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Foundations of Project Management (formerly Project Management Principles)

Schedule

  • Apr 23-26, 2019 at EMDC Learning Center, 1900 E Street NW (George Washington University Metro Stop) Washington, DC 20415, Tuition: $2800  (#24090)   REGISTER
    THIS IS A NON-RESIDENTIAL SESSION

    Start Time First Day 8:30 am - End Time Last Day 5:00 pm.
  • May 21-24, 2019 at WMDC - Byron Rogers Federal Building, 1961 Stout Street, Denver, Colorado 80294, Tuition: $2800  (#24091)   REGISTER
    THIS IS A NON-RESIDENTIAL SESSION

    Start Time First Day 8:00 am - End Time Last Day 4:30 pm.
  • Jun 18-21, 2019 at Transportation Safety Institute, Oklahoma City, OK, Tuition: $2800  (#24092)   REGISTER
    THIS IS A NON-RESIDENTIAL SESSION

    Start Time First Day 8:00 am - End Time Last Day 4:30 pm.

Overview

At the heart of any successful program or initiative is a project manager who employs a variety of proven management strategies and techniques. This course offers a solid foundation of principles, tools and best practices to help set you apart as a skilled project manager.

Using the internationally recognized Project Management Institute's Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) as a guide, this course allows you to develop and present a real world project plan under the guidance of certified project managers and expert instructors.

Key project management principles including scope management, chartering, work breakdown, scheduling, accountability, communication planning, earned value, risk evaluation and Critical Path Method (CPM) will also be presented. 

How You Will Benefit

  • Explore and practice critical concepts and strategies for successfully managing a project
  • Understand project management based on the Project Management Institute's Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • Learn how to apply critical project management tools to improve project planning and implementation
  • Learn and demonstrate effective team behavior and the importance of team membership when it comes to successful projects
  • Develop and present a basic project plan incorporating key course concepts

Who Should Attend

New or potential project managers with little or no previous training and/or experience in project management and individuals with a project management function

This course meets one of the requirements for the Project/Team Lead and Professional levels of the Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Certificate program. For more information go to the LEAD certificate  page.

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Note

Unless the course is listed as RESIDENTIAL, lodging and meals are not included in the tuition.