Project Management Preparation for Success PM00.00

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Much of the work that you do can be organized as a project. The ability to successfully define and subsequently manage a project is quickly leaving the realm of the extraordinary and is becoming a core competency for many organizations. Managing a project is not easy and project management skills do not come naturally to many people. Fortunately, the skills associated with defining and managing a project can be learned. Understanding and practicing the concepts taught in this class increases the likelihood of success on the project.

Prerequisites

  • None, this class provides a basic overview of all aspects of project management

Learning Objectives

At the end of this class, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the value of project management processes
  • Define the various aspects of a project
  • Build and maintain an appropriate project schedule and budget
  • Identify and manage issues, scope and communication
  • Identify and manage project risks
  • Identify and manage to the appropriate level of quality
  • Manage outside vendors and the procurement process

Who Should Attend

  • Project managers and team members that manage and work on projects
  • Managers that manage project managers and monitor project status
  • Clients, customers and all stakeholders that participate on projects

Course Outline

  • Reviewing the fundamentals
  • Defining the work
  • Building the schedule and budget
  • Managing the schedule and budget
  • Managing issues and scope
  • Managing communication and risk
  • Managing quality and metrics
  • Managing procurement

The class contains numerous exercises, as well as a major eleven-part case study.

Class Length

  • Three days (24 Total PDUs – 20 Technical / 2 Leadership / 2 Strategic)
Product info: project management, portfolio management, project office, PMO, risk management, project lifecycle management, project consulting, methodology development, quality management, project management training, PMP Exam Prep

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