Project Management Per PMBOK

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Studies indicate that only one-quarter of all projects world-wide succeed in achieving quality, cost and schedule objectives. With the ever increasing pressure to manage costs and an equally aggressive market space for quality products delivered to scheduled dates; the need for certified project managers is increasing. The Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification is the most widely recognised certification available to Project Managers worldwide.
The syllabus is designed based on the experience level of the participants. However, it may be of particular benefit to those who currently work in Project Management and are now looking to expand and enhance their skill set to deal with existing or more challenging projects.
Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course; the participant will

* Apply proven Project Management methodologies to their work
* Be competent in utilizing Project Management best practices as outlined in Project Management body of knowledge (PMBOK®)
* Identify the areas of Project Management they need work experience in
* Be prepared to take the follow-on PMP® exam preparation course if necessary
Who should attend?:
* Those currently working in Project Management who wish to enhance and expand their professional competency
* People who want to be PMP® certified Project Managers and apply best practices, tools and techniques to their projects
* Project, Program, Portfolio and Section Managers who are preparing to take the PMP® Exam
Welcome & Introductions
What are "projects"? "Projects versus Operations"
The need for project management?
The project life cycle
Key stakeholders
Exercise: Review of well known project failures
Project management process groups
Project manager responsibilities
Exercise: Stakeholders
Project Management Process Groups:
Initiating processes
Planning processes
Controlling processes
Executing processes
Closing processes
Project Integration Management:
Develop project charter
Exercise: Create Project Charter
Develop project management plan
Direct and manage project execution
Monitor and control project work
Integrated change control
Close project
Project Scope Management:
Collect Requirements
Scope definition
Create Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Exercise: WBS
Scope Verification
Scope control
Project Time Management:
Activity definition
Activity sequencing
Exercise: Critical Path
Activity resource estimating
Activity duration estimating
Exercise: Estimation
Schedule development
Exercise: Crashing and Fast Tracking of schedules
Schedule control
Project Cost Management:
Cost estimating
Cost budgeting
Cost control
Earned value
Project Quality Management:
Quality planning
Project Planning:
Perform quality assurance (QA)
Perform quality control (QC)
Exercise: Quality Assurance & Control
Project Risk Management:
Risk Planning
Risk Identification
Exercise: Risk Identification
Qualitative Risk Analysis
Exercise: Qualitative Risk Analysis
Quantitative Risk Analysis
Risk Response Planning
Mitigation, Contingency
Exercise: Risk Response Planning
Project Communications Management:
Identify Stakeholders
Communications planning
Information distribution
Manage stakeholders
Performance reporting
Project Human Resource Planning:
Human resource planning
Acquire project team
Develop project team
Manage project team
Project Procurement Management:
Plan procurements
Conduct procurements
Administer procurements
Close Procurements
Project Professional Responsibility/Ethics:
Ensuring individual integrity and professionalism
Contributing to the project management knowledge base
Enhancing individual competence
Balancing stakeholders’ interests
Recap/Q&A session
Transfer to work situation