Project Management training (PMP)


(Caroline Mutembei) #1

Synopsis

In recent years project management skills have transitioned to encompass organizational staff at all levels than just the sole preserve of the specialist project manager. Everybody now recognizes the importance of delivering business results to specification, on time and within budget. The ability to successfully manage projects from beginning to end, no matter their size, is a highly desirable skill. As the project progresses through its various life cycle stages, project managers and their teams must be able to adapt themselves to the changing demands of the project. Adept project managers will ensure project success and help organization and individuals exceed stakeholder expectations.

Course Objective and Design

This course is based on the best and most current thinking in the field of project management and employs the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) approach and best practice. This course will see the use of case studies, team exercises, and practical project simulation using scheduling tools to reinforce learning. At the end of the course, participants will gain mastery of project planning and steering the project span to meet overall project objectives.

Who Should Study If you’re an experienced project manager responsible for all aspects of project delivery, leading and directing cross-functional teams, then the PMP is the right choice for you. The course is also intended for first time or new project managers, business managers and project team members with little or no formal project management training.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Apply an advanced knowledge of Project Management based on A guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide ), Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc. 2013
  • Foster professional development through awareness of best practices and methodologies used in Project Management Gain knowledge of core management principles in preparation for the PMP® certification examination.
    

Course Content

Module 1: PMP® Exam Preparation Overview

This module explores the PMP Certification, what it is like and the material it covers.

Lessons

  • Understanding and Utilizing Course Materials
  • Project Management Institute
    
  • PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
    
  • International Organization for Standardization
    
  • About the PMP Exam
    
  • Study Tips and Preparation
    
  • Individual Assessment
    

After completing this module, students will be familiar with:

  • PMIs Professional Responsibility
  • PMP Exam Application
    
  • PMP Exam Blueprint
    

Module 2: PMBOK® Guide Content and Foundational Concepts

The purpose of this module is to introduce foundational terms and concepts.

Lessons

  • Project versus Operations
  • Key Definitions
    
  • Life Cycles
    
  • Project Management Process Groups
    
  • Project Environment
    
  • Organizational Structures
    
  • Project Constraints
    

After completing this module, students will be able to define:

  • Key Project Management Terms

Module 3:* Project Management Framework**

This module builds a “foundation” for the students’ understanding of Project Management Institute (PMI’s) processes, inputs, tools & techniques, and outputs.

Lessons

  • Project Management Processes
  • Process Groups
    
  • Process Interactions
    
  • Knowledge Areas​
    

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Have an understanding ofthe five Project Management Processes and the ten Knowledge Areas

Understand how the ten Knowledge Areas are mapped and interact with the five Project Management Processes

Module 4: Project Integration Management

Project Integration includes the processes and activities to identify, define, combine, unify and coordinate the various processes and project management activities within the Project Management Process Groups.

Lessons: Project Integration Management Overview

  • Develop Project Charter Process Overview
  • Develop Project Management Plan Process Overview
    
  • Direct and Manage Project Work Process Overview
    
  • Monitor and Control Project Work Process Overview
    
  • Perform Integrated Change Control Process Overview
    
  • Close Project or Phase Process Overview
    

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Have an understanding of Project Integration Management
  • Understand how the six Integration Management processes fit together and interact with each other
    

Module 5:* Project Scope Management**

The purpose of this module is to introduce Scope Management which is a presentation of logical processes to understand requirements, define, breakdown, and control the scope of the project, and verify that the project was completed correctly.

Lessons: Project Scope Management Overview

* Plan Scope Management Process Overview
  • Collect Requirements Process Overview
    
  • Define Scope Process Overview
    
  • Create WBS Process Overview
    
  • Validate Scope Process Overview
    
  • Control Scope Process Overview
    

After completing this module, students will be able to:

1. Have an understanding of Project Scope Management
  1. Understand how the Scope Management processes fit together and interact with each other
    

Module 6: Project Time Management

The purpose of this module is to introduce Project Time Management which is concerned primarily with resources, activities, scheduling and schedule management.

