Project Management Course: The Complete Guide
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This intensive project management course provides project managers and teams with the practical skills needed to effectively manage projects in a form suitable for immediate application to the workplace. The course reviews all the topics in the latest edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and applies them to case study-based team exercises.
This project management course is endorsed by the
Free copy of the PMBOK® Guide
You will be provided with a complimentary copy of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)—yours to keep—a comprehensive set of course materials, presentation slides, case study exercises with worked solutions and a digital certificate of course completion.
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) published by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) is their flagship publication and a fundamental resource for effective project management in any industry. PMI® global standards provide guidelines, rules and characteristics for project, program and portfolio management. These standards are widely accepted. When consistently applied, they help you and your organisation achieve professional excellence.
This course is delivered by Project Managers Network Pty Ltd, a Registered Education Provider (#1467) for the Project Management Institute (PMI). Project Managers Network Pty Ltd are approved by PMI to issue Professional Development Units (PDUs) for this course. PMI, the PMI logo, PMP, CAPM, PMBOK, PMI Talent Triangle and the PMI Registered Education Provider logo are the registered marks of the
This project management course covers the activities in each of the five processes of Project Management, namely Initialising, Planning, Executing, Controlling and Closing, which are common to the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and the National Competency Standards in Project Management.
At the completion of this project management course you should be able to:
- Collect requirements and define scope, and manage change.
- Develop a realistic schedule which meets the stakeholders' constraints.
- Develop project cost estimates and control project budgets.
- Prepare a project management plan.
- Identify and manage risks which could impact a project.
- Develop accurate and meaningful status reports.
- Establish a project’s quality objectives and appropriate controls and measures.
- Manage project stakeholders to ensure they remain committed and supportive.
- Control project suppliers and external stakeholders.
- Build effective teams which are committed to the project goals.
- Determine and acquire appropriate project resources.
- Understand the social and professional responsibilities of a project manager.
The instructor will use a variety of interactive methods during the course, including:
- Group brainstorming and discussions.
- Team exercises and presentations.
- Case study problem-solving.
- Suggested evening assignments and readings.
This project management course will cover the following content:
- Project Management overview.
- Definitions and project life cycles.
- Project Management concepts and terminology.
- Project integration processes.
- Project initiation.
- Project charter.
- Project Management Plan development.
- Implementing the plan, allocating work, integrated change control, project closure.
- Gathering requirements and defining scope.
- Developing a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
- Validating scope and controlling changes.
- Task definition (WBS).
- Estimating methods, contingency and schedule development.
- Network diagrams and critical path techniques.
- Schedule compression techniques and schedule control.
- Cost estimates, budgets and controls.
- Earned value analysis techniques.
- Identifying, prioritising and managing project risk.
- Monitoring and controlling risks.
- Project quality objectives and metrics.
- Establishing and monitoring project QA and QC techniques.
- Planning for and selecting goods and services from external suppliers.
- Administering contracts and managing suppliers.
Project Resource Management
- PM competency model and constructive PM behaviours.
- Project Organisation models, project staffing plans.
- Team acquisition and development techniques.
- Communications planning and status reporting.
- Project closure – capturing lessons learned.
- Identifying and analysing stakeholders, and managing expectations.
- Managing stakeholder engagement.
A brief guide to the major professional responsibilities of a project manager in the workplace and the ethical conflicts that can arise from this role.
This project management course is designed for experienced project managers, project officers and project team members with hands on experience who wish to learn more about project principles, project methodology and current best practices. It particularly suits participants who manage projects or support project managers on a regular basis, and where projects are complex, affecting multiple departments or a medium to large number of stakeholder groups. For those who manage projects on a part time or occasional basis, and where projects are less complex, primarily affecting single departments or a smaller number of stakeholder groups over a shorter time frame, eg. six months' duration or less, we recommend
This project management course provides all of the underlying knowledge required to pursue a
This course is not designed as a specialised exam preparation course and does not provide practice exams. See
This project management course will be delivered as an interactive workshop consisting of an instructor-led lecture, group and individual activities. This training approach allows participants to work through concepts introduced by the trainer in an application-focused teaching environment. Participants will challenge their understanding of the concepts and consider their application once back in their individual workplace.
This project management course has no prerequisites and is open to all members of the public.
Each participant will receive:
- A complete set of presentation slides.
- Comprehensive reference work book.
- Suggested solutions to case study exercises.
- A personal copy of the PMBOK® Guide.
- A certificate of attendance confirming PDUs (contact hours) earned.
Additional instances of this course may be available and published on our website. See
This event is comprised of multiple sessions. Registered participants are expected to attend all scheduled times.
Mon 30 Mar 2020 9:00AM - 5:00PM
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Tue 31 Mar 2020 9:00AM - 5:00PM
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Wed 1 Apr 2020 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Room to be advised, Sydney Campus