Project Management Essentials

Price
$1,797.00
Duration
 3 Days
Delivery Methods
 VILT    Private Group

In this course, students will identify and apply generally recognized practices in project management. NOTE: This course will earn you 21 PDUs.

 

Upcoming Class Dates and Times

Aug 11  - Aug 13, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
3 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR
Oct 13  - Oct 15, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
3 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR
Dec 13  - Dec 15, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
3 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR

Who Should Attend

The target student for this course is any individual who may need to perform project management activities in their job role on either a formal or informal basis, or any project team members who want to enhance their knowledge of project management in order to interact more productively with a project manager and perform more effectively on a project team.

Course Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • identify the basic concepts and terminology of professional project management.
  • launch a project.
  • estimate project work.
  • create a project schedule.
  • plan project costs.
  • plan for project risks.
  • plan for project quality and compliance.
  • manage human resources for your project.
  • manage project procurements.
  • plan for change management and monitor the project scope.
  • monitor and optimize project schedule and cost.
  • monitor quality of project work and the risks involved.
  • plan communication strategies and manage stakeholder relationships.
  • perform project closure.

Agenda

1 - Getting Started with Project Management
  • Project Management Basics
  • Factors Influencing a Project
2 - Launching Projects
  • How Organizations Choose the Right Project
  • Identify Project Stakeholders and Their Expectations
  • Identify the Project Scope
  • Prepare a SOW
  • Formally Authorize a Project
3 - Estimating Project Work
  • Estimate Project Effort and Resources Using Top-Down Estimation
  • Estimate Project Effort and Resources Using Bottom-Up Estimation
  • Reduce Risks in Project Estimates
4 - Creating a Project Schedule
  • Illustrate Project Flow
  • Identify Activity Resources
  • Schedule Project Work
5 - Planning Project Costs
  • Estimate Project Costs
  • Establish the Cost Baseline
  • Reconcile Funding and Costs
6 - Planning for Risks
  • Create a Risk Management Plan
  • Identify Risks and Their Causes
  • Analyze Risks
  • Develop a Risk Response Plan
7 - Planning for Quality and Compliance
  • Deliver the Desired Project Results
  • Verify Compliance Requirements
8 - Managing Human Resources
  • Plan Your Dream Team
  • Put the Team Together
  • Build the Team
  • Manage the Team
9 - Managing Project Procurements
  • Plan for Project Procurements
  • Obtain Responses from Vendors
  • Choose the Right Vendor
  • Manage Vendors and Procurements
10 - Managing Change During Project Execution
  • Gear Up for Project Execution
  • Manage Project Changes
  • Monitor the Project Scope
11 - Monitoring and Controlling Project Schedule and Cost
  • Monitor and Control the Project Schedule
  • Optimize the Project Schedule
  • Monitor and Control Project Costs
12 - Monitoring Risk and Quality
  • Monitor and Control Risks
  • Put Quality Plans into Action
  • Control Project Quality
13 - Communicating and Reporting
  • Communicate in a Project
  • Distribute Project Information
  • Manage Stakeholder Relationships and Expectations
  • Report on Project Performance
14 - Closing the Project
  • Hand Off the Project
  • Close Project Procurements
  • Wrap Up a Project

Prerequisite Courses Recommended

  • Project Management Fundamentals
 

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