Overview of Project Management

Within virtually every enterprise there is a growing understanding of just how crucial successful projects are to financial well-being. After all, our ability to reach Strategic Objectives largely depends on the success of our major initiatives. However, project success depends on participation at all levels of the organization. It is only through a shared understanding of how projects are defined, funded, planned, and executed that we can regularly obtain the long-term value we need from our projects. Overview of Project Management provides a full day of practical training in critically important project management concepts and techniques. Participants are shown how to support selection of the best projects, obtain stakeholder buy-in to project goals and approach, create a project plan that is an effective guide to project action, prevent scope creep, minimize issues through proactive risk management, execute a successful project delivery and more. This course supplements PMBOK concepts with a project approach that is designed to overcome common sources of project failure. The importance of maintaining a focus on the delivery long-term project value (Project Value Management) is a recurring theme. In clear and simple language, this course explains how to successfully complete a project that can deliver Business Value. This course includes 10 hands-on exercises and facilitated discussions. Course material is fully PMBOK and BABOK compliant.
This course assumes minimal experience with project work.
1 Day/Lecture & Lab
This course is ideal for functional managers, project team members, key project stakeholders, and anyone with project responsibility who needs a basic understanding of core project management practices.
  • Defining Project and Project Management
  • The Project Initiation Phase
  • Managing Scope
  • Schedule and Budget
  • Quality
  • Managing Project Risk
  • Communication
  • Project Execution
  • Transition Planning
  • Project Close

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