Project Management

Courses: Supervision, Management, Leadership
  • Course:Project Management
  • Course ID:PROJMGT2 Duration:2 days Where: Your Office (7+ Persons)
  • Available as a private, customized course for your group at your offices or ours and in some cases as a WebLive(TM) class.

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Course Outline

Project Structure

  • Defining Project and Project Management
  • The Project Environment
  • Sources of Project Success and Failure
  • Project and Project Lifecycles
  • PM Methodologies
  • The Project Charter

Project Planning

  • Stakeholder Identification
  • Defining Scope: Requirements and the WBS
  • Developing the Project Schedule
  • Resource Planning
  • Procurement
  • Project Budget
  • The Communication Strategy
  • Delivering Quality
  • Managing Project Risk

Execution and Control

  • Status Reports
  • Working with Baselines
  • Change Control
  • Controlling Cost

Successful Conclusion

  • Contract Closure
  • Administrative Closure
  • Lessons Learned


Course Overview

Course in a Nutshell

This course provides two days of practical, hands-on training in core project management concepts and techniques. The course extends PMBOK® concepts with supplemental, field-proven best practices that are effective in any project. You are shown how to write a convincing project charter, establish project control through careful scope definition and management, report status, eliminate issues through risk management, control costs, promote great communication, and more. The importance of planning for post-project value is emphasized throughout this course. The format includes a mixture of lecture, numerous exercises, and group discussions. All participants return to their workplace better equipped to bring their projects to a successful conclusion.


Customize It!

  • Are you new to project management? Would you like to put the experience you have in the context of a formal PM approach? This course presents a practical approach to defining projects and then taking them through the entire project lifecycle to a successful finish. Take home a whole new set of tools and techniques.
  • Have you identified specific problems with project delivery in your organization? The content of this class can be delivered with special emphasis on the topics of greatest concern to you.
  • Are you a manager, executive, or sales person whose work includes responsibility for project success? Take this course and learn what you can do to ensure that your projects get off to a strong start and complete with the successful delivery you need.


Audience / Prerequisites

Aimed At

This course is ideal for new project managers, functional managers, project team members and key project stakeholders. It can also provide a quick but in-depth look at project management practice for anyone with project responsibility.



This course assumes minimal experience with project work.


  • “Five out of five. Covered topics that will have a positive impact on my project management effectiveness. Instructor has deep knowledge of topic, helpful examples. Great course materials, very useful resource.” – Susan Crawford