PMF - the smarter way to get things done


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PMF - the smarter way to get things done

  1. 1. … the smarter way to get things done by
  2. 2. Firstly, what is a project? <ul><li>Many people will think of construction projects when asked about project management. But projects come in many shapes and sizes. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Now, do you need help with… <ul><li>Applying a systematic and robust approach to managing projects? </li></ul><ul><li>Carrying out a detailed project definition? </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying project milestones ? </li></ul><ul><li>Applying appropriate controls, tools and techniques to projects? </li></ul><ul><li>Producing appropriate reports, plans and other project documentation? </li></ul><ul><li>Managing change effectively? </li></ul><ul><li>Effectively managing issues and risks? </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting progress and identifying deviations from plan efficiently? </li></ul><ul><li>Closing a project professionally and learning lessons that will enhance future projects? </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding IT options available in managing projects? </li></ul>… PMF is the answer
  4. 4. So what is PMF? <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Key Elements: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 Workshops at Parity’s Centre of Excellence in Belfast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 on site Coaching support visits for one-to-one mentoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work Based Project completed throughout the programme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Development Planning </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Benefits for Participants <ul><ul><li>Develop more robust management processes with improved efficiencies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet goals / objectives first time, every time with better planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce costs with enhanced resource management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce and manage risk to keep projects on track </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gain control of your workload and become more productive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify bottlenecks or potential issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a contingency plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deliver objectives upon client needs and within budget </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Receive coaching support from highly experienced project managers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improved motivation, decision taking and team work both within and beyond the project team </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Benefits for the organisation <ul><li>The organisation will benefit from: </li></ul><ul><li>The establishment of a systematic approach to project management aligned to the needs of the organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Improved productivity through the effective and efficient delivery of projects </li></ul><ul><li>On site support to deliver projects on the ground and instil ‘best practice’ and highly relevant Project Management methodologies </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of a strong project management culture </li></ul><ul><li>Greater awareness of the challenges faced by the organisation and strategic thinking which reduces resistance to change </li></ul><ul><li>Improved departmental and interdepartmental communications through effective communication and reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Effective diagnosis of issues and risks and appropriate management of these </li></ul>
  7. 7. Results <ul><li>“ 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.” </li></ul><ul><li>Leslie Burns, Equipashop </li></ul><ul><li>“ 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.” </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Hickey, Director, Braham Electrical </li></ul>
  8. 8. Find out more… <ul><li>Contact Vickki Marshall </li></ul><ul><li>0845 873 9698 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>