Project Management Introduction [4 hours]

Rated 4.91 out of 5 based on 23 customer ratings
(23 customer reviews)

$195.00

We are not currently providing our 4-hour Project Management Intro in our public classrooms, but it is available for clients to schedule as an on-site course. Depending on your location, 4 or 5 people might be enough for us to cost effectively bring this course to you. Contact us for more details. You might also be interested in our 8-hour Project Management Introduction.

Project Management Intro Course (4 hours)

 

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, introduction to project management. 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, and senior managers.

 

Where is this course offered?

 

We are not currently providing our 4-hour Project Management Intro in our public classrooms, but it is available for clients to schedule as an on-site course. Depending on your location, 4 or 5 people might be enough for us to cost effectively bring this course to you. Contact us for more details. You might also be interested in our 8-hour Project Management Introduction.

 

Project Management Intro 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.

 

Intro to Project Management Course Details

 

  • Length: 4 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.

 

Introduction to Project Management 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
  • 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
  • Obtaining stakeholder buy-in
  • Collecting progress information
  • Adjusting the plan
  • Project closure
  • Common project pitfalls

 

Project Management Introduction PDF Course Description

 

Project Management Introduction (4 hours) course outline, suitable for saving or printing.

 

Additional information

Location

Tucson, AZ

Start Date

23 reviews for Project Management Introduction [4 hours]

  1. Rated 4 out of 5

    Hendrik V

    This is an extensive subject. Given that we were limited to 4 hours, a lot was covered. Thanks.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ruth B

    The training was intense, which was expected as it was only 4 hours. The trainer was extremely knowledgeable.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Deborah C

    Great class! I learned a lot that will take back to my daily life. Thank you!

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lauren O

    Great training!

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Barbara D

    The hands-on part was short but very useful

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kyle M

    Interesting course. I feel that our organization should offer the next step course.

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Dan S

    Good foundation for future learning.

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    Marie L

    Thank you! Great info. 5+ rating.

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    Bonnie B

    Really enjoyed – now implementing!

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    Diana D

    Instructor was fantastic. Class very well worth the time and money. Would highly recommend it.

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jay A

    Very helpful to get started with project management.

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jim D

    Very useful info. Best tool – the illustration about CPM.

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    Spencer G

    Kevin was quite funny.

  14. Rated 5 out of 5

    Alice R

    Very informative and useful info that was presented well. Thank you!

  15. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jan L

    Excellent information!

  16. Rated 5 out of 5

    Peter

    Excellent. I’ll be encouraging other employees to attend.

  17. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kristen L

    This was very helpful. A longer course would be better for practice and regaining, but you did a great job covering this within the time constraints. Would recommend and hope to attend a longer course at some point.

  18. Rated 5 out of 5

    Carla B

    The class was perfect for the amount of project management we want to institute.

  19. Rated 5 out of 5

    Peter B

    Powerpoint slide printouts were very helpful and I really enjoyed the exercises.

  20. Rated 4 out of 5

    Skye S

    Thanks for the good natured class discussion!

  21. Rated 5 out of 5

    Tom C

    Well done!

  22. Rated 5 out of 5

    Linda L

    Excellent information. It will be extremely useful on future projects.

  23. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ellen A

    Made process I was doing somewhat intuitively spelled out in a concrete way so steps wouldn’t be missed. Excellent!

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