Fundamentals of Project Management

Course Map

Total Estimated Hours:  15.2

SESSION 1: Introduction to Project Management 1.8 HOURS

  • Introduction
  • What Is A Project?
  • What Is Project Management?
  • Organizing for Effective Project Management
  • What Makes a Good Project Manager?
  • Organizational Structure and Project Management
  • A Guide to the Project Management Body Of Knowledge
  • Exercises and Quiz

SESSION 2: Initiating a Project 3.15 HOURS

  • Introduction - Project Initiation
  • Project Selection Toolset
  • Project Charter Toolset
  • Project Tollgate Review Toolset
  • Checkpoint Review - Project Initiation
  • Exercises and Quiz

SESSION 3: Planning a Project 2.1 HOURS

  • Introduction - Project Planning
  • Project Scope Statement
  • Project Schedule
  • Project Staffing Plan
  • Project Budget
  • Project Quality Plan
  • Project Communication Plan
  • Checkpoint Review - Project Planning
  • Exercises and Quiz

SESSION 4: Executing a Project 4.2 HOURS

  • Introduction - Project Execution
  • Project Kickoff Toolset
  • Stakeholder Analysis - RACI Matrix
  • The Key to Successful Project Execution
  • Leadership Characteristics
  • Practice, Study and Reflection - Learning by Modeling
  • Leading Teams
  • Developing an Effective Team
  • Improving Team Development
  • Scrum
  • Project Crashing
  • Checkpoint Review - Project Execution
  • Exercises and Quiz

SESSION 5: Monitoring & Controlling a Project 2.3 HOURS

  • Session 5 Introduction
  • Project Risk Assessment Toolset
  • Project Review Meeting Toolset
  • Project Red Flag Meeting
  • Project Change Control
  • Checkpoint Review - Project Monitoring and Control
  • Exercises and Quiz

SESSION 6: Closing a Project 1.65 HOURS

  • Session 6 Introduction
  • Best Practices and Lessons Learned
  • Project Closeout
  • Checkpoint Review - Project Closing
  • Exercises and Quiz
  • Course Completion