Applied Project Management

Workshop Overview

The course addresses how to identify, monitor, document and balance crucial information for the successful management of projects. It also covers the development of a baseline for the project that will allow the efficient compilation and the timely generation of performance comparisons. This is a highly interactive workshop that usually marks a milestone in the project management development roadmap. Participants will be required to develop a comprehensive project plan. 
Learning Objectives

  • Understand and Apply the Project Management Planning Framework
  • Develop a Project Charter & Stakeholder Register
  • Draft Project Planning Documents
  • Practice newly-acquired project management skills
  • Benchmark results against peers and get feedback from an expert in the field
  • Produce a complete project plan based on realistic case studies  

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Project Planning Framework
  • Brainstorming Project Ideas & Forming Project Groups
  • Project Charter
  • Stakeholder Register
  • Communication Plan
  • Requirements Documentation  
  • WBS & WBS Dictionary
  • Activity List & Attributes
  • Project Schedule
  • Cost Estimates & Budget
  • Organizational Chart & RACI Matrix
  • Risk Management  

Course Duration

3 Days - 24 Hours 
Workshop Format  

Interactive sessions with many exercises, discussions and in class group workshops  
Intended Audience

The workshop is intended for all professionals practicing, studying and interested in project management principles including: Project Managers, Project Management Team Members, Planners, Schedulers, Senior Managers, Chief Executive Officers, Finance Managers, Human Resources Managers, Project Managers, Engineers, and Information Technology Managers. 

This course is registered on PMI.org