Project management helps organizations control and conserve resources. Using Project, learn to use tools that will help you create projects, organize schedules, assign tasks and resources, and produce reports. Prerequisites: Windows experience. 18 hours. 1.8 CEUs.
This seven-week series covers a number of topics in preparation for the most current Project Management Professional PMP® Exam. Students interested in the Certified Associate Project Management CAPM® exam may also take this class. You will review all material covered in the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), which includes the 10 knowledge areas:
- Project Integration
- Project Scope
- Project Schedule
- Project Cost
- Project Quality
- Project Human Resource
- Project Communications Management
- Project Risk Management
- Project Procurement
- Project Stakeholders Management Review.
You will learn the project manager’s role in developing the project scope, how to develop a project charter, the project lifecycle, and the importance of the WBS in defining the scope. You will learn about controlling the project schedule, the critical path method, PERT methodology; network diagrams, and Gantt charts. You will also learn about managing the project budget, cost estimating and forecasting, cost applications, and earned value analysis. Discuss the project manager’s role in creating, motivating, and managing a successful team. Examine group decision-making and problem-solving models, project risk definitions/planning, procedures for managing project contracts and procurement, and quality assurance will also be covered. Included in this course is an online component for practice questions, test strategy, and review.
42 hours. 4.2 CEUs.
Prerequisite: 4,500 hours of project management experience to sit for the PMP® exam.