Projecoursect Management Fundamentals course

Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep Boot Camp

Course Overview:

In this comprehensive training 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 schedules
  • Mitigating risk
  • Contingency planning
  • Establishing and applying effective change controls
  • Performance reporting
  • Communicating status to project stakeholders
  • Course Objectives:

      Manage a project through each stage of the project management life cycle
      Document the needs and priorities of key stakeholders
      Develop an execution strategy that will fulfill stakeholders' expectations
      Develop a project plan that balances scope, time, cost, and risk
      Assess project complexity and analyze scope to a suitable degree of granularity
      Establish project controls to ensure a successful outcome
      Monitor project activities and effectively assess progress
      Report status and performance efficiently and effectively
      Collect lessons learned and create a project archive that contributes to an organization's experience base
    Course Pre-Requisite

    To be eligible for the CAPM or PMP certification, you must first meet specific education and experience requirements. The PMP Exam Prep Boot Camp satisfies the requirements for contact hours of instruction. The final step in gaining certification is passing a multiple-choice, psychometric-based examination designed to objectively assess and measure your project management knowledge. It is recommended that you have achieved the experience requirements prior to taking this course

    Course Outline
    1. Foundations
    Formal vs. informal project management
    Project Management Institute (PMI)® framework
    Project management life cycle
    2. Initiating
    Role of the project manager
    Project charter
    Stakeholder identification and assessment
    Progressive elaboration
    3. Planning
    Planning around project constraints
    SMART objectives
    Converting objectives into requirements
    Decomposition of requirements into a work breakdown structure
    Developing a work breakdown structure dictionary
    Principles of estimating time and cost
    Analyzing work and estimating duration of work packages
    Determining sequence of work packages
    Network diagramming and critical path analysis
    Budgeting resources and cost control
    Ensuring that all management responsibility areas are included in the project plan
    Analyzing risks for probability and impact
    Mitigating and planning risk contingencies
    Preparing baselines for scope, time, and cost
    Obtaining stakeholder sign-off
    4. Executing, Monitoring, and Controlling
    Team-building principles and priorities
    Status and performance reporting
    Management by exception
    Keeping stakeholders informed and involved
    Steering performance back to the baseline
    Integrated change controls
    5. Closing
    Transitioning the product or service
    Capturing lessons learned for the organization
    Final report to stakeholders
    Formal vs. Informal Project Management
    Analyze Stakeholders
    Convert Vague Objectives into SMART Objectives
    Create a Work Breakdown Structure
    Estimate Effort and Duration for Work Packages
    Perform Network Diagramming and Determine Critical Path
    Estimate Resource Costs for Work Packages
    Analyze and Plan for Risk
    Manage Project Change
    Review Lessons Learned
    Certification Exams
    Next Steps
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    Delivery Modalities:

    • Live Instructor-Led
    • Live Online Instructor-Led

    Delivery Methods:

    • Individual Training
    • Group Training
    • Onsite-Private Training
    • Hybrid Training

    Course Days: 3 Days

    Course Schedules:

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    Price: $2800.00 US

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