2017 Training Calender

Course/Training Evaluation:

This is a three day Microsoft certification Training.

Option I: Internal Certificate from Novel Multimedia academy:

The trainees will undergo the standard MS Project training by our trainer then awarded a certificate of competence at the end of the 3 days.

Option II: International Certification from Microsoft:

This will require that at the end of the training, the participants sit for an MS exam which they must pass for them to be awarded Microsoft certification. The certificate will come straight from the Microsoft Imagine academy and be send to individual e-mail addresses of the participants.


  1. Project management course:


Who is to Attend? All staff involved with projects.


 Key concept:  Project Planning, Design and Implementation



The general objective of this concept is to equip participants with relevant skills on how to plan, establish and manage viable projects.



At the end of the course, the participant should be able to: –

  1. Acquire the necessary project management skills and techniques to plan design and implement a project
  2. Develop conception and analytical skills, which would enhance problem solving and decision making in a project environment
  3. Appreciate project management concepts environment and demonstrate ability to manage the dynamic project environment
  4. Plan, design and implement a project using the project cycle approach





  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Definition of terms-Project, Process, Project management
  • Characteristics of a project
  • Project Parameters
  • Time
  • Quality
  • Cost
  • Benefits of Project Management
  • Project Results Chain
  • Theory of Change
  • Project planning versus Implementation
  • Project Planning
  • Objectives of project planning
  • Project Planning and Implémentations Flow
  • Project Planning Steps
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
    • Preparation of WBS
  • Estimating activity duration
  • Project planning tools
  • Gantt Chart
  • Network analysis-Network Diagram/Critical Path Method(CPM)
  • Programme Evaluation and Review Technique(PERT),
  • Logical Framework Approach(LFA)
  • Logical Framework (Log Frame)
  • The Log Frame matrix
  • Performance indicators


  • Project Life Cycle (Project Life Span)
  • Project Identification
  • Project Appraisal/feasibility study
  • Project Formulation –Project Design
  • Project Implementation
  • Project termination and handing over

Efforts applied at each stage of the project

  • Project Cycle Management (PCM)
  • Project performance
  • Project Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Project Control
  • Project Targets
  • Project Milestones
  • Stakeholders in project management
  • Strategic stakeholders’ management


  • Project Team
  • Project Resources
  • Use of Technology in projects
  • Communication in projects
  • Data management
  • Consultancy in projects
  • Strategic Project Management
  • Project Risks, ,Risk analysis and risk management
  • Insurance law relating to project management
  • Fundamentals of occupational safety and health in project management
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) /Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Contemporary issues in project management