Essential Project Management (Online & In-Person, Denver Based)

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Define the project life cycle
  • Understand the importance of sponsorship, customer needs, and stakeholder roles and responsibilities
  • Create a successful project team
  • Develop a task plan and work breakdown structure
  • Identify the critical path of the project schedule
  • Utilize a change management plan
  • Assess project risks and develop risk mitigation strategies
  • Design measurements and monitors for a project audit process
  • Close out a project
Course Outline:

  • Defining a project
    • The project life cycle
    • How the selection and prioritization of projects supports the organization mission, goals, and plans
    • The Project Charter process
  • Developing a scope checklist
  • Designing a team contract
  • Analyzing the project planning steps and their sequence
  • Allocating resources
  • Assessing project risks and their impact on project outcomes
  • Designing project risk mitigation strategies
  • Incorporating changes into the project plan
  • Setting up a communication plan
  • Closing out a project and its importance

Course Length:
Full Day