Project Management Fundamentals Online


Includes lifetime access

Course Overview

This course teaches you how to be a project manager.  You will learn project management fundamentals and best practices using PMI Methodology and PMBOK Standards.  This class will teach you how to build the project charter and the project management plan.  You will learn how to build the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), the Network Diagram and the Project Schedule.  You will also learn how to close a contract and close a project, establish lessons learned and customer satisfaction processes.


Learning Outcomes

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

  • Manage a project from initiation to close
  • Document the needs and priorities of key stakeholders
  • Develop an execution strategy that will fulfill stakeholders’ expectations
  • Assess project complexity and analyze scope to a suitable degree of granularity
  • Develop a project plan that balances scope, schedule, cost, and risk
  • Establish project controls to ensure a successful outcome
  • Monitor project activities and effectively assess progress
  • Report status and performance efficiently and effectively
  • Collect lessons learned and create a project archive that contributes to an organization’s experience base

Course Outline

  • Day 1
    • What is Project Management
    • What is in it for you (and your company)
    • The Role of the Project Manager
    • Initiating a Project and Identifying Stakeholders
    • Identifying Scope, Requirements and Tasks
    • Estimating Time and Scheduling Work
    • Develop Budget and Consider Make or Buy Decisions
  • Day 2
    • Consider Project Risk & Quality impacts on your Plan
    • Project Execution and Reporting
    • Monitoring for Variances and Change
    • Effective Stakeholder Engagement
    • Leading an Effective Team
    • Closing out the Project
    • Scenarios and Exercises


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