Project Management Fundamentals for Professionals
What you'll learn
- Conduct walk-throughs, inspections and peer reviews and why they're important.
- Define project management and why it's important.
- Understand the benefits of lessons learned and how to capture them.
- Understand both the Art and Science of project estimation.
- Successfully engage in project negotiation.
- Write a project charter and understand why it's important.
- Manage scope and customer expectations.
- Control projects: risk, communications, and tracking.
- Define project scope.
- Earn 7.5 PDUs
- This course is an introduction to project management, no prior knowledge is required.
Join Jamal, an internationally acclaimed expert and speaker in the field of project and portfolio management, for a comprehensive exploration of Project Management Fundamentals. With a wealth of experience spanning over 20 years, Jamal has successfully managed and recovered troubled projects across various industries, including banking, finance, retail, e-commerce, and oil and gas, to name just a few. His expertise extends to both private-sector companies and government organizations in Canada, the US, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.
This course offers a practitioner's perspective on Project Management, prioritizing hands-on exercises, captivating case studies, and engaging historical examples. Alongside practical techniques, you will gain valuable insights into tricks, tips, and "Guerrilla" tactics to navigate the complexities of project management. A particular emphasis is placed on developing soft skills to foster effective stakeholder communication, a critical component for project success.
Upon completing this course, you will earn 7.5 Professional Development Units (PDUs), which can be applied towards your PMP certification or re-certification requirements. With direct access to the instructor, Jamal, you can address any questions or concerns you may have, ensuring a personalized and supportive learning experience.
This course is designed for professionals who encounter challenges in their projects, such as budget, scope, and time overruns, unexpected issues, resource constraints, excessive workloads, low product quality, inadequate communication, undefined requirements, scope creep without resource allocation, customer dissatisfaction, and spending excessive time on issue resolution rather than innovation.
Whether you are seeking to enhance your existing project management skills or aiming to establish a strong foundation in the field, this course is tailored to meet your needs. Join Jamal and a diverse community of professionals from around the world to expand your knowledge, acquire practical tools, and unlock new opportunities for success.
Enroll today in "Project Management Fundamentals for Professionals" and embark on a transformative learning journey that will empower you to overcome project challenges, drive efficiency, and propel your career to new heights.
Who this course is for:
- Young professionals who are just entering the workforce.
- “Technical resources” whose work is crucial to the project success.
- Professionals who are not certified project managers but manage projects anyways.
- Project and program managers who run projects and supply executives with key information.
- Sales and Marketing people who interact with customers and gather their feedback and requirements.
An internationally acclaimed expert and speaker in the areas of project and portfolio management, scope definition, process improvement and corporate training. Jamal has done work for both private-sector companies and government organizations in Canada, US, Asia, Europe and Middle East. With more than 20 years of experience in management and troubled project recovery of large enterprise, IT and software development projects in banking, finance, retail, e-commerce, oil and gas, software and many other industries.