Project Management Basics 2 Days Training in Austin, TX in Austin

Regus - Texas, Austin - 100 Congress

260 Peachtree St NE Suite 2200


3 September
Project Management Basics 2 Days Training in Austin, TX in Austin
Course Description: With this Course you will gain a basic understanding of Project Management based on the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge® – 5th Edition. The Course covers information on project Management theory, Principles, techniques, and methods.  During the Course, exercises are made based upon a case study. The case study may be one of three pre-defined case studies or a customized case study from the participant’s organization (see below: customization). Course Topics: Module 1 : Getting Started  Module 2 : The Big Picture ●      Basic Principles about Project Management ●      The necessity of project preparation ●      Explanation of the Course roadmap Module 3 : Definitions, Concept & Life Cycles ●      Project Management (PM) Definitions ●      Focus and benefits of PM ●      Concepts of triple constraints and competing demands ●      Project life cycles Module 4 : People, Projects and Framework ●      People and projects overview ●      The project manager ●      The project sponsor / director ●      The client, the project team and other stakeholders ●      People and projects in organizations ●      Framework Module 5 : Initiating and Defining Requirements ●      Initiating the project and developing the project charter ●      Conducting stakeholder Assesments ●      Defining Requirements ●      Establishing the change control Process Module 6 : Using the Work Breakdown Structure ●      Defining the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) ●      Developing a usable WBS ●      Using the WBS Module 7 : Managing Project Risk ●      Making the case for Risk Management ●      Using Risk Management Processes and tools Module 8 : Estimating ●      Defining an estimate ●      Distinguishing approaches to estimating ●      Using specific estimating Practices & techniques for duration ●      Estimating cost ●      Validating an estimate – schedule or budget Module 9 : Scheduling ●      Defining the scheduling Process & related terminology ●      Sequencing and Defining dependencies ●      Determining the critical path ●      Considering schedule Risks and optimizing the schedule Module 10 : Executing, Communicating, and Developing the Team ●      Defining Execution ●      Executing through Effective Communication & Stakeholder Relationships ●      Executing with High-Performing Teams Module 11 : Monitoring and Controlling ●      Defining monitoring and controlling ●      Viewing control through the lens of competing demands ●      Using earned value for schedule and cost control Module 12 : Closing the Project ●      Closing projects ●      Focusing on project transition ●      Focusing on post-project evaluations Module 13 : Summary and Next Steps Learning Goals: The basics of Project Management and be able to contribute to projects based upon the knowledge related to the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge® – 5th Edition. Course Agenda: Day 1 ●      Getting Started ●      The Big Picture ●      Definitions, Concept & Life Cycles ●      People, Projects and Framework ●      Initiating and Defining Requirements ●      Using the Work Breakdown Structure ●      Managing Project Risk Day 2 ●      Estimating ●      Scheduling ●      Executing, Communicating, and Developing the Team ●      Monitoring and Controlling ●      Closing the Project ●      Summary and Next Steps Who can Attend? Managers, project team memb ers or non-project managers working in a project environment who want to improve their effectiveness. Entry level for PM practitioners.



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