Project Management

Career Development


Description

In the past few decades, organizations have discovered something incredible: the principles that have been used to create enormous successes in large projects can be applied to projects of any size to create amazing success. As a result, many employees are expected to understand project management techniques and how to apply them to projects of any size.

The Project Management workshop will give participants an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that they can use every day. Working with project planning documents, such as needs assessments, risk management plan, and a communication plan will provide benefits throughout your organization.

Project Management Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
Icebreaker
Housekeeping Items
The Parking Lot
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Key Concepts (I)
What is a Project?
What is Project Management?
What is a Project Manager?

Module Three: Key Concepts (II)
About the Project Management Institute (PMI)
About the Project Management Body Of Knowledge (PMBOK)
The Five Process Groups
The Nine Knowledge Areas
The Triple Constraint

Module Four: Initiation (I)
Identifying Your Stakeholders
Assessing Needs and Wants
Setting a SMART Project Goal
Creating Requirements and Deliverables

Module Five: Initiation (II)
Creating a Statement of Work
Completing the Project Planning Worksheet
Completing the Project Charter

Module Six: Planning (I)
Managing Expectations
Creating a Task List
Estimating Time
Estimating Resources
Estimating Costs

Module Seven: Planning (II)
Building the Work Breakdown Structure
Creating the Schedule
Creating a Risk Management Plan
Creating a Communication Plan
Module Eight: Planning Tools
The Gantt Chart
The Network Diagram
Using a RACI Chart
Going the Extra Mile: Microsoft Project

Module Nine: Executing the Project
Establishing Baselines
Monitoring Project Progress
Triple Constraint Reduction Methods

Module Ten: Maintaining and Controlling the Project
Making the Most of Status Updates
Managing Change
Monitoring Risks

Module Eleven: Closing Out
Preparing for Closeout
Celebrating Successes
Learning from Project Challenges
Scope Verification
A Final To-Do List

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
Lessons Learned
Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

Content
  • Project Management
  • Pre-Assignment
  • 1. Project Management - Introduction
  • 2. Key Concepts
  • Module 2
  • 3. Key Concepts _II_
  • Module 3
  • 4. Initiation _I_
  • Module 4
  • Module Four Questions
  • 5. Initiation _II_
  • Module 5
  • 6. Planning _I_
  • Module 6
  • Module Six Questions
  • 7. Planning _II_
  • Module 7
  • Module Seven Activities
  • 8. Planning Tools
  • Module 8
  • 9. Executing The Project
  • Module 9
  • 10. Maintaining and Controlling the Project
  • Module 10
  • Module Ten Questions
  • 11. CLOSING OUT
  • Module 11
  • Last Word
  • Recommended Reading List
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever