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AMA's Comprehensive Project Management Workshop

AMA - American Management Association
Training overview
5 days
3,095 USD
Classroom / Public
Next start date: 3/25/2019 - Arlington
Start dates
Arlington
3/25/2019  
3,095 USD
6/24/2019  
3,095 USD
Atlanta
4/1/2019  
3,095 USD
10/21/2019  
3,095 USD
Chicago
4/8/2019  
3,095 USD
8/19/2019  
3,095 USD

Course description

AMA's Comprehensive Project Management Workshop

Plan. Execute. And monitor your projectsDelays, cost overruns, or quality problems can wreck your project. Keep it on course with this 5-day overview of project management.

Aligned with PMI’s PMBOK®, this project management workshop helps you master the entire PM process. You’ll earn 35 professional development units (PDUs) pre-approved by PMI, and you’ll gain skills and in-depth knowledge that prepare you for the next level: the Project Management Professional certification.

You Will Learn How To:

  • Manage projects with confidence
  • Avoid dangerous shortcuts and omissions
  • Monitor risks and correct trouble spots
  • Put together a solid team and effective documentation
  • Pave the way for achieving PMP® status

Who should attend?

Project managers, program managers, and project team leaders who have several years of experience initiating, planning and managing projects, and project team members who are interested in enhancing their career by preparing to become a certified PMP.

Prerequisite: This course requires you to have basic knowledge and experience in project management. AMA recommends attending Improving Your Project Management Skills: The Basics for Success (Seminar #6503) or its equivalent before enrolling in this seminar.

Training Content

This training course will cover:

DAY 1
Examining the Project Management Framework

  • Exploring characteristics of projects
  • Reviewing project management terminology
  • Considering environmental influences

Reviewing the Project Management Body of Knowledge

  • Describing the project management process groups
  • The project management knowledge areas
  • Project management competency standards

Initiating the Project

  • Using project selection methods
  • Defining project scope
  • Documenting project risks, assumptions and constraints
  • Identifying and performing stakeholder analysis
  • Evaluating the project charter

DAY 2
Planning the Project

  • Defining and recording requirements, constraints and assumptions
  • Identifying project team members and defining roles and responsibilities
  • Creating the work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Developing the change management plan
  • Identifying risks and defining risk strategies
  • Obtaining plan approval
  • Conducting the kickoff meeting

DAY 3
Executing the Project Plan

  • Executing the tasks defined in the project plan
  • Ensuring a common understanding and setting expectations
  • Implementing a quality management plan
  • Executing approved changes, actions and workarounds
  • Improving team performance

 DAY 4
Monitoring and Controlling the Project

  • Measuring project performance
  • Verifying and managing changes to the project
  • Ensuring that project deliverables conform to quality standards
  • Monitoring all project risks

DAY 5
Closing the Project

  • Obtaining final acceptance for the project
  • Getting financial, legal and administrative closure
  • Releasing project resources
  • Creating and distributing a final project report
  • Archiving and retaining project records
  • Measuring customer satisfaction

Costs

The course is priced as follows: $3095 - Non-members
$2795 - AMA members
$2647 - GSA price

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About American Management Association International

For over 90 years, American Management Association International (AMA) has been a world leader in professional development. AMA supports the goals of individuals, organizations, and government agencies with a complete range of corporate talent transformation solutions, including public open-enrollment seminars...


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Reviews

Jennifer L.
(4)
This was a great preparation course - however, it felt a bit long. It seems that material could have been covered in 3 to 4 days rather than 5.
Lyska D.
(4)
The instructor was very knowledgeable and relatable. I walked away from the workshop having learned so many techniques and ideas that I will absolutely implement in my daily functions as a project manager.
John B.
(5)
The overall class was very informative.
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