Project Management Foundations
Based on the project-orientation of most organizational initiatives, the ability to successfully manage projects has therefore emerged as one of the most critical capabilities that an organization must possess to remain successful. Despite the importance of solid project management skills, most project managers are forced to learn on the job, which is typically a very risky, costly, and inefficient way to learn.
Project Management Foundations is designed for participants interested in entering the field of project management or for current project managers who desire to supplement their experience with formalized education and training. This course covers the subjects that a project manager must know in order to plan, schedule, and control a project. The primary objective of this course is to help project managers develop the skills and knowledge needed to be able to successfully meet their project objectives on time and on budget. The course engages participants in activities related to traditional and agile project management methodologies, as well as project leadership skills.
After completing this course, participants will be prepared to:
- Identify and formulate project tasks
- Apply the triple constraint of project management
- Create a project charter
- Compute project time and cost
- Create a work breakdown structure
- Identify traits of an effective project manager
- Apply a simple risk management model to projects
- Identify conflict and choose an effective response mode
- Communicate status to management and other stakeholders
- Compare traditional and agile project management methods
2 Full Days (16 Hours)
This course is for up to 20 new hires or those new to project management.
Professional Development Units
Upon completion of the course, students will be awarded 13.5 PDUs by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.
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|Basic Functions of a Project Manager||
|Planning / Estimating||
|Potential Problem Analysis: The Key to Success||
Is there a discount available for current students?
UMBC students and alumni, as well as students who have previously taken a public training course with UMBC Training Centers are eligible for a 10% discount, capped at $250. Please provide a copy of your UMBC student ID or an unofficial transcript or the name of the UMBC Training Centers course you have completed. Online courses are excluded from this offer.
What is the cancellation and refund policy?
Student will receive a refund of paid registration fees only if UMBC Training Centers receives a notice of cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the class start date for classes or the exam date for exams.