XAPM001 - Project Management Mastery

Delivery: Online, On-Campus, At Work

Available: 2001 -2015

Overview

Project Management Mastery is designed to teach practical project management skills—the skills needed in today's dynamic environment to successfully define, plan and manage projects. This 20-hour course takes you through a step-by-step process for planning and managing projects of any size.

Concepts and examples presented are reinforced through demonstrations and structured exercises. Participants apply the process to real-life company projects or to a case study. By the end of the course, each participant will have acquired hands-on experience in applying the new concepts and techniques to produce a quality project plan.

Instructor

Raymond Levitt

Topics Include

  • Review and validate project objectives
  • Establish a multi-functional project team
  • Define the framework by which team members will work together
  • Develop the work breakdown structure (WBS) and assign ownership to each task
  • Produce a schedule that can be managed by critical path and float
  • Refine estimates and finalize resource requirements
  • Develop risk management plans
  • Track, assess and communicate project status
  • Manage issues, changes and additional risks
  • Conduct close-out reviews and communicate key learnings