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AMA’s Comprehensive Project Management Workshop

Seminar #6595 Onsite

Give your people a complete arsenal of PM competencies and chart their journey toward certification.

Help your employees move ahead toward achieving their Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification while gaining new PM skills and enhancing existing ones.

In this week-long learning program, they'll refresh their PM expertise and learn a common and precise language to communicate and define project requirements effectively. In addition, they'll acquire skills to resolve project issues through an alignment with the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK ®Guide).This seminar will help them achieve PM excellence and take on higher levels of responsibility.

AMA's Comprehensive Project Management Workshop is recommended as a prerequisite to seminar #6590, AMA's PMP Exam Prep Express.
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  • Utilize all aspects of project management from the perspective of the PMBOK Guide
  • Acquire necessary prerequisite knowledge to enter a PMP Exam Prep training program
  • Achieve competence in the 10 project management knowledge areas and five process groups
  • Master the 47 competencies outlined in the PMBOK Guide
  • Grasp the techniques of documenting project risks, assumptions and constraints
  • Become skilled at identifying and performing stakeholder analysis
  • Develope a WBS and create a project charter
  • Get skills to determine the critical path of a project
  • Staff your project for optimum results
  • Become skilled in executing, monitoring and controlling the tasks defined in their project plan

Topics Covered:

Day 1:

Examining the Project Management Framework

  • Explore characteristics of projects
  • Review project management terminology
  • Consider environmental influences

Reviewing the Project Management Body of Knowledge

  • Project management process groups
  • Project management knowledge areas
  • Project management competency standards

Initiating the Project

  • How to use project selection methods
  • Define project scope
  • Document project risks, assumptions and constraints
  • Identify and performing stakeholder analysis
  • Evaluate the project charter

Day 2:

Planning the Project

  • Define and record requirements, constraints and assumptions
  • Identify project team members and define roles and responsibilities
  • Create the work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Develop the change management plan
  • Identify risks and define risk strategies
  • Obtain plan approval
  • Conduct the kickoff meeting

Day 3:

Executing the Project

  • Execute the tasks defined in the project plan
  • Ensure a common understanding and set expectations
  • Implement a quality management plan
  • Execute approved changes, actions and workarounds
  • Improve team performance

Day 4:

Monitoring and Controlling the Project

  • Measure project performance
  • Verify and manage changes to the project
  • Ensure that project deliverables conform to quality standards
  • Monitor all project risks

Day 5:

Closing the Project

  • Obtain final acceptance for the project
  • Get financial, legal and administrative closure
  • Release project resources
  • Create and distribute a final project report
  • Archive and retain project records
  • Measure customer satisfaction

Who Should Attend

Project managers, program managers and project team leaders who have several years of experience initiating, planning and managing projects, and project team members who are interested in enhancing their career by preparing to become a certified PMP.

Prerequisite: This course requires you to have basic knowledge and experience in project management. AMA recommends receiving training in basic project management skills such as Improving Your Project Management Skills: The Basics for Success (Seminar #6503) or its equivalent before committing to this workshop.

Special Feature

EXTRA: Attendees will receive a complimentary copy of : A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition, by PMI® (a $65.95 value).

PMP, PMBOK and the PMI R.E.P. logo are registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

AMA’s Comprehensive Project Management Workshop is recommended as a prerequisite to AMA’s PMP Exam Prep Express (Seminar #6590).

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