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This course effectively captures the essence of project management in a short amount of time for those just getting started in managing projects. Small workshops provide opportunities for working with the key tools and techniques in planning, executing, controlling, and closing projects.
Through brief, facilitated exercises that are aligned with the Project Management Institute® A Guide to the Project Management Body Of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), students learn basic project management techniques to define critical success factors necessary for managing project of any type or size. Effective communications in order to develop partnerships with stakeholders is highlighted as a key to achieving project success.
This course is intended for anyone involved in projects who are seeking a fast-paced introduction to project management best practices, including project managers, executives, team members and business customers.
To help assimilate the tools and techniques learned, there is a mixture of brief individual and group exercises throughout the day. Each participant will receive a student guide complete with examples and workshop solutions.
Project Management Framework
What is a project and project management?
Distinguish between projects and products
The project management plan
Key to project success and failure
Knowledge areas and process groups
Project management and project life cycles
Managing Stakeholders Relationships
Relationships between projects and stakeholders
Common project stakeholders and their roles and responsibilities
Introduction to case study
Role play and workshop
Defining project scope
Project scope statement essentials
Importance of problem statements
Problem statement exercise
Project Objectives, Actions, and Deliverables
Scope statement workshop
Opportunities and threats
Stakeholder involvement in risk management
Risk identification challenges
Analyzing identified risks
Calculating risk scores
Estimating and Scheduling
Developing a deliverable-based work breakdown structure (WBS)
Developing a task-based WBS
Exercise: Barriers to effective project communications
Requirements for effective communications
Discussion: Communications on virtual teams
Planning project communications
Closing phases and projects
Why celebrating can be the most difficult project task
Celebrations that work!
Watermark Learning constantly improves its course offerings to ensure the best training possible and to keep you abreast of the latest industry trends. As a result, this outline is subject to change.
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