In this comprehensive course, you will learn the fundamentals of project management: how to initiate, plan, and execute a project that meets objectives and satisfies stakeholders. Aligned with the Project Management Institute (PMI®) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) – Fifth Edition, 2013, this course provides a step-by-step guide to planning and executing a project. Working through case studies with real-world scenarios, you will interact with fellow students to learn and apply the methodologies and good practices of formal project management.
You will discover the approaches and techniques that make project managers successful, covering topics such as:
- Analyzing stakeholders
- Defining expectations
- Defining project deliverables
- Analyzing scope
- Developing schedule
- Mitigating risk
- Contingency planning
- Establishing and applying effective change controls
- Performance reporting
- Communicating status to project stakeholders
During class, project management theory will be interspersed with practical, hands-on workshops. Seventy percent of class time is dedicated to experience-based skills development. In the remaining class time, you will learn about methodologies and put practical skills into context. PMP and PMI are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
You will Learn How to:
- Manage a project through each stage of the project management life cycle
- Document the needs and priorities of key stakeholders
- Develop an execution strategy that will fulfill stakeholders’ expectations
- Develop a project plan that balances scope, time, cost, and risk
- Assess project complexity and analyze scope to a suitable degree of granularity
- Establish project controls to ensure a successful outcome
- Report status and performance efficiently and effectively
- Collect lessons learned and create a project archive that contributes to an organization’s experience base
This course is also available on our public schedule via Live Virtual Classroom:Contact us here.