Applying Project Management Fundamentals in Your Company

Course Description

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.

Course ID: COMP 6380P
Course Format: Classroom

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15575 Jan 26, 2015 Jan 30, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $0

Contract Only Course

This course is available for contract only. Please fill out this form if you are interested in this offering.

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.

Content

  • Benefits of a structured approach
  • Role of the project manager
  • Organizational impacts
  • Building the WBS
  • Developing an effective schedule
  • Completing the project plan
  • Monitoring and controlling the project
  • Taking corrective actions

Materials

Provided

  • 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.

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Jim Consuegra