Professional Course
4.6 (14 Reviews)

Technical Project Management

AMA - American Management Association, Online (+2 locations)
Length
3 days
Price
2,695 USD
Next course start
29 May, 2024 (+6 start dates)
Delivery
Virtual Classroom, Classroom
Length
3 days
Price
2,695 USD
Next course start
29 May, 2024 (+6 start dates)
Delivery
Virtual Classroom, Classroom
From 2,695 USD / person

Course description

AMA - American Management Association

Technical Project Management

In just 3 days, you'll understand the unique challenges of managing IT and technical projects and discover how applying project management methodology can give you a step-by-step approach to tackling your toughest challenges. You'll discuss the value of planning, scheduling and how to manage scope. Use tools and techniques to establish a sound estimating process. Find out how to keep projects on track and evaluate project performance. And participate in communications exercises to help successfully lead project teams.

How You Will Benefit

  • Apply WBS and network development
  • Identify potential problems and solve them using troubleshooting techniques
  • Track projects more effectively
  • Create status reports that show top management where budgeting, scheduling and manpower trends are headed
  • Cope with tight IT and technical project schedules

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 6 start dates

29 May, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

8 July, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Chicago

19 August, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

16 October, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

6 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Atlanta

9 December, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

Who should attend?

R&D professionals, IT, analysts, developers, engineers, scientists, plant managers and anyone else who administers IT and technical projects.

Training content

Overview of Essential Project Management Tools

  • Project management framework and terminology—process groups and the Nine Knowledge Areas of the PMBOK
  • Life cycles in a technical environment

Essentials for Leading Project Teams

  • Leading in an IT or technical environment

Project Planning: Beginning with Scope Management

  • Using the SMART model when writing objectives
  • Creating the detailed scope statement

Defining Project Activities

  • Creating a customized WBS
  • IT and technical project WBS examples

Developing a Dynamic Project Schedule

  • Types of network diagrams
  • Overview of critical path methodology

Establishing a sound estimating process

  • Five considerations when making estimates
  • Consideration of risks when estimating—three-point estimates

Components of Project Planning

  • The planning process group
  • Project performance baselines

Technical Project Planning Methodologies

  • Identify different approaches to planning IT and technical projects: rolling wave planning stage gate process critical chain project management
  • Common construction project life cycle
  • Common pharmaceutical project life cycle

Monitoring and Controlling Projects

  • Status reports project baselines identifying variances

Project Closure

  • Administrative closure vs. contractual closure

Costs

Course price for:

  • Non Members: $2695
  • AMA Members: $2395

Certification / Credits

CEU: 1.8, PDU: 18

Reviews

Average rating 4.6

Based on 14 reviews.
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5/5
Srujan R.
25 Apr 2022
Technical Project Management

Brian is an excellent instructor. His mastering of the material is evident. The tempo and overall feel of the course is excellent. The passion for the subject makes him excel.

5/5
Chien-Hua C.
23 Apr 2022
Technical Project Management

Brian was extremely enthusiastic and motivated. I learned some additional information that I didn't even learn during a project management course that was 6 weeks long. Great in...

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5/5
Justin J.
22 Apr 2022
Technical Project Management

Brian was excellent... he made some of the dry concepts of Project Management interesting and fun to learn or remember... especially with his own funny stories and examples.

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