- Project management has been proven to be the most effective method of delivering products within cost, schedule, and resource constraints. This series of our courses gives you the skills to ensure your projects are completed on time and on budget while giving the user the product they expect. This course concludes with a sample project that allows you to apply the skills you’ve learned throughout the courses.
Our training program that provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of project management based upon PMI®’s – A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Dynamic and interactive, the course has an easy-to-use interface and includes a real-world video case study, as well as quizzes and exercises that run throughout the course to ensure increased retention of learning.
This program offers you a prime opportunity to acquire the relevant practical skills and techniques, in a forum that is focused, stimulating and highly interactive. This introductory course provides delegates with a brief overview of the world of project management. It covers basic PM concepts including PM dentitions, PM life cycle, types of organizations and who the project stakeholders are. It also covers four of the nine knowledge areas in enough details for the participants to be able to use them in planning their projects at their work place, including integration, scope, time, and cost management.
The course goes over the 5 process groups: initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing.
This course is introductory in nature and can be a great introduction to cross-functional organizations prior to conducting a full PMP® exam prep course. All students will be supplied with course materials.
• Describing the Project
• Involving People
• Organizing the Project
• Aligning Expectations
• Master Schedule
• Basics of Planning
• How the Plan Works
• Defining the Product
• Setting up the WBS and Responsibilities
• Identifying Tasks and Procedures
• Estimating and Task Duration
• Scheduling & Sequencing Tasks
• Assessing Risk
• Compressing the Schedule
• Professional Skills – Managing the project management plan and subcontractors
• Managing People – Soft Skills
Monitoring & Controlling
• Capturing Performance Data
• Taking Corrective Action Closing
• Customer Sign-Off
• Turning Over the Product
• Learning From Experience
• Project Management 10 Knowledge Areas
• Project Administrators
• Junior Project Managers
• Project Team Members
• Project Support Members All personnel who are now, or plan to become, involved in any phase of project management.
What you’ll learn
• Identify the role and responsibilities of the project manager and project team. Know the components of a project schedule.
• Explain the resource needs of the project and develop a cost baseline and what is required in a Work Breakdown Structure.
• Identify project stakeholders and determine their information needs.
• Define the key elements needed to measure and report on project scope, schedule, and cost performance.
• Analyze changes to scope and describe a basic project risk assessment.
- Individuals in any discipline who work on projects in either the public or private sector will benefit from the course work.
• Delivers a comprehensive, content-rich curriculum in 12 hours, which is comparable with what you would learn during a two-day classroom course
• Teaches terminology and a project management approach that is aligned with Project Management Institute’s PMBOK® Guide
• Supports flexible scheduling for multiple employees and team members while ensuring that everyone receives the same high-level learning experience
• Provides key tools including forms and checklists that can be used on the job together with a comprehensive bibliography and reference resource
• Covers critical soft skills such as interpersonal communication and conflict management as well as the hard skills of scheduling, estimating and project reporting
• Describe the key distinctions of project management as a discipline
• Identify the key stages or phases of the project life cycle and key steps to be completed at each step
• Describe the inter-relationship between project scope, time, cost, and quality
• Understand the importance of the project scope statement and distinguish between project deliverables and outcomes • Contribute to the essential steps of the project planning process
• Explain the importance of project monitoring and control processes
• Articulate the importance of the project closure process
• Highly Interactive Design
• Intuitive navigation
• Glossary of Terms
• Multiplatform delivery
• Realistic and challenging video case study
• Job Aids
• PMBOK® Guide Cross Reference
• Engaging and innovative animations
• Remembers where you left off
• Exercises and Knowledge Checks
• Comprehensive Bibliography
• Frequently Asked Questions
• Online Mastery Test
• Define components of a communications management plan
• Understand the importance of communications channels
• Define the key elements needed to measure and report on project scope, schedule, and cost performance
• Identify project risk events
• Prioritize identified risks
• Develop responses for a high priority risk
• Identify who holds the risk in fixed price and cost reimbursable contract types
• Identify and analyze changes to project scope
• Describe causes and effects of project changes
• Define the purpose of conducting a lessons learned session