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Project Management Essentials

Course Summary

1.0 day
Course Overview

Successfully managing a project requires effective planning and adherence to the industry's best practices in every step of the process. By understanding the fundamentals of project management, you will be better prepared to initiate a project in your organization and position it for success. In this course, you will identify effective project management practices and their related processes.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Identify the key processes and requirements of project management
Initiate a project
Plan for time and cost
Plan for project risks, communication, and change control
Manage a project
Execute the project closeout phase

Topics Covered

Getting started with project management
Describe a project
Describe the project management life cycle
Identify the role of a project manager
Initiating a project
Determine the scope of a project
Identify the skills for a project team
Identify the risks to a project
Planning for time and cost
Create a work breakdown structure
Sequence the activities
Create a project schedule
Determine project costs
Planning for project risks, communication, and change control
Analyze the risks to a project
Create a communication plan
Plan for change control
Managing a project
Begin project work
Execute the project plan
Track project progress
Report performance
Implement change control
Executing the project closeout phase
Close a project
Create a final report


Avalon Foster Group, LLC
1300 Proline Place
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Call: 717-398-5066


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