Project Management Training Course

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This Project Management training course teaches you the entire project management process, as well as the key tools and techniques to successfully manage projects according to the agreed schedule and budget.  This training course is based on PMBOK, the global set of benchmarks produced by the Project Management Institute.

This 2-day training course covers the following topics:  what project management is, the role of project managers, the meaning and importance of PMBOK & PMI, project needs assessment, project management process, planning tools & techniques (Gantt chart, network diagram, etc.), project monitoring, key documents to create & maintain and much more.

This comprehensive training course is available across the U.S., including Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Birmingham, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Jackson, Los Angeles, Manhattan, Miami, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, San Antonio and Seattle.

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  • Learning Outcomes - Project Management Training Course

    By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

    • Define projects, project management, and project managers
    • Identify the importance of PMBOK and PMI
    • Learn the five process groups & nine knowledge area as defined by the PMI
    • Describe the triple constraint
    • Perform a project needs assessment & write goals, requirements & deliverables
    • Create key project documents including a statement of work, project plan worksheet & project charter
    • Build a project schedule, estimating time, costs & resources
    • Master the work breakdown structure
    • Create project planning documents including a schedule, a risk management plan & a communication plan
    • Use planning tools including the Gantt chart, network diagram & RACI chart
    • Learn to establish and use baselines
    • Learn how to monitor and maintain a project
    • Learn to perform basic project management tasks including leading status meetings
    • Learn how to ensure that all documents are completed at the end of a project
    Duration: 2 day course


    Project Management Training Course Reviews:

    Awesome session today. Inspiring and had a lot to take home. The information supplied was great and in-depth. It tied the activities all together. The whole concept of the course is eye opening and have increased my self-awareness.

  • Course Outline - Project Management Training Course

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    The project management role is arguably the most challenging of roles within the project team. As the project progresses through its various life cycle stages, project managers must be able to adapt themselves to the changing demands of the project and the team.

    Effective and efficient Project Managers will ensure project success and help organizations and individuals exceed stakeholder expectations. This workshop will give participants an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that they can use every day.

    Project Management Training Course - Lesson 1
    Getting Started
    • Workshop Objectives
    Project Management Training Course - Lesson 2
    Key Concepts - Part One
    • What is a Project?
    • What is Project Management?
    • What is a Project Manager?
    Project Management Training Course - Lesson 3
    Key Concepts - Part Two
    • About the Project Management Institute (PMI)
    • About the Project Management Body Of Knowledge (PMBOK)
    • The Five Process Groups
    • The Nine Knowledge Areas
    • The Triple Constraint
    Project Management Training Course - Lesson 4
    Initiation - Part One
    • Identifying Your Stakeholders
    • Assessing Needs and Wants
    • Setting a SMART Project Goal
    • Creating Requirements and Deliverables
    Project Management Training Course - Lesson 5
    Initiation - Part Two
    • Creating a Statement of Work
    • Completing the Project Planning Worksheet
    • Completing the Project Charter
    Project Management Training Course - Lesson 6
    Planning - Part One
    • Managing Expectations
    • Creating a Task List
    • Estimating Time
    • Estimating Resources
    • Estimating Costs
    Project Management Training Course - Lesson 7
    Planning - Part Two
    • Building the Work Breakdown Structure
    • Creating the Schedule
    • Creating a Risk Management Plan
    • Creating a Communication Plan
    Project Management Training Course - Lesson 8
    Planning Tools
    • The Gantt Chart
    • The Network Diagram
    • Using a RACI Chart
    • Going the Extra Mile: Microsoft Project
    Project Management Training Course - Lesson 9
    Executing the Project
    • Establishing Baselines
    • Monitoring Baseline Variances
    • Schedule Reduction Methods
    Project Management Training Course - Lesson 10
    Maintaining and Controlling
    • Making the Most of Status Updates
    • Managing Change
    • Monitoring Risks
    Project Management Training Course - Lesson 11
    Closing Out
    • Preparing for Closeout
    • Celebrating Successes
    • Learning from Project Challenges
    • Scope Verification
    • A Final To-Do List
    Project Management Training Course - Lesson 12
    Wrapping Up
    • Words from the Wise
    • Your Notebook

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    • Flexible length - sessions as short as 1-hour
    • Cost effective - great group pricing
    • Greatest impact in the shortest time
    • Excellent Team Building Opportunity
    • Certificate of Completion (always available in the App)
    • Comprehensive courseware as books (& available in the App)

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    Refresher Course $0

    Client Site and Public Class participants are welcome to join a public class in the same topic for 12 months.

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