Project Management Essentials

September 16, 2020 - September 18, 2020

Unit 1114 Cityland Mega Plaza Bldg. Garnet Road, Ortigas Center 1600 Pasig


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Learn the essentials of project management taught online! Our course is completely redesigned for online course delivery.

Get ready to face the Project Economy! This three-session learner-centered course on project management is the ideal course for project managers who have little or no formal training on 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. Be an awesome project manager. Learn the essential skills of project management today.

This course is delivered as an online classroom plus offline work to maximize learning without the need to be physically present.

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

-Describe the basic concepts of project management

-Describe the different roles and responsibilities of the Project Manager, the PMO, and the Project Stakeholders

-Know the essential deliverables commonly used during Project Initiation

-Know the essential 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

Session 1

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 Charter

-Project Management Plan

Session 2

Project Planning

-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


-Creating a Project Schedule

-Supplemental readings on Cost, Quality, Resource, Communications, Risk, Procurement and Stakeholder Planning Activities

Session 3

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

Self Evaluation Exam

Course Duration

-3 days (1 three-hour online session per day plus individual assignments)

Course Prerequisites

-Participants must have stable access to the internet (preferably via DSL connection or better)

-Participants must have access to the internet through a desktop or laptop computer. The use of handheld devices such as mobile phones/tablets might impede the ability to participate effectively.

Delivery Methodologies

-Online Lecture and Discussion

-Individual Assignments

-Individual Readings

-Self-Evaluation Exams

This course is recommended for

-Project Managers and Project Team members with little or no formal PM training

-Project Executives

-Project Stakeholders

-Anyone involved in the development and implementation of projects

PMI, PMBOK, and the PMI Registered Education Provider Logo have registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Unit 1114 Cityland Mega Plaza Bldg. Garnet Road, Ortigas Center 1600 Pasig
September 16, 2020 to September 18, 2020