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Project Management for the Rest of Us

Duration: 1 Day
Course Price: $450

Project Management for the Rest of Us is for anyone who does project work, collaborates with project management professionals, or is considering entering the field. Course topics are aligned with the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) globally-accepted project management best practices. By the end of the course, participants will have concrete knowledge of what project management is and how to effectively plan, prioritize and manage projects and deadlines fast-paced work environments. Note: This course is not designed for preparation for a certification exam in project management. It is designed to increase the effectiveness of everyday project management. 

 

Learn How To:

· Apply project management best practices.

· Start a project effectivly.  

· Gather project requirements. 

· Create an accurate task list and schedule. 

· Create a plan for tracking project deliverables.

Project Management for the Rest of Us is for anyone who does project work, collaborates with project management professionals, or is considering entering the field. Course topics are aligned with the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) globally-accepted project management best practices. By the end of the course, participants will have concrete knowledge of what project management is and how to effectively plan, prioritize and manage projects and deadlines fast-paced work environments. Note: This course is not designed for preparation for a certification exam in project management. It is designed to increase the effectiveness of everyday project management. 

 

Learn How To:

· Apply project management best practices.

· Start a project effectivly.  

· Gather project requirements. 

· Create an accurate task list and schedule. 

· Create a plan for tracking project deliverables.

Part 1 - Introduction to Project Managment 

What is a Project?

Waterfall Vs. Agile

Project Constraints

The Iron Triangle: Triple Constraint

Part 2 – Initiating A Project

Project Goals and Deliverables.

Project Goals and Deliverables.

Can It Be A Successful Project?

Can it Be a Successful Project?

Project Management Process Groups

Part 3 - Planning Your Project

Requirement Gathering

Types of Requirements

Exercise: Functional Requirements

Technical Requirements

Unmatched Skills

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Deliverable Oriented WBS (Noun Based) 

Task-Oriented WBS (Verb Based) 

Activity List

Activity List: Terms. 

Exercise: Activity List. 

Mini Action Plan

Part 4 - Monitoring and Controling

What is the Monitoring and Controlling Process?

What Should You Monitor and Control?

Reporting Project Updates: STARR

Final Action Plan

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