It can be helpful to consider a project or challenge from a number of multiple perspectives. The practical exercises in this workshop will ensure you can select the appropriate thinking tools or techniques, relevant to the workplace, based on the stage of your project. Being able to think more effectively will stop the feeling of ‘not understanding’, reduce stress and the risk of project failure.

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PROJECT THINKING SKILLS™ Essential thinking skills to help initiate and deliver a project.

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WHY ATTEND? No matter what project stage you are at, choosing and implementing the right thinking tools, at the right stage of a project, is invaluable. This workshop provides an introduction to some of the most commonly used thinking tools and techniques to use when initiating, designing and implementing projects.

DEVELOPING PROJECT MANAGERS? This workshop is perfect when combined with the Project Management Survival Guide™, which provides a hands-on project management toolkit to take a project from inception to close. Focusing on practical application rather than theory, it provides an understanding of the methodologies and best practice processes. It provides practical project management tools and techniques that can be used to set-up, manage and contribute to a project at all levels. Find out more about the Project Management Survival Guide™ at www.indigobusiness.co.uk/pmsg.

Train your team In-house workshops are the ideal opportunity to train teams and whole departments within your organisation. Providing clarity of training focus and excellent team building opportunities, it reduces delegate travel, workshop cost and environmental impact as we train at your choice of location, in the UK or internationally.

£230+VAT per delegate based on 15 delegates per half-day workshop

Call us to book: +44(0)20 8334 7140

+44 (0)20 8334 7140

www.indigobusiness.co.uk/pts

© Indigo Business Services Limited, Parkshot House, 5 Kew Road, Richmond TW9 2PR, United Kingdom

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