Plan and Acquire Resources (PMI - PMP)
What you'll learn
- Recognize the role of the project manager in project resource management activities
- Understand examples of inputs to the Plan Resource Management process
- Identify the tools and techniques of the Plan Resource Management process
- Describe the components of a RACI chart
- Recognize examples of information that should be included in the roles and responsibilities section of a resource management plan
- Identify the purpose of the Estimate Activity Resources process
- Recognize examples of the inputs to Estimate Activity Resources process
- Identify the tools and techniques you use for estimating activity resources
- Present the principles of using the bottom-up estimating technique
- Understand the outputs of the Estimate Activity Resources process
- Describe a resource breakdown structure, given a scenario
- Recognize the inputs to the Acquire Resources process
- Identify the tools and techniques you use to acquire resources for a project
- Sequence the steps for using negotiation to acquire project resources
- Identify the outputs of the Acquire Resources process
- Demonstrate your understanding of the Plan Resource Management, Estimate Activity Resources, and Acquire Resources processes
- No special requirements or prerequisites are needed to take this course, but some extra reading about projects, project management, project life cycle, organizational project management, project scope, project schedule, project costs, project quality, project human resources and project communications will help.
- Part of the Project Management Professional Certification Course (PMI-PMP)
The Plan and Acquire Resources (PMI - PMP) is course 17 of 28 of the Project Management Professional Certification Program (PMI-PMP).
Unless you plan to do all the work on your project yourself, you're going to need to put a team together. That's not as easy as it sounds. You have to have people with the right mix of skills and expertise to make up a high- performing team.
You will need to be able to identify and acquire all the resources you'll need for project success. In this course, you'll learn how to develop a resource management plan.
You'll also learn best practices for estimating and acquiring necessary resources, developing and managing the project team, and optimizing resources throughout the project.
1. Project Resource Management Overview
2. Inputs to Plan Resource Management
3. Plan Resource Management Tools and Techniques
4. RACI Charts
5. Outputs of Plan Resource Management
6. The Estimate Activity Resources Process
7. Inputs to Estimate Activity Resources
8. Tools and Techniques to Estimate Activity Resources
9. The Bottom-up Estimating Technique
10. Estimate Activity Resources Outputs
11. The Resource Breakdown Structure
12. Inputs to Acquire Resources
13. Tools and Techniques to Acquire Resources
14. Negotiating to Acquire Resources
15. Outputs of Acquire Resources
16. Exercise: Planning Resources for Your Project
That’s it! Now go ahead and push that “Take this course” button, and see you on the inside!
Who this course is for:
- Leaders, managers, entrepreneurs, professionals and project workers with or without formal project management training will improve project management skills and knowledge and will be ready to stand for formal certification.
Sorin Dumitrascu is a man with many talents and a passion for helping others grow and develop. He has been involved in the development and delivery of courses on management, computer literacy, human resources, career development, and more for over 15 years.
Sorin is also a certified trainer and project manager, with a master's degree in International Relations and Policy Making as well as a bachelor's degree in Law and Public Administration. He has coordinated projects in the areas of rule of law, regional development, and human resources for over a decade.
Sorin has an extensive background in civil service, private sector and NGO work. He has more than 15 years of managerial experience in justice, corrections, internal affairs, training, project management and consultancy within the private sector and NGO.
Additionally, he is certified as an ICDL tester and trainer for United Nations Peacekeeping Missions and holds a professional degree in public management.