Project Management Essentials

Training for Your Group

Training for Individuals


Course Overview

In this course, students will identify and apply generally recognized practices in project management.

Course Length: 3 Days

Audience: The target student for this course is any individual who may need to perform project management activities in their job role on either a formal or informal basis, or any project. Team members who want to enhance their knowledge of project management in order to interact more productively with a project manager and perform more effectively on a project team.

Prerequisites: To ensure your success, we recommend you have some working knowledge of your computers operating system.

What You're Going To Learn

  • Identify the basic concepts and terminology of professional project management.
  • Launch a project.
  • Estimate project work.
  • Create a project schedule.
  • Plan project costs.
  • Plan for project risks.
  • Plan for project quality and compliance.
  • Manage human resources for your project.
  • Manage project procurements.
  • Plan for change management and monitor the project scope.
  • Monitor and optimize project schedule and cost.
  • Monitor quality of project work and the risks involved.
  • Plan communication strategies and manage stakeholder relationships.
  • Perform project closure.

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Course Outline


  • Project Management Basics
  • Factors Influencing a Project


  • How Organizations Choose the Right Project
  • Identify Project Stakeholders and Their Expectations
  • Identify the Project Scope
  • Prepare a SOW
  • Formally Authorize a Project


  • Estimate Project Effort and Resources Using Top-Down Estimation
  • Estimate Project Effort and Resources Using Bottom-Up Estimation
  • Reduce Risks in Project Estimates


  • Illustrate Project Flow
  • Identify Activity Resources
  • Schedule Project Work


  • Estimate Project Costs
  • Establish the Cost Baseline
  • Reconcile Funding and Costs

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Knowledgeable Instructors

Our instructors are certified professionals. They are trained on the latest features and how to get the most out of software programs.

Hands-on Labs

No boring lectures! Our courses are designed to give students lots of time to practice what they are learning with hands-on exercises and projects.

Bounce Back Pass

Retake any course for up to 3 months. *Some limitations apply

Certificate of Completion

Receive a certificate of completion at the end of every course.

Up-to-date Curriculum

Each course comes with a helpful and up-to-date ebook which will contain instruction and practice exercises.

Time Saving Tips N Tricks

In each course, your instructor will show you tips and tricks that will save you time and make you more efficient.

Friendly and Helpful Staff

Our staff is dedicated to your success. Each team member is trained to provide the absolute best customer service possible.

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