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Project Management Foundations provides methods, tools, and techniques to help participants effectively initiate, plan, manage, control, and close projects.
At some point in our professional careers, virtually everyone is handed a project to manage. However, few have had the luxury of receiving formal training to support project success. Learning the fundamentals of project management can be what differentiates a career-making from a career-breaking project. Project Management Foundations provides methods, tools, and techniques to help participants effectively initiate, plan, manage, control, and close projects.
This two-day class is a combination of lecture, cases, and exercises to address realistic project needs and challenges. Access to templates from the course is provided to participants. You will be introduced to fundamental project management topics that are relevant to new project managers. Key concepts included in the course are provided below.
- Project management overview
- Stakeholders and project charters
- Components of project planning, scheduling, estimating, and budgeting
- Commonly used tools including communication, quality, and risk management
- Conflict engagement
- Relational aspects of project management
- Status reporting and accountability
- Project closure
Who Should Attend
New and moderately experienced project managers who desire to understand a solid framework for managing projects. This class is useful for members of project teams and managers of functional areas who are actively involved in significant projects.
Certified and experienced project management professionals (PMPs) from Arrow Performance Group