Project Management: Case Study Workshop

Course Description

This final course in the PMP series allows you to apply the principles of project management to an experiential real case study. Demonstrate the knowledge, skills and tools needed to effectively manage a project in a simulated environment of challenges, stress and troubling vendor relations. Learn to build and use key project management documents. The unique challenges of projects are emphasized and groups get to compare their strategies and learn from the shared experience. You may take this final course regardless of whether your earlier courses were under the Fourth Edition PMBOK or the current Fifth Edition PMBOK.

Course ID: COMP 6340P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course Information

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Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details May 15, 2017 May 17, 2017 May 16, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899 17172
Section Details Jul 11, 2017 Jul 13, 2017 Jul 12, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899 17174
Section Details Oct 25, 2017 Oct 27, 2017 Oct 26, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899 17175
Section Details Nov 15, 2017 Nov 17, 2017 Nov 16, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899 17176
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14336 Nov 17, 2014 Nov 19, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,725
14917 Dec 8, 2014 Dec 10, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,725
15284 May 19, 2015 May 21, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899
15528 Jun 2, 2015 Jun 4, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899
15637 Aug 5, 2015 Aug 7, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899
15291 Dec 1, 2015 Dec 3, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899
15533 Dec 8, 2015 Dec 10, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899
16431 Apr 19, 2016 Apr 21, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899
16406 May 16, 2016 May 18, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899
16409 Jul 12, 2016 Jul 14, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $1,899

Special Discounts

Are you planning on earning a Georgia Tech Project Management Certificate? If so, you can register for all five courses at once and save 15%. Simply register for the following five certificate courses at once and get a 15% discount:

  • COMP 6300P - Project Management Introduction: Fundamentals of Successful Projects
  • COMP 6310P - Project Management: Managing Risk and Procurements
  • COMP 6320P - Project Management: Communicating Within Teams
  • COMP 6330P - Project Management: Delivering the Triple Constraints
  • COMP 6340P - Project Management: Case Study Workshop

You will need a coupon code to use when you register in order to receive your discount. To prequalify and obtain your code, please click here.

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

  • Apply project management processes and techniques to a real-life project.

  • Identify the critical phases of managing a successful project.

  • Exercise sound techniques for planning, estimating, tracking and controlling projects.

  • Develop a project charter and use it as a key political tool.

  • Develop clear project definitions and establish a change-control process.

  • Identify constraints and methods for dealing with them.

  • Develop a work breakdown structure and build a project schedule.

  • Estimate project costs by identifying and quantifying cost drivers.

  • Identify and analyze risks and develop mitigation plans.

  • Implement risk strategies in meeting the challenges of vendor management.

  • Employ scheduling techniques to minimize schedule variance.

Content

  • Principles of project management

  • Introduction to the case study

  • Project charter

  • Responding to risks

  • Precedence diagrams

  • Critical path method

  • Getting the work done

  • Managing stakeholders

  • Vendor management

  • Scope planning

  • Developing the WBS

  • Building an effective schedule

  • Developing a project budget

  • Identifying project milestones

  • Risk response management

  • Controlling variance

  • Final team presentation

Materials

Provided

  • PMP® Exam Prep Manual, Eighth Edition (supporting all PMP® Exams taken after July 31, 2013), Rita Mulcahy, author
    This manual will be used in the COMP 6360: Project Management: Preparing for the PMP Exam course, which will be made available after completing COMP 6340. Students will be required to bring this manual with them to that course.
  • Notebook of slides with notes, exercises and project management tools and templates

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Jim Consuegra