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Project Management Essentials Training Courses

About the Project Management Essentials

Duration: 3 days (24 hours)

In this course, students will identify and apply generally recognized practices in project management.

Objectives
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.

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This training consists of the following courses:

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3 days | 24 hours

arrow Course Objectives

  • » 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.

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arrow Course Outline

  • Getting Started with Project Management
    1. Project Management Basics
    2. Factors Influencing a Project
  • Launching Projects
    1. How Organizations Choose the Right Project
    2. Identify Project Stakeholders and Their Expectations
    3. Identify the Project Scope
    4. Prepare a SOW
    5. Formally Authorize a Project
  • Estimating Project Work
    1. Estimate Project Effort and Resources Using Top-Down Estimation
    2. Estimate Project Effort and Resources Using Bottom-Up Estimation
    3. Reduce Risks in Project Estimates
  • Creating a Project Schedule
    1. Illustrate Project Flow
    2. Identify Activity Resources
    3. Schedule Project Work
  • Planning Project Costs
    1. Estimate Project Costs
    2. Establish the Cost Baseline
    3. Reconcile Funding and Costs
  • Planning for Risks
    1. Create a Risk Management Plan
    2. Identify Risks and Their Causes
    3. Analyze Risks
    4. Develop a Risk Response Plan
  • Planning for Quality and Compliance
    1. Deliver the Desired Project Results
    2. Verify Compliance Requirements
  • Managing Human Resources
    1. Plan Your Dream Team
    2. Put the Team Together
    3. Build the Team
    4. Manage the Team
  • Managing Project Procurements
    1. Plan for Project Procurements
    2. Obtain Responses from Vendors
    3. Choose the Right Vendor
    4. Manage Vendors and Procurements
  • Managing Change During Project Execution
    1. Gear Up for Project Execution
    2. Manage Project Changes
    3. Monitor the Project Scope
  • Monitoring and Controlling Project Schedule and Cost
    1. Monitor and Control the Project Schedule
    2. Optimize the Project Schedule
    3. Monitor and Control Project Costs
  • Monitoring Risk and Quality
    1. Monitor and Control Risks
    2. Put Quality Plans into Action
    3. Control Project Quality
  • Communicating and Reporting
    1. Communicate in a Project
    2. Distribute Project Information
    3. Manage Stakeholder Relationships and Expectations
    4. Report on Project Performance
  • Closing the Project
    1. Hand Off the Project
    2. Close Project Procurements
    3. Wrap Up a Project

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