Lessons: Project Time Management Overview

  • Plan Schedule Management Process Overview
  • Define Activities Process Overview
    
  • Sequence Activities Process Overview
    
  • Estimate Activity Resources Process Overview
    
  • Estimate Activity Durations Process Overview
    
  • Develop Schedule Process Overview
    
  • Control Schedule Process Overview
    

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Have an understanding of Project Time Management
  • Understand how the Time Management processes fit together and interact with each other
    
  • Calculate the Critical Path
    

Module 7: Project Cost Management

The purpose of this module is to introduce Project Cost Management which is concerned with planning, quantifying and measuring costs.

Lessons: Project Cost Management Overview

  • Plan Cost Management Process Overview
  • Estimate Costs Process Overview
    
  • Determine Budget Process Overview
    
  • Control Costs Process Overview
    

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • * Have an understanding of Project Cost Management
    
  • Understand how the Cost Management processes fit together and interact with each other
    
  • Utilize different Earned Value Methods
    

Module 8: Project Quality Management

The purpose of this module is to introduce Project Quality Management which includes the organizational processes that determine quality policies, objectives, and responsibilities.

Lessons: Project Quality Management Overview

  • Quality Management Concepts and Theories
  • Plan Quality Management Process Overview
    
  • Perform Quality Assurance Process Overview
    
  • Control Quality Process Overview
    

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Have an understanding of Project Quality Management
  • Understand how the Quality Management processes fit together and interact with each other
    
  • Calculate Standard Deviations​
    

Module 9: Project Human Resource Management

The purpose of this module is to introduce Human Resource Management which focuses on roles and responsibilities, motivational theories, forms of power, and leadership styles.

Lessons: Project Human Resource Management Overview

  • Plan Human Resource Management Process Overview
  • Acquire Project Team Process Overview
    
  • Develop Project Team Process Overview
    
  • Manage Project Team Process Overview
    

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Have an understanding of Human Resource Management
  • Understand how the Human Resource Management processes fit together and interact with each other
    

Module 10: Project Communications Management

The purpose of this module is to introduce Communications Management which focuses on understanding who your stakeholders are and what they need. Communications Management also requires that the project manager accurately report on the project status, performance, change and earned value, and that the project manager play close attention to controlling the information to ensure that the communication plan is working as intended.

Lessons: Project Communications Management Overview

  • Plan Communications Management Process Overview
  • Manage Communications Process Overview
    
  • Control Communications Process Overview
    

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Have an understanding of Communications Management
  • Understand how the Communications Management processes fit together and interact with each other
    

Module 11: Project Risk Management

The purpose of this module is to introduce Risk Management. The project manager must understand how to anticipate and identify risk, how to quantify and qualify risk and how to plan for risks.

Lessons: Project Risk Management Overview

Plan Risk Management Process Overview

  • Identify Risks Process Overview
    
  • Perform Qualitative Analysis Process Overview
    
  • Perform Quantitative Analysis Process Overview
    
  • Plan Risk Responses Process Overview
    
  • Control Risks Process Overview
    

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Have an understanding of Risk Management
  • Understand how the Risk Management processes fit together and interact with each other
    

Module 12: Project Procurement Management

The purpose of this module is to introduce Procurement Management, which is the set of processes performed to obtain goods, services, or scope, from outside the organization.

Lessons: Project Procurement Management Overview

  • Plan Procurement Management Process Overview
  • Conduct Procurements Process Overview
    
  • Control Procurements Process Overview
    
  • Close Procurements Process Overview
    

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Have an understanding of Procurement Management
  • Understand how the Procurement Management processes fit together and interact with each other
    

Module 13: Project Stakeholder Management

The purpose of this module is to introduce Stakeholder Management. In this Knowledge Area people, groups or organizations are identified, stakeholder expectations are analysed and appropriate management strategies are developed.

Lessons: Project Stakeholder Management Overview

  • Identify Stakeholders Process Overview
  • Plan Stakeholder Management Process Overview
    
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement Process Overview
    
  • Control Stakeholder Engagement Process Overview
    

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Have an understanding of Stakeholder Management
  • Understand how the Stakeholder Management processes fit together and interact with each other​
    

Fee information:
$800 per person for training only.

Training plus Exams costs $1200

The fee is exclusive of 16% VAT
group training there is a discount

VENUE
computer learning centre-KENYA
DATES:
06 March-10th March 2017

CONTACT PERSON
Caroline.mutembei
email:[email protected]
skype:caroline.mutembei or call 0718018948