This course provides a deeply practical description of how to use the tried and true Project Management Institute (PMI) best practices to manage your projects through every stage of their life-cycle. The project management best practices are mapped across the project time-line, and the specific actions you need to take and documentation you need to prepare are explained at each step in an easy to follow thread. The use of software tools to support each step of the project management process is described. Templates are provided for all the key project management documents. At the end of the course, you will not only understand project management, you will be able to implement it.
This course material has been refined from more than 25 years of use and more than 10 years of feedback, from thousands of people from dozens of organizations. It is proven, practical, and complete, providing an end-to-end road-map that you can use as a checklist to apply the best practice project management processes to your projects of any size, in any domain, to maximize their scope, schedule, cost, and risk performance.
If you have a project you need to manage right now, or just wish to get a solid grounding in practical application of the standard project management processes, this course can help. You will also earn 9.5 Professional Development Units (PDU's).