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Applied Project Management (3-day Intermediate level)
Tue, Jul 25, 2017, 8:00 AM – Fri, Jul 28, 2017, 4:30 PM PDT
This is a follow-up to the introductory class in project management and will provide practical skills, concepts, and techniques that can be applied to plan and manage projects. This training is organized around the 10 Project Management Knowledge Areas and five Process Groups as defined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Fifth Edition by the Project Management Institute (PMI®).
The objective of this training is to augment knowledge and skills of the new project managers who have completed the Fundamentals of Project Management training by providing applied courses on critical Knowledge Areas. This training will focus on key project management processes to help prepare project managers to effectively manage projects by applying standardized project management tools and techniques. This is the intermediate level training in the series, which includes an introductory level and an advanced level training.
Participants should have a basic understanding of Project Management methodologies, vocabulary, and concepts. Participants should be familiar with the Project Management Knowledge Areas and Process Groups as defined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Fifth Edition by The Project Management Institute (PMI®).
Dates: Tuesday (07/25/17), Wednesday (07/26/17), and Friday (07/28/17).
After completion of this training the attendees will be able to:
*Understand the importance and value of standardized project management.
*Identify and explain key processes interaction.
*Describe the elements and activities related to development of scope, schedule, and budget baselines.
*Determine requirements for a Project Management Plan (PMP).
* Create a detailed PMP.
*Explain the importance of establishing control procedures for managing projects.
*Improve performance reporting.
*Earn 23 hours of project management education (PDUs) applicable to CAPM® or PMP® exam requirements.
Attendees will receive a copy of the Project Management Institutes (PMI®) 5th Edition
of PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) Guide.
Attendees who already have a copy of the Project Management Institutes (PMI®)
5th Edition of PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) Guide will need to bring this to
For King County employees: Enter your PeopleSoft ID, when prompted, to recieve credit in PeopleSoft.
About the instructors:
Zahid Khan, PE, PMP, MSCE has 20 years of experience in organizational project management for government agencies. He manages portfolios, programs, projects, and directs PMO functions including project management process improvement, project governance development, and controlling projects. He teaches project management courses through the PMI Registered Education Provider Program.
Tammy Whipple, MBA, PMP has her Master’s in Public Administration and is a PMP. She has worked in non-profit management and local government over 12 years. Tammy leads special projects for the District including asset management, business metrics and project management enrichment. She supports projects for finance, general management, operations and engineering services.
An hour lunch break is included; lunch on own.
PMI, PMBOK and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.