Project management is growing exponentially. It's now used in virtually all industries. The purpose of this course is to help you learn and understand project management as a discipline and a profession that results with application and practice. The main objective is to provide a solid introduction to the understanding of project management. As with any project, you will be presented with problems that will need to be dealt with and solved accordingly. Throughout the workshop you will be given the opportunity to make decisions and test your project management knowledge.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify project characteristics and when to use a project management approach
  • Understand the overall delivery process
  • Appreciate the people skills and organizational roles required in project management
  • Recognize the key tools and techniques used in project management
  • Create their own project management career development plan

Course Outlines

Project Management Concepts

  • The project manager
  • The project team
  • Defining a project

Tasks and Relationships

  • Elements of project planning
  • Task
  • Dependencies

Working with Time

  • Task duration
  • Elapsed time
  • Work calendars

Working with Resources

  • People
  • Equipment
  • Materials
  • Scheduling

Working with Costs

  • Per task costs
  • Resource costs
  • Other costs

Project Tracking

  • Saving a baseline
  • Posting actual amounts
  • Tracking variance

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