Length: 5 days
Audience: Associate project managers, project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators, project analysts, project leaders, product managers, and program managers.
This 5-day project simulation Boot Camp combines lectures, hands-on activities, and individual and team assignments to let you experience managing a project from original concept to archiving the project documents. This course enables students to walk through a complete project management life cycle of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing in each of the PMI knowledge areas.
Students will be exposed to, discover interrelationships, and validate various milestones. Students will produce standard project artifacts based on a SOW supplied by upper management and including the WBS, risk management plan, integrated change management plan, communications plan, procurement plan, human resource plan, schedule, and budget. Project tracking will be done on paper or using a project specific package like OpenOffice Project or Microsoft Project. Regular project status reports will be generated for management. At the conclusion of the project, you will provide a closing presentation to the project sponsor that includes a thorough review of the results, lessons learned, and recommendations for improvements. This course qualifies for PDU's as needed by any CAPM, PMP or PgMP certified individuals. You will earn 35 contact hours or PDUs upon completion of this course.