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Essentials of Project Management for the Non-Project Manager

Learn and apply basic elements of project management to your job to support project success.

To work together effectively on any project, everyone on the team needs to use a common language and have a clear understanding of all expectations. This unique project manager training seminar is designed for individuals with little or no prior knowledge of project management who serve on project management teams, those who simply want to know more about PM or those who are making the transition to project management. In just two days, you’ll develop an understanding of essential terminology and apply basic PM tools and techniques to increase your effectiveness both on the team and in your own functional area.

Seminar Number: 06548

  • In a Classroom
  • Online
  • Your Company Location

Course Scheduling & Pricing

Who Should Attend

Those who are involved in projects but do not manage them, such as subject matter experts, team members, project sponsors, contributors, facilitators and coordinators.

  •   Classroom2 Day(s)
    1.2 CEU, 14 CPE
  •   Online4 Lesson(s)
    1.2 CEU, 14 CPE
 

To work together effectively on any project, everyone on the team needs to use a common language and have a clear understanding of all expectations. This unique project manager training seminar is designed for individuals with little or no prior knowledge of project management who serve on project management teams, those who simply want to know more about PM or those who are making the transition to project management. In just two days, you’ll develop an understanding of essential terminology and apply basic PM tools and techniques to increase your effectiveness both on the team and in your own functional area.

  • Know the purpose and process of project management
  • Understand the roles, responsibilities and needs of project team members
  • Identify and apply critical project management tools
  • Identify stakeholders, their relationships to each other and how these relationships affect projects
  • Recognize stakeholder issues within the organization
  • Identify and apply critical communication tools and protocols
  • Key project management terms
  • Five groups of the project management process
  • Estimating project activity accurately
  • Identifying and aligning the project stakeholders
  • Evaluating the project charter
  • Validating project requirements against the SMART Tool
  • Understanding and creating the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Getting Your Hands Around Project Management

  • Distinguish Between a Project and Operations
  • Recognize the Factors That Contribute to Project Success or Failure
  • Identify the Framework for Project Management

Getting It Off the Ground

  • Recognize the Value of Knowing Why/How a Project Is Important to the Organization and to You
  • Explain the Elements of a Charter and Its Relevance to Initiating a Project
  • Identify Stakeholders and Their Roles on a Project

Planning the Work

  • Apply Techniques to Define the Work to Be Done
  • Identify an Apply Techniques to Estimate Needed Resources, Cost, and Hours for the Project
  • Apply Techniques to Schedule the Project
  • Identify Roles and Responsibilities for the Project
  • Plan for Potential Risks to the Project

Working the Plan

  • Build an Effective Status Report
  • Recognize the Types and Purposes of Meetings
  • Identify Action Items and Issues
  • Recognize the Importance of Managing Change

Putting It to Bed

  • Contribute to the Lessons Learned Database
  • Identify the Project Records and Files That Must Be Archived for Historical Purposes
  • Describe a Project Closure Checklist
  • Compare Closing Out Successful Versus Unsuccessful or Canceled Projects
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LEARNING OBJECTIVE

  • Enable People Who Are Not Project Managers to Apply Basic Methodologies of Project Management, Allowing Them to Be More Effective Project Team Members

LESSON ONE

Getting Your Hands Around Project Management

  • Distinguish Between Projects and Operations
  • Recognize the Factors That Contribute to Project Success or Failure
  • Identify the Framework for Project Management

Getting It Off the Ground

  • Recognize Why and How a Project Is Important
  • Explain the Elements of a Charter and a Charter’s Relevance to Initiating a Project
  • Identify Stakeholders, and Explain Their Roles on a Project

LESSON TWO

Planning the Work

  • Apply Techniques to Apply the Work to Be Done
  • Identify and Apply Techniques to Estimate Needed Resources, Cost, and Hours for the Project
  • Apply Techniques to Schedule a Project
  • Identify Roles and Responsibilities for the Project
  • Plan for Potential Risks to the Project

