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.

Participants will earn 14 PDUs (Professional Development Units) that can be used towards becoming PMP-certified.

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.