Project Management Professional

Project Management Professional

Project Management Professional

 
Project Management Professional Diploma

Project Management Professional Diploma
 
Course-Objectives-text
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Professionally Certified Project Managers are a benchmark for excellence in terms of performance and productivity in their profession and bring a repeatable, consistent quality to the projects they manage. Certification gives project managers a competitive edge in job opportunities, promotions and they retain higher salaries than those without certification.
 
Course Objectives
Focus on key concepts in each of the processes and professional responsibility. Answer sample questions formatted in a similar manner to the actual exam. Plan a project to ensure successful delivery and stakeholder satisfaction
  1. Apply best practices to plan and run projects using a 6-step project management process
  2. Implement risk management techniques and deploy mitigation strategies
  3. Estimate and schedule task work, duration and costs with confidence
  4. Implement monitoring tools and controls to keep you fully in command of the project
  5. Recognize and practice the leadership skills needed to run a motivated team
  6. Understand projects and project management discipline
  7. Learn the project management processes described in the PMBOK®
Course Content
Project environment and context
PMBOK® process groups and knowledge areas
Initiate the project
Plan the project: Manage project execution
define the scope
develop a schedule
establish a budget
define quality standards
plan purchases and contracting
plan staffing, communication and risk
Monitor and control project work
Control scope, cost and schedule
Measure project performance - earned value management
Report project performance and manage stakeholders
Close project and contract
Understand professional responsibility
 
Who-Should-Attend
Who Should Attend?
Project Managers
Project Leaders
Managers (Directors, General Managers)
Professionals interested in applying for the PMP® certificate*
Course Benefits
As an effective project manager, you organize scarce resources, work under tight deadlines, control project change and generate maximum team performance. Through a simulated case study, you learn how to successfully plan, manage and deliver projects. You also learn how to implement project management processes, develop leadership skills and respond to real-world scenarios. At the end of the course, you leave with templates and checklists for use back at the workplace.
Course-Class-Duration-text
5 Days Training
 
Course-outline
 
Course Outline
Defining the project workload
Driving the plan down to manageable task level
Calculating a first cut of project costs
Building high-confidence estimates
Effective ways to produce better estimates
Differentiating between work, duration and resources
Leveraging three-point estimating to refine accuracy
Managing the estimating process
Scheduling the project
Converting WBS to precedence networks
Determining the critical path tasks
Creating dependency diagrams
Calculating the project duration
Creating the project timeline
Building clear and readable Gantt charts
Using slack effectively in the schedule
Setting key milestones to track and control the project
Developing a risk management process
Identifying the project risks and assumptions
Evaluating risk impacts
Strategies for managing risks
Managing key risks with the Risk Register
Reducing risks through contingency plans
Effectively matching resources to work
Identifying the resources your project needs
Assigning resources to tasks
Analyzing resource use and costs in the schedule
Optimizing the use of resources
Preparing and agreeing on task contracts
Leadership, Communication & Negotiation Skills.
Problem Solving Techniques.
Project Time Management
Activity Definition, Sequencing and Duration Estimated.
Schedule Development and Control.
Project Cost Management
Estimating, Forecasting and Budgeting.
Cost Control & Present Value.
Project Human Resources Management
Organizational Planning.
Staff Acquisition & Team Development.
Project Quality Management
Quality Planning and Assurance.
Quality Control (QC).
Project Risk Management
Manage project risk effectively to deliver successful projects that meet stakeholder needs
Utilize a tested 7-step technique to design your risk response strategies
Monitor risk triggers to control uncertainties and maximize project payoff
Identification, Quantification.
Monitoring and Controlling Risk
Project Communication Management
Communication Planning and Process.
Skills, Techniques and Styles.
Information Distribution.
Project Integration Management
Project Plan Development and Execution.
Overall Change Control.
Establishing an effective control process
Establishing change control procedures
Presenting the project plan for approval
Setting the baseline schedule
Implementing the plan
Monitoring real task progress
Analyzing progress against the baseline
Picking up warnings of trouble ahead
Engaging team members to maximize productivity
Tracking and reporting progress
Tracking planned vs. actual task performance
Crashing the critical path tasks
Analyzing the impact of variation to the baseline plan
Avoiding the 90%-complete trap
Correcting and optimizing the schedule to achieve project objectives
Successful Project Closure
Managing systematic project closedown
The payoff of post implementation review
Documenting project and personal lessons learned for process improvement.
 

 
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