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Maximize your training dollar & earn 35 PDU's in this week-long Project Management course bundle. This 5 day bundle includes : PM01 Project Planning for Success, PM02 Project Execution & Control, & PM03 Scope Definition for Large, Complex Projects.


 
Course Outline
Maximize your training dollar and earn 35 PDU's in this weeklong Project Management course bundle.   This 5 day bundle includes courses PM01 Project Planning for Success, PM02 Project Execution and Control, and PM03 Scope Definition for Large, Complex Projects

What you will learn
    * The 5 key steps to project planning
    * Direct answers to real world planning needs
    * How to estimate project deliverables
    * To understand the planning competencies as defined in the Project
    * Management Body of Knowledge of the Project Management Institute
    * The project planning and control model including outcomes during project control
    * How to optimize the project plan and establish the project baseline
    * How to manage scope changes, issues and assumptions, earned value and project performance trends
    * How to manage risk, communications, quality and team performance
    * How to track and manage time and cost variances during project execution
    * How to close the project €" including team, administrative and client processes
    * To develop a project charter for large, complex projects
    * To develop a WBS for a large, complex project using product development flow diagramming as a tool
    * The value of the team approach to project scope development
    * To apply the need for different visibilities of the WBS

Seminar Outline
Introduction
Key concepts and definitions €" Benefits - Project life cycle concepts €" The matrix approach €" Bates project planning and control process €" Corporate planning considerations

Scope Definition
Developing the project charter €" workshop - Developing the work breakdown structure €" workshop €" Developing the responsibility list

Work Package Planning (Project Deliverables)
Defining the work package €" Estimating human resources and other requirements €" The work package schedule €" the work package budget

Schedule Planning
Steps to develop the schedule €" Selection of a scheduling technique €" CPM barcharting €" workshop €" Traditional and time critical scheduling €" Schedule and resource analysis €" Shortening the schedule - workshop

Budget Planning
Determining budget requirements €" Developing a performance budget

Facilitating Processes
Risk management in the planning phase €" Communications management in the planning phase €" Quality management in the planning phase €" Procurement management in the planning phase €" Human resource management in the planning phase

Completing the Plan
Negotiating differences - Updating the project charter and obtain project plan approval €" Preparing to implement the project plan €"  workshop €" Team presentations: the project plan

Implementing the Plan for Execution
Optimizing the project plan €" Optimization dashboard €" Establishing the project baseline €" demonstration €" Metrics for project control €" demonstration €" Transition from planning to execution: project kick-off and team mobilization €" Administering the project: Project workbook, project repository, issues management, project update process

Project Execution and Control
Project scope control: change management objectives, change process model €" Time and cost control: Time keeping, earned value analysis, updating process and work package and project levels, demonstration, trend analysis €" Performance reporting €" Execution and control of facilitating processes

Project Closure
Administrative closeout €" Project assessment/evaluation €" Project close-out report €" Project close-out process

Definitions
Special characteristics of large complex projects €" Life cycle effect on planning €" The complete project model €" The project planning model €" Software support for scope definition €" Executive needs €" Impact of sophisticated communications and software systems

Project Charter Development
The project charter

Hierarchy of project charters
    * The format
    * Project definition: Clear project purpose
    * Product definition
    * Scoping statements

Project parameters:
    * Schedule and budget objectives with class of estimates applied
    * Known constraints
    * Assumptions
    * Risk assessment
    * Project charter workshop

Advanced WBS Approaches

WBS planning considerations:
    * Team approach to WBS development
    * Multiple product projects/programs
    * Using product development flow diagramming €" Importance of the WBS dictionary
    * Different visibilities of the WBS
    * WBS workshop

Conclusion
Prerequisites & Certificates
Pre-Requisites

Certificates offered

* CD with planning templates * On-line and telephone support for past seminar participants * Certificate of completion with 35 Professional Development Units


Cancellation Policy
10 business day cancellation policy. if the course is confirmed and the student cancels within 10 days of the course, then they get charged and apply a credit for future courses. If they cancel outside of 10 business days, then there are no charges at all.
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We have not received any reviews specific to this course as yet, however here are some reviews of the training vendor.

I realize that we are constantly dealing with technology, but I still think for a registration fee of almost $3,000, that a hardcover book should be included. I know that the option to print the book on a one-time basis exists.
Reviewed by 2016
no
Reviewed by 2016
The instructor was very knowledgeable and answered all questions. Jarod did an excellent job presenting.
Reviewed by 2015
The room was cold. I had to sit next to the space heater. It would be good to tell future patrons to dress warmly AHEAD of time. No suprises.
Reviewed by 2015
He was great and offered his contact info for further questions.
Reviewed by 2015
Howard was a fantastic instructor and the course was exactly what I required.
Reviewed by 2014
The trainer was excellent - the course exceeded my expectations.
Reviewed by 2014
This course provides an excellent overview and a bit of practice on the various functions of SharePoint 2013. I was disappointed at the number of exceedingly long breaks given after each module. I would have preferred less break time and more content to the course. Having never taken a SharePoint course with another provider, I don't know if this is the norm with all providers of just this one in particular.
Reviewed by 2014
I ranked the "Use of Technology" low because for Users who were remote the VM's that were setup were a little wonky. Could be very slow at times and then sometimes they needed to be refreshed to work properly with the lab. In some instances we couldn't follow along as replication would not occur fast enough and we would have our lab cut short (for us remote Users).
Reviewed by 2014
The instructor was good at remembering to acknowledge the online students even though he was facing a classroom of students also.
Reviewed by 2014
Insructor was not so good with the live examples. Also the handouts was not so useful
Reviewed by 2013
The trainer was excellent, very knowledgeable and had a lot of valuable experience to share. The problem was that there were way too many workshops that took too long and interfered with getting the maximum benefit from the instructor and the course.
Reviewed by 2013
This was quite informative. It was a great opportunity to have ‘real life’ discussions with certified PMs. The instructor had excellent examples and was able to share his PM experiences with us with concrete examples. In addition, this was a great opportunity to network with private sector/public sector PMs and develop a better appreciation of PM on both sides of the fence. Cheers, CL
Reviewed by 2013
no
Reviewed by 2013
I did not like the video format
Reviewed by 2013
As a remote attendee, it appeared the instructor paid attention to the "Attendee" and "Chat" windows only a few times throughout the day, so I was not confident that he would see if I sent a message or raised my hand during the course.
Reviewed by 2013
The chairs were not very comfortable and the material contained spelling and grammatical error (a few but still)as well as repetition of words.
Reviewed by 2013
Was a bit slow the last 1/2 day. Of course, for some, this was the last of a 4 day course (not just 2 days).
Reviewed by 2013
I really enjoyed the course and I learned a lot. The pace was excellent.
Reviewed by 2013
good!
Reviewed by 2013
The room was excellent on its own - less distraction and no noise around you. There was no direction to the room when I walked in and therefore was not sure if I was heading in the right direction. We were not provided with the direction that there was coffee and fridge on the 3rd floor, and the bathroom floor was dirty.
Reviewed by 2012
This course was great, very informative, had Lionel as instructor and he was also very good.
Reviewed by 2012
Instructor was eager to assist but lacked subject matter expertise. Course time management was very poor. Content provided could have been delivered effectively in a one day course.
Reviewed by 2012
Good Course, good trainer. All questions addressed equally and in a timely professional manner.
Reviewed by 2011
The course content was interesting; however, the instructor didn't have enough knowledge about Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 Development and wasn't able to answer questions without google search. In the future CTE needs to make sure the instructors have real on-hands experience and are highly trained in the technologies they are supposed be teaching.
Reviewed by 2011
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