Project Management

  • Training Time: 2 Days,  9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Inclusion: Participants Manual and Certificate of Completion

In the past few decades, organizations have discovered something incredible: the principles that have been used to create enormous successes in large projects can be applied to projects of any size to create amazing success. As a result, many employees are expected to understand project management techniques and how to apply them to projects of any size.

The Project Management workshop will give participants an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that they can use every day. Working with project planning documents, such as needs assessments, risk management plan, and a communication plan will provide benefits throughout your organization.

Learning Points
  • Define projects, project management, and project managers
  • Identify the five process groups and nine knowledge areas as defined by the PMI
  • Describe the triple constraint
  • Perform a project needs assessment and write goals, requirements, and deliverables
  • Create key project documents.
  • Build a project schedule by estimating time, costs, and resources
  • Understand and use the work breakdown structure
  • Create project planning documents, such as a schedule, risk management plan, and communication plan
  • Use planning tools, including the Gantt chart, network diagram, and RACI chart
  • Establish and use baselines
  • Monitor and maintain the project
  • Perform basic management tasks, including leading status meetings and ensuring all documents are complete at the end of the project
Course Outline

Project Management – Module 1
Getting Started

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Workshop Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment Review

Project Management – Module 2
Key Concepts (I)

  • What is a Project?
  • What is Project Management?
  • What is a Project Manager?

Project Management – Module 3
Key Concepts (II)

  • The Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • The Project Management Body of Knowledge
  • The Five Process Groups
  • The None Knowledge Areas
  • The Triple Constraint

Project Management – Module 4
Initiation (I)

  • Identifying Your Stakeholders
  • Assessing Needs and Wants
  • Setting a SMART Project Goal
  • Creating Requirements and Deliverables

Project Management – Module 5
Initiation (II)

  • Creating a Statement of Work
  • Completing the Project Planning Worksheet
  • Completing the Project Charter

Project Management – Module 6
Planning (I)

  • Managing Expectations
  • Creating a Task List
  • Estimating Time
  • Estimating Resources
  • Estimating Costs

Project Management – Module 7
Planning (II)

  • Building the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Creating the Schedule
  • Creating a Risk Management Plan
  • Creating a Communication Plan

Project Management – Module 8
Planning Tools

  • The Gantt Chart
  • The Network Diagram
  • Using a RACI Chart
  • Going the Extra Mile: Microsoft Project

Project Management – Module 9
Executing the Project

  • Establishing Baselines
  • Monitoring Project Progress
  • Triple Constraint Reduction Methods

Project Management – Module 10
Maintaining and Controlling the Project

  • Making the Most of Status Updates
  • Manage Change
  • Monitoring Risks

Project Management – Module 11
Closing Out

  • Preparing for Closeout
  • Celebrating Successes
  • Learning from Project Challenges
  • Scope Verification
  • A Final To-Do List

Project Management – Module 12
Wrapping it up

  • Words from the Wise
You Can Expect...
  • To know the requirements of project management
  • To establish clear goals for completion
You Need This If...
  • You want to learn the traditional method of project management
  • You want to learn the key skills of project management
This Is About...
  • The art and sciences of planning, organizing, and managing resources
  • Getting a project done on time, within budget, with the results that the organization set out to achieve.