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Lesson Plan 3 Project Team Building

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Connection to the Curriculum: KPPM = communication, presentation and project management Time: 1 unit of 50 minutes Resources required: Data projector: Content of a project plan Handout Vocabulary, definitions and descriptions Overview: Why is team building important? Team building is an essential component of project management and should be included in PM-training. Project management is a process of managing ...

Lesson Plan 2 Defining the Project Scope and Context

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Defining the project scope and context Pre-project phase: In this phase the project scope concerning time, tasks and social aspects is defined: Project start event Project end event Project objectives Project organization (team members) Time context pre-project phase, difference between project end date and project start date, post-project phase Task context The task context considers the relationships between business framework ...

Lesson Plan 1 Introduction to Project Management

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Overview: This lesson is mainly a brush-up of PM knowledge taught in the 3rd form. Students will repeat the characteristic features of a project and project management. They remember how to identify the differences between a project and a routine job. They study and practice how to plan and execute a ...

Communication Strategies in B2B Markets

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

A high degree of innovation and the impact on several departments make purchasing decisions in B2B markets very complex. Therefore suppliers in B2B markets have to inform their customers very well to reduce the buyers' risks on the one hand and to strengthen their own competitive position on the other ...

Marketing Research

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Lesson Objectives: know and understand terms and definitions of marketing research according to Kotler search definitions of primary research, secondary research, survey and experiment explain the marketing research process design a research plan carry out a survey What is marketing research? Companies need information about the market to answer the questions: Who are our competitors? What do consumers ...

Pricing Basics PowerPoint Presentation

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

This presentation is about basic pricing concepts: pricing as one of the 4 P's, the procedure of setting the price, pricing strategies, how to deal with price changes, alternatives to price increase, and handling competitor attacks. Pricing

Sources of Finance

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Companies need finance to buy assets (machinery, equipment, ventures), to operate the business (stocks, promotional activities, R&D, Human Resources, rent,...) The amount of funds is related to the type of business. A small boutique in a rented location has to finance merely stocks. A car manufacturer however needs funds for production ...

Materials Management and Control

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Objectives of this lesson are to know the functions of materials management how critical materials management is for a company's success how to find suitable suppliers in the procurement market how to organise materials logistics how to optimise the outbound flow of goods and materials Materials management and control are critical for businesses because the costs of ...

Job Advertisements and Job Descriptions

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Learning objectives: Understand the meaning of words used in job advertisements Create a job description using a job ad from the career section of a recent newspaper Evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of job descriptions Procedure: Review of vocabulary: Carry out a job ads vocabulary grid game: Learners in groups of 3 are each given a slip ...

Employment Legislation PowerPoint Presentation

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

This PowerPoint presentation is about the general contents of labour law, the different kinds of legislation, the duties of employers and employees, the role of trade unions, areas of discussion, employment contracts and termination of employment contracts. Employment Law