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Project Management module

Summer school

Project Management

Paris campus, 15 - 19 July 2019

Large projects are increasingly complex, relying on sophisticated organisational and contractual schemes. They are designed, planned and often implemented with a large diversity of international stakeholders.

Future managers need to be equipped with critical skills covering: design and negotiation of complex contracts, risk analysis, planning techniques, inter-cultural team management, legal and financial aspects of partnership schemes, crisis management, project recovery plans, and much more.

Course objectives

  • Acquire project management knowledge and tools to be an effective manager.
  • Train international managers with professional capture strategies and negotiation tools and techniques.
  • Train participants in real negotiation situations to reach an initial level of expertise.
  • Prepare participants to be able to manage crisis events.

Programme structure and content

The programme is made up of three modules:
  • Initial capture strategies and negotiations
  • Knowledge of area (PMBOK)
  • Crisis management and project recovery.

Learning outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand and implement tools and techniques of international capture strategies
  • Understand the current state of the project management profession
  • Apply project management tools and techniques
  • Understand and implement tools and techniques of crisis events (price, delivery time, risks...)
  • Understand the PMBoK philosophy and core processes.
  • Understand project management terminology with focus on the PMI PMBok.
  • Explore the appropriate methods to initiate, plan, execute, control and close projects.

Teaching approach

Project-based learning (PBL) approach:
  • Through this PBL approach, participants are actively involved in the learning process through exercises, real case studies and real life group discussions.

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