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Project Management Fundamentals

This 1-Day virtual Project Management Best-Practices course provides an overview of fundamental elements of the project lifecycle – from project initiation through project close. With a focus on basic project management concepts, students will complete this course with an improved ability to understand the best path forward for bringing projects to successful completion.

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the foundational principles of project management
  • Improved project management skills
  • Better utilization of tools and techniques to effectively manage projects
  • A common project management language to improve communication
  • Frameworks to identify, manage, and mitigate risk
  • Immediate applicability to ongoing projects

What You Will Learn

In this course you will learn:

  • Goals and benefits of implementing project management
  • Key project management terminology, frameworks, and tools
  • How to apply the approaches and processes to better manage and complete a project
  • Important interpersonal interactions needed for successful projects

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of project management. For those looking to get certified, you should attend our PMP®/CAPM® Certification Training.

Guaranteed To Run

All Project Management Fundamentals courses are 100% guaranteed to run on the dates listed. Yes, even if there's only one student. While other providers often postpone courses due to low enrollment, we promise to never do that.

Format

Virtual PMI-ACP Boot Camp
Virtual Classroom: 1 day of web-based eLearning with a live instructor. You will also receive digital training materials and 6-months access to our online training portal.
In-House PMI-ACP Course
In-House: If you have 10 or more employees seeking Project Management Fundamentals training, we will deliver the course to your group at your facility or virtually. The training can be scheduled for 1-day or 2-days on dates of your choosing.
Video on Demand Project Managament Fundamentals Course
Video-On-Demand: Includes 6-months digital access to all training materials.

Duration / PDU Value

This course has been approved by PMI for 8 PDUs for the Virtual course and 9.5 PDUs for the Video on Demand.

Outline

  • Introduction
    • What are Projects?
    • What is Project Management?
    • Basic Project Management Process
    • Project Selection
    • How Projects Further Organizational Goals
    • What Factors can Influence Projects?
    • Documentation
    • Project Management Tools
    • Role of the Project Manager
    • The Language of Project Management
  • Starting a Project
    • Authorizing the Project (Project Selection)
    • Assigning the PM
    • Identifying and Documenting the High-Level Scope
    • Gathering a Planning Team
    • Identifying and Documenting the Impacted Parties
  • Planning a Project
    • Adapting to the Needs of the Project (Planning Level)
    • Identifying the Work Required
    • Estimating Time, Cost and Resources Required
    • Developing a Schedule
    • Developing a Budget
    • Planning Communications and Quality
    • Risk Management
    • Purchases and Outside Vendors for a Project
  • Executing the Project
    • Baselines
    • Managing Participants in the Project
    • Managing Interested and Impacted Parties
    • Performing the Planned Work
    • Negotiating and Signing Contracts
    • Managing Communications, Risk and Quality
  • Overseeing and Controlling the Project
    • Controlling the Scope, Schedule and Budget
    • Controlling Change to the Project (Scope, Schedule, Cost and Final Product)
    • Quality Assurance and Control
    • Contract Administration
  • Ending a Project Overseeing and Controlling the Project Executing the Project
    • Closing Contracts
    • Transferring the Final Product
    • Lessons Learned and Archiving Records
Project Management Fundamentals
Virtual Classroom Project Management Fundamentals Training
Time Zone - Central
2020 Virtual -Day Course
Oct 22
8:00am-5:00pm
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$895 USD $695 USD
Project Management Fundamentals
Project Management Fundamentals
Video on Demand
9.5 PDU hours
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$695 USD
$495 USD
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