Programming & Development

Project Management - A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) — Sixth Edition


This course introduces participants to the best practices of project management, as found in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Sixth Edition. The PMBOK® Guide is authored and maintained by the Project Management Institute, a non-profit organization that collects and disseminates project management principles and practices found to improve the performance of projects and the organizations that run them. Participants will apply all course principles to a case study taken directly from their work environment. NOTE: This course will earn you 7 PDUs.

Course Outline:

Project Management Introduction Overview
Defining Projects
The Importance of Project Management
Project, Program, Portfolio and Operations Management
The Environment in Which Projects Operate Overview
Project Management Office
The Role of the Project Manager Overview
Project Management Competencies
Levels of Skills Capability
Comparison of Leadership and Management
Initiating Process Group Overview
Develop Project Charter
Identify Stakeholders
Planning Process Group Overview
Section A: Management Plans
Develop Project Management Plan
Plan Communications Management
Plan Procurement Management
Plan Stakeholder Engagement
Section B: Scope, Schedule, and Cost Processes
Collect Requirements
Define Scope
Create WBS
Define Activities
Sequence Activities
Estimate Activity Resources
Estimate Activity Durations
Develop Schedule
Estimate Costs
Section C: Risk Processes
Identify Risks
Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
Plan Risk Responses
Executing Processes Overview
Direct and Manage Project Work
Manage Project Knowledge
Develop Team
Monitoring and Controlling Process Group Overview
Monitor and Control Project Work
Perform Integrated Change Control
Validate Scope
Control Scope
Control Schedule
Control Costs
Closing Process Group Overview
Close Project or Phase

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