Introduction to Project Management

This half day or full day project management course provides participants a detailed understanding of the project management framework and concepts including the project management process areas, and the 9 knowledge areas. It details organizational structures and leadership along with the management principles necessary to form the project team. Participants will “understand through use” all 42 project management processes through a series of class exercises and case studies. Participants will initiate, plan, execute, control, and close a project. They will perform scenario based integration management with scope, time, cost, and quality management. They will understand how resource management best practices must be in place for a project team to function successfully. Repeated use of scenario based project management cost formulas will ensure that participants have much more than a “classroom” understanding of these foundational costing methods. Participants will also have a “hands on” understanding of critical path.