This is a five (5) day 35 contact hours course. In this course, students explore the generally recognized practices of project management as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® to successfully manage projects.
Project managers who have proven skills and experience can find exciting, high-visibility opportunities in a wide range of fields. This course is specifically designed to provide you with the proven, practical body of project management knowledge and skills that you need to demonstrate project management mastery on the job. Additionally, this course can be a significant part of your preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam. The skills and knowledge you gain in this course will help you avoid making costly mistakes and increase your competitive edge in the project management profession.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will understand and be able to apply the generally recognized practices of project management defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to successfully manage projects.
- Organizational influences and the project life cycle
- Project management processes
- Common project management activities including:
- Initiating a project. o Project planning o Time management.
- Project Budget/cost management, quality management, and communication o Project Risk management, procurements, and stakeholder management.
- Executing a project.
- Managing project work, scope, schedules, and cost o Controlling a project.
- Closing a project.
This course is designed for individuals who have on-the-job project management experience (whether or not project manager is their formal job role) and wish to achieve Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. The course is appropriate for those who wish to develop professionally, increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management, or seek career advancement by moving into a formal project manager job role.
Familiarity with project management concepts and working experience with project management are required. 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.