Project Management for the Rest of Us

Project Management for the Rest of Us

475.00

Delivery Method: In-Person | Duration: 6 Hours

Overview

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.

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Course ID: B2806

Duration: Full Day (9:00 am - 4:00 pm PST)

Location: In-Person, San Francisco | Click here to schedule private course

Overview

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.

+ Who Should Attend

This course will benefit anyone who wants to understand the basic tools and processes used by project managers and how to apply them to daily work. Anyone who does project work, collaborates with project management professionals, or is curious about the industry will find value in this practical course.

+ Course Outline

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

 

+ Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this class.

+ Certifications

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