AMA's Comprehensive Project Management Workshop

AMA - American Management Association
Training overview
Professional Course
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
5 lessons
From 3,295 USD
Start dates

Place & Start


Arlington
3,295 USD
12/12/2022

San Francisco
3,295 USD
1/23/2023

New York City
3,295 USD
3/13/2023

Atlanta
3,295 USD
3/27/2023
AMA - American Management Association

Course description

AMA's Comprehensive Project Management Workshop

Delays, cost overruns, or quality problems can wreck your project. Keep it on with this 5-day overview of project management.

Aligned with PMI’s PMBOK®, this project management workshop helps you master the entire PM process. You’ll earn 35 professional development units (PDUs) pre-approved by PMI, and you’ll gain skills and in-depth knowledge that prepare you for the next level: the Project Management Professional certification.

You Will Learn How To:

  • Manage projects with confidence
  • Avoid dangerous shortcuts and omissions
  • Monitor risks and correct trouble spots
  • Put together a solid team and effective documentation
  • Pave the way for achieving PMP® status

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn all aspects of project management from the perspective of the PMBOK Guide
  • Acquire necessary prerequisite knowledge to enter a PMP Exam Prep training program
  • Achieve competence in the 10 project management knowledge areas and five process groups
  • Master the 47 competencies outlined in the PMBOK Guide
  • Learn the techniques of documenting project risks, assumptions and constraints
  • Become skilled at identifying and performing stakeholder analysis
  • Learn how to develop a WBS and create a project charter
  • Get skills to determine the critical path of a project
  • Learn how to staff your project for optimum results
  • Become skilled in executing, monitoring and controlling the tasks defined in your project plan

Who should attend?

Project managers, program managers, and project team leaders who have several years of experience initiating, planning and managing projects, and project team members who are interested in enhancing their career by preparing to become a certified PMP.

Training content

Day 1

Examining the Project Management Framework

  • Exploring characteristics of projects
  • Reviewing project management terminology
  • Considering environmental influences

Reviewing the Project Management Body of Knowledge

  • Describing the project management process groups
  • The project management knowledge areas
  • Project management competency standards

Initiating the Project

  • Using project selection methods
  • Defining project scope
  • Documenting project risks, assumptions and constraints
  • Identifying and performing stakeholder analysis
  • Evaluating the project charter

Day 2

Planning the Project

  • Defining and recording requirements, constraints and assumptions
  • Identifying project team members and defining roles and responsibilities
  • Creating the work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Developing the change management plan
  • Identifying risks and defining risk strategies
  • Obtaining plan approval
  • Conducting the kickoff meeting

Day 3

Executing the Project Plan

  • Executing the tasks defined in the project plan
  • Ensuring a common understanding and setting expectations
  • Implementing a quality management plan
  • Executing approved changes, actions and workarounds
  • Improving team performance

Day 4

Monitoring and Controlling the Project

  • Measuring project performance
  • Verifying and managing changes to the project
  • Ensuring that project deliverables conform to quality standards
  • Monitoring all project risks

Day 5

Closing the Project

  • Obtaining final acceptance for the project
  • Getting financial, legal and administrative closure
  • Releasing project resources
  • Creating and distributing a final project report
  • Archiving and retaining project records
  • Measuring customer satisfaction

Costs

price for:

  • Non Members: $3295
  • AMA Members: $2995

Certification / Credits

CEU: 3, PDU: 35

About AMA

American Management Association Company Info

The American Management Association, International (AMA) is the global leader in talent development. Founded in 1923, AMA supports the goals of individuals and organizations through a complete range of educational products and services, including instructor-led classroom and virtual seminars, webinars,...


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Reviews

Average rating 5

Based on 3 reviews.

Colin W.
Very detailed and engaging. Enjoyed being able to practice our learnings in break out rooms and then discussing as a group.
Carmen P.
Susan is a really experimented person and she always try to mantained the course dinamic. The information is really interesting
Jay R.
Obviously a tenured gentleman that has lots of life experience to teach from.
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