Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management—both on the job and through professional certification—is becoming the standard to compete in today's fast-paced and highly technical workplace. This course expands upon the basic concepts of project management you discovered in the Project Management Fundamentals course and covers in-depth the essential elements of managing a successful project. Focusing on the generally accepted practices of project management recognized by the Project Management Institute, Inc. PMI ®, this course offers you a standards-based approach to successful project management across application areas and industries.
You will apply the generally accepted project management best practices recognized by the PMI to successfully manage projects.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Initiate a project.
- Define project scope.
- Develop schedule and cost performance baselines for a project.
- Plan project quality, staffing, and communications.
- Analyze project risks.
- Define project procurement requirements.
- Execute the project.
- Control the project.
- Close the project.
Key Learning Points
- Common project management process Interactions
- Project management process groups
- Initiating Process Group
- Planning Process Group
- Executing Process Group
- Monitoring and Controlling Process Group
- Closing Process Group
- Project Information
- Role of the Knowledge Areas
- Plan Procurement Management
- Conduct Procurement
- Control Procurements
- Close Procurements