Introduction to Project Management - In House
Having good, consistent project management practices has been directly linked to improving project performance, such as completing on time, on budget and providing the deliverables to customer needs and satisfaction.
This 1-day fundamental course introduces the concepts of project management and provides some essential tools to start the process of managing projects effectively in your organization. It also identifies the differences between projects and operational work and helps you define the additional skills required to manage work and people in a project environment.
This course can be customized to an organization’s environment by including a custom case study and/or to reflect an organization’s specific project management methodology.
Upcoming start dates
Who should attend?
The Introduction to Project Management course is appropriate for individuals who are:
- Considering a career in project management
- Being considered for a project management position
- In an organization that is considering implementing project management processes and needs to know where to start and what to consider.
There is no prerequisite for this course. It functions as a stand-alone course.
What is Project Management
- Definition of a project
- Projects vs. Business-As-Usual
- Workshop: Managing Expectations
Defining Project Success
- Balance of constraints
- Identifying stakeholders
- Workshop: Defining project success
The Project Team
- The matrix structure
- The project sponsor
- The project manager
- Workshop: Project manager responsibilities
The Project Life Cycle
- Project initiation
- Preparing a Project Charter
- Defining the project scope
- The project plan
- The PMBOK® Guide
- The Work Breakdown Structure
- Schedule development
- Scope, issue and risk management plans
- Setting the project baseline
- Project reporting
- Project closeout
- Lessons Learned
- Workshops: Project Charter, Work Breakdown Structure
Project Management Processes
- The PM process
- Introducing PM into an organization
- Trends in PM
- Next steps
Certification / Credits
Credits: 7 PDUs/CEUs
By working on a prepared case study, participants will gain practical skills to:
- Define the specific characteristics of a project
- Identify the factors contributing to the success of the project
- Define the project
- Describe and identify the purpose of the key project documents
- Create a work breakdown structure
- Define the roles and responsibilities of the project
- Recognize the skills needed to work in a project management environment.
- Evaluate the benefits of implementing project management processes in your organization
Contact this provider
Procept Associates Ltd.
Since 1963, Procept (and its subsidiaries) have trained over 1 million people from over 17,000 organizations. We focus on developing competencies in project management, change management, agile management, leadership, business analysis, IT and data management, as well as soft skill...