Project Management Introduction

Learn how to run teams with these fundamentals to initiate and manage projects | taught by Rob Johnson, PMP, B.Comm

Course description

  • Learn how to initiate a project
  • Develop a Project Charter
  • Difficulty - Easy
  • Taught in English
  • Properly close-out a project
  • PMP certified instructors
  • Manage stakeholders
  • Create a schedule and budget
  • Track progress
  • Manage change
  • Increase your earning potential by 20%
  • Globally recognized by employers

The Project Management Introduction is designed for the beginner project manager. With this course you will know how to start a project, get the proper authority to assign resources, how to define your scope, develop your schedule and budget, identify risks, manage stakeholders, track changes, report on progress and close-out the project.

At PM Academy, we will provide you with industry leading instructors teaching you what you need to know to manage your next project.

Course Details

Our Project Management Introduction course is specifically designed to immediately help you on your next project. Our objective is to make you a better project manager, providing the latest thought leadership and lasting insights into how to delivery projects that create lasting value. Our blueprint is built upon the following essential capabilities and strategies:

  • Why are you so awesome? Why do companies need project managers
  • Provide an initial outline - a life of a project and managing it
  • Review the 5 PMBoK process groups
  • Thoroughly explore each of the 10 knowledge areas
  • Examine other relevant disciplines
  • Provide practice examinations to “test your knowledge”
  • Provide additional hands-on learning tools
  • Provide hints and tips for writing the exam
  • Workshops and hands-on case studies

Outcomes

Upon completion of our PMP Exam Preparation workshop you will:

  • Know the ten knowledge areas and five process groups of the PMBoK. You will also understand how the ten knowledge areas interact with the process groups in managing projects.
  • Understand, in detail, the sub-processes of the PMBoK and the nuances and meanings of each of the definitions within each sub-process. This includes comprehensive understanding of the inputs/tools & techniques/output model underlying the PMBoK.
  • Be able to practically align the framework of the PMBoK with a concrete understanding of how the project management process works within your organization.
  • Be able to rapidly construct a success sheet of process and knowledge areas to be used as a supporting tool in studying for the PMP examination.
  • Know how to more effectively write the examination, including tools and tips for optimizing your time in the examination room.
  • Have a practical framework to manage your last few days or weeks prior to writing the PMP examination.
  • Pass the PMP Exam!

Who should register for this course?

Project Management Professional certification is an essential professional requirement across industries for senior project management roles. This certification is most suited for:
  • Project managers
  • Associate/Asst. Manager - Projects
  • Team leads/Managers
  • Project Executives/Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • Any professional aspiring to be a Project Manager

Exam and certification requirements

The PMP® certification requirements for:
  • Non-graduates: need 5 years/7500 hours of professional project experience
  • Graduates: need 3 years/4500 hours of professional project experience

Additionally, every applicant requires 35 hours of formal project management training