Project Management Fundamentals

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Effective Project Management is critical to today’s business and organizational success. Through in-class practice of concepts and processes, learn proven techniques, enhanced skills and best practice principles to lay a solid Project Management foundation back at the office. 

From project initiation, planning and execution to managing, controlling and closing projects, you will leave this 3-day course with a thorough understanding of how to make your projects successful.  Instruction will be based on the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) - Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013. Key portions of Microsoft Project software will be used to demonstrate activities, duration, task relationships, Gantt Charts, network diagrams and the critical path method.

Who Should Attend: 

Current or future project managers

“Involuntary” project managers (PM secondary to primary job responsibility)

Project team members, including paraprofessional associates

Management staff with project management accountability

Subject matter experts who contribute to projects

Project stakeholders

Program Benefits: 

This Project Management course will help current and future project managers, as well as those with a peripheral responsibility for project management, meet the challenges of a rapidly changing business environment.  The in-class program will start with Project Management essentials, and over the 3-day course progress to cover: scope, time management, IT, risk, communication, teams, and project closeout.  At the conclusion of the seminar, participants will have a solid framework of project management knowledge and skills for immediate application in the workplace.

Format:

Three days; 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Credit available:

18 PDUs

Dates:

September 18-20, 2017

Cost:

Entire Program - $2095

All program materials will be housed on Rutgers Learning Management System called Sakai.  Participants are encouraged to bring an iPad, laptop or other device that will allow you to view the materials in PDF format during each session.  If you don't have a device you can download and print the material prior to the program.

10% Alumni Discount (check box on registration form)

Group and Corporate Discounts Available; contact EPE

This program has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Labor workforce training grants. Funding may be available for those receiving unemployment benefits.

PMI, PMBOK, PMP and CAPM are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Modules:

(All modules must be completed for this program. These modules are not offered for individual registration)

Project Management Concepts

Initiating a Project

Project Scope

Time, Cost, and Quality Management

Project Management Information Systems

Risk Management

Communications

Project Manager and Project Team

Project Closing