PM 101: Project Management Introduction and Project Initiation

Who should attend

This workshop would be beneficial to anyone who wants to understand the fundamentals of the project management industry. Anyone who does project work, collaborates with project management professionals, or wants to enter the field will benefit from the Project management 101 course. 

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PM 101: Project Management Introduction and Project Initiation

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Two, 2-hour Modules (9am - 11:30am PT)

Project Management 101 focuses primarily on how to begin a project and ensure that you have everything you need, including a charter and a viable stakeholder management process. In this Project Management 101 workshop, we make the process, jargon, and tools of professional project managers easy for everyone to understand. After a brief overview of industry standards and PMI (the Project Management Institute), you will experiment with various activities in order to learn what makes a project successful.

Outcomes:

  • Develop a better understanding of Project Management and PM Terms
  • Techniques to deal with change requests
  • Usable structures to start a project the right way
  • How to manage stakeholders
Course ID
L0046
Upcoming Available public classes
No Upcoming public classes
June 17 & June 18, 2021
9:00am-11:30am
June 17 & June 18, 2021
9:00am-11:30am
June 17 & June 18, 2021
9:00am-11:30am
June 17 & June 18, 2021
9:00am-11:30am
June 17, 2021
9:00am-11:30am
June 17, 2021
9:00am-11:30am
June 17, 2021
9:00am-11:30am
June 17, 2021
9:00am-11:30am
June 17, 2021
9:00am-11:30am

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Course Outline

Module 1: Understanding and Beginning a Professional Project

Project Management Basics

  • Project Management terms and basics
  • Project Constraints
  • Responding to Change Requests
  • Setting Clear Project Goals and Deliverables
  • Overview of PM Process Groups
  • 4 Questions to Ask at the Start of Every Project

PMI: The Industry Standard

  • The Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • PMI Certifications – Project Management Professional
  • How/Why you Might Get Certified

Module 2: Stakeholder Management and Launching the Project

Stakeholder Management

  • Identify Stakeholders
  • Getting Stakeholders on Your Side

Identifying Feasibility and Project Launch

  • Preliminary Requirements Gathering
  • Realign to Solution Focus
  • Announce the Project with a Charter

Skills covered

PM 101: Project Management Introduction and Project Initiation

Reviews

Thank you! This course was incredibly useful and engaging. I really appreciated this course content and teaching style.

Kate C.
Kate C.

Very Informative and Empowering.

Stacey W.
Stacey W.

James is a great instructor, enthusiastic and engaging. This course provided a great starting point for me (my goal is to strengthen my project management skills as an informal PM on my team).

Nancy P.
Nancy P.

Harlan is a great instructor. He made the class fun and informative. As someone who is new to project management, I think this is a great starter course if you want an introduction to key concepts and project objectives.

Erin R.
Erin R.

James was an excellent and engaging instructor! The time flew by and we covered so much ! This class will definitely evolve my way of managing projects and events.Thank you James.

Sonia C.
Sonia C.

Really liked the info/tip sharing, great structure outline, plan plan plan! Looking forward to 102 and 103!

Justine H.
Justine H.