Project Management Job Readiness Training

Do you know how to manage a project in real life? Would practical hands-on training help?

This course will do just that!

Practical Project Management Training in Dubai

Why Attend the Project Management Job Readiness Training?

These days, almost everyone is being tasked with small projects, and even though the projects appear small and routine in nature, they are still important and their impact is felt by the whole organization.

The solution is to view these tasks as projects and manage them the way project managers manage their projects. This Practical Project Management training course goes over the key concepts of project management in a practical and fun way and prepares you to take on real projects at work in 5 days!

It walks you through all the key steps from when the project is first initiated or requested, to how it is planned, executed, monitored, and then finally delivered and closed.

However, what makes this custom Practical Project Management Training course special is that it is designed for those who find themselves getting better results through simulating activities such as case studies and group works during training.

Fundamental knowledge and applied/practical knowledge go hand in hand, hence this course will not only introduce Project Management concepts and tools but will help you apply simple techniques and proven methods in project management that have been used by millions of project managers around the world. You will feel confident that you can take ownership of your next big task and succeed. Join our upcoming Project Management Job Readiness Training in Dubai.

35 PDUs

5 Days

Key Benefits & Objectives

Through this Practical Project Management Training you will be able to:

  • Understand how Project Management works for you with real-world examples

  • Learn and understand difference between Projects and Operations

  • Learn Critical Skills for Project Managers

  • Develop Project Planning and Execution skills

  • Learn and apply techniques of project management to define, plan and control a project

  • Learn how to monitor and control your Projects for Success

  • Develop a realistic project schedule that relies on your team

  • Plan Stakeholder Communication and Involvement

  • Learn Project Managment skills with the Art of Leadership

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A Hands-On Training

Project Management Isn't Just For Project Managers: 4 Skills You Need To KnowThis course is composed of short instructor led lectures, followed by practical hands-on group workshops and exercises to practice the concepts being covered. As such, a good deal of participation is expected from students.

Course Outline & Agenda

This practical project management training course will be conducted over a period of 5 days, starting from 8:30 AM and ending at 3:30 PM* daily, with allowances for short refreshment breaks, prayer time, and a lunch break.

*For in-house courses, timings can be customized by mutual agreement.

Practical Project Management Training in Dubai.


  • What is Project Management?
  • What is a project?
  • Projects Vs. Operations – similarities and differences
  • Value of Project Management and how you fit in
  • Why do projects fail? And what is project success?
  • Strategies, Portfolios, Programs & Projects – making sense of these common terms


  • Typical project roles and responsibilities
  • Role of the Project Manager – Is this you?
  • Critical skills for every Project Manager – Do you have what it takes?


  • Understanding what your task is about (developing the Project Charter)
  • Ensuring you have the right team, as well as tools, data and authority
  • Determining who needs to be involved (who are your Stakeholders?)
  • Analysing your stakeholders and how they can impact your project
  • Preparing for, and conducting, a project kick-off meeting

GROUP WORKSHOP – Attendees will work in groups to write a Project Charter, planning out project team requirements, and identifying and analysing the project stakeholder


  • Determining your project requirements, and what your stakeholders and management need using common requirements gathering techniques
  • Developing your final project scope
  • Identifying the key components (deliverables) of your project scope using the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Understanding the step-by-step methods of preparing an effective project schedule
  • Estimating how long your project will take to complete
  • Estimating the budget and cash disbursements required to deliver the project
  • Assigning the work of the project to your team

GROUP WORKSHOP – Attendees will work in groups to develop the project WBS, schedule and budget in this practical project management training.


  • Developing your project communication plan
  • Determining required quality activities for your project & planning for them
  • Identifying and recognizing potential risks that could affect project performance
  • Analysing risks and developing risk response strategies and mitigation plans
  • Developing contingency plans and estimating the required contingency fund (buffer)

GROUP WORKSHOP – Attendees will work in groups to develop a communication plan, quality plan and identify the project risks


  • Holding the Implementation Kick-off meeting
  • Developing The Project Deliverables Acceptance Plan
  • Implementing your QA/QC Plan
  • Following up and updating the project with actual schedule & costs data
  • Manage project risks, issues and contingency reserves
  • Analysing performance and generating forecasts for the schedule & budget
  • Creating project progress reports and holding effective project review meetings

GROUP WORKSHOP – Attendees will work in groups to simulate project implementation via a project management game. Each group’s project will be subjected to risk scenarios and they will be asked to react and bring their projects back on track.


  • Verifying completed project scope and accepting the finished deliverables
  • Understanding what punch (snag) lists are
  • Implementing the project hand-off activities
  • Releasing project staff
  • Performing project administrative closure activities
  • Closing out the project documentation
  • Finalizing contracts & invoices
  • Capturing & documenting lessons learned

GROUP WORKSHOP – Practical Project Management Training attendees will work in groups to prepare a final report on their projects and present it to the rest of the attendees

Certificate Awarded

At the completion of this training program, attendees will each be awarded PMI Endorsed Certificates worth 35 Professional Development Units (PDU’s).

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