RKA

Working in Small Projects (WISP)

Not all projects require a detailed, complex methodology or framework!

WISP® (Working in Small Projects) guidance has been specifically developed as a framework for small and non-complex projects and change initiatives.

Guided by four stages and seven principles, the guidance addresses all key stages of a project and has been written in simple language. This makes it easy to understand and follow, particularly for individuals for whom project management is not their main profession.

WISP has been designed for:

  • Individuals for whom project management is a part-time or occasional activity;
  • Project professionals that often work on small and/or noncomplex projects;
  • Students and graduates requiring an entry-level project management framework and understanding;
  • Small and medium enterprises, where existing project management frameworks may be deemed unnecessarily complex and unsuited to their typical projects.

Training and certification will equip individuals with the knowledge and understanding of the WISP method, enabling them to work effectively with, or as a member of, a project team within an environment support the WISP guidance.

 

Who is WISP Foundation for?

  • Individuals for whom project management is a part-time or occasional activity
  • Project professionals that often work on small and/or non-complex projects
  • Students and graduates requiring an entry-level project management framework
  • Team members, aspiring team leaders and project managers
  • Customer or Project Support and operational line managers/staff

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • The context and characteristics of a project
  • The purpose of project documentation – how and when to use them
  • The roles and responsibilities for initiating a project – the idea and planning stages
  • Risk management
  • How to manage change
  • Effective communication within the team and with stakeholders
  • Dealing with workload (time management)
  • How to improve productivity and quality of work

 

Examination format:

  • Multiple-choice
  • 45 questions
  • 25 marks required to pass (55%)
  • Closed-book
  • 40-minute duration