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Phoenix TS

Introduction to Project Management

Due to Covid-19 safety restrictions PhoenixTS will temporarily be unable to provide food to our students who attend class at our Training Center; however, our Break Areas are currently open where students will find a constant supply of Coffee, Tea and Water. Students may bring their own lunch and snacks to eat in our breakrooms or at their seat in the classroom or eat out at one of the many nearby restaurants.

Course Overview

Phoenix TS’ Instructor-led Introduction to Project Management course is designed to provide the foundational knowledge and tools a beginning project manager needs within the Federal Government

After  taking this course participants will be able to:

  • Define projects, project management, and project managers
  • Identify the importance of the PMBOK and PMI
  • Identify the five process groups and ten knowledge areas as defined by the PMI
  • Describe the triple constraint
  • Perform a project needs assessment and write goals, requirements, and deliverables
  • Create key project documents, including the statement of work, project planning worksheet, and project charter
  • Build a project schedule by estimating time, costs, and resources
  • Understand and use the work breakdown structure
  • Create project planning documents, such as a schedule, risk management plan, and communication plan
  • Use planning tools, including the Gantt chart, network diagram, and RACI chart
  • Establish and use baselines
  • Monitor and maintain the project
  • Perform basic management tasks, including leading status meetings and ensuring all documents are complete at the end of the project

Schedule

Introduction to Project Management

date
location
price
1/04/23 - 1/05/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:00PM EST

Mechanicsburg, PA
Sold Out
$1,295
1/19/23 - 1/20/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,295
1/26/23 - 1/27/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Online
Open
$1,295
1/26/23 - 1/27/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,295
2/14/23 - 2/15/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:00PM EST

Chambersburg, PA
Sold Out
$1,295
2/16/23 - 2/17/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,295
2/23/23 - 2/24/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Online
Open
$1,295
2/23/23 - 2/24/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,295
3/16/23 - 3/17/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,295
3/23/23 - 3/24/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Online
Open
$1,295
3/23/23 - 3/24/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,295
4/13/23 - 4/14/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,295
4/20/23 - 4/21/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Online
Open
$1,295
4/20/23 - 4/21/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,295
5/18/23 - 5/19/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,295
5/25/23 - 5/26/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Online
Open
$1,295
5/25/23 - 5/26/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,295
6/15/23 - 6/16/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,295
6/22/23 - 6/23/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Online
Open
$1,295
6/22/23 - 6/23/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,295
7/13/23 - 7/14/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,295
7/20/23 - 7/21/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Online
Open
$1,295
7/20/23 - 7/21/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,295
8/17/23 - 8/18/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,295
8/24/23 - 8/25/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Online
Open
$1,295
8/24/23 - 8/25/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,295
9/14/23 - 9/15/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,295
9/21/23 - 9/22/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Online
Open
$1,295
9/21/23 - 9/22/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,295
10/19/23 - 10/20/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,295
10/26/23 - 10/27/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Online
Open
$1,295
10/26/23 - 10/27/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,295
11/09/23 - 11/10/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,295
11/16/23 - 11/17/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Online
Open
$1,295
11/16/23 - 11/17/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,295
12/14/23 - 12/15/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,295
12/21/23 - 12/22/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Online
Open
$1,295
12/21/23 - 12/22/23 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,295
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Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started  

Module Two: Key Concepts (I)  

  • What is a Project?  
  • What is Project Management?  
  • What is a Project Manager?  

Module Three: Key Concepts (II)  

  • About the Project Management Institute (PMI)  
  • About the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)  
  • The Five Process Groups  
  • The Ten Knowledge Areas  
  • The Triple Constraint 

Module Four: Initiation (I)  

  • Identifying Your Stakeholders  
  • Assessing Needs and Wants  
  • Setting a SMART Project Goal  
  • Creating Requirements and Deliverables  

Module Five: Initiation  

  • Creating a Statement of Work  
  • Completing the Project Planning Worksheet  
  • Completing the Project Charter  

Module Six: Planning (I)  

  • Managing Expectations  
  • Creating a Task List  
  • Estimating Time  
  • Estimating Resources  
  • Estimating Costs  

Module Seven: Planning (II)  

  • Building the Work Breakdown Structure  
  • Creating the Schedule  
  • Creating a Risk Management Plan  
  • Creating a Communication Plan  

Module Eight: Planning Tools  

  • The Gantt Chart  
  • The Network Diagram  
  • Using a RACI Chart  
  • Going the Extra Mile: Microsoft Project  

Module Nine: Executing the Project 

  • Establishing Baselines  
  • Monitoring Project Progress  
  • Triple Constraint Reduction Methods  

Module Ten: Maintaining and Controlling the Project  

  • Making the Most of Status Updates  
  • Managing Change  
  • Monitoring Risks  

Module Eleven: Closing Out  

  • Preparing for Closeout  
  • Celebrating Successes  
  • Learning from Project Challenges  
  • Scope Verification  
  • A Final To‐Do List  

 Module Twelve: Wrapping Up 

Exam Information

There is no exam associated with this certification. For more information about our CAPM and PMP certification exam prep courses, visit the course pages listed below:

Introduction to Project Management Resources

Due to Covid-19 safety restrictions PhoenixTS will temporarily be unable to provide food to our students who attend class at our Training Center; however, our Break Areas are currently open where students will find a constant supply of Coffee, Tea and Water. Students may bring their own lunch and snacks to eat in our breakrooms or at their seat in the classroom or eat out at one of the many nearby restaurants.

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