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Essentials of Project Management for the Non-Project Manager

AMA - American Management Association
Training overview
4 days
2,095 - 2,195 USD
Classroom / Public
(248 Reviews)
Next start date: 1/24/2019 - Chicago
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2,195 USD
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2,195 USD
2,195 USD
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Course description

Essentials of Project Management for the Non-Project Manager

Essentials of Project Management for the Non-Project Manager - a 4-day classroom seminar by AMA

To work together effectively on any project, everyone on the team needs to use a common language and have a clear understanding of all expectations. This unique seminar is designed for individuals with little or no prior knowledge of project management who serve on project management teams, those who simply want to know more about PM or those who are making the transition to project management. In just two days, you’ll develop an understanding of essential terminology and apply basic PM tools and techniques to increase your effectiveness both on the team and in your own functional area.

How you will benefit:

  • Know the purpose and process of project management
  • Understand the roles, responsibilities and needs of project team members
  • Identify and apply critical project management tools
  • Identify stakeholders, their relationships to each other and how these relationships affect projects
  • Recognize stakeholder issues within the organization
  • Identify and apply critical communication tools and protocols

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Who should attend?

Those who are involved in projects but do not manage them, such as subject matter experts, team members, project sponsors, contributors, facilitators and coordinators.

Training Content

This training course will cover:

  • Key project management terms
  • Five groups of the project management process
  • Estimating project activity accurately
  • Identifying and aligning the project stakeholders
  • Evaluating the project charter
  • Validating project requirements against the SMART Tool
  • Understanding and creating the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)


The course is priced as follows: $2095 - Non-members
$1895 - AMA members
$1795 - GSA price

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The American Management Association

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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Claire A.
Kerby was very interesting and gave us a great practical approach. He has a great depth of knowledge/experience in his field and shared some great approaches with us. He kept the class fun and very informative. It was a great two days.
Christa R.
The curriculum is appropriate for those interested in PM, regardless of where they are in their career.
Nolan S.
Wasn't very applicable to software project management.
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