Foundations of Project Management Tysons Corner, VA Location:
2010 Corporate Ridge, Suite 700, McLean, VA 22102Time & Date:
Click on the down arrow in the "Register for Class" Menu.Audience:
Any person who is joining a project team that needs familiarization with how project management works from a Start-To-Finish overview. Or if you need to hone your skills in this area, you will acquire industry best practices by taking this training class. So start off on a good footing in project management with this foundation class. This class can be partial fulfillment towards the 35 Contact Hours of PMP/CAPM Certification Prep training.
This is a one day course or two evenings. Instructions:
Plan on registering for class 7 to 14 days in advance before the first class begins to make sure you have a seat on the dates you want. Register by clicking the "add to cart" button above. Payment will be required at the same time. You may use either a credit card or debit card. Payment will be required at the same time. Other ways to register and Pay by Cash, Cashier's Check, Employer Check, or Voucher. The latest pre-registration is required by 5:00 PM the day before the first day of class begins unless the class is marked "filled." There are only a maximum of 11 seats available so if you must have a certain date it is suggested you may consider scheduling this class 2-4 weeks in advance.
This is an instructor led class. It is an introductory class that outlines key elements of the project management body of knowledge.
In this class, the students learn the foundation fundamentals of project management discipline according to industry best practices.Purpose:
It establishes a comfortable knowledge of what project management is, the importance of project management, project management leadership and project management communication.The class contents include the overview of:
What is a project?
Skills of a project manager
How a project starts SOW / Assignments / Work Orders / Contracts
Meeting with the Project Sponsor
Develop Project Charter
elements of a charter
What are project process groups?
What are project knowledge areas?
Create Stakeholder Register
Project Kick Off Meeting High Level Project Description, Project Team Role Assignments, Project Contingency Reserves, Risk Management Reserve
, Distribute Information
, Manage Stakeholder Expectations
Collect Requirements, Define Scope, Create WBS, Verify Scope, Control Scope
Purpose of Managing and Controlling Processes and Integrative Change Control
The other areas of quality, human resources, risk management and procurement will be taught in other classes. Learning Objectives
Understand the difference between a project and operations
Comprehend the value of a SOW, a Contract, an Assignment or a work order
Be able to differentiate process groups and knowledge areas
Understand stakeholders and their expectations
Know the value of a project kick off meeting
Comprehend Project Team Role Assignments, Project Contingency Reserves, Risk Management Reserve
Understand the process of requirements collection
Understand the purpose of monitoring and control
Comprehend the knowledge of project managementYou will receive:
A total of 7 hours of training
A certificate for the completion of 7 hours in project management training. Your hours of training are accumulative towards 35 contact hours of formal education required by the PMI® organization to receive approval for the PMP Exam.
Free coffee, tea, hot chocolate,
Some small free snacks
Free parking - Parking is also easyNote:
All names of processes mentioned in this outline are in Italics.