PHRPM Body of Knowledge

Fundamentals of Project Management
  • Definition of a Project

  • Project vs Operations

  • Project Management Definition

  • Project Management Triangle

    • Cost

    • Performance / quality

    • Time

    • scope

  • Project Failures – Common Causes

  • Role of an HR Project Manager

  • Management of Project Team

  • Types of HR Projects

Stakeholder Management
  • Who is a Stakeholder?

  • Prioritizing the Stakeholders

  • Stakeholder Engagement

  • Communicating with the Stakeholders

  • Cultural Factor

Change Management
  • What is Change Management?

  • Change Management Models

    • Kurt Lewin’s Model

    • Prosci® 3 Phase Model

    • Dr Celine Bareil’s Model (CAPTE)

  • Understanding Stakeholders’ Concerns

  • What Triggers Resistance?

  • Overcoming Barriers

Developing the Project Charter
  • Assembling the Project Team

  • Project Charter & its Components

  • Business case

  • Problem / opportunity statement

  • Goal statement

  • Project scope

  • Project plan with timeline & milestones

  • Impact / benefits

  • Communication plan

  • Roles & responsibilities

Managing Project Resources
  • Types of Resources

    • Financial Resources

    • Technological & Information Resources

    • Human Resources

  • Project Manager’s Planning Toolkit

    • Gantt Chart

    • Work Breakdown Structure

    • Process Maps

Conducting Financial Analysis
  • Time Value of Money

    • Present Value (PV)

    • Future Value (FV)

  • Net Present Value (NPV)

  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)

  • Payback Period

Risk Analysis & Mitigation
  • What is Risk Analysis & Management?

  • Risk Register

  • Brainstorming

  • Delphi Technique

  • Ishikawa Diagram

  • Failure Mode Effect Analysis

  • Risk Matrix

Project Execution & Control
  • Work Breakdown Structure

  • Scheduling

  • Forward Pass

  • Backward Pass

  • Critical Path

  • Earned Value Analysis

  • Pilot Test

  • Data Collection & Evaluation during Pilot Test

  • Performance Review of Pilot Test

  • Full Scale Implementation

  • Data Collection & Evaluation

  • Building an Information Repository

Closing the Project

  • Institutionalizing the New Process

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis

  • Project Review

  • Facilitating the Ownership Transfer