Duration: 4.5 days
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Course Description: This project management course applies to government/military, construction/deployment, financial, information technology, health care and other commercial applications, providing a firm grasp of specific steps in the project management process. Successfully managing a project requires effective planning and management using best practices in each phase of the project's life cycle. This course emphasizes practical approaches to effective project management consistent with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)®. The course thoroughly analyzes techniques for dealing with stakeholders throughout the project, managing scope, time, cost, resources, milestones, quality and risk.
Exercises provide practice creating baseline documents, forecasting staff requirements, managing communications, modularizing work assignments, sequencing activities, implementing quality assurance, managing risk, controlling scope, planning procurement and controlling costs.
Students will utilize Microsoft Project as a practical introduction to the use of software tools that are available to assist with creating a project plan, setting up time lines and deliverables, tracking costs, monitoring resources and managing the impact of changes to the plan.
Participants are encouraged to discuss how the concepts and skills can be applied to project work in their application domain. The course includes sample PMP test questions and several hours of preparation for exams.
This course provides 35 contact hours as required for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exams. There are numerous requirements needed for certification outside of classroom training. The cost of the PMI certification exam is not included. Please visit the PMI website for details on certification, certification testing centers and PDU requirements. This class helps towards earning the required project management education hours needed for PMI® certifications such as Project Management Professional (PMP)® and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® as well as earning PDU's required for maintaining PMI certification.
Course Prerequisites: This course is designed for project managers, team members, and senior managers looking to acquire a firm grasp of specific steps in the project management process.
|Project Management Basics And Terminology
||Initiating The Project
|Planning Project Work To Meet
|Human Resource Management
|Developing Project Schedule, Cost Estimates And Budget
||Planning Project Quality, Staffing And Communications
|Analyzing Risk And Planning Risk Responses
||Planning Project Procurements
|Managing for Optimal Results
||Monitoring And Controlling Work Toward Deliverables
|Monitoring And Controlling Project Scope, Schedule And Cost
||Closing The Project
|Using Microsoft Project 2013
||PMP Exam Prep
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