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 a previous edition of the PMBOK Guide.
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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
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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.
Principles of project management
Introduction to the case study
Responding to risks
Critical path method
Getting the work done
Developing the WBS
Building an effective schedule
Developing a project budget
Identifying project milestones
Risk response management
Final team presentation
PMP® Exam Prep Manual, (latest 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
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