Overview of the Foundations of <br>Project Management<br>100%  Live Online, <br>Guaranteed to Run

Overview of the Foundations of
Project Management
100% Live Online,
Guaranteed to Run

Item# OPMF-E6
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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 with this incredible training.

Time: One Day: Starts at 10 AM, Ends at 6:15 PM Eastern Time (ET) or
2 Evenings from 8 PM to 9:30 PM ET or
2 mornings 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM ET or a convenient time for your group

Contact Hours: 7 hours.

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

Guaranteed to Run: This class will happen even if there's only one student. There is also no fee charged to change your training date or dates

Class Alignment: PMBOK(R) Guide(R), 6th Edition.

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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

Locations and Training Methods: This class is readily available 100% Live Online. However, if you wish to set up group training for your organization, we can do it at one of the locations below or at your site in MI, DC, VA, WA.

(1) Live Online: You may join this class using your computer only.

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

(3) Onsite: SmartPath LLC, 1101 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 410, Washington, DC 20036. Click here for directions and DC Metro & Parking Information & Instructions

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

This is a 100% fully led instructor training, whether it is 100% Live Online or onsite for your group. 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: Breaks are for the day class. There are no breaks during the 1.5 hours that are held over 2 mornings or 2 evenings.

(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: Breaks are for the day class. There are no breaks during the 1.5 hours that are held over 2 mornings or 2 evenings.

(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: Breaks are for the day class. There are no breaks during the 1.5 hours that are held over 2 mornings or 2 evenings.

(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.

Class # is OPMF-E6 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. Total hours: 7 hours

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

PMP Cert Prep Live Online; or PMPฎ Cert Prep DC; or PMP Cert Prep, Bellevue, WA ; or PMP Cert Prep, Troy, MI ; oror Testimonials: or Agile PMI-ACP Certification Prep.

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