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Course Code PMI5D-4
Duration 5 Days
Price $3,375
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Course Description

In an increasingly competitive market place project managers are becoming more aware of the importance of recognition for the skills and experience that they have. The Project Management Institute PMP accreditation provides this recognition on a global scale and is increasingly sort after by professional project managers throughout the world.

This course aims to prepare attendees to take the PMP exam and provides the 35 hours training required as a prerequisite.

On completion delegates will be able to:

Identify the factors which result in project success
Manage effectively the initiation of projects
Apply project planning and control techniques effectively
Implement relevant quality management techniques
Identify, assess and manage project risks and issues
Create and execute an effective project communications plan
Recognise the financial and budgetary implications of projects
Handle people management issues proficiently
Prepare for the PMP exam

Course Modules

Successful Project Ingredients (1 topic)

  • This session considers the nature of success, the barriers to achieving it and the ingredients required to overcome these.

The PMBOK GUIDE Framework (1 topic)

  • This session provides an introduction to PMBOK GUIDE approach, the nine knowledge areas and the five process groups.

The Role of the Project Manager (1 topic)

  • An explanation of the key elements of the Project Manager's role as defined within the PMBOK GUIDE.

Project Integration Management (1 topic)

  • This session looks at this PMBOK GUIDE knowledge area and the associated processes.

Initiating the Project (1 topic)

  • This session considers the Initiating Process Group and provides an explanation of the use of the Project Charter, the Stakeholder Register and the Stakeholder Management Strategy.

Project Justification (1 topic)

  • This part of the course covers the creation of a business case including costing, quantification of benefits and project appraisal methods.

Stakeholder Analysis (1 topic)

  • The session looks at the importance of stakeholder management to project success. It provides some tools for analyzing stakeholder attitudes and suggests appropriate management action.

Planning Overview (1 topic)

  • A high level look at the processes involved in planning a project and the contents of a project management plan.

Work Breakdown Structures (1 topic)

  • The ability to decompose a project or stage into its component parts is the key to successful planning. This session explores the different techniques for achieving this.

Project Scope Management (1 topic)

  • This session looks at this PMBOK GUIDE knowledge area and the associated processes.

Estimating (1 topic)

  • An introduction to proven techniques for estimating the effort and duration required to complete project tasks.

Critical Path Analysis (1 topic)

  • This session provides practice in this important technique and explains the use of float and free float.

Scheduling (1 topic)

  • This session examines the process of converting a dependency network into a Gantt chart and includes guidance on resource smoothing and the use of Critical Chain analysis.

Project Time Management (1 topic)

  • This session looks at this PMBOK GUIDE knowledge area and the associated processes.

Organization and Communications (1 topic)

  • The implications of differing organizational models are considered and the process fo creating a communication plan is explained.

Project Communications Management (1 topic)

  • This session looks at this PMBOK GUIDE knowledge area and the associated processes.

Risk Management (1 topic)

  • Projects are about change and change involves uncertainty. This is an area of project management that is often misunderstood and misapplied. The session seeks to improve the attendees understanding and explain the PMBOK GUIDE approach.

Project Quality Management (1 topic)

  • This session looks at this PMBOK GUIDE knowledge area and the associated processes. It explains the terminology and introduces techniques for Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Prerequisites

Experienced Project Managers who meet the Project Management Institute pre-requisites (see www.pmi.org) and who have some knowledge of the skills required by a project manager.

Course Dates

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PMI5D-4 5 days $3,375
PMI5D-4 5 days $3,375
PMI5D-4
Leeds (City Exchange)
5 days $3,375
PMI5D-4 5 days $3,375
PMI5D-4 5 days $3,375
PMI5D-4
Oxford (Belfry Hotel)
5 days $3,375

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