Introduction to Project Management (PMBoK)


Project management has been proven to be the most effective method of delivering products within cost, schedule, and resource constraints. This intensive and hands-on course will provide a strong working knowledge of the basics of project management and students will be able to immediately use that knowledge to effectively manage work projects.


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16 Lessons

Module I – Projects, Programmes, Portfolios?

Identifying the key characteristics of a project, defining and identifying the main aspects of project management, defining the roles and responsibilities of a project manager and the components of a project’s life cycle.
What is a Project
What is Project Management?
The Role of the Project Manager
Terms Project Managers Use
The Project Life Cycle

Module II – Project Management Knowledge Areas & Project Management Plan?

Introduction to the (10) Knowledge areas of project management: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Procurement, Human Resources, Communications, Risk Management and Stakeholder Management.

Module III- THE Project Charter & Stakeholder Management?

Illustrates the importance of creating and maintaining a Project Charter and reviews some of the inputs, tools and techniques used to create a Project Charter, as well as highlight some of the benefits from using a Project Charter and how these benefits can help reduce risks and pitfalls

Module IV- Project Scope Management & The Triple Constraint?

Any changes to the scope must be evaluated for its effect on time, cost, risk, quality, resources and customer satisfaction. This is referred to as the Triple Constraint. In this section we will also look at tools such as the Work Breakdown Structure and introduce you to the Gantt Chart.

Module V – Risk Management?

How to identify and document risk and why a proactive approach to risk management is necessary. Risk mitigation strategies and when to apply them and how to prioritize risks by assessing their probability and impact.

Final Activity – Gantt Chart

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