Project Management Fundamentals for
PM Excellence - 28 hours of Training

Project Management Fundamentals for<br>PM Excellence - 28 hours of Training
Project Management Fundamentals / Basics for Project Manager Excellence


Content of pmFundamentals
Workflow package
Project Management Fundamentals Learning Objectives

Project Management Basics

Welcome & Introduction, Training Objectives
Project, Operations, and Operations Management – concept
End of Projects and PM’s Actions
Enteprise Environmental Factors (EEF) Impact on an Organization
Organizational Process Assets - OPA
Project Management & why the projects are sanctioned?
Program, Portfolio, Governance, & Business Analysis and their differentiation
Project Management Processes
Workflow Explanation “How to read workflows?”
Process Grouping and their Interactions & Interdependencies

Start-up and Initiating processes

Startup Processes
Review SOW
Meet with the Sponsor
Understanding an Organization’s Stakeholders and Identify Stakeholders – Stakeholder Analysis
Perform Benefits Analysis - Strategic Management, KPIs, Benefits Realization, Developing a Business Case
Participate in developing Project Charter
Conduct 1st Kickoff meeting

Planning Processes Interactions

Create Change & Configuration Framework
Develop Project Management Framework and Integration Environment
Plan Communications Management
Plan Stakeholder Engagements
Plan Scope Management
Plan Schedule Management
Plan Cost Management
Plan Risk Management

Monitoring and Controlling Processes

Perform Integrated Change Control and Code of Conduct

Continue Planning Processes

Collect Requirements
Define Scope (Work)
Create WBS (Work Categories)
Define Activities
Sequence Activities
Plan Resource Management
Estimate Activity Resources (by this point a PM knows what physical resources are needed)
Plan Procurement Management

Complete Planning Processes

Estimate Activity Durations (work, duration, and units)
Develop Schedule
Estimate Costs
Determine Budget
Plan Quality Management
Identify Risks
Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
Plan Risk Responses
Present the plan to the relevant stakeholders – for their buy-in
Conduct 2nd Kickoff meeting

Start Executing Process Group

Acquire Resources
Conduct Procurements
Manage Stakeholder Engagements
Direct and Manage Project Work
Manage knowledge and Benefits

Start Monitoring & Controlling Process Group

Monitor & Control Project Work
Control Risks
Control Stakeholder Engagements
Control Resources

Continue Executing Processes

Manage & Assure Quality
Implement Risk Responses
Manage Communications

Continue Monitoring & Controlling Processes

Control Communications

Complete Executing Processes Develop Project Team
Manage Project Team

Complete Monitoring & Controlling Processes Control Scope
Control Schedule
Control Costs
Control Procurements
Control Quality
Validate Scope

Complete Closing Processes

Resolve Issues
Close Project or Phase
Realize Benefits

Appendix A

Acronyms & Memory Joggers
Industry Jargons
Communication Channels

Appendix B Definitions

Project Management Fundamentals Learning Objective Learning Objectives

SmartPath LLC’s training course outcomes are the measured results of what was taught in the class. They describe significant and essential learning that trainees will achieve and will be able to demonstrate at the end of the training. SmartPath LLC hones individuals’ Learning Objectives in the following 2 areas with respect to managing small, medium and or large projects:

1. Concepts (Project Fundamentals)
        A. At the conclusion of each training day, the trainees will be able to paraphrase & quote in less than 7 words all processes taught during that training day and determine applicability to their real-life project(s).
        B. At the conclusion of each training day, the trainees will be able to apply and associate tools and techniques to all processes and be able to tailor to their real-life project needs.
        C. During each training session, instructor and students will be able to discuss and apply learned processes / industry best practices to their real-life project(s).
2. Connections to real-life
        A. At the conclusion of the Project Management Fundamentals training, the trainees will be able to draw and compose connections among all processes and integrate to the company’s existing management methodologies.
        B. At the conclusion of the Project Management Fundamentals training, the trainees will select processes that may apply to their real-life project(s).
        C. At the conclusion of the Project Management Fundamentals training, the trainees will be able to apply learned fundamentals to capital and process improvement projects.

What Trainees Will Receive:

• 4 days of project management training, 24 hours - Start and end time to be determined
• Practical knowledge in managing projects & the Project Management Environment
• Training sequence is from project startup to project close
• Workflows including sequential flow of processes and Project Management Fundamentals, class book covering the 4 days of training. Hard copies will be sent out to trainees and / or your organization

Instructor: Mo Haque, MSEE, PMP, PMI-ACP, CMfgT, EDMP is a very experienced instructor. He practiced the profession for over 25 years, and he is a skillful instructor. He has taught for SmartPath LLC since 2007. He utilizes project management stories so trainees can understand real-life project management. It is a very effective way of learning. This type of learning provides both tacit and explicit learning. He knows how to keep trainees engaged.