This course can be tailored to your needs for private, onsite delivery at your location.
ASPE is an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider of business analysis training. Select Project Delivery courses offer IIBA continuing development units (CDU) in accordance with IIBA standards.
NASBA continuing professional education credits (CPE) assist Certified Public Accountants in reaching their continuing education requirements.
This course offers 16.00 NASBA CPEs.
Select courses offer Leadership (PDU-L), Strategic (PDU-S) and Technical PMI professional development units that vary according to certification. Technical PDUs are available in the following types: ACP, PBA, PfMP, PMP/PgMP, RMP, and SP.
This course offers:
14.00 PMP/PgMP Technical PDUs
3.00 PMI Strategic PDUs
4.00 PMI Leadership PDUs
In this comprehensive course, you will learn the fundamentals of project management: how to initiate, plan, and execute a project that meets objectives and satisfies stakeholders.Aligned with the Project Management Institute (PMI®) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) – Fifth Edition, 2013, this course provides a step-by-step guide to planning and executing a project. Working through case studies with real-world scenarios, you will interact with fellow students to learn and apply the methodologies and good practices of formal project management.
You will discover the approaches and techniques that make project managers successful, covering topics such as:
- Analyzing stakeholders
- Defining expectations
- Defining project deliverables
- Analyzing scope
- Developing schedule
- Mitigating risk
- Contingency planning
- Establishing and applying effective change controls
- Performance reporting
- Communicating status to project stakeholders
During class, project management theory will be interspersed with practical, hands-on workshops. Seventy percent of class time is dedicated to experience-based skills development. In the remaining class time, you will learn about methodologies and put practical skills into context. PMP and PMI are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
You will Learn How to:
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- Course Outline
a. Formal vs. informal project management
b. Project Management Institute (PMI)® framework
c. Project management life cycle
a. Role of the project manager
b. Project charter
c. Stakeholder identification and assessment
d. Progressive elaboration
a. Planning around project constraints
b. SMART objectives
c. Converting objectives into requirements
d. Decomposition of requirements into a work breakdown structure
e. Developing a work breakdown structure dictionary
f. Principles of estimating time and cost
g. Analyzing work and estimating duration of work packages
h. Determining sequence of work packages
i. Network diagramming and critical path analysis
j. Budgeting resources and cost control
k. Ensuring that all management responsibility areas are included in the project plan
l. Analyzing risks for probability and impact
m. Mitigating and planning risk contingencies
n. Preparing baselines for scope, time, and cost
o. Obtaining stakeholder sign-off
4. Executing, Monitoring, and Controlling
a. Team-building principles and priorities
b. Status and performance reporting
c. Management by exception
d. Keeping stakeholders informed and involved
e. Steering performance back to the baseline
f. Integrated change controls
a. Transitioning the product or service
b. Capturing lessons learned for the organization
c. Final report to stakeholders
a. Formal vs. Informal Project Management
b. Analyze Stakeholders
c. Convert Vague Objectives into SMART Objectives
d. Create a Work Breakdown Structure
e. Estimate Effort and Duration for Work Packages
f. Perform Network Diagramming and Determine Critical Path
g. Estimate Resource Costs for Work Packages
h. Analyze and Plan for Risk
i. Manage Project Change
j. Review Lessons Learned
- Who should attend
Anyone who is involved in, or affected by, projects or change management within an organization, including project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators, team leaders, product managers, program managers, project team members, subject matter experts, analysts, stakeholders, and senior managers who want to get more out of their project teams
Anyone in a leadership role who will benefit from an introduction to the art and science of project management
You should not take this course if you have taken IT Project Management or Applied Project Management. The subjects covered are the same.
- Bonus Materials
With the purchase of this course, you have access to over 110 electronic templates that can be customized to help you apply the best practices that you’ve learned within your organization. You can quickly and easily download all the templates by clicking here.