Project Management Fundamentals

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Improved and 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 solid Project Management foundations in today’s growing strategic business need.

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) - Sixth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2017, as a guide and standard for project management.

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: 

Research reports developed and published by PMI® in last five years is showing a widening gap between need of project management skills to improve success of projects. Job Growth Report by PMI® for 2017 – 2027 is indicating opportunities to accommodate growing demand of skilled resources with enhanced technical, leadership and strategic business skills.

Role of the Project Manager has been emphasized in most current publication of PMBOK® Guide - Sixth Edition. PMI’s® Pulse at work: Practitioner’s Guide and 9th Global Project Management Survey (2017) is showing an improvement of project management skills in last two years. However, opportunities for improved skills to enhance success rate of project does exist.

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.

Format:

Three days; 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Credit available:

18 PDUs

Dates:

May 9-11, 2018

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

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 Life Cycle and Foundations

Enterprise Environment and Organizational Process

Role of a Project Manager

Project Initiation and Integration

Project Scope and Resources

Schedule and Time Management

Cost and Budget Management

Project Management Information Systems

Risk and Opportunity Management

Project Communications

Project Stakeholders and Teams

Project Closing