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Project Planning

Duration: Half Day (Morning/Afternoon Sessions)

Price: TBA per delegate (excluding VAT)


Course Overview:

This PRINCE2® workshop will examine how to apply the planning process to prepare a plan within a project. It will focus on planning tools and their use, estimating, identifying resources, and scheduling. During the workshop delegates will design and create a draft plan.

Course Content:

  • Introduction
    • Principles and Best Practice
    • Setting Project Objectives
    • Documentation and Controls
  • Plans
    • Tools and their Use
    • Defining Products
    • Identifying Dependencies
    • Activities and Dependencies
    • Critical Path Analysis
    • Milestones
  • Estimating
    • Techniques
    • Allocating Roles and Responsibilities
  • Resourcing
    • Identifying Resources
    • Level Resource Usage
  • Scheduling
    • Work versus Duration
    • Gantt Charts
  • Measuring Progress
    • Updating Actuals
    • Assessing against Tolerance
  • Handling Problems
    • Exception Planning
    • Contingency Plans
  • Case Study
    • Introduction
    • Exercises and Discussions
    • Designing a Plan

Course Objectives:

This course will enable participants to:

  • Set clear realistic and measurable objectives
  • Understand planning tools, techniques and their use
  • Carry out Product-Based Planning
  • Identify key activities, dependencies and Critical Paths
  • Prepare project schedules, milestone and contingency plans
  • Plan and allocate resources
  • Document project plans in the most appropriate format

Who Will Benefit?

This workshop would benefit anyone managing projects, or involved in the productions of plans. Ideally, delegates should have completed a PRINCE2 Foundation course, as this workshop delves deeper into the planning process. As a minimum, participants should have relevant project planning experience and have attended a FGI Project Management overview.




Delegates will receive FGI Project Planning Workshop courseware including a relevant case study.

Private On-Site Training:

This course can also be taught privately at your workplace by our accredited trainers, for more information read about our on-site training.

If you would like more information on this course, please Contact Us.


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