Project Management Course

Project Management Course

Program – Project Management Course

In this comprehensive course, you will learn the fundamentals of project management: how to initiate, plan, and execute a project that meets objectives and satisfies stakeholders.

This course provides a step-by-step guide to planning and executing a project. Working through case studies with real-world scenarios, you will interact with fellow students to learn and apply the methodologies and good practices of formal project management

You will discover the approaches and techniques that make project managers successful, covering topics such as:

  • Analyzing stakeholders
  • Defining expectations
  • Defining project deliverables
  • Analyzing scope
  • Developing schedules
  • Mitigating risk
  • Contingency planning
  • Establishing and applying effective change controls
  • Performance reporting
  • Communicating status to project stakeholders

During class, project management theory will be interspersed with practical, hands-on workshops. Seventy percent of class time is dedicated to experience-based skills development. In the remaining class time, you will learn about methodologies and put practical skills into context

What You’ll Learn

• Determine appropriate project methodology/methods and practices
• Establish the structure of project governance, compliance, and knowledge transfer
• Evaluate and address external business environment changes for impact on the scope
• Promote team performance through the application of emotional intelligence
• Address and remove impediments, obstacles, and blockers for the team
• Plan and manage scope, budget, resources, schedule, and quality
• Engage stakeholders and Manage communications
• Plan and manage procurement and project artifacts
• Negotiate project agreements, assess and manage risks

Who Needs to Attend

  • Anyone who is involved in, or affected by, projects or change management within an organization, including project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators, team leaders, product managers, program managers, project team members, subject matter experts, analysts, stakeholders, and senior managers who want to get more out of their project teams
  • Anyone in a leadership role who will benefit from an introduction to the art and science of project management

Course Outline

  Day 1: Introduction of the value-delivery system and project delivery principles

  • From process- to principle-based project management
  • From process to tailoring
  • From Knowledge Areas to Performance Domains
  • PMP and Agile Methods
  • Project Life Cycles
  • PMP Exam Practice

   Day 2: Key Terms and Concepts

  • Value Delivery Components
  • Functions Associated with Projects
  • The Project Environment
  • The Product Environment
  • Models, Methods and Artifacts
  • PMP Exam Practice

   Day 3: Project Management Principles

  • Stewardship
  • Team
  • Stakeholders
  • Value
  • Systems Thinking
  • Leadership
  • PMP Exam Practice

Day 4: Project Management Principles (Continued)

  • Tailoring
  • Quality
  • Project Complexity
  • Risk
  • Adaptability and Resilience
  • Change
  • PMP Exam Practice

Day 5: Performance Domains

  • Stakeholder
  • Team
  • Development approach and life cycle performance
  • Planning
  • PMP Exam Practice

Day 6: Performance Domains (Continued)

  • Project Work
  • Delivery
  • Measurement
  • Uncertainty
  • PMP Exam Practice

Day 7: Project Management Office

  • Project Team Culture
  • Organizational Governance System
  • PMO Key Capabilities
  • PMP Exam Practice

NOTE: There are no prerequisites for this course.

To know about PMP certification and course outline, please visit the links below:

Certifications : https://iibs.ca/certifications

Course Outline : https://iibs.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/PMP-Course-Outline.pdf