If you are taking this course, you probably have some exposure to managing projects, or you may be considering embarking on a career as a professional project manager. Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management on the job is becoming the standard to compete in today's fast-paced and highly technical workplace. In this course, you will apply the generally recognized practices of project management to successfully manage projects. Project managers are always under severe pressure to complete projects on time and within budget. However, most projects fail to meet these demands, and, as a result, many projects are terminated early. Successful project management requires knowledge and experience. This course is designed to provide you with the


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Learning Objectives

In this course, you will apply recognized practices of project management to manage a project from start to finish.

You will:
- Identify the basic concepts of project management.
- Launch a project.
- Estimate project work.
- Create a project schedule.
- Plan project costs.
- Plan for project risks.
- Plan for project quality and compliance.
- Manage human and physical resources for the project.
- Manage project procurements.
- Plan for change management and monitor the project scope.
- Monitor and optimize project schedule and cost.
- Monitor the quality of the project work and the risks involved.
- Plan communication strategies and manage stakeholder relationships.
- Close a project.

  • Getting Started with Project Management

  • Define Project Management Basics
    Identify Influencing Factors
    Define Project Management Certifications

  • Launching Projects

  • How Organizations Choose the Right Project
    Identify Project Stakeholders and Their Expectations
    Authorize a Project
    Identify the Project Scope

  • Estimating Project Work

  • Develop a WBS
    Identify the Relationships Between Work Packages
    Identify Resources
    Estimate Time

  • Creating a Project Schedule

  • Develop a Project Schedule
    Create a Schedule Baseline

  • Planning Project Costs

  • Establish Project Costs
    Establish the Cost Baseline
    Reconcile Funding and Costs

  • Planning for Risk

  • Create a Risk Management Plan
    Identify Risks and Their Causes
    Analyze Risks
    Develop a Risk Response Plan

  • Planning for Quality and Compliance

  • Deliver the Desired Project Results
    Verify Compliance Requirements

  • Managing the Project Team

  • Plan Your Project Team
    Assemble the Team
    Develop the Team
    Manage the Team

  • Managing Project Procurements

  • Plan for Project Procurements
    Obtain Responses from Vendors
    Select the Right Vendor
    Manage Vendors and Procurements

  • Managing Change During Project Execution

  • Prepare for Project Execution
    Manage Project Changes
    Monitor the Project Scope

  • Monitoring and Controlling Project Schedule and Cost

  • Monitor and Control the Project Schedule
    Optimize the Project Schedule
    Monitor and Control Project Cost

  • Monitoring and Controlling Risk and Quality

  • Monitor and Control Risks
    Put Quality Plans into Action
    Control Project Quality

  • Communicating and Reporting

  • Communicate During a Project
    Distribute Project Information
    Manage Stakeholder Relationships and Expectations
    Report on Project Performance

  • Closing the Project

  • Deliver the Final Product
    Close Project Procurements
    Close the Project


This course is designed for any individual who might need to perform project management activities in their job role on either a formal or informal basis, or any individual who wants to build upon their current project management knowledge to be more productively involved on a project team. This course is not specifically designed for students who are seeking project management-related certification. Rather, it is designed to introduce a structure to help students more effectively manage projects as well as participate fully on a project team.




To ensure your success in this course, you should be familiar with basic project management concepts and have some working experience with project management. Experience with a specific project management software tool is not required. Basic computing skills and some experience using Microsoft� Office is desirable but not required.


Length: 3.0 days (24 hours)


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