Project Management Fundamentals

In this course, students will identify effective project management practices and their related processes. They will examine the elements of sound project management and apply the generally recognized practices to successfully manage projects.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • identify the key processes and requirements of project management.
  • initiate a project.
  • plan for time and cost.
  • plan for project risks, communication, and change control.
  • manage a project.
  • execute the project closeout phase.

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Getting Started with Project Management
  • Describe a Project
  • Describe the Project Management Life Cycle
  • Identify the Role of a Project Manager
  • 2 - Initiating a Project
  • Determine the Scope of a Project
  • Identify the Skills for a Project Team
  • Identify the Risks to a Project
  • 3 - Planning for Time and Cost
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Sequence the Activities
  • Create a Project Schedule
  • Determine Project Costs
  • 4 - Planning for Project Risks, Communication, and Change Control
  • Analyze the Risks to a Project
  • Create a Communication Plan
  • Plan for Change Control
  • 5 - Managing a Project
  • Begin Project Work
  • Execute the Project Plan
  • Track Project Progress
  • Report Performance
  • Implement Change Control
  • 6 - Executing the Project Closeout Phase
  • Close a Project
  • Create a Final Report
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This course is designed for individuals whose primary job is not project management, but who manage projects on an informal basis. Also, anyone who is considering a career path in project management and desiring a complete overview of the field and its generally accepted practices can take up this course.

    Other Prerequisites

    To ensure your success, we recommend you have some working knowledge of your computers operating system.

    Project Management Fundamentals

    $595
    Course Length : 1 Day (8 Hours)
     

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