Comprehensive Project Management Basics

18 PDUs / contact hours

Most activities in business today have to be approached as a project. You will learn how a project is planned, managed and closed using the tools and techniques aligned with the best practices outlined in the Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

The focus of the workshop is on creating a plan that will allow a project manager or team member to know how the project is progressing and make the right decisions when it is off track. Our time will primarily be spent working in teams and developing the plan in order to ensure that once back at work you will not only be able to plan a project from A to Z but will also know when to skip certain parts of the plan and still keep risks at a reasonable level.

The knowledge gained in this workshop will not only help you run a project properly, it will also move you one step closer to qualifying for PMI’s internationally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification.

No prerequisites

This workshop is recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® and as such will provide 18 PDUs (Professional Development Units) / contact hours towards attaining or maintaining the Project Management Professional (PMP)® designation.

Professional Development Units are allocated according to the number of training hours completed by the student and may be granted by increments of 0.25 PDU for each 15 minutes of training. A participation certificate will be given to students who attend a minimum of 90% of the course.

  • Topics
  • Audience
  • Instructor
  • Defining the outputs and outcomes of the project (Scoping)
  • Developing the back bone of a project plan: Work Breakdown Structure, schedule, resource plan, and budget
  • Addressing quality, risk management and the communication plan
  • Estimating effort, duration and cost that reflect reality
  • Defining the resource needs and assigning tasks
  • Balancing time, cost, scope and quality
  • Determining and reporting project progress
  • Preventing and dealing with the typical problems associated with projects
  • Documentation, lessons learned and other essentials of closing a project
  • Project managers, leads, and others who would benefit from knowing how to properly plan a project and how to use the plan to manage results

Francine Durivage is a bilingual Performance Enhancement Specialist with over 20 years of experience. She has worked internationally helping organizations and governments redefine and refine their high impact objectives and delivery. Francine holds a MPM (Master of Project Management), an MCOD (Master Certificate in Organizational Development) and a B.A. in Psychology. Her energy and effective leadership enable her to strategically address the needs of today's managers in a practical and engaging way.

Thank you! The content of this course will be very useful for my work.

Select a session

April 19, 20, 21, 2017
8:30 - 16:00
$1,290.00
May 8, 9, 10, 2017
8:30 - 16:00
$1,290.00
June 19, 20, 21, 2017
8:00 - 15:30
$1,290.00
July 17, 18, 19, 2017
8:00 - 15:30
$1,290.00
August 21, 22, 23, 2017
8:00 - 15:30
$1,290.00
September 5, 6, 7, 2017
8:30 - 16:00
$1,355.00
October 4, 5, 6, 2017
8:30 - 16:00
$1,355.00
November 6, 7, 8, 2017
8:30 - 16:00
$1,355.00
December 18, 19, 20, 2017
8:30 - 16:00
$1,355.00
January 17, 18, 19, 2018
8:30 - 16:00
$1,355.00
February 26, 27, 28, 2018
8:30 - 16:00
$1,355.00
March 27, 28, 29, 2018
8:30 - 16:00
$1,355.00
April 23, 24, 25, 2018
8:30 - 16:00
$1,355.00
May 30, 31, June 1, 2018
8:00 - 15:30
$1,355.00
June 18, 19, 20, 2018
8:00 - 15:30
$1,355.00
July 18, 19, 20, 2018
8:00 - 15:30
$1,355.00
August 13, 14, 15, 2018
8:00 - 15:30
$1,355.00

PMP Certification = Earning Power 

According to a new global survey by PMI, the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification brings its holders 20% more in salary than uncertified practitioners. Click here to read the complete report.

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