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Project Management Training Course

Chicago, Los Angeles

Looking for Project Management training in Chicago or Los Angeles?

Our 2-day instructor-led Project Management classes are ideal for anyone who is new to Project Management who needs to learn how to complete projects on time and within budget.

Once considered a specialist skill, Project Management is today an important and necessary skill for all team leaders and managers.

Onsite Project Management training available countrywide.

Course Summary

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Project Management

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

  • Project Management
  • Sep 18 - 19Book
  • Sep 30 - Oct 1Book
  • Nov 21 - 22Book

Guaranteed to Run Limited Seats Left

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.

Los Angeles

915 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles
CA 90017View Map

  • Project Management
  • Sep 19 - 20Book
  • Oct 28 - 29Book
  • Dec 9 - 10Book

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 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.Tina Ortman
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
4.9 stars I thought that this Project Management Training course was "awesome". The instructor used real life experience, along with The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management book/manual. I found the instructor to be fair minded, & experienced, in the project management training environment. I would recommend this class to my fellow co-workers, senior management and family. Thanks Training Connection.Lajaria Willis-Manley
US Department of Education
5.0 stars I absolutely loved learning from Carol. She was very clear, answered all of my questions with ease, and provided some wonderful humorous moments.Chris Lane
Participant Media
5.0 stars Carol was the best! Very nurturing, informative and excited to impart wisdom to the class! Jamie Cornejo
Participant Media

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Project Management resources

This class consists of 14 hours of tuition which equates to 14 PDUs.
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