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Project Management Applications

Información del Curso

Código del Curso: PMA520

Precio: €920 + IVA

42 días de acceso


Learn how to:

  • Select the level of staffing, resources, and management support required for a project
  • Assemble a project team and gain commitment on project objectives
  • Assign tasks based on work breakdown structure
  • Estimate time and costs and present a project plan to team members and stakeholders
  • Create a project binder documenting each stage of the project and lessons learned

Course Synopsis

Watch basic concepts come to life in this course, a comprehensive synthesis of core project management principles designed to reinforce skills learned throughout the core curriculum. Build on your new competencies, test your knowledge, and practice your skills within an extensive, realistic, project management case study.

This new ESI course takes advantage of a new learning methodology and Flash™ delivery platform. Learning is both independent and interactive. Self-paced lessons contain realistic Scenarios, necessary Project Desk Resources, and Problems to solve that are similar to experiences project managers face every day. In addition, students work in virtual teams to produce key project deliverables during a simulated project.

Team members must quickly form an effective team in an environment similar to many corporate environments today. Real project deliverables are due, and a guideline schedule is communicated. Suggested modes of team communication and supporting collaborative tools are also provided.

Working in teams, participants perform preproposal analysis, then develop cost estimates and a project schedule. During postaward planning and project implementation, teams plan and implement the project, producing a detailed project description and a communications plan. Finally, the teams perform project closeout and document lessons learned. During the course of the simulated project, each team member takes a turn serving as project manager, insuring full and active participation by everyone on the team and resulting in real, transferable learning!

The Project Management Applications instructor provides each team with personalised feedback on the deliverables. Team members can also compare their team's output to the work of similar project teams. At the completion of each project phase, students provide feedback to the assigned project manager and to the team, suggesting where improvement could be made and reporting on lessons learned. The instructor adds value and closure to this process.

Project Management Applications is a practice-based course that provides the capstone for the ESI Project Management curriculum. Because it pulls together competencies gained in the other core project management courses, participants should complete at least four other core courses before registering for Project Management Applications .

Course Topics

  1. A Review of Project Management
    1. Project Management Practice
    2. Review of Project Management Concepts
    3. Project Manager Competencies
  2. Pre-Proposal Analysis and Planning
    1. Building a Project Team
    2. Setting up Project Documentation
    3. Determining Project Scope
    4. Project Stakeholders
    5. Go or No Go?
  3. Proposal Preparation
    1. The Bidder's Conference
    2. Proposing a Technical Solution and Estimating Cost
    3. Risk Identification
    4. Risk Prioritisation
    5. Developing Risk Strategies
    6. Checking in with the Team
    7. Work Breakdown Structure
    8. Project Scheduling
    9. Final Pricing
    10. Client Presentation
  4. Post Award Planning and Project Implementation
    1. Project Baseline
    2. Communications Management
    3. Kick-off Meeting
    4. Change Control
    5. Negotiation
    6. Evaluating Risk Strategies
    7. Executing Risk Strategies
  5. Project Closeout
    1. Closeout
    2. Lessons Learned

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PMBOK® knowledge areas:

  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Time Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Human Resource Management
  • Project Procurement Management

Professional Development Units (PDU): 28.0

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