Project Management Essentials

Crossworks Training and Consulting Corp.

Date Time: May 22, 2023 | 9:00 am
Time Zone: GMT+8:00 China Taiwan Time

Total Hours

16 Hrs

Learn the essentials of project management. We are a PMI Authorized Training Provider.

Get ready to face the Project Economy! This two-day activity-based, learner-centered course on project management is ideal for project managers with little or no formal training in project management. It is based on the A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)® Guide 6th Edition, the de facto global standard on project management. Whether you are working on Waterfall or Agile projects, this course is suited for you.

Participants are immersed in accurate world simulations using standard project management tools and techniques in a gamified environment for optimum learning, retention, and fun. Be an excellent project manager. Learn the essential skills of project management today.

At the end of this course, participants should be able to

  • Describe the basic concepts of project management
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of the Project Manager, the PMO, and the Project Stakeholders.
  • Know the essential deliverables commonly used during Project Initiation
  • Know the vital activities and deliverables during Project Planning
  • Know the essential activities and deliverables during Project Execution
  • Know the essential activities and deliverables during Project Monitoring and Controlling
  • Know the essential activities and deliverables during Project Closing

Course Outline

• Introductory Concepts on Project Management

  • Projects, Programs, and Portfolios
  • Projects and Operations
  • Project Phases
  • Project Management Knowledge Areas
  • The Project Manager
  • PM 101
  • The Project Management Office (PMO)
  • The Project Stakeholders

• Project Initiation

  • The Business Case
  • The Project Charter

• Project Planning

  • The Project Management Plan
  • The Work Breakdown Structure
  • The Activity List
  • Work vs. Duration
  • Logical Dependencies
  • Mandatory vs. Discretionary Dependencies
  • Leads and Lags
  • The Schedule Network Diagram
  • The Critical Path
  • Schedule Compression Techniques
  • The Project Schedule
  • Cost Budgeting
  • Quality Planning
  • Resource Planning
  • Communication Planning
  • Risk Planning
  • Procurement Planning
  • Stakeholder Analysis

• Project Executing

  • Acquiring and Developing Resources
  • Performance Reporting
  • Managing Stakeholder Engagement

• Project Monitoring and Controlling

  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Risk Register
  • Integrated Change Control

• Project Closing

  • Lessons Learned Register
  • Project Closure

Course Duration

  • Two full days

Delivery Methodologies

  • Lecture
  • Team-based activities
  • Individual activities
  • Quizzes
  • Plenary Discussions

This course is recommended for

  • Project Managers and Project Team members with some experience in leading or directing projects
  • Project Executives and Project Stakeholders who would like in-depth knowledge of project management according to the PMBOK® Guide and other project management materials
  • Anyone planning on taking up the PMP certification exam
  • Anyone who would like to acquire complete and comprehensive knowledge of project management


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