Project Management Fundamentals

Price
$595.00
Duration
 1 Day
Delivery Methods
 VILT    Private Group

Successfully managing a project requires effective planning and adherence to the industry's best practices in every step of the process. By understanding the fundamentals of project management, you will be better prepared to initiate a project in your organization and position it for success. In this course, you will identify effective project management practices and their related processes. NOTE: This course will earn you 7 PDUs.

 

Upcoming Class Dates and Times

Aug 12, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
1 Day
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR
Sep 17, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
1 Day
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR
Oct 15, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
1 Day
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR
Nov 16, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
1 Day
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR
Dec 14, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
1 Day
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for individuals whose primary job is not project management, but who manage projects on an informal basis. Also, anyone who is considering a career path in project management and desiring a complete overview of the field and its generally accepted practices can benefit from this course.

Course Objectives

    In this course, you will examine the elements of sound project management and apply the generally recognized practices to successfully manage projects. You will:
  • Identify the key processes and requirements of project management.
  • Initiate a project.
  • Plan for time and cost.
  • Plan for project risks, communication, and change control.
  • Execute, manage, and control a project.
  • Close a project.

Agenda

1 - Getting Started with Project Management
  • Identify the Characteristics of a Project
  • Identify the Project Management Life Cycle
  • Identify the Role of a Project Manager
2 - Initiating a Project
  • Determine the Scope of a Project
  • Identify the Skills for a Project Team
  • Identify the Risks to a Project
3 - Planning for Time and Cost
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Sequence the Activities
  • Create a Project Schedule
  • Determine Project Costs
4 - Planning for Project Risks, Communication, and Change Control
  • Analyze the Risks to a Project
  • Create a Communication Plan
  • Plan for Change Control
5 - Managing a Project
  • Begin Project Work
  • Execute the Project Plan
  • Track Project Progress
  • Report Performance
  • Implement Change Control
6 - Closing the Project
  • Close a Project
  • Create a Final Report
 

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