In this course, students apply the practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.TARGET AUDIENCE:
This course is designed for persons who have on the job experience performing project management tasks, whether or not project manager is their formal job role, who are not certified project management professionals, and who might or might not have received formal project management training. The course is appropriate for these persons if they wish to develop professionally, increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management, seek career advancement by moving into a formal Project Manager job role, as well as to apply for Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)®COURSE OBJECTIVES:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
• Get started with project management fundamentals.
• Identify organizational influences and project life cycle.
• Work with project management processes.
• Initiate a project.
• Plan a project.
• Plan for project time management.
• Plan project budget, quality, and communications.
• Plan for risk, procurements, and stakeholder management.
• Execute a project.
• Manage project work, scope, schedules, and cost.
• Control a project.
• Close a project.
Lesson 1: Examining Professional Project Management
- Identify Project Management Processes
- Identify Professional and Social Responsibilities
- Identify the Interpersonal Skills Required for a Project Manager
Lesson 2: Initiating a Project
- Examine the Project Management Context
- Examine Project Selection
- Prepare a Project Statement of Work
- Create a Project Charter
- Identify Project Stakeholders
Lesson 3: Planning Project Work
- Identify Elements of the Project Management Plan
- Document Stakeholder Requirements
- Create a Scope Statement
- Develop a Work Breakdown Structure
Lesson 4: Developing Project Schedules
- Create an Activity List
- Create a Project Schedule Network Diagram
- Estimate Activity Resources
- Estimate Duration for Project Activities
- Develop a Project Schedule
- Identify the Critical Path
- Optimize the Project Schedule
- Establish a Schedule Baseline
Lesson 5: Developing Cost Estimates and Budgets
- Estimate Project Costs
- Estimate the Preliminary Cost Baseline
- Reconcile Funding and Costs
Lesson 6: Planning Project Quality, Staffing, and Communications
- Create a Quality Management Plan
- Document the Project Roles, Responsibilities, and Reporting Relationships
- Create a Communications Management Plan
Lesson 7: Analyzing Risks and Planning Risk Responses
- Examine a Risk Management Plan
- Identify Project Risks and Triggers
- Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
- Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
- Develop a Risk Response Plan
Lesson 8: Planning Project Procurement
- Plan Project Procurements
- Prepare a Procurement Statement of Work
- Prepare a Procurement Document
Lesson 9: Executing Project Work
- Identifying the Direct and Manage Project Execution Process
- Execute a Quality Assurance Plan
- Acquire the Project Team
- Develop the Project Team
- Manage the Project Team
- Distribute Project Information
- Manage Stakeholder Relationships and Expectations
Lesson 10: Managing Project Procurement
- Identify the Conduct Project Procurements Process
- Obtain Responses from Sellers
- Determine Project Sellers
Lesson 11: Monitoring and Controlling Project Work
- Identify the Monitor and Control Project Work Process
- Develop an Integrated Change Control System
- Utilize the Integrated Change Control System
- Review Deliverables and Work Results
- Control the Project Scope
Lesson 12: Monitoring and Controlling Project Schedule and Costs
- Control the Project Schedule
- Control Project Costs
Lesson 13: Monitoring and Controlling Project Performance and Quality
- Perform Quality Control
- Report on Project Performance
Lesson 14: Monitoring and Controlling Project Risk and Procurements
- Monitor and Control Project Risk
- Administer Project Procurements
Lesson 15: Closing the Project
- Close Project Procurements
- Close the Project or Phase
This course is designed for persons who have on the job experience performing project management tasks, whether or not project manager is their formal job role, who are not certified project management professionals, and who might or might not have received formal project management training. The course is appropriate for these persons if they wish to develop professionally, increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management, seek career advancement by moving into a formal Project Manager job role, as well as to apply for Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)®
Virtual Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Preparation Online Live training option
Imagine an industry-leading classroom training experience from wherever you have access to the Internet.
The Virtual Online Live events listed here gives you an effective and proven online virtual learning experience with the freedom to attend virtually from anywhere.
There is also an option of experiencing Online Live from one of the many national partner centers where a computer and headset will be provided for you.
This rich and engaging virtual classroom environment lets you conveniently interact with instructors and other students.
You will hear and see your instructor as they teach the course and answer your questions via voice or text.
Choose the online live virtual training option and you can access the recorded version even after the class has finished.
The onDemand labs give you access to the same client and server technologies covered in class so you can test, apply and hone your skills by accessing the labs before and even after the class.
Technical Requirements: a computer or laptop with a modern browser and high speed internet access along with one or two monitors.