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    Project Management Essentials 2 Days | 14 hours | $995 PLUS TAX

    This Project Management course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to successfully manage projects of any size, in any industry. Step by step, you will learn the essentials of project management, from establishing project goals and objectives, and building a project plan, to managing resources and monitoring the work. You will learn effective communication strategies and how to analyze risk—everything you need to know to deliver the results you expect, on time, and on budget. Prerequisite: None. 

    Introduction

    • » key signs that you’re managing a project
    • » project manager is two words

    Before you begin the project

    • » four things you must know BEFORE you start
    • » what do you bring to the project?

    What is a project?

    • » what are the triple constraints?
    • » what’s a deliverable?
    • » what approach should you use to manage the project?

    Beginning the project

    • » defining project boundaries
    • » identifying project parameters
    • » the importance of business requirements
    • » what to capture at the beginning
    • » how to capture it and why

    Planning the project

    • » how to size a project
    • » scoping the project
    • » the power of the WBS
    • » estimating tools and techniques
    • » network diagramming
    • » estimating project duration
    • » determining critical path and project slack
    • » project management plan components
    • » baselining the project plan

    Doing the Project

    • » managing the (human) resources effectively
    • » monitoring and controlling the project
    • » project Risk management
    • » correctly evaluating a project’s performance
    • » applying corrective action
    • » change management

    Finishing the project

    • » when is “done” actually done?
    • » decompressing
    • » disbanding the project team
    • » learning from what went well and what didn’t
    • » gracefully exiting the project
    • Runs on request for 3 or more people