Applying Project Management Fundamentals in Your Company
This course brings an overview of project management fundamentals to your environment. Learn the principles and practices of disciplined project management while discussing the unique challenges of your own organization. Class discussion and group exercises present best practices from both the PMI Framework but also from the world of hard knocks. Participants apply the techniques in a small group setting using a realistic case study. Gain a comprehensive overview of the skills, knowledge and tools needed to effectively manage projects. Learn all 10 knowledge areas and the five process groups of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (Fifth Edition) established by the Project Management Institute as the industry standard for project management instruction.
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Who Should Attend
Project managers who must be able to complete projects on time and on budget without sacrificing project quality, professionals preparing to transition into a new career in project management, professionals without formal training who charged with managing large, complex projects or smaller, more tactical projects, seasoned project managers interested in refreshing their skills while earning PMI-approved PDUs, business analysts working with project managers and project teams in challenging environments, technical team leaders, managers
How You Will Benefit
Anticipate and manage the special challenges of projects in your environment.
Identify the 10 knowledge areas of a project that must be managed.
Describe the many roles of the project manager.
Develop a project charter and use the charter as a key political tool.
Recognize the components of a complete project plan.
Recognize real-world constraints and the dynamics in a project environment.
Facilitate a breakdown of the work to be done and build a meaningful schedule.
Identify, analyze and prioritize response strategies for project risks.
Benefits of a structured approach
Role of the project manager
Building the WBS
Developing an effective schedule
Completing the project plan
Monitoring and controlling the project
Taking corrective actions
Notebook of slides, notes, exercises and project management tools and templates
Textbook: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Fifth Edition (PMBOK® Guide), Project Management Institute Inc.
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