Operational Project Management

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This foundation course is a practical, industry standard, hands-on, case study based approach to managing projects that focus on the principles of operational project management. It provides practical examples of project planning concepts of each knowledge area. This course provides an overview of key project concepts and terminology, and helps individuals effectively initiate, plan, execute, monitor & control, and close a project. It also helps develop and improve project management skills for managing current and future projects and is an ideal course for providing immediate implementation of project management knowledge and skills in your work place.

Standards Based

All training is 100% compliant with the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Curriculum developed by Boston University Corporate Education Center *

  • Our program is compliant with A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
  • Our program serves as a solid foundation for the pursuit of Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification.
  • BUCEC sits on the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Global Corporate Council, and is a Registered Education Provider of PMI®.

Schedule and Cost

Classes are on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Cost: US$1,100.00.

Day One Module 1:Project Management Overview Defining Project ManagementProject Life Cycles andOrganizationsProject StakeholdersOrganizational InfluencesProject ManagementProcesses for a Project Project Manager Roles and Responsibilities

Day Two Module 3: Planning Process Group I Overview of the Planning Process Group Project Integration Management Project Scope Management Project Time Management Project Cost Management   Day Three Module 4: Planning Process Group II Project Quality Management Plan Communications Project Risk Management Module 5: Executing Process Group Overview of the Executing Process Group Project Integration Management Project Quality Management Project Human Resources Management   Module 6: Monitoring and Controlling Process Group Overview of the Monitoring and Controlling Process Group Project Integration Management Project Quality Management   Module 7: Closing Process Group Closing Process Group Introduction Project Integration Management Project Procurement Management Module 8: Assessing Project Management Skills Project Manager Skills

Module 2: Initiating Process Group Overview of the Initiating Process Group Project Integration ManagementProject Communications ManagementDay  ThreeModule 5 Cont'dProject Human Resources Management  Module 6: Monitoring and Controlling Process Group Overview of the Monitoring and Controlling Process Group Project Integration Management Project Quality Management   Module 7: Closing Process Group Closing Process Group Introduction Project Integration Management Project Procurement Management   Module 8: Assessing Project Management Skills Project Manager Skills

What you will achieve

  •  A clear differentiation between project, phases, life cycles program, and sub-project, identifying contrasting and related characteristics of each
  • Knowledge of how to define the role of project manager while balancing the expectations of the different project stakeholders
  • Ability to apply project management methods in the work place
  • Differentiate the relationships between project management, program management, and portfolio management

What you will learn

  • Project Management Frameworks described in PMI's PMBOK® guide
  • Basics of creating a project charter and tying it to a business case, effectively gathering and documenting requirements, creating a work   breakdown structure (WBS) based on the project charter and project requirements
  • Key stakeholders how they are identified, their impact and influence, their roles in a typical project, and the importance of establishing and using a communication plan
  • Project schedule network diagram how to create precedence diagrams to show task dependencies, determine critical path, and calculate float
  • Project quality and risk how to plan quality into a project and identify, analyze, develop responses, and develop a risk register

Who Should Attend

  • Team leaders and team members
  • Functional managers with employees assigned to a project team
  • All professionals seeking to improve their project management skills and knowledge
  • Project managers

What's unique about our program

  • Experience hands-on learning, with real world PMP® certified presenters who are certified BUCEC trainers and are experienced practitioners in their field.
  • Our Seminar focuses on a real-world project format. This unique format allows tools and techniques taught in class to be practiced within the framework of today's business. It identifies problems currently faced in business and works to solve them throughout the program.
  • Our instructors are experienced in industry; the curriculum is developed by industry practitioners with 20+ years of experience.