Project Management Essentials

Facilitator: Dale Christenson

Project Management Essentials blends the art and science of project management in a dynamic course that enables team members to deliver projects on time, on budget and in scope. Learn about project management from “concept to cash”: from initial contemplation of a project to realizing its benefits through successful implementation. This course will provide you with a solid understanding of the terminology, processes and knowledge areas of project management, and methods for engaging and optimizing team resources for great results.

Topics Covered:

  • Basic concepts of a project and project management 
  • Common project management terminology
  • Project life cycles and frameworks
  • Project phases and processes
  • Review of the 10 knowledge areas of project management with a focus on: 
    • Work breakdown structure
    • Project activity dependencies
    • Project team leadership
    • Team building
    • Team dynamics
    • Team dysfunction
    • Team and individual problem solving
    • Conflict resolution, influence and persuasion

Learning Outcomes:

  • Establish a project framework to complete the project
  • Develop a project charter
  • Develop a team charter
  • Develop a project plan
  • Conduct a project review
  • Conduct a team review
  • Identify project risk and mitigation strategies
  • Develop strategies for successful project plan execution
  • Monitor, assess and implement changes to the project and the team
  • Develop strategies for maintaining motivation 

This course can be taken on its own or as part of the Supervisor Skills Certificate.

Course Dates: Project Management Essentials

Start Date:Jan 07, 2019
End Date:Jan 08, 2019
Delivery:15 hours, Classroom
Delivery Day(s)/Time(s):Mon, Jan 07, 2019 9:00am - 4:30pmTue, Jan 08, 2019 9:00am - 4:30pm
Price:$549.00 + GST
Instructor:Dale Christenson
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