35-Hr Project Management Bootcamp
About course

This 35-hour (5 day) course enables you to learn how to successfully implement the principles and best practices of project management in your project environment. This comprehensive Boot Camp course features 35 distinct project management topics of 1 hour in length, including 4 hours of education on Agile. Approximately 7 topics are covered over 5 days, each topic is followed by a 10-question review test to ensure knowledge comprehension. Important interpersonal skills needed by effective Project Managers, such as leadership and communication, are also covered. This course emphasizes the best practices as outlined in the Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and the Agile Practice Guide. Successfully completing this course will provide you with the knowledge and techniques needed to better understand Project Management, along with best practices that can be applied to projects right away.

Who should attend

Because this course emphasizes the principles and best practices outlined in the PMBOK® Guide and Agile Practice Guide, it will benefit anyone interested in  furthering their career as a Project Manager, as well as anyone seeking a better understanding of project management standards and techniques.

Course features

Upon completion of this course, you will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of PMI principles, best practices and techniques as outlined in the PMBOK® Guide and Agile Practice Guide
  • Learn about the interpersonal skills necessary to become an effective Project Manager
Course outline
  • Intro to the PM Profession
  • Project Management Definitions
  • Organizational Influences on Projects
  • Project Life Cycle Models
  • Project Management Processes & Knowledge Areas
  • Interpersonal Skills for Project Managers
  • Project Leadership
  • Launching a Project
  • Dealing with Project Stakeholders
  • Determining Project Requirements
  • Defining the Project Scope
  • Defining & Sequencing Project Activities
  • Estimating Duration & Resources
  • Developing the Project Schedule
  • Controlling the Project Schedule
  • Estimating & Budgeting Costs
  • Controlling Cost with Earned Value
  • Project Quality Processes
  • Key Quality Tools
  • Human Resource Processes
  • Motivational Theories
  • Communications Processes
  • Effective Project Communications
  • Identify Project Risks
  • Analyze Project Risks
  • Plan Risk Responses & Control Risks
  • Procurement Processes
  • Contract Types & Terminology
  • Pulling the Project Plan Together
  • Managing & Controlling Project Work
  • Closing the Project
  • Agile Introduction
  • User Stories and Estimation
  • Using Scrum
  • Tailoring Agile
Course information
Duration: 35 hours
Earn: 35 PDUs
Delivery Method: Virtual or Traditional Classroom