Project Management Fundamentals
Project Management Fundamentals is designed for newly appointed project managers or team leaders who have had no formal project management training, and who wish to apply a structured approach to planning and controlling projects.
Training details
Duration: 2 days
Course level: beginners training
Price: Call or mail us for a quote
Learn how to
Identify business needs, goals, and objectives relative to the project environment
Define project deliverables along with assumptions, constraints, and exclusions
Create project plans using a Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) hierarchy
Sequence work for scheduling by logical dependencies
Estimate task durations
Estimate resource work effort
Develop project schedules with and without resource constraints
Determine appropriate levels of tracking for project control
Course content
1. Concepts
2. Defining the Projects
3. Developing the Work Breakdown Structure
4. Determining Task Relationships
5. Resource Planning and Estimating
6. Developing a Schedule
7. Controlling the Project
8. Project Communication
1. Concepts
Case Study Introduction
What is a Project?
What is Project Management?
Project Manager Attributes
Planning a Project
Causes of Project Failure
The Project Management Process
2. Defining The Project
Elements of a Project Definition
Project Stakeholders
Project Definition Documents
3. Developing the Work Breakdown Structure
What Is A Work Breakdown Structure?
Decomposing The WBS
4. Determining Task Relationships
Basic Terminology
Types Of Dependencies
Guidelines For Developing A Network
Drawing Network Diagrams
Determining The Critical Path
Determining Early And Late Dates And Float
5. Resource Planning and Estimating
Applied Time vs. Duration
Time Constrained vs. Resource Constrained Tasks
Estimating Considerations
Estimating Techniques
Estimating Problems
The Estimating Process
The Responsibility Assignment Matrix
6. Developing a Schedule
Scheduling Tasks And Resources
Resource Leveling
Project Validation Questions
Resolving Resource Utilization Issues
Accommodating Contingencies
Baselining the Plan
7. Controlling the Project
Project Parameters
Project Control
Baseline Control
Time Control
Cost Control
Change Control
Issue Resolution
8. Project Communication
Communication Concepts
Communication Environments
Project Audiences
Project Management Reporting
Project Management Meetings