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Project Management Basics 2 Days Virtual Live Training

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Waterloo

Waterloo, ON N2L 0C7

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Course Description:

With this Course you will gain a basic understanding of Project Management based on the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge® – 5th Edition. The Course covers information on project Management theory, Principles, techniques, and methods.

During the Course, exercises are made based upon a case study. The case study may be one of three pre-defined case studies or a customized case study from the participant’s organization (see below: customization).

Course Topics:

Module 1 : Getting Started

Module 2 : The Big Picture

● Basic Principles about Project Management

● The necessity of project preparation

● Explanation of the Course roadmap

Module 3 : Definitions, Concept & Life Cycles

● Project Management (PM) Definitions

● Focus and benefits of PM

● Concepts of triple constraints and competing demands

● Project life cycles

Module 4 : People, Projects and Framework

● People and projects overview

● The project manager

● The project sponsor / director

● The client, the project team and other stakeholders

● People and projects in organizations

● Framework

Module 5 : Initiating and Defining Requirements

● Initiating the project and developing the project charter

● Conducting stakeholder Assesments

● Defining Requirements

● Establishing the change control Process

Module 6 : Using the Work Breakdown Structure

● Defining the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

● Developing a usable WBS

● Using the WBS

Module 7 : Managing Project Risk

● Making the case for Risk Management

● Using Risk Management Processes and tools

Module 8 : Estimating

● Defining an estimate

● Distinguishing approaches to estimating

● Using specific estimating Practices & techniques for duration

● Estimating cost

● Validating an estimate – schedule or budget

Module 9 : Scheduling

● Defining the scheduling Process & related terminology

● Sequencing and Defining dependencies

● Determining the critical path

● Considering schedule Risks and optimizing the schedule

Module 10 : Executing, Communicating, and Developing the Team

● Defining Execution

● Executing through Effective Communication & Stakeholder Relationships

● Executing with High-Performing Teams

Module 11 : Monitoring and Controlling

● Defining monitoring and controlling

● Viewing control through the lens of competing demands

● Using earned value for schedule and cost control

Module 12 : Closing the Project

● Closing projects

● Focusing on project transition

● Focusing on post-project evaluations

Module 13 : Summary and Next Steps

Learning Goals:

The basics of Project Management and be able to contribute to projects based upon the knowledge related to the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge® – 5th Edition.

Course Agenda:

Day 1

● Getting Started

● The Big Picture

● Definitions, Concept & Life Cycles

● People, Projects and Framework

● Initiating and Defining Requirements

● Using the Work Breakdown Structure

● Managing Project Risk

Day 2

● Estimating

● Scheduling

● Executing, Communicating, and Developing the Team

● Monitoring and Controlling

● Closing the Project

● Summary and Next Steps

Who can Attend?

Managers, project team memb ers or non-project managers working in a project environment who want to improve their effectiveness. Entry level for PM practitioners.

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