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Project Management

Chicago, Los Angeles

Once considered a specialist skill, Project Management is
today an important and necessary skill for all team leaders
and managers. You will learn the skills needed to deliver
high quality projects on time and within scope and budget constraints.

Onsite training available countrywide.

Course summary

Learn Project Management Skills

Project Management Fundamentals

This course teaches participants the fundamentals of project management. You will learn how to manage time and costs, implement quality measures, handle project risks, acquire and
motivate team members and communicate effectively.

2 Days | $895.00

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What's Included

Certificate of Course Completion
Training Manual
FREE Class Repeat

Learning objectives

Upon successful completion of this course trainees will be able to:

  • Identify the critical functions, skills, responsibilities, and challenges of a project manager
  • Define the project scope
  • Write a project charter
  • Develop a task list
  • Assign resources and estimate resource costs
  • Compute a project's estimate at completion (EAC)
  • Design a risk management plan
  • Establish baselines and monitor progress
  • Compute the variance at completion (VAC)
  • Write closeout reports and terminate a project

Detailed course outline

  • Key Concepts
    • What is a Project?
    • What is Project Management?
    • What is a Project Manager?
    • About the Project Management Institute (PMI)
    • About the Project Management Body Of Knowledge (PMBOK)
    • The Five Process Groups
    • The Nine Knowledge Areas
    • The Triple Constraint
  • Project Initiation
    • Identifying Your Stakeholders
    • Assessing Needs and Wants
    • Setting a SMART Project Goal
    • Creating Requirements and Deliverables
    • Creating a Statement of Work
    • Completing the Project Planning Worksheet
    • Completing the Project Charter
  • Planning
    • Managing Expectations
    • Creating a Task List
    • Estimating Time
    • Estimating Resources
    • Estimating Costs
    • Building the Work Breakdown Structure
    • Creating the Schedule
    • Creating a Risk Management Plan
    • Creating a Communication Plan
  • Planning Tools
    • The Gantt Chart
    • The Network Diagram
    • Using a RACI Chart
    • Introduction to Microsoft Project
    Executing the Project
    • Establishing Baselines
    • Monitoring Project Progress
    • Triple Constraint Reduction Methods
  • Maintaining and Controlling the Project
    • Making the Most of Status Updates
    • Managing Change
    • Monitoring Risks
  • Closing Out
    • Preparing for Closeout
    • Celebrating Successes
    • Learning from Project Challenges
    • Scope Verification
    • A Final To-Do List

Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.



230 W Monroe St
IL 60606View Map

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Class times: 9.00am to 4.30pm

Servicing Arlington Heights, Aurora, Bollingbrook, Chicago Loop,
Deerfield, Des Plaines, Evanston, Highland Park, Joliet, Naperville,
Schaumburg, Skokie, South Chicago and surrounding areas.

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Los Angeles

915 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles
CA 90017View Map

Guaranteed to Run Limited Seats Left

Class times: 9.00am to 4.30pm

Servicing Anaheim, Burbank, Covina, Downtown, Fullerton,
Irvine, Long Beach, Northridge, Pasadena, San Bernardino,
Santa Monica, Van Nuys, Ventura and surrounding areas.

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Recent student feedback

5.0 stars Mr. Chris was right on point with his instructions for Project Management. he also knew what he was talking about. and I enjoyed the class feed back/class interaction. it was a pleasure.
5.0 stars Rich did an excellent job of relating the training content to everyday examples, being mindful that everyone in the class works in a different office environment. Thanks for a great class.
5.0 stars I cannot say enough good things about this course! The knowledge and tools that I gained from the course is priceless and will help me to further my career. Christian has been a joy to work with and has been very inspirational. I am definitively going to take more classes in order to enhance my new knowledge-base.
4.9 stars This course was absolutely wonderful! Mr. Greer presented the subject matter using a method that was not only informative, but engaging as well. I am very happy with what I have learned and I feel confident that I am walking away a new skill set and understanding that I didn't have upon arriving 3 days ago. Thanks so much Mr. Greer!!! A++

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Project Management resources

This class consists of 14 hours of tuition which equates to 14 PDUs. Click here for more information on PDUs.

The metholdologies covered on this class are primarily PMI principles.

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Founded in 2006, Training Connection is a traditional computer
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from a live trainer is the most effective way to learn! Our training
centers are located in Chicago and Los Angeles and we deliver
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