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Overview of the Foundations of Project Management in Bellevue-Seattle, Troy/Detroit-MI, DC or Live Online

Overview of the Foundations of Project Management, in Bellevue-Seattle, Troy/Detroit-MI, DC or Live Online
Overview of the Foundations of Project Management, in Bellevue-Seattle, Troy/Detroit-MI, DC or Live Online
Item# OPMF-E6
Regular price for One : $500.00
SALE PRICE for One : $550.00, 2 people for  $900.00, 5 people for  $1,875.00, 9 people for  $2,750.00
2019- Schedule for Overview of the Foundations of Project Project Management, all Live Video Conference Training: The Day Schedule is designated 'day,' and it runs from 8 AM to 4:30 PM; evening classes are designated 'two evenings'or '4 evenings.' The two evening schedule is from 4:30 PM to 7:40 PM or as stated. The 4 Evening schedule runs from 6:15 PM to 7:55 PM, unless otherwise stated. People joining this class should have some familiarity and exposure to project management. To Register for class, Click on the down arrow, choose the class you want, then click on 'Add to Cart.' This class is a high level view of project management fundamentals providing a solid foundation for project management. Take this class to increase your skills or to learn these skills. Make a note on your resume, and inform your employer that you have updated your project management skills after attending this training. You will receive a certificate for 7 contact hours. This class is offered in Eastern Time (ET) or Pacific Time (PT). Please check back or call 360-584-8614. One day can make a big difference.: 


Project Management Training - An Overview of Project Management Foundations. This class is a high level view of project management fundamentals providing a solid foundation for project management. This class details project management essentials. This class may also be exactly what you need to improve your team's performance. It's just 7 hours! This class is very easy to take online. The class book will be mailed to you if you are taking it online. Be a productive team member or get your team back on track.

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SmartPath LLC is a PMI Global Education Provider* (R.E.P) #3441.

Class Description & Audience: This class is a “Overview” of the Foundations of Project Management that are excellent for anyone who has some exposure in project management or who has never taken an industry best practices class in project management. This class is also excellent for those who want to develop their project team or project support staff.

How To Register for Class - 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 or PayPal. The latest preregistration is required by 5:00 PM the day before the class begins unless the class is marked "filled." If you must have a certain date, it is suggested you may consider scheduling this class 2-4 weeks in advance to hold the date as dates are subject to change if there are no registrations

Overview of the Foundations of Project Management

Time & Date: Please see the above down arrow in the above menu near the "add to cart" button.

Locations and Training Methods:

(1) Onsite: SmartPath LLC, 2018 156th Ave NE, Bellevue WA - Parking is free at this location. For directions: click here

(2) Onsite: SmartPath LLC, 1050 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036. Click here for directions and DC Metro & Parking Information & Instructions

(3) Onsite: SmartPath LLC, 100 W. Big Beaver Rd., Suite 200, Troy, MI 48084 in the Liberty Center.

(4) Live Video Conference (LVC) - we use Cisco Webex. You may join this class using your laptop only.

This is a 100% fully led instructor training. We do not play videos to instruct you.

Purpose: This class establishes a comfortable knowledge of what project management is; gives you an overview of how a project is planned for scope, time, cost, quality, risk and stakeholder management. This class helps you understand what is needed in order to move your knowledge and experience toward project manager competence.

Class Outline: This class helps you align to project management concepts and terminology and familiarity, not to learn all of the project management details. This class's contents include the overview (brief discussion) of all of the following in order to create initial understanding and project management visibility:

(1) Project Management Basics and Initiation
• Welcome & Introduction
• Training Objectives / Goals
        o Understand project management – industry best practices
        o Elevate the level of Project Management Service & Support
        o Align operations to the Project Management Industry best practices
        o Define what makes a successful Project manager
        o Create a path for trainees to obtain PMP Certification by increasing project management knowledge - you can use the 7 hours of this class towards the 35 hours of formal project management training required for PMP Exam approval, or for the 23 hours of project management training required for CAPM exam approval. See all PMI certification requirements for PMP Exam approval.
   • Operations and Project Environment
   • What is an Enterprise or a Business, or Operations?
   • Operations Management
   • What is a Project and what are Project Outcomes?
   • Project Vs. Operational Work
   • Type of Organizational Structures
   • EEF, OPA and Organizational Influences
   • Organizational Influences & Factors
   • What is Project Management?
   • Project Management Processes and Process Groups Interactions
   • Organizational Benefits Analysis
   • Benefits Management Plan
   • Triple Constraints & Ring of Fire

(2) In class activity
   • Align what you learned to your work (Exercise 1)

(3) Coffee Break

(4) Project Lifecycles
   • Comparison of Leadership and Management
   • Typical Project Phase – Effort, Staffing & Cost
   • Characteristics of a Traditional Project Lifecycle
   • Project Governance
   • Understanding an Organization’s Stakeholders
   • Project Stakeholders (Internal or External)    • Stakeholder Analysis
   • Project Leadership
   • Comparisons of Leadership and Management

(5) Planning Processes in Groups
   1. Scope Planning
   2. Activities Planning
   3. Resource Planning
   4. Schedule Planning
       i. Gantt Chart
       ii. Milestone Chart
   5. Cost Planning
   6. Quality Planning
   7. Risk Planning
       i. Scope, Time, Cost and Quality Risks
       ii. Risk Prioritization
   8. Plan Approval & Start of the Project

(6) Lunch Break

(7) Obtaining Resources & Directing Work
   • Acquire Project Team
   • Conduct Procurement
   • Manage Stakeholder Engagements
   • Direct and Manage Project Work
   • Assure Quality and Manage Communications
   • Develop and Manage Team

(8) Control Project Environment
   • Monitor and Control Project Work
   • Control Risks
   • Control Stakeholder Engagements
   • Control Communications

(9) Measure Performance and Control Changes
   • Control Scope
   • Control Schedule
   • Control Costs

(10) Coffee Break

(11) Validate and Accept Deliverables
   • Control Procurements
   • Control Quality
   • Validate Scope

(12) Close Project & Transition to the Operations
   • Resolve Issues Throughout
   • Close Procurements
   • Close Project
   • Perform Benefits Realization

(13) Project Manager Competence Environment
   • Align what you learned to your work (Exercise 2)
   • Q & A

You will receive:
   • A total of 7 contact 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 PMIฎ organization to receive approval for the 35 hours for PMP Exam or toward the 23 hours required for the CAPM Exam. Note: This class does not provide you enough information to pass the PMP or the CAPM exams.
   • Class handouts Workflow: 11 x 17 in color. Projects in Operations' Environments, and class handout which includes class slides and exercises
   • Free coffee or tea as well as small free snacks for onsite trainees at SmartPath LLC's locations only.

PDU # is OPMF-E-5: TLS order for all PMP, PMI-PBA, PgMP and PfMP credentials are - 5/1/1. Check with Nereda Haque, PMP if you need more credential information.

TLS - Technical for the credential, Leadership for the credential and Strategic Business for the credential.

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