Project Management Basics 2 Days Training in Austin, TX in Austin
Regus - Texas, Austin - 100 Congress
260 Peachtree St NE Suite 2200
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.