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ATI's Project Management Overview and Leadership course


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Summary:

    Technical Training Short On Site Course Quote

      This class is an introductory class to the Project Management discipline. It includes the basics of Project Management as well as Leadership as it pertains to Project Management.

    Prerequisites:

      There are no prerequisites for this course.

    Who Should Attend:

      This two-day course is intended for project managers and team leaders who need a good foundation for further study in Project Management.

    Benefits of Attendance:

      Students will be able to:

      • define a project, program, and project management and its processes;
      • determine effective ways of integrating project management and general business management in an organization;
      • determine ways to effectively integrate a project across an entire enterprise to reduce the impact of change;
      • determine how ethics, integrity, and objectivity affect project management;
      • discuss ways of effectively communicating throughout the Project Lifecycle;
      • determine stakeholders and how they affect the project;
      • describe the Project Management Lifecycle and develop a basic project plan;
      • define leadership and how vision impacts a project;
      • list key qualities of a leader;
      • form an effective project team;
      • recognize one's own work behavior style and quickly read other people's styles; and
      • identify how to mesh divergent styles together to achieve project success.

    Course Outline:

      CHAPTER 1: WHAT IS A PROJECT?
      1) Project Characteristics
      2) Projects vs. Operational Work
      3) Projects and Strategic Planning

      CHAPTER 2: WHAT IS PROJECT MANAGEMENT?

      CHAPTER 3: THE PMBOK GUIDE STRUCTURE
      1) The Project Management Framework
      2) The Standard for Project Management of a Project
      3) The Project Management Knowledge Areas

      CHAPTER 4: AREAS OF EXPERTISE

      CHAPTER 5: APPLICATION AREA KNOWLEDGE, STANDARDS, AND REGULATIONS

      CHAPTER 6: UNDERSTANDING THE PROJECT ENVIRONMENT
      1) Cultural and Social Environment
      1) International and Political Environment
      2) Physical Environment

      CHAPTER 7: GENERAL MANAGEMENT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
      1) Financial Management and Accounting
      2) Purchasing and Procurement
      3) Sales and Marketing
      4) Contracts and Commercial Law
      5) Manufacturing and Distribution
      6) Logistics and Supply Chain
      7) Strategic Planning, Tactical Planning, and Operational Planning
      8) Organizational Structures, Organizational Behavior, Personnel Administration, Compensation, Benefits, and Career Paths
      9) Health and Safety Practices
      10) Information Technology

      CHAPTER 8: INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
      1) Effective Communication
      2) Influencing the Organization
      3) Leadership
      4) Motivation
      5) Negotiation and Conflict Management
      6) Problem Solving

      CHAPTER 9: PROJECT MANAGEMENT CONTEXT
      1) Programs and Program Management
      2) Portfolios and Portfolio Management
      3) Subprojects
      4) Project Management Office

      CHAPTER 10: PROJECT LIFECYCLE AND ORGANIZATION
      1) The Project Lifecycle
      2) Project Stakeholders
      3) Organizational Influences

      CHAPTER 11: PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESS FOR A PROJECT
      1) Project Management Process Groups
      2) Initiating Process Group
      3) Develop Preliminary Project Scope Statement
      4) Planning Process Group
      5) Develop Project Management Plan
      6) Scope Planning
      7) Scope Definition
      8) Create Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
      9) Activity Definition
      10) Activity Sequencing
      11) Activity Resource Estimating
      12) Activity Duration Estimating
      13) Schedule Development
      14) Cost Estimating
      15) Cost Budgeting
      16) Quality Planning
      17) Human Resource Planning
      18) Communications Planning
      19) Risk Management Planning
      20) Risk Identification
      21) Qualitative Risk Analysis
      22) Quantitative Risk Analysis
      23) Risk Response Planning
      24) Plan Purchases and Acquisitions
      25) Plan Contracting
      26) Executing Process Group
      27) Direct and Manage Project Execution
      28) Perform Quality Assurance
      29) Acquire Project Team
      30) Develop Project Team
      31) Information Distribution
      32) Request Seller Responses
      33) Select Sellers
      34) Monitoring and Controlling Process Group
      35) Monitor and Control Project Work
      36) Integrated Change Control
      37) Scope Verification
      38) Scope Control
      39) Schedule Control
      40) Cost Control
      41) Perform Quality Control
      42) Manage the Project Team
      43) Performance Reporting
      44) Manage Stakeholders
      45) Risk Monitoring and Control
      46) Contract Administration
      47) Closing Process Group
      48) Close Project
      49) Contract Closure
      50) Process Interactions
      51) Project Management Process Mapping

      CHAPTER 12: PROJECT LEADERSHIP
      1) What is Leadership?
      2) Setting the Stage
      3) Leadership Defined
      4) Manager vs. Leader
      5) The Leadership Journey
      6) Keys to Developing Leadership Qualities
      7) Key Qualities of Leadership
      8) Vision
      9) Character
      10) Integrity
      11) Positive Attitude
      12) Love People
      13) Set Goals
      14) Takes Risks
      15) Motivates
      16) A Great Communicator
      17) Gives Constructive Feedback
      18) Developing a Leadership Factory

    Tuition:

      This course is not on the current schedule of open enrollment courses. If you are interested in attending this or another course as open enrollment, please contact us at (410) 956-8805 or at ati@aticourses.com and indicate the course name and number of students who wish to participate. ATI typically schedules open enrollment courses with a lead time of 3-5 months. Group courses can be presented at your facility at any time. For on-site pricing, request an on-site quote. You may also call us at (410) 956-8805 or email us at ati@aticourses.com.

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