This seminar offers an introduction to Project Management according to the PMI® standard and helps you getting started with your professional project management. You will learn the basic project management processes, methods and instruments to plan, execute and control projects in a structured and goal-oriented manner.
Content of the training Introduction to Project Management (PMI® Foundation)
An overview of project management:
Areas and processes of project management and project life cycle • Basic types and methods of company and project organisation
How to successfully start your project?
Content and formulation of a project assignment: Setting the course for effective further planning • Initial risk and stakeholder analysis and consideration • Project kick-off
How to properly plan your project?
Work breakdown structure:
Definition and decomposition of the services and scope
Definition of the activities • estimation of their duration and resources required • definition of the order and timing of the activities
Estimation of costs based on time and resources as well as quality, risk and project management activities
Selection and preparation of relevant standards and measures for quality assurance and process improvement
People in the project:
Roles and responsibilities • Planning team building and leadership • Strategies for conflict resolution
identification of stakeholders and their communication needs • choice of communication tools • reporting
Identification and analysis of risks and opportunities • Planning measures to reduce negative and promote positive effects
Needs analysis and definition • Supplier selection • Contract planning
Implementation and control – what should you pay attention to?
Management and control based on the basic plans • Reduce or eliminate plan deviations through effective change management
Project completion – what are the best practices to end a project?
Administrative project closure • return of resources • lessons learned
Objectives of the training
- You know the 5 process groups and 10 knowledge areas of the Project Management Standard according to PMI®.
- You are able to clearly define projects, divide them into small manageable portions and structure, plan, execute and control them in terms of content, time, budget, quality, staffing, communication, risks, purchase of external products or services, as well as project stakeholders – so that in the end the result is right.