This course enhances project management competencies with a focus on value-adding activities to increase effectiveness of projects. The course is essential for PMP certified project managers or experienced practitioners (including Program and Portfolio Managers) who want to further refine their project management.
Duration Learning Credits
1 day-8 hours of 8 PDU’s
Public Classroom Pricing:
Early Bird Price: USD 595.00
Regular Price: USD 795.00
Instructor-Led Virtual Live Pricing:
Early Bird Price: USD 495.00
Regular Price: USD 695.00
Private Group/ In-House Learning:
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yourself with a special pricing and request
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Section 1: Concepts, Methodology and Lifecycle review
Section 2: Project Initiation
● Project Charter Essentials
● Stakeholder Analysis – Taking it up a notch
Section 3: Project Planning – Managing what Matters
● Refresher – Planning scope, Time and Cost
● Focusing on what matters
● Planning Risk
● Planning Quality
● Planning Communication
● Establishing a charge control mechanism
Section 4: Project Execution and Control
● Managing Human Resources
● Project Status and Reporting
● Project Controls
Section 5: Closing a Project
● Performing Proper closeout
● Identifying and Implementing Meaningful Lessons
Section 6: Project Integration: Putting it all together
● Project Managers
● Program Managers
● Portfolio Managers
Individuals certified at this level will have demonstrated their ability to:
● Identify key contributors to project failure and apply specific project management techniques to reduce those causes.
● Perform project initiation activities in a meaningful way to build a solid project foundation.
● Construct a robust communication that involves a “team contract” to ensure effective and efficient communication throughout the project.
● Explore key areas of project risk, assess their impact and identify options for responding.
● Discuss the area of quality planning and the measurement of the cost of quality.
● Review planning practices and approaches to establish a realistic project definition and approach.
● Plan specific actions to overcome key challenges of working within a Matrix Organization.
● Apply techniques to reduce scope creep during project planning, monitoring, and control.
● Compare current project status to the original plan to identify potential problems and make proactive decisions based on accurate data.
● Perform project control activities to ensure realistic reporting and to allow preventive and corrective action where required.
● Recognize elements of a properly closed out project, and avoid the “project that never dies” syndrome.