(Part 1 of 2) - Project Management Professional
Topics Covered in Course
- What is a successful project?
- Are projects different from the other work?
- What guidelines cover - and don't cover
- The project lifecycle
- Program and project governance
- Scaling project management to suit your project
- Using project management templates
- The project brief
- Developing a project brief to suit the project context
- Defining project scope and objectives
- Defining the benefits
- Designing the project organization
- Project initiation document (PID)
- How the PID is used
- Developing the PID
- The business case analysis and management
- Planning the project
- The steps in planning
- Risk management
- Approving the PID
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Detailed Course Description
Project management is the process of leading the work of a team to achieve goals and meet success criteria at a specified time. The primary challenge of project management is to achieve all of the project goals within the given constraints. The primary constraints are scope, time, and budget. The secondary challenge is to optimize the allocation of necessary inputs and apply them to meet defined objectives.
Successful project management has several significant characteristics that are discussed and explained, in detail, in this online course. To understand the value of project management, it is necessary to understand the fundamental nature of a project; the core characteristics of project management processes; how success is evaluated, the roles, responsibilities, and activities of a project manager, and the expertise required; and the context in which projects are performed.
This online course will provide you with the building blocks to successfully manage projects and also understand all the phases, tasks, objectives, roles and responsibilities that feed into successful project plans and execution from a program manager.
This course is SCIP Endorsed and part of SCIP On Demand Certification
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