Project Management Introduction [1 day]

4.94 out of 5 based on 31 customer ratings
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Project Management Introduction Course

 

Project management is being increasingly recognized as a vital skill-set for many management positions, not just those with the title of “project manager”. This course provides a solid, applied, project management introduction. You will discuss projects from your own organization, and review tools and templates we use every day to manage real projects.

 

Who should take this Introduction to Project Management course?

 

This course is for anyone interested in learning about formal project management techniques, including project managers, project team members, functional managers, contracting officers, and senior managers.

 

Where is this course offered?

 

The Project Management Introduction course is offered on an open-enrollment basis at our Project Management Education Center in Bellevue, WA, (which also serves Seattle, Redmond, Renton, Everett, Federal Way, and Tacoma), as well as at our Project Management Education Center in Tucson, AZ (which also serves the Greater Phoenix area, Oro Valley, and Sierra Vista / Fort Huachuca), and other select locations such as Grand Cayman.  We also provide it on an on-site basis anywhere in the world.

 

Intro to Project Management Course Objectives

 

By the end of the course you will be able to :

  • Understand more about project management.
  • Produce better project plans.
  • Reduce project risk.
  • Capture the complexity of your projects.
  • Stay on top of the projects when they are underway.
  • Present a more organized and professional management style.
  • Have more success completing your projects on time, and to budget.
  • Waste less time and money fighting fires.
  • Utilize a project management concept known as “float” to better manage your projects.

 

Project Management Introduction Course Details

 

  • Length: 8 hours.
  • Style: Instructor-led, using PowerPoint presentations, facilitated discussions, individual and group exercises.
  • Texts: Participants receive a course participant’s manual.
  • Format: Classroom.  No computers required.
  • Prerequisites:  None.

 

Project Management Intro Course Content

 

  • What is a project ?
  • What is project management ?
  • Who is the Project Management Institute ?
  • Areas of project management
  • Project balance
  • The role of the project manager
  • Organizational considerations
  • The Basic Project Management Process
  • Project charters
  • Project scope
  • Work Breakdown Structures
  • Managing change
  • Network Diagrams
  • Estimating durations
  • Scheduling – ES, EF, LS, LF
  • The importance of Total Float
  • Issues management
  • Risk management
  • Obtaining stakeholder buy-in
  • Collecting progress information
  • Adjusting the plan
  • Project closure
  • Common project pitfalls

 

Intro to Project Management PDF Course Description

 

Introduction to Project Management course outline, suitable for saving or printing.

 

 

Additional information

Location

Bellevue, WA, Tucson, AZ, Grand Cayman

Start Date

February 22nd, 2018, February 23rd, 2018, May 4th, 2018, May 5th, 2018, May 7th, 2018, July 16th, 2018, July 31st, 2018, September 17th, 2018, September 22nd, 2018, November 13th, 2018, November 19th, 2018

31 reviews for Project Management Introduction [1 day]

  1. 5 out of 5

    Sharon T:

    I look forward to sending other staff members.

  2. 5 out of 5

    Candace W:

    Very knowledgeable presenter who was clear and easy to understand. Exercises were fun, interesting and timely. Worth the day!

  3. 5 out of 5

    Tina C:

    Excellent and more practical learning than the other class I am taking with a different company. I believe I have taken away more from this 8 hour session than the other 10 weeks.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Kathryn D:

    The course was very useful and interesting. A longer version would be welcomed so more practice exercises could be done.

  5. 5 out of 5

    Daniel G:

    Many useful tools. Met my attendance objectives more than I expected.

  6. 5 out of 5

    Sean V:

    Very informative. Well presented, good content, and applicable to real world challenges and job specific.

  7. 5 out of 5

    Melissa R:

    This was extremely clear and well presented. I thoroughly enjoyed the session and would welcome other future training opportunities.

  8. 5 out of 5

    Julian L:

    Excellent day which was well structured.

  9. 5 out of 5

    Lisa M:

    Excellent presentation! Facilitator/presenter was very engaging and simplified project management in a way that helped me to better grasp the concepts. The practical exercises were very useful as well.

  10. 5 out of 5

    Grace B:

    Well presented, clear and concise.

  11. 5 out of 5

    Wendy M:

    Very useful information which I think will help me a lot in approaching various projects. I will be working on managing/coordinating.

  12. 5 out of 5

    John F:

    Good examples. One on one learning. Great content.

  13. 5 out of 5

    Mark M:

    Excellent instruction taught at just the right level of complexity.

  14. 5 out of 5

    Ric H:

    Great class!

  15. 5 out of 5

    Bryce K:

    Very helpful high-level introduction to project management that will be a useful tool in budgeting and managing projects here.

  16. 5 out of 5

    James M:

    The class made me really appreciate some of our top performing PMs! The class also highlighted a lot of “avoid at all costs” scenarios that seem to be our standard operating procedures.

  17. 5 out of 5

    Ben K:

    It was very interesting

  18. 5 out of 5

    Kristin H:

    Enjoyed the class. Good real-life examples were provided. Instructor answered questions clearly. The course seemed to wrap everything up well and built to a natural conclusion. The worksheets/exercises were helpful

  19. 5 out of 5

    Marco M:

    Informative to a high degree

  20. 5 out of 5

    Tia P:

    Well organized. Good team breakouts.

  21. 4 out of 5

    Joy O:

    Very good class. Enjoyed exercises. Hands-on learning!

  22. 5 out of 5

    Vince R:

    Excellent

  23. 5 out of 5

    Marlon B:

    Very knowledgeable instructor.

  24. 5 out of 5

    Crosby S:

    Instructor came across very well. Session was very informative. Kept everyone’s attention.

  25. 5 out of 5

    Edward M:

    Instructor was very knowledgeable and inclusive.

  26. 5 out of 5

    Brent S:

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  27. 5 out of 5

    George I:

    Great job giving us the structure for project management. Thank you Kevin!

  28. 5 out of 5

    Kevin W:

    This course will tremendously assist me in managing the projects in our Spokane location. The tools will be invaluable in helping our team meet the goals and objectives to plan/create/implement the projects. Thanks!

  29. 4 out of 5

    Jennifer R:

    Very useful info for the projects I am working on! Quite timely 🙂

  30. 5 out of 5

    Marie B:

    Excellent. Thank you – lots of great information. This will be useful information in many areas.

  31. 5 out of 5

    Diane G:

    Thank you! Very useful and helpful!

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