Fundamentals of Project Management

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Fundamentals of Project Management
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Introduction

In an environment of continuous change, organizations need to have efficient and effective management of the projects they undertake to improve their competitiveness.

This course introduces students to the basics and best practices in project management that will allow them to manage projects with the highest guarantees of success, providing them with a homogeneous set of basic knowledge for effective management of projects.

The course provides an overview of the life cycle of project management by working with each of the five process groups defined in the Project Management Institute (PMI)’s PMBOK Guide®: Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring/Controlling, and Closing.

The course is presented from the perspective of IT Project management, also introducing concepts of Agile Project Management.

Objectives

At the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify and understand the role of the Project Manager
  • Correctly defines the scope of a project
  • Design a viable and effective project plan
  • Adequately monitor the development of the project
  • Successfully close a project
  • Anticipate the events and risks of a project
  • Confront new situations in a project
  • Be able to adapt management methods and procedures to different types of projects

Student Profile

This course is designed for anyone who is participating or is going to participate in the execution of projects, regardless of their level of responsibility. Directors or novice project managers, analysts with responsibility for projects, team leaders, and, in general, anyone who should know the basics of carrying out a successful project.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to attend this course.

Course Materials

Each student will receive a copy of the course documentation prepared by Netmind.

Methodology

Engaging and interactive face-to-face course. Our instructors teach all course materials using the demonstrative method; the participants learn new concepts through exercises and real application practices.

Certification

There isn’t an official certification associated with this course. However, students will earn 28 credit hours for their attendance.

Accreditation

A certificate of attendance will be issued to students who attend the course for at least 75% of the duration.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Fundamentals of Project Management
    1. What is a project
    2. Projects, programs, and portfolio
    3. Project Management
    4. The phases of the life cycle of a project
    5. Predictive and agile projects
    6. Project Management Stages
  3. Initiating the Project
    1. View
    2. Stakeholder  Management
    3. Project organization
    4. Estimates
    5. Business case
    6. Project Constitution Act
  4. Planning the Project
    1. Gradual planning
    2. Scope
    3. Develop the timeline
    4. Risk Management
    5. Quality Management
    6. Project Plan Authorization
  5. Executing the Project
    1. Coordination
    2. WP  Skills
    3. RACI  Matrix
    4. The kick-off
    5. Crisis management
    6. Supplier  Management
  6. Monitoring and controlling the project
    1. Tracking progress
    2. Kanban panels and visual management
    3. Value technique won (EVM)
    4. Correct deviations
    5. Preparing reports
  7. Closing the Project

Public Classes

Currently, we don't have any public sessions of this course scheduled. Please let us know if you are interested in adding a session.

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Course Details

Reference

JJM 100B

Duration

4 days

Delivery Mode

Virtual, Face-to-Face
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