Project Management Principles

PT4404
Summary
This course introduces the principles of Project Management in a structured and easy to relate to manner, leaving the Project Manger with a solid understanding of the components of successful project planning and control. Exit skills include [among others] the ability to define a project's scope, and to perform work definition, critical path analysis, resource loading and cost analysis. Practical means of monitoring and controlling projects and life cycles are emphasized through a series of interactive exercises as well as either a simulated project or a live project brought to the class (requires up-front planning and one extra day in the workshop.)
Prerequisites
Students should be currently managing or involved with at least one project and have some exposure to working with Spreadsheet software as well as using a project-scheduling tool.
Duration
4 Days/Lecture & Lab
Audience
This course is intended for Project Leaders, Project Managers and key project participants who have had little or no formal training on Project Management.
Topics
  • Definitions & Concepts
  • Initiating Processes
  • Planning Processes
  • Planning Processes Estimating
  • Planning Processes Scheduling
  • Executing Processes
  • Controlling Processes
  • Closing Processes

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