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PMBOK: Project Management Essentials

Guaranteed to Run Scheduled Fully Booked
Location
Wellington
Auckland
Jun 2019
24
Jul 2019
4
Oct 2019
22
Dec 2019
16
Code: PMBOK
Length: 2 Days
Overview

By the end of this course, you should have gained a good understanding and experience of the core competencies that make a successful project manager.

Delivery format(s)
On-Site
On-Site
Classroom
Classroom
OBJECTIVES
Familiarise yourself with project management knowledge and skills that can be used for any project. You will examine how project management impacts all levels of the organisation in terms of planning, delivery, scheduling, controlling, customer service, interface knowledge, techniques, and skills.
PREREQUISITES

None.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

After completing this course, students will be able to:

• Get started with project management fundamentals.
• Identify organizational influences and project life cycle.
• Work with project management processes.
• Initiate a project.
• Plan a project.
• Plan for project time management.
• Plan project budget, quality, and communications.
• Plan for risk, procurements, and stakeholder management.
• Execute a project.
• Manage project work, scope, schedules, and cost.
• Controlling and closing a project.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Anyone (managers, technical specialists and project team members) who needs a solid foundation in understanding professional project management techniques.

COURSE OUTLINE

Getting Started with Project Management 
• Understanding the components of project management 
Project Management and the Organization 
• Identifying organizational influences, project stakeholders and governance 
• An overview of the project life cycle 
Working with Project Management Processes 
• Project management processes and knowledge areas 
• Identify project information 
Initiating a Project 
• Develop a project charter 
• Identify project stakeholders 
Planning a Project 
• Develop a project management plan 
• Plan scope management 
• Collect project requirements 
• Define project scope 
Planning for Project Time Management 
• Plan schedule management 
• Define and sequence project activities 
• Estimate activity resources and duration
• Develop a project schedule
Planning Project Budget, Quality, and Communications 
• Plan project cost management 
• Plan quality management 
• Plan human resource management 
• Plan communications management
• Planning for risk, procurements, and stakeholder management 
Plan Risk Management 
• Identify risks 
• Perform qualitative and quantitative risk analysis 
• Plan for risk response 
• Plan project procurements 
• Plan stakeholder management 
Executing a Project 
• Direct and manage project work 
• Perform quality assurance 
• Acquire, develop and manage your project team 
• Manage communications 
• Conduct procurements 
• Manage stakeholder engagement 
Managing Project Work, Scope, Schedules, and Cost 
• Monitor and control project work 
• Perform integrated change control 
• Validate project scope 
• Control project scope, schedule and costs 
Controlling the Project 
• Control project quality, communications, project risks, project procurements and stakeholder engagement 
Closing a Project 
• Close project or phase

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