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Project Management 2 Days | 14 hours | $999 PLUS TAX

The skills you learn in this two-day course prepare you to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, and control a project to ensure its success. Developed by a project manager with 25 years of experience, the class covers concepts and practical tools you can start using right away. This course is fascinating, informative, and fun. You’ll come away with practical knowledge and the confidence to use it. Prerequisite: None. 

Introduction

  • » if I had a career do-over I would take this course first…
  • » key signs that you’re managing a project
  • » project manager is two words

Before you begin the project

  • » four things you must know BEFORE you take the project
  • » what do you bring to the project?

What is a project?

  • » what are the triple constraints?
  • » what’s a deliverable?
  • » what approach should you use to manage the project?

Beginning the project

  • » defining project boundaries
  • » identifying project parameters
  • » the importance of business requirements
  • » what to capture at the beginning
  • » how to capture it and why

Planning the project

  • » how to size a project
  • » scoping the project
  • » the power of the WBS
  • » estimating tools and techniques
  • » network diagramming
  • » estimating project duration
  • » determining critical path and project slack
  • » project management plan components
  • » baselining the project plan

Doing the Project

  • » managing the (human) resources effectively
  • » monitoring and controlling the project
  • » mroject Risk management
  • » correctly evaluating a project’s performance
  • » applying corrective action
  • » audits and inspections – how to prepare for them
  • » change management

Finishing the project

  • » when is “done” actually done?
  • » decompressing and disbanding the project team
  • » learning from what went well and what didn’t
  • » gracefully exiting the project with the customer
  • Runs on request for 3 or more people