Project Management with Microsoft Project 2010 GES 421 » 100 hours
The purpose of this training is to improve your knowledge and skills in project management and prepare you for the next step in your professional development. You will learn the terminology associated with this profession and the practical application of these concepts in the day to day planning and execution of projects. The training material is presented in 10 separate modules covering all of the essential aspects of project management such as:
- Initiating a new project and developing the project scope
- Identifying work efforts and developing the schedule
- Defining measurable quality metrics for the project
- Understanding how procurement applies in the project framework
- Identifying, assessing and mitigating project risks
- Creating a project management plan
- Identifying resource requirements and negotiating for team members
- Developing a communications plan to meet the stakeholders’ needs
This training combines online presentations, reading assignments, and hands-on practice, which you will participate in offline with provided practice files. Quizzes and short case studies will confirm your understanding of the topics. Each module builds on the previous one in a logical progression from entry level to very advanced level skills. You will also receive advice and direction from a trained instructor.
The Project Management Professional® (PMP) certification, offered through the Project Management Institute, is the industry standard. It requires formal project management education as a prerequisite to participation in the examination. This training will meet or exceed the educational requirement and is compliant with the current edition of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) ®. To learn more about the requirements for the PMP certification, please visit the Project Management Institute’s Web site: http://www.pmi.org.
In addition, this program will provide you with the knowledge necessary to prepare for the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) 70-178 certification and provide the prerequisite training hours for Project Management Institute’s Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP®) credential or PDUs to maintain your PMI qualified certifications.
When you register, you receive an initial six months to complete the program. Should you need more time, you may request a six-month extension at no additional charge.