Managing and Leading Successful Projects

Overview

Overview

Course Description

This three-day course provides participants with a solid foundation of PMI’s project management methodology, using the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Sixth Edition as the source material to create and track a realistic plan. Participants will choose a real-world project taken directly from their industry, and apply the PMI processes involved in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing a project. Participants will engage in numerous discussion groups focusing on best practices, as well as complete numerous templates for their real-world projects. Participants take all electronic templates and completed exercises with them after the class. This course is designed for project managers, project team leaders, and team members transitioning into project manager or project team leader roles.

Prerequisites

General familiarity with project management concepts helpful.

Course Outline

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Project Management Introduction

  • Project Management Introduction Overview
  • Defining Projects (1.2.1)
  • The Importance of Project Management (1.2.2)
  • Project, Program, Portfolio and Operations Management (1.2.3)
  • Key Components (1.2.4)
  • Project Management Process Groups
  • Project Management Knowledge Areas
  • Project Data, Information, and Reports
  • Tailoring
  • Project Management Business Documents (1.2.6)
  • Success Measurements

Lesson 2: The Environment in Which Projects Operate

  • The Environment in Which Projects Operate Overview
  • Enterprise Environmental Factors (2.2)
  • Organizational Process Assets (2.3)
  • Organizational Systems (2.4)
  • Governance Frameworks (2.4.2)
  • Management Elements (2.4.3)
  • Organizational Structure Types (2.4.4)
  • Project Management Office

Lesson 3: The Role of the Project Manager

  • The Role of the Project Manager Overview (3.1)
  • The Project Manager’s Sphere of Influence (3.3)
  • Project Management Competencies (3.4)
  • Leadership: Politics, Power, and Getting Things Done (3.4)
  • Levels of Skills Capability (3.4)
  • Competency Model
  • Comparison of Leadership and Management (3.4.5)
  • Leadership Styles (3.4.5)
  • Personality (3.4.5)
  • Performing Integration (3.5)
  • Navigating Complexity: A Practice Guide

Lesson 4: Initiating Processes

  • Initiating Process Group Overview
  • Develop Project Charter (4.1)
  • Identify Stakeholders (13.1)

Lesson 5: Planning Processes

  • Planning Process Group Overview
  • Section A: Management Plans
    • Develop Project Management Plan (4.2)
    • Subsidiary Management Plans
    • Plan Scope Management (5.1)
    • Plan Schedule Management (6.1)
    • Plan Cost Management (7.1)
    • Plan Quality Management (8.1)
    • Plan Resource Management (9.1)
    • Plan Communications Management (10.1)
    • Plan Risk Management (11.1)
    • Plan Procurement Management (12.1)
    • Plan Stakeholder Engagement (13.2)
    • Change Management Plan and Configuration Management Plan (4.1)
  • Section B: Scope, Schedule, and Cost Processes
    • Collect Requirements (5.2)
    • Define Scope (5.3)
    • Create WBS (5.4)
    • Define Activities (6.2)
    • Sequence Activities (6.3)
    • Estimate Activity Resources (9.2)
    • Estimate Activity Durations (6.4)
    • Develop Schedule (6.5)
    • Overview: Cost Planning Processes
    • Estimate Costs (7.2)
    • Determine Budget (7.3)
  • Section C: Risk Processes
    • Identify Risks (11.2)
    • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis (11.3)
    • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis (11.4)
    • Plan Risk Responses (11.5)

Lesson 6: Executing Processes

  • Executing Processes Overview
  • Direct and Manage Project Work (4.3)
  • Manage Project Knowledge (4.4)
  • Manage Quality (8.2)
  • Acquire Resources (9.3)
  • Develop Team (9.4)
  • Manage Team (9.5)
  • Manage Communications (10.2)
  • Implement Risk Responses (11.6)
  • Conduct Procurements (12.2)
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement (13.3)

Lesson 7: Monitoring and Controlling Processes

  • Monitoring and Controlling Process Group Overview
  • Monitor and Control Project Work (4.5)
  • Perform Integrated Change Control (4.6)
  • Validate Scope (5.5)
  • Control Scope (5.6)
  • Control Schedule (6.6)
  • Control Costs (7.4)
  • Control Quality (8.3)
  • Control Resources (9.6)
  • Monitor Communications (10.3)
  • Monitor Risks (11.7)
  • Control Procurements (12.3)
  • Monitor Stakeholder Engagement (13.4)

Lesson 8: Closing Processes

  • Closing Process Group Overview
  • Close Project or Phase (4.7)

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Cost

$1,650.00

Course Code

FRCPRO-9

Course Duration

3

Instructions Method

Instructor Led
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