LESSON THREE

Planning the Work (cont’d)

  • Apply Techniques to Apply the Work to Be Done
  • Identify and Apply Techniques to Estimate Needed Resources, Cost, and Hours for the Project
  • Apply Techniques to Schedule a Project
  • Identify Roles and Responsibilities for the Project
  • Plan for Potential Risks to the Project

Working the Plan

  • Build an Effective Status Report
  • Identify the Types and Purposes of Meetings
  • Identify Action Items and Issues
  • Recognize the Importance of Managing Change

LESSON FOUR

Working the Plan (cont’d)

  • Build an Effective Status Report
  • Identify the Types and Purposes of Meetings
  • Identify Action Items and Issues
  • Recognize the Importance of Managing Change

Putting It to Bed

  • Contribute to a Lessons Learned Database
  • Identify Project Records and Files That Must Be Archived for Historical Purposes
  • Describe a Project Closure Checklist
  • Compare Closing Out Successful vs. Unsuccessful or Canceled Projects
Download Extended Seminar Outline PDF

American Management Association (AMA) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). AMA complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, AMA is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.

AMA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org. For additional information or for more information regarding administrative policies such as complaints and refunds, please contact Martha Leon at 212-903-8173.

Recommended CPE Credit: 14 hours/Basic
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation:  Online pre-and post-assessment
Delivery Method: Group Live/Group Internet-based
Field of Study:  Technical – Management Services

Classroom Schedule

23 Sessions Available

Online Schedule

3 Sessions Available

  • $2,345.00 Non Members
  • $2,095.00 AMA Members
  • $1,889.00 GSA
Date Duration State City Zip
  2019-04-29 2019-04-30 Apr 29, 2019 - Apr 30, 2019 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2019-05-02 2019-05-03 May 2, 2019 - May 3, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-05-13 2019-05-14 May 13, 2019 - May 14, 2019 2 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

  2019-05-16 2019-05-17 May 16, 2019 - May 17, 2019 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2019-05-20 2019-05-21 May 20, 2019 - May 21, 2019 2 Days WA Seattle 98101 Seattle Register Now

  2019-06-03 2019-06-04 Jun 3, 2019 - Jun 4, 2019 2 Days PA Philadelphia 19019 Philadelphia Register Now

  2019-06-10 2019-06-11 Jun 10, 2019 - Jun 11, 2019 2 Days TX Dallas 75001-3505 Dallas Register Now

  2019-06-20 2019-06-21 Jun 20, 2019 - Jun 21, 2019 2 Days MA Boston 02110-1817 Boston Register Now

  2019-06-27 2019-06-28 Jun 27, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2019-07-08 2019-07-09 Jul 8, 2019 - Jul 9, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-07-22 2019-07-23 Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 23, 2019 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2019-08-08 2019-08-09 Aug 8, 2019 - Aug 9, 2019 2 Days CA Anaheim 92801 Anaheim Register Now

  2019-08-26 2019-08-27 Aug 26, 2019 - Aug 27, 2019 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2019-09-26 2019-09-27 Sep 26, 2019 - Sep 27, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-10-21 2019-10-22 Oct 21, 2019 - Oct 22, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-10-28 2019-10-29 Oct 28, 2019 - Oct 29, 2019 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2019-11-07 2019-11-08 Nov 7, 2019 - Nov 8, 2019 2 Days MA Boston 02110 Boston Register Now

  2019-11-11 2019-11-12 Nov 11, 2019 - Nov 12, 2019 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2019-11-14 2019-11-15 Nov 14, 2019 - Nov 15, 2019 2 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

  2019-11-25 2019-11-26 Nov 25, 2019 - Nov 26, 2019 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2019-12-09 2019-12-10 Dec 9, 2019 - Dec 10, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-12-16 2019-12-17 Dec 16, 2019 - Dec 17, 2019 2 Days PA Philadelphia 19019 Philadelphia Register Now

  2020-01-23 2020-01-24 Jan 23, 2020 - Jan 24, 2020 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

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