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Project Management Fundamentals


Successfully managing a project requires effective planning and adherence to the industry’s best practices in every step of the process. By understanding the fundamentals of project management, you will be better prepared to initiate a project in your organization and position it for success. In this course, you will identify effective project management practices and their related processes. NOTE: This course will earn you 7 PDUs.

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for individuals whose primary job is not project management, but who manage projects on an informal basis. Also, anyone who is considering a career path in project management and desiring a complete overview of the field and its generally accepted practices can benefit from this course.

Course Objectives
In this course, you will examine the elements of sound project management and apply the generally recognized practices to successfully manage projects. You will:
Identify the key processes and requirements of project management.
Initiate a project.
Plan for time and cost.
Plan for project risks, communication, and change control.
Execute, manage, and control a project.
Close a project.

Course Outline:

Identify the Characteristics of a Project
Identify the Project Management Life Cycle
Identify the Role of a Project Manager
Determine the Scope of a Project
Identify the Skills for a Project Team
Identify the Risks to a Project
Create a Work Breakdown Structure
Sequence the Activities
Create a Project Schedule
Determine Project Costs
Analyze the Risks to a Project
Create a Communication Plan
Plan for Change Control
Begin Project Work
Execute the Project Plan
Track Project Progress
Report Performance
Implement Change Control
Close a Project
Create a Final Report

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