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Course Title: Successful Project Management, Third Edition
Author: Larry Richman
Provider: American Management Association
Price: $89.95
CEU Credits: 2
Level: Advanced
Field Of Study: N/A
Prerequisites: None
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Pre-Test

Chapter 1: Understanding Project Management

  • What Is Project ManageMent?
  • The History of Project Management
  • Project Management Today
  • Functional Work Vs. Project Work
  • Why Project ManageMent Is Necessary In Today‚Äôs World
  • Organizing For Project Management Efficiency
  • Adopting a Project Management Philosophy
  • Organizational Structures
  • Functioning Effectively
  • Project Life Cycle
  • Recap

Chapter 2: Defining the Roles of the Project Manager and the Team

  • The Role of The Project Manager
  • Project Manager Skills
  • The Makeup of a Project Manager
  • Project Manager Relationships and Tools
  • Responsibility, Accountability, and Authority
  • Roles of Team Members
  • Defining The Roles of Project Sponsors, Customers, And Other Stakeholders
  • Recap

Chapter 3: Defining the Project

  • Project Planning
  • Defining the Problem or Opportunity
  • Establishing Project Objectives
  • Performing Project Reviews
  • Creating A Work Breakdown Structure
  • Recap

Chapter