Resources 8hours

Projects, programmes and portfolios are dependent on the input of people, material and money. These input constraints include money, Finance (Practice 7) and (human and other) Resources (Practice 8). Often, acquiring resources requires Procurement (Practice 9).

The Resources (Practice 8) competence element enable the individual to ensure that the resources required are available and assigned as needed in order to meet the objectives of the project/programme/portfolio. 

Instructional Objectives: 

  • Develop strategic resource plan to deliver the project/programme/portfolio 
  • Define the quality and quantity of resources required 
  • Identify the potential sources of resources and negotiate their availability 
  • Allocate and distribute resources according to defined need 
  • Evaluate resource usage 

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Lesson 1 : Develop strategic resource plan to deliver the project

  • Estimate the necessary resource needs.
  • Record the resource requirements in a baseline.
  • Analyze the resource capacity of the organizations involved.
  • Coordinate the relationship with existing processes.

45min.

Lesson 2 : Define the quality and quantity of resources required

  • Describe the required resources.
  • Produce a resource schedule.
  • Record the quality and quantity of the resources.

1hr. 10min.

Lesson 3 : Identify the potential sources of resources and negotiate their acquisition

  • Identify internal and external resources.
  • Make contact with the internal or external resource suppliers.
  • Negotiate on the availability.
  • Make the acquaintance of the potential team members.

    2hrs. 27min.

    Chapter 4 : Allocate and distribute resources according to defined need

    • Link the resources with the organizational structure.
    • Produce a schedule per resource.
    • Instruct team members.
    • Negotiate on resource conflicts.

    2hrs 1min.

    Chapter 5 : Evaluate resource usage and take any necessary corrective actions

    • Use a systematic approach to evaluating people.
    • Look for opportunities to develop their competences.
    • Address a shortage of skills to their manager.

    1hr. 35min.

    Prof. Dr. Chinwi Mgbere

    Instructor

    President, Project Managers Development Association of Nigeria – PMDAN.

    Managing Director for Construction “Nazarbayev University”

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