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.See our Testimonials
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?
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
Understanding an Organizations Stakeholders
Project Stakeholders (Internal or External)
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
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 Stakeholder Engagements
(9) Measure Performance and Control Changes
(10) Coffee Break
(11) Validate and Accept Deliverables
(12) Close Project & Transition to the Operations
Resolve Issues Throughout
Perform Benefits Realization
(13) Project Manager Competence Environment
Align what you learned to your work (Exercise 2)
Q & AYou 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.
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