Even wondered how big companies choose their Project Managers? In this course, you will be introduced to eye-opening concepts of Project Management. This course will help you understand why some projects fail, and why others succeed, and you will be able to identify project management life cycle and processes as well as organizational influences.
This FREE course is a quick introduction to the PMP course, meant to explain the basic concepts of Project Management, starting from defining the main terms used in the field such as: project, program, portfolio, as well as the link to strategic planning.
The course illustrates Project Management Triangle (Scope, Time, and Cost), in addition to the core and supporting knowledge areas a Project Manager should master. It also covers the project life cycle and phases as well as organizational influences on managing projects, including organizational cultures, communications, structures. Furthermore, it gives you an overview of Project Management process groups and interaction forms among them.
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What is a Project, and what is Project Management?
According to a Chaos report, over half of projects cost more than 189% of their original estimates, and 31% of projects are cancelled even before they start.
Project Management Triangle
Supporting Knowledge Areas
What is a Program? What is a Portfolio? What are the relationships among Portfolio Management, Program Management, Project Management, and Organizational Project Management?
What is the relationship between Project Management, Operations Management, and Organizational Strategy?
What is the role of a Project Manager?
Organizational Cultures and Styles, Organizational Communications, Organizational Structures
Project Life Cycle Structure and General Charactaristics
What is a process? What are the characteristics of a process?
Product-oriented processes vs. Project Management Processes
What is the interaction between the Project Management process groups?
According to PMBOK5, there are 47 processes across 10 knowledge areas and 5 process groups. The combined set of inputs and outputs contains 409 entries that are shared across processes.
Eng. Bayhas Al Sawady, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-RMP and founder of BRIDGE Consulting Co, an IT and business management consulting firm that spans the MENA region, with successful track records including hundreds of trainees and projects successfully delivered.
Eng. Al Sawady has started his career as an IT professional and was amongst the first Syrians to obtain Microsoft credentials, including MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) and MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer) in 1999, while was still a university student. In 2001, he has obtained his B.Sc. from Damascus University in electrical engineering.
His career as a project manager started in 2003 working for Saudi Airlines, then the Royal commission for Jubail and Yanbu and he has obtained his PMP (Project Management Professional) credential while working with Al Hoshan Holding company, where he expanded his experience by interacting with different consulting companies such as E&Y, McKinsey, Deloitte & Touch, Satyam, and others.
He has founded a small consulting firm in 2009 in his homeland, Syria, offering a wide range of IT and management consulting services, dedicated for the Syrian SMEs, and moved the business in 2012 to Egypt for further expansion.
In 2017, Eng. Al Sawady had obtained the prestigious certificates of PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) and PMI-RMP (Risk Management Professional), to further achieve new levels of excellence, and expand his consulting services portfolio.
He’s currently working as a senior strategic planner for Kingdom University driving and leading the strategic expansion efforts, as well as directing the growth of his own firm.
Eng. Al Sawady has a total of 16 years practical experience, spanning Saudi Arabia, Syria, Egypt, and Bahrain, and speaks English, French, and German as well as his native language, Arabic. He is a Compelling speaker, trainer and professional presenter as well as being a passionate blogger.