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Course Description

Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management on the job is becoming the standard to compete in today's fast-paced and highly technical workplace. In this course, you will apply the generally recognized practices of project management to successfully manage projects.

Project managers are always under severe pressure to complete projects on time and within budget. However, most projects fail to meet these demands, and, as a result, many projects are terminated early. Successful project management requires knowledge and experience. This course is designed to provide you with the skills needed to be a successful project manager in today's rapidly changing world. The skills and knowledge you gain in this course will help you avoid making costly mistakes and increase your competitive edge in the project management profession. 

Course Outline

  • Getting Started with Project Management
  • Launching Projects
  • Estimating Project Work
  • Creating a Project Schedule
  • Planning Project Costs
  • Planning for Risks
  • Planning for Quality and Compliance
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Managing Project Procurements
  • Managing Change During Project Execution
  • Monitoring and Controlling Project Schedule and Cost
  • Monitoring Risk and Quality
  • Communicating and Reporting
  • Closing the Project

Learner Outcomes

At the end of this training, the learner 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 procurement
  • 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

Prerequisites

Work experience with project management and knowledge of the roles, responsibilities, and skills required for project management is needed. Also, basic working knowledge of office productivity tools is required.

Recommendations

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.

Accrediting Associations

  • Project Management Institute (PMI) 18.0 PDU

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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