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PMF - the smarter way to get things done



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  • 1. … the smarter way to get things done by
  • 2. Firstly, what is a project?
    • Many people will think of construction projects when asked about project management. But projects come in many shapes and sizes.
    • Any piece of work to achieve a specific objective, in a limited amount of time, with limited resources that must run smoothly can be a project.
  • 3. Now, do you need help with…
    • Applying a systematic and robust approach to managing projects?
    • Carrying out a detailed project definition?
    • Identifying project milestones ?
    • Applying appropriate controls, tools and techniques to projects?
    • Producing appropriate reports, plans and other project documentation?
    • Managing change effectively?
    • Effectively managing issues and risks?
    • Reporting progress and identifying deviations from plan efficiently?
    • Closing a project professionally and learning lessons that will enhance future projects?
    • Understanding IT options available in managing projects?
    … PMF is the answer
  • 4. So what is PMF?
    • A practical, hands on and highly interactive programme, that is a blended approach of workshops and one-to-one coaching, enabling you to directly apply the knowledge and tools learned to transform your role and deliver tangible benefits for the organisation.
    • Key Elements:
      • 3 Workshops at Parity’s Centre of Excellence in Belfast
      • 2 on site Coaching support visits for one-to-one mentoring
      • Work Based Project completed throughout the programme
      • Personal Development Planning
  • 5. Benefits for Participants
      • Develop more robust management processes with improved efficiencies
      • Meet goals / objectives first time, every time with better planning
      • Reduce costs with enhanced resource management
      • Reduce and manage risk to keep projects on track
      • Gain control of your workload and become more productive
      • Identify bottlenecks or potential issues
      • Develop a contingency plan
      • Deliver objectives upon client needs and within budget
      • Receive coaching support from highly experienced project managers
      • Improved motivation, decision taking and team work both within and beyond the project team
  • 6. Benefits for the organisation
    • The organisation will benefit from:
    • The establishment of a systematic approach to project management aligned to the needs of the organisation
    • Improved productivity through the effective and efficient delivery of projects
    • On site support to deliver projects on the ground and instil ‘best practice’ and highly relevant Project Management methodologies
    • Establishment of a strong project management culture
    • Greater awareness of the challenges faced by the organisation and strategic thinking which reduces resistance to change
    • Improved departmental and interdepartmental communications through effective communication and reporting
    • Effective diagnosis of issues and risks and appropriate management of these
  • 7. Results
    • “ Taking part in PMF had a profound impact on my role and the wider organisation. My time is more structured and I am able to delegate tasks effectively. The programme has moved me from being reactive to being proactive, with results realised after the first workshop.”
    • Leslie Burns, Equipashop
    • “ It proved extremely beneficial to revisit project management tools and frameworks that I could apply immediately within my role. I would definitely recommend the programme to anyone seeking to realise tangible benefits through effective project management.”
    • Chris Hickey, Director, Braham Electrical
  • 8. Find out more…
    • Contact Vickki Marshall
    • 0845 873 9698
    • [email_address]