You will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) to successfully manage projects. This course is designed for persons who have on the job experience performing project management tasks, whether or not project manager is their formal job role, who are not certified project management professionals, and who might or might not have received formal project management training. The course is appropriate for these persons if they wish to develop professionally, increase their project management skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to project management, seek career advancement by moving into a formal project manager job role, as well as to apply for Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI®) Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
describe professional project management.
initiate a project.
plan project work.
develop project schedules.
develop cost estimates and budgets.
plan project quality, staffing, and communications.
analyze risks and plan risk responses.
plan project procurements.
execute project work.
manage project procurement.
monitor and control project work.
monitor and control project schedule and costs.
monitor and control project performance and quality.
monitor and control project risks and procurements.
close the project.
Lesson 1: Examining Professional Project Management
Topic 1A: Identify Project Management Processes
Topic 1B: Identify Professional and Social Responsibilities
Topic 1C: Identify the Interpersonal Skills Required for a Project Manager
Lesson 2: Initiating a Project
Topic 2A: Examine the Project Management Context
Topic 2B: Examine Project Selection
Topic 2C: Prepare a Project Statement of Work
Topic 2D: Create a Project Charter
Topic 2E: Identify Project Stakeholders
Lesson 3: Planning Project Work
Topic 3A: Identify the Elements of a Project Management Plan
Topic 3B: Document Stakeholder Requirements
Topic 3C: Create a Scope Statement
Topic 3D: Develop a Work Breakdown Structure
Lesson 4: Developing Project Schedules
Topic 4A: Create an Activity List
Topic 4B: Create a Project Schedule Network Diagram
Topic 4C: Estimate Activity Resources
Topic 4D: Estimate Duration for Project Activities
Topic 4E: Develop a Project Schedule
Topic 4F: Identify the Critical Path
Topic 4G: Optimize the Project Schedule
Topic 4H: Establish a Schedule Baseline
Lesson 5: Developing Cost Estimates and Budgets
Topic 5A: Estimate Project Costs
Topic 5B: Estimate the Cost Baseline
Topic 5C: Reconcile Funding and Costs
Lesson 6: Planning Project Quality, Staffing, and Communications
Topic 6A: Create a Quality Management Plan
Topic 6B: Document the Project Roles, Responsibilities, and Reporting Relationships
Topic 6C: Create a Communications Management Plan
Lesson 7: Analyzing Risks and Planning Risk Responses
Topic 7A: Examine a Risk Management Plan
Topic 7B: Identify Project Risks and Triggers
Topic 7C: Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
Topic 7D: Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
Topic 7E: Develop a Risk Response Plan
Lesson 8: Planning Project Procurements
Topic 8A: Plan Project Procurements
Topic 8B: Prepare a Procurement Statement of Work
Topic 8C: Prepare a Procurement Document
Lesson 9: Executing Project Work
Topic 9A: Identify the Direct and Manage Project Execution Process
Topic 9B: Execute a Quality Assurance Plan
Topic 9C: Acquire the Project Team
Topic 9D: Develop the Project Team
Topic 9E: Manage the Project Team
Topic 9F: Distribute Project Information
Topic 9G: Manage Stakeholder Relationships and Expectations
Lesson 10: Managing Project Procurement
Topic 10A: Examine the Conduct Procurements Process
Topic 10B: Obtain Responses from Sellers
Topic 10C: Determine Project Sellers
Lesson 11: Monitoring and Controlling Project Work
Topic 11A: Identify the Monitor and Control Project Work Process
Topic 11B: Develop an Integrated Change Control System
Topic 11C: Utilize the Integrated Change Control System
Topic 11D: Review Deliverables and Work Results
Topic 11E: Control the Project Scope
Lesson 12: Monitoring and Controlling Project Schedule and Costs
Topic 12A: Control the Project Schedule
Topic 12B: Control Project Costs
Lesson 13: Monitoring and Controlling Project Performance and Quality
Topic 13A: Perform Quality Control
Topic 13B: Report on Project Performance
Lesson 14: Monitoring and Controlling Project Risks and Procurements
Topic 14A: Monitor and Control Project Risks
Topic 14B: Administer Project Procurements
Lesson 15: Closing the Project
Topic 15A: Close Project Procurements
Topic 15B: Close the Project or Phase Administratively
Appendix A: PMP Certification MappingAppendix B: Updates to the PMBOK® Fourth Edition Guide
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