Applied Project Management

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Applied Project Management

OVERVIEW

In this course, you will be introduced to the core knowledge required around project management skills and key initiatives for quality, human resource, communications, risk management, and procurement management.

Aligned with the Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) latest edition, this course will build new competencies and skills to complete an extensive, realistic, project case study. This course is designed to master the core principles of project management and gain the hands-on confidence to practice new skills in your organizations.

You will propose, plan and execute a full-scale project under typical organizational constraints. You will work together in teams with other participants and each team member will take a turn as project manager, defining objectives and performing tasks and producing deliverables critical to the project success. Follow your project through the life cycle, resolving issues of performance, scheduling and control as you address questions of leadership and management.

At the conclusion of the course, you will provide a closing presentation to the project sponsor that includes a thorough review of the results, lessons learned, and recommendations for improvements.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Estimate time and costs that realistic and manageable
  • Identify and analyze risk and present a project plan to team members and stakeholders
  • How to identify and reduce organizational barriers to strategic execution
  • Formulate approaches for improving alignment between your organization and your team’s culture, structure, and strategy
  • Recognize, communicate, and influence project
  • Build a stronger project-based organization that consistently delivers high performance
  • Improve your ability to impact results beyond the project level

COURSE DURATION

The course consists of 24 hours of instruction taught in a four-day program, including lecture and hands-on exercises.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • The Foundation Project Management: Project management framework; project life cycle; project management knowledge areas; what is project and why project management; Project constraints; Project charter; Project stakeholders
  • Develop Project Plan: Seven steps of successful planning; Develop a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS); Develop schedule; Determine budget; Develop quality and methods; Plan human resources and communication; Managing the risk; Plan procurement; Plan stakeholders
  • Managing the Project: Baselines; Project plan execution; Quality assurance; Team development; Conduct procurement; Managing change; Managing and controlling communication; Managing Risk; Managing and controlling stakeholder engagement; Assessing and monitoring project performance; Earned value.
  • Closing the Project: Best practices for formal sign-off; Collecting lesson learned; Archiving project documents.
  • Case Studies: Managing risk occurred; Managing project team; Dealing with conflict

All Participants will get:

  • Course Materials
  • Stationery
  • Certificates
  • Meals (1x lunch and 2x coffee breaks)