Project Management Principles
This comprehensive practical course is designed to develop and strengthen the core knowledge base of those who have chosen project management as their career path. Focus on basic principles across the breadth of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide 6th edition) and learn the essentialelements for each phase of the project life cycle. Gain the knowledge, tools, and techniques to manage a project from its initiation to final closeout while balancing the competing demands among time, cost, and scope.
Training details
Duration: 2 days
Course level: intermediate training
Price: Call or mail us for a quote
Learn how to
Define the nine knowledge areas of Project Management and apply them in practice
Identify business needs, goals, and objectives relative to the project environment
Create a Project Charter
Define project deliverables along with assumptions, constraints, and exclusions
Define a Scope Management plan and Scope Statement
Create project plans using a Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) hierarchy
Sequence work for scheduling by logical dependencies
Estimate task durations & 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 Project life cycle
3. Defining the Project Management Knowledge Areas
4. Case study
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
Project versus Operations
Progressive elaboration
2. Defining The Project life cycle
Monitoring & Control
3. Defining the project management knowledge areas
Project Integration Management
Project Scope Management
Project Time Management
Project Risk Management
Project Human Resource Management
Project Communication Management
Project Procurement Management
Project Quality Management
Project Cost Management
4. Case Study
Defining a Project Charter
Defining a Scope Management Plan
Defining a Scope Statement
Defining a Work Breakdown Structure
Defining a Project Management Plan
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