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PM 101 - Overview of Projects and Project Initiation

Duration: 1 day
Course Price: $450

In this course, we make the process, jargon, and tools of professional project managers easy for everyone to understand. After a brief overview of industry standards and PMI (the Project Management Institute), you will experiment with various activities in order to learn what makes a project successful. Primarily, this course focuses on how to begin a project and ensure that you have everything you need, including a charter and a viable stakeholder management process.

Class Length: Full Day

Outline

  • Customize Your  Project Management Learning Path
  • Demystify Project Management Terms and Processes
  • PMI and Why It Matters
  • Determine if Your Project Can Be a Success
  • How to Initiate and Authorize Your Project by Gathering Requirements and Creating a Project Charter
  • Learn to Manage Stakeholders at All Levels
  • Create an Action Plan

Target Audience

This course would be beneficial to anyone who wants to understand the fundamentals of the project management industry. It will benefit anyone who does project work, collaborates with project management professionals, or wants to enter the field. 

In this course, we make the process, jargon, and tools of professional project managers easy for everyone to understand. After a brief overview of industry standards and PMI (the Project Management Institute), you will experiment with various activities in order to learn what makes a project successful. Primarily, this course focuses on how to begin a project and ensure that you have everything you need, including a charter and a viable stakeholder management process.

Class Length: Full Day

Outline

  • Customize Your  Project Management Learning Path
  • Demystify Project Management Terms and Processes
  • PMI and Why It Matters
  • Determine if Your Project Can Be a Success
  • How to Initiate and Authorize Your Project by Gathering Requirements and Creating a Project Charter
  • Learn to Manage Stakeholders at All Levels
  • Create an Action Plan

Target Audience

This course would be beneficial to anyone who wants to understand the fundamentals of the project management industry. It will benefit anyone who does project work, collaborates with project management professionals, or wants to enter the field. 

Prerequisites: No prerequisites for this course.

Session Topics for the PM 101 Program: Project Management Essentials

  • Discover what Project Management is and the roles, responsibilities and processes understood by professionals in the field
  • Identify the five process groups and nine knowledge areas
  • Understand the 7 traits all effective project managers share
  • Learn about (PMI) Project Management Institute’s standards and certifications
  • Distinguish between project work and operational work
  • Understand the inputs, processes, tools and outputs of the Initiating Process Group
  • Learn the components necessary to create a project charter
  • Learn how to perform a stakeholder analysis
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