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A structured and integrated review of the PMBOK knowledge areas. Key concepts, terms, and principles of project management. A very practical hands-on course with loads of exercises. Review PMI examination

Course Outline
A structured and integrated review of the PMBOK knowledge areas.  Key concepts, terms, and principles of project management. A very practical hands-on course with loads of exercises. Review PMI examination

Who Should Attend
  • Managers who wish to increase their general understanding of project management
  • New and experienced project managers, as well as those with little or substantial understanding of the PMBOK
  • Project team members, project stakeholders, or project managers who require a more detailed understanding of project management.  It also prepares students for the PMI examination.
Course Outline
  • Introduction/Overview
  • Introduce Participants and Instructor
  • Discuss Participant's Objectives
  • Discuss Course Content and Logistics
  • Listening Exercise
  • Project Management Concepts & Standards
  • The Project Management Institute
  • The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • Milestones vs. Deliverables
  • Critical Task and Critical Path
  • Dependency Theory
  • Gantt Chart, Network Diagram (PERT)
  • Project Life Cycle and Documentation
  • Case Study for Project Planning
  • Select Project Teams, Names and Logos
  • Review Case Study Requirements
  • Scope Management
  • 4 Dimensions of Scope Management
  • Goal Breakdown Structure (GBS)
  • Critical Success Factors (CSF)
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Managing "Scope Creep"
  • WBS Exercise
  • Human Resources Management
  • 5 Stages of Team Dynamics
  • Brain-Storming/Team-Building Exercise
  • Resource Skills Matrix
  • Secrets of Successful H.R. Management
  • Communications Management
  • Types of Communications
  • Meetings --  Bloody Meetings!
  • Email Management Techniques
  • Creating a Communications Plan
  • Communications Exercise
  • Comprehensive review of the PMI exam, including questions and answers

Prerequisites & Certificates

Certificates offered

Certificate of Completion

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations less than 2 business weeks before the expected delivery date are eligible for a 50% refund, or a credit voucher will be provided for regularly scheduled courses (choice being that of the registrant). Credit Vouchers are transferable within the same company. Please send your cancellation notice to info@itplanit.com.
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This course was very, very interesting due to the instructor. He was simple, gave good examples and made a few jokes. Also, being only 5 participants was a bonus for us as we were able to share our experiences in a timely manner.
Reviewed by 2016
I think there is too much material to cover in one session. It's a lot of information to absorb all at once.
Reviewed by 2013
The only thing I would add...if you know you don't have many participants, hands on practice would be great. I would like to have had more time applying what i learned in a diagram. Once I got back to my office...i didn't know how to move a shape and associated text together. I also would like to know where I can see all the shapes offered by visio instead of searching for the shape and not knowing what to call it?
Reviewed by 2013
The instructor was excellent. I was pleasantly surprised by how interesting she made a potentially dry subject appear. Non-stop, great snacks provided all day from ham/egg bagels for breakfast, muffins, Valentines chocolate, chips, popcorn, gumball machine, coffee, juices etc etc. Perfect location for me as it was 2 blocks from my office.
Reviewed by 2013
I had no problem with the instructor's technigues, methods or delivery of the course material. He made what was otherwise fairly dry material as interesting as he possible and augmented it with practical examples that the class could relate to. The training facility and staff were also comendable, however what can't be overlooked is the IT infrastructure. During the exam the problems with latency were so bad that it affected my ability to concentrate on the material. Prior to the exam I completed 2 practice exams on paper in 35 & 37 minutes respectively. Doing the exam online it took over 1.5 hrs because it would take between 30 & 60 sec to refresh the page and show the next question. At times when I attempted to go back and review quesgtions I had marked I found my original answer wasn't recorded & I'd have to answer the question a second time. By the end of 70 min I was so digruntled I couldn't wait to finish regardless of the end result. It may not seem fair to evaluate the favility in this manner, but as a student the outcome is the ultimate measurement of a training favility.
Reviewed by 2013
A very interesting course. Claude Gerin, our instructor, was excellent in making this a very interesting and learning experience. THANKS!
Reviewed by 2012

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