Project Management Fundamentals

Project Management Fundamentals

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Course Overview

This course introduces students to project management fundamentals. Topics covered include project management basics, types of projects, building the team and schedule, creating the budget, execution, and more.

Course Introduction

Course Introduction

Module 1 - Getting Started

Getting Started

Instructor Introduction

Course Objectives

Agenda

Module 2 - Project Management Basics

Project Management Basics

PMI’s PMBOK

What is a Project?

Attributes of a Project

Examples of Projects

What is Project Management

Project Constraints

“The Iron Triangle”

Scope

Cost

Time

How do we make this happen?

The Fundamental Project Life Cycle

The Project Life Cycle

Fundamental Project Management Process

Outputs Examples

Unforeseen Circumstances

Recommendations

Words of Wisdom

The Tools

Fundamental Project Management Tools

Fundamental Project Management Processes and Tools

The People

Objectives

Stakeholder

Customer

Sponsor

Team Members

Management

Project Manager’s Role

Project Manager’s Responsibilities

Time Management Matrix

Time IS Money

The Benefits of Project Management

Summary

Agenda

Module 3 - Where Do Projects Come From

Where Do Projects Come From

Types of Organizations

Enterprise Portfolio Management

The Agenda

BM101

Mission

Vision

Goals

Business Strategy

Management By Objectives

Balanced Scorecard Approach

Balanced Goals

Objectives

SMART Objectives from Balanced Goals

Key Performance Indicators

Action Plans

BM101 Summary

Project Management 101

PM Quotes

Phases and Knowledge Areas

10 Knowledge Areas Aligned

The Project Triangle

PM101

Programs

Portfolio

PM101 Summary

Enterprise Portfolio Management

The Connection

The Enterprise V Plans

The Enterprise V Objectives

The Enterprise V Programs

The Enterprise V Portfolio

Another View

Enterprise Portfolio Management Versus Program & Project Management

Summary

Why Great ROI?

But why is it necessary?

Matrix Organization Structure

Review Cadence

How Projects Are Selected

Objectives

Needs Identification

Business Case

Enterprise Portfolio Management

Proposing Projects

Project Selection

“The Funnel Flowchart”

Project Prioritization Exercise

Thirst Beverage Corporation

Project Challenge

Agenda

Module 4 - Types of Projects

Types of Projects

Predictive Versus Agile

Predictive Versus Agile Project Management

Traditional Versus Agile Project Management

Predictive Versus Agile

The Predictive Project Life Cycle

An Agile Project Life Cycle

The Scrum Framework - Modified

An Agile Project Life Cycle

The Big Picture

The Divide

Agenda

Module 5 - Initiation

Initiation

Our Project

Setup

6 Essential Features for a PMIS

PMIS Examples

Leveraging Microsoft Teams

PMI’s Project Life Cycle

Fundamental Project Management Processes and Tools

Project Charter

Leveraging Microsoft Teams

Creating a Project Charter

Fundamental Project Management Processes and Tools

Stakeholder Register

Leveraging Microsoft Teams

Creating a Project Charter

“The Iron Triangle”

Agenda

Module 6 - Building the Team

Building the Team

The Fundamental Project Life Cycle

Build a High Performing Team

Benefits of a High Performing Team

Stages of Team Development

Team Charter

Working Agreement

Leveraging Microsoft Teams

Being a Good Leader

Being a Servant Leader

Servant Leader

Kickoff Meeting

Conducting Effective Meetings

Agenda

Module 7 - Building the Schedule

Building the Schedule

The Fundamental Project Life Cycle

Fundamental Project Management Processes and Tools

What a Schedule looks like….according to Google

Benefits of a Project Schedule

Aligning To PMI

Steps to Build a Schedule

1 Plan Schedule Management

Our project

Steps to Build a Schedule

Project Schedule….according to PMI

How to Define Activities

What Does It Look Like?

Option 2 – WBS* by Work Package

Option 3 - WBS By Phase

Steps to Build a Schedule

Leveraging Microsoft Teams

“The Iron Triangle”

Microsoft Scheduling Tool Capability Model

Project Schedule in Excel

Project Schedule in Microsoft Project

Project Schedule in Project Online

Agenda

Module 8 - Creating the Budget

Creating the Budget

The Fundamental Project Life Cycle

Project Cost Management

General Notes

Types of Costs

What is a budget?

Aligning To PMI

Steps to Create a Budget

1. Plan Cost Management

The Budget Tool

Microsoft Scheduling Tool Capability Model

Estimated Costs and Budget in Microsoft Project

“The Iron Triangle”

Agenda

Module 9 - Planning Wrap Up

Planning Wrap Up

“The Iron Triangle”

The Fundamental Project Life Cycle

Perform Analysis

Obtain Approval

Save a Baseline

Aligning to PMI

Progressive Elaboration

Agenda

Module 10 - Execution

Execution

The Fundamental Project Life Cycle

Fundamental Project Management Processes and Tools

Managing Your Project

Update Schedule and Actual Costs

Managing Your Project

Fundamental Project Management Processes and Tools

Risks

Aligning To PMI

Risk Management

Risk Management Processes

Risk Register

Risk Management

Risk Probability Impact Assessment

Managing Your Project

Issues

Fundamental Project Management Processes and Tools

Issue Log

Project Status Report

Agenda

Module 11A - Monitor and Control

Monitor and Control

What is Monitor and Control?

What should you monitor?

Project Control

Project Control Principles

Control Scope

What should you monitor?

Control Schedule

Control Costs

Module 11B - Earned Value Management

Progress Monitoring

Earned Value Management

Earned Value Analysis

Our Project

Pipeline Project

The Process to Set Up

Pipeline Schedule

Baseline Cost over Time

Performance Measures

Baselined Cost - Timephased

PV – Planned Value

The Process to Maintain

Performing Analysis

Performance Measures

EV – Earned Value

Performance Measures

AC – Actual Cost

Variances

Cost Variance

Schedule Variance

Total Variance

Graphical Representation

Microsoft Project – Math Check!

Visual Reports in MS Project

Report Exported from MS Project to Excel

Aligning with Reality

Revised Plan

Reschedule Uncomplete Work in MS Project

The Moral of the Story

Performance Indexes

Cost Performance Index

Schedule Performance Index

Completion Metrics

The Process to Maintain

Project Status as of 4/30

Microsoft Project Math Check!

Why Measure?

What should you monitor?

Module 11C - Other Items to Monitor

What should you monitor?

Risk Monitor and Control

Control Issues

Manage Stakeholder Engagement

Control Documents

Control The Product, Service or Result

Quality Terms and Definitions

7 Basic Quality Tools

Controlling Quality

Module 11D - Controlling Changes

Controlling Changes

Example Change Request Process

Agenda

Module 12 - Closure

Closure

Fundamental Project Management Processes and Tools

Customer Feedback

Customer Feedback Survey

Lessons Learned

Fundamental Project Management Processes and Tools

Project Summary Report

Performance Evaluations

Documentation Close-out

Celebration

Agenda

Module 13 - Course Wrap Up

Course Wrap Up

Project Procurement Management

Typical Steps

Procurement Statement of Work

Bid Document

Contract

Types of Contracts

Control Procurements

Close Procurements

Congratulations!

Objectives Review

Agenda


Project Management Fundamentals
tag icon Price $84.99
tag icon Instrutor 1
tag icon Duration 6h 32m
tag icon Lessons 10
tag icon Access 12 Months
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