Project Management Essentials for Non-Project Managers

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Learn the basics of project management through a focus on terms and definitions, class discussion, and exercises that challenge you to develop the collateral often used in managing projects. Designed for those involved with projects in a non-managerial capacity, this course will help you use sound project management principles, including interacting with stakeholders, managing, and mitigating risk, and following the project lifecycle.

Key Topics
  • Define project management terms
  • Describe fundamental project management concepts
  • Identify project stakeholders
  • Develop a project charter
  • Describe the planning process
  • Organize project work using a work breakdown structure
  • Understand scheduling concepts
  • Describe cost components of a project
  • Create a risk register
  • Describe how to monitor and manage the project status

Audience: This course is designed for anyone who needs to know how to manage tasks or small projects with a structured approach to ensure success.