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Effective Project Management Fundamentals

The course overviews the basics of project management. It provides the theory and core methodology you will need to manage projects or participate on project teams. This course does not make sure of any project management software application, but instead focuses on the conceptual underpinnings that students must know in order to use any project management software application effectively.

July 11, 2024 (Thu)
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Virtual Training

The course overviews the basics of project management. It provides the theory and core methodology you will need to manage projects or participate on project teams. This course does not make sure of any project management software application, but instead focuses on the conceptual underpinnings that students must know in order to use any project management software application effectively.

Course Content

The Project Management Life Cycle

  • What is a Project?
  • The Project Management Life Cycle

Setting Up for Success

  • The Meaning of Success
  • What Happens in the Initiation Phase?
  • Project Definition and Scope

The Project Team

  • The Teamwork Challenge
  • Selecting Team Members
  • The Team Charter

Risk Management

  • Project Risk

Project Plans

  • The Work Breakdown Structure
  • Work Package Sequencing

The Project Schedule

  • The Scheduling Process
  • Time Estimates

The Project Budget

  • What is a Budget?
  • Creating a Preliminary Budget
  • Budget and Schedule Balancing

Project Tracking and Control

  • Moving the Project Forward
  • Monitoring for Project Progress

Project Reports

  • Commuinications Overview
  • Project Performance Reports
  • Project Change Requests

Project Close-out

  • Elements of Close-out

Students will receive an email confirming their registration for requested course. Two business days before the scheduled class, students will each receive their electronic course and materials and their Microsoft Teams link used to join their training class. After class ends, students will receive a certificate of completion along with their class evaluation.

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