This course presents methods and techniques that project managers can use to effectively initiate, plan, control and report on their projects. It helps project managers deal effectively with the different expectations of business and technical partners, management and staff. It provides tools, tips and real-life examples to handle all aspects of the project life cycle, regardless of the size and nature of the project. This course emphasizes a structured approach to project management to ensure a well-planned project whose scope is managed, risks are assessed and stakeholders delighted with the product produced. This course is aligned with the processes described in Project Management Institute’s guide (PMBOK ®Guide)
What is a Project? | The Relationships Among Portfolios, Programs, and Projects | What is Project Management? | Relationships Among Portfolio Management, Program Management, Project Management, and Organizational Project Management | Relationship Between Project Management, Operations Management, and Organizational Strategy | Business Value | Role of the Project Manager.
2. ORGANIZATIONAL INFLUENCES AND PROJECT LIFE CYCLE
Organizational Influences on Project Management | Organizational Cultures and Styles| Organizational Communications | Organizational Structures | Organizational Process Assets | Enterprise Environmental Factors | Project Stakeholders and Governance | Project Team | Project Life Cycle.
3. PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESSES
Common Project Management Process Interactions | Project Management Process Groups | Initiating Process Group | Planning Process Group | Executing Process Group | Monitoring and Controlling Process Group | Closing Process Group | Project Information | Role of the Knowledge Areas.
4. PROJECT INTEGRATION MANAGEMENT
Develop Project Charter | Develop Project Management Plan | Direct and Manage Project Work | Monitor and Control Project Work | Perform Integrated Change Control | Close Project or Phase.
5. PROJECT SCOPE MANAGEMENT
Plan Scope Management | Collect Requirements | Define Scope | Create WBS | Validate Scope | Control Scope.
6. PROJECT TIME MANAGEMENT
Plan Schedule Management | Define Activities | Sequence Activities | Estimate Activity Resources | Estimate Activity Durations | Develop Schedule | Control Schedule.
7. PROJECT COST MANAGEMENT
Plan Cost Management |Estimate Costs | Determine Budget | Control Costs.
8. PROJECT QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Plan Quality Management | Perform Quality Assurance | Control Quality.
9. PROJECT HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Plan Human Resource Management | Acquire Project Team | Develop Project Team | Manage Project Team.
10. PROJECT COMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT
Plan Communications Management | Manage Communications | Control Communications.
11. PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT
Plan Risk Management | Identify Risks | Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis | Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis | Plan Risk Responses | Control Risks.
12. PROJECT PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT
Plan Procurement Management | Conduct Procurements | Control Procurements | Close Procurements.
13. PROJECT STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT
Identify Stakeholders | Plan Stakeholder Management | Manage Stakeholder Engagement | Control Stakeholder Engagement .
Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
Course Review, Sample questions and Closing .