Project Management for Everyone


Description

Project Management for Everyone is designed for the mid-level contributor or leader who is often assigned responsibilities because of their leadership and organizational skills. They likely do not hold the title of “Project Manager”. Nonetheless, they perform project-related tasks while facing the challenges of budget and schedule constraints and competing stakeholder needs.

Over the training series participants will learn:
• what a project is and why project management is important
• the importance of prioritizing project constraints
• the types of organizations that exist and how they affect projects
• how to prepare a project scope, budget and schedule based on the charter
• the techniques for balancing constraints such as resources and environmental influences
• how to engage stakeholders through effective communication
• tools to measure and report project performance and manage changes
• techniques for maintaining and sharing project documents for organizational learning

After taking this course you can start applying your knowledge immediately, or you can choose to sit for the CompTIA Project+ certification exam.

Questions? Please send us an email at info@peakbusiness.org, or call (719) 237-5692.

Content
  • Course Introduction
  • Facts About Project Management
  • Defining Projects and Project Management
  • Project Roles and Responsibilities
  • The Project Environment
  • Project Selection and Benefits
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Organizational Culture and Structure
  • Traditional vs Agile Methodologies
  • The Project Life Cycle
  • Project Planning and Knowledge Areas
  • Project Requirements
  • Project Scope
  • The Work Breakdown Structure
  • Knowledge Check - Project Initiation
  • Project Activities
  • Dependency Determination
  • Milestones and Resources
  • Estimating Durations
  • Critical Path Method
  • Calculating Float
  • Schedule Planning Exercise
  • Resources and Assignments
  • Effective Teams
  • Scrum Teams and Tools
  • Motivational Theories
  • Knowledge Check - Project Planning
  • Communication With Stakeholders
  • Communication Techniques and Channels
  • Make or Buy Analysis
  • Vendor Selection
  • Contracts and Cost Estimates
  • Cost Considerations
  • Executing the Plan
  • Risk Identification
  • Risk Responses
  • Quality Planning
  • Quality Metrics and Efficiency
  • Knowledge Check - Communication, Procurement, and Risk
  • Project Performance and Change Requests
  • Controlling Scope and Quality
  • Quality and Process Improvement
  • Quality and Change Control
  • Schedule Performance
  • Cost Performance
  • Schedule Control
  • Control Risks and Procurement
  • Close Project and Lessons Learned
  • Knowledge Check - Project Monitoring and Controlling
  • Exercise Project Intro
  • Exercise Project Stakeholders
  • Exercise Project Communication
  • Exercise Project Scope
  • Exercise Project Work
  • Exercise Project Schedule
  • Exercise Project Quality
  • Exercise Project Risk
  • Exercise Project Procurement
  • Exercise Project Closure
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever