Programme and Project Support Office Essentials Training

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  • Duration: 4 Days
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Programme and Project Support roles are becoming increasingly pivotal in their overall contribution to Programme and Project Management. For many years, the Project Management professionals who undertake these roles have been overlooked in terms of career development.

Please be aware, this course also provides 28 Hours of Contact Education/Professional Development Units towards PMI PMP certification/re-certification.


  • Delegates are advised that Photo ID must be brought to the examination (Driving License, Passport and named work ID badges are all acceptable). This is a BCS requirement and delegates will be turned away from the examination if ID is not produced.

This course is recommended for those currently working in a PPSO or who plan to do so and who currently work in an IS environment.

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • appreciate the role of a PPSO
  • understand Programme and Project organisation structures
  • assist with estimating
  • understand planning and assist in the development of plans
  • understand Product Based Planning
  • understand and assist in the development of schedules using Network Diagrams, Gantt Charts and Resource Histograms
  • assist in identifying risks and the management of risks
  • understand the principles of Configuration Management and Change Control
  • assist with the management of programme and project documentation
  • understand the principles of Monitoring, Control and Reporting
  • prepare to successfully sit the BCS PPSO Foundation Certificate

  • Role of PPSO
  • Programme & Project Organisation Structures
  • Estimating
  • Planning Overview
  • Product Based Planning
  • Scheduling - Networks
  • Scheduling - Gantt Charts & Resource Histograms
  • Risk Management
  • Change Control & Configuration Management
  • Programme & Project Documentation
  • Monitoring, Control and Reporting
  • Project Initiation
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Upcoming Trainings

Join our public courses in our Istanbul, London and Ankara facilities. Private class trainings will be organized at the location of your preference, according to your schedule.

23 November 2020

4 Days
Virtual

Istanbul, Ankara, London
Bilgi iste & Kayıt ol Istanbul, Ankara, London

01 February 2021

4 Days
Classroom

Istanbul, Ankara, London
Bilgi iste & Kayıt ol Istanbul, Ankara, London

16 March 2021

4 Days
Classroom

Istanbul, Ankara, London
Bilgi iste & Kayıt ol Istanbul, Ankara, London

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