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Project Management Essentials

National Business Training - Computer Training

Course Summary

In the Project Management Essentials course, students will identify and apply generally recognized practices in project management.

Course Schedule

    • This course is not currently scheduled. Call 919-595-8200 or email info@nationalbusinesstraining.com for dates or private training.
  • S - ScheduledGTR - Guaranteed to Run

Course Outline

1 – GETTING STARTED WITH PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Project Management Basics Factors Influencing a Project

2 – LAUNCHING PROJECTS

How Organizations Choose the Right Project Identify Project Stakeholders and Their Expectations Identify the Project Scope Prepare a SOW Formally Authorize a Project

3 – ESTIMATING PROJECT WORK

Estimate Project Effort and Resources Using Top-Down Estimation Estimate Project Effort and Resources Using Bottom-Up Estimation Reduce Risks in Project Estimates

4 – CREATING A PROJECT SCHEDULE

Illustrate Project Flow Identify Activity Resources Schedule Project Work

5 – PLANNING PROJECT COSTS

Estimate Project Costs Establish the Cost Baseline Reconcile Funding and Costs

6 – PLANNING FOR RISKS

Create a Risk Management Plan Identify Risks and Their Causes Analyze Risks Develop a Risk Response Plan

7 – PLANNING FOR QUALITY AND COMPLIANCE

Deliver the Desired Project Results Verify Compliance Requirements

8 – MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES

Plan Your Dream Team Put the Team Together Build the Team Manage the Team

9 – MANAGING PROJECT PROCUREMENTS

Plan for Project Procurements Obtain Responses from Vendors Choose the Right Vendor Manage Vendors and Procurements

10 – MANAGING CHANGE DURING PROJECT EXECUTION

Gear Up for Project Execution Manage Project Changes Monitor the Project Scope

11 – MONITORING AND CONTROLLING PROJECT SCHEDULE AND COST

Monitor and Control the Project Schedule Optimize the Project Schedule Monitor and Control Project Costs

12 – MONITORING RISK AND QUALITY

Monitor and Control Risks Put Quality Plans into Action Control Project Quality

13 – COMMUNICATING AND REPORTING

Communicate in a Project Distribute Project Information Manage Stakeholder Relationships and Expectations Report on Project Performance

14 – CLOSING THE PROJECT

Hand Off the Project Close Project Procurements Wrap Up a Project

 

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify the basic concepts and terminology of professional project management.
  • Launch a project.
  • Estimate project work.
  • Create a project schedule.
  • Plan project costs.
  • Plan for project risks.
  • Plan for project quality and compliance.
  • Manage human resources for your project.
  • Manage project procurements.
  • Plan for change management and monitor the project scope.
  • Monitor and optimize project schedule and cost.
  • Monitor quality of project work and the risks involved.
  • Plan communication strategies and manage stakeholder relationships.
  • Perform project closure.

Target Audience

The target student for this course is any individual who may need to perform project management activities in their job role on either a formal or informal basis, or any project team members who want to enhance their knowledge of project management in order to interact more productively with a project manager and perform more effectively on a project team.

 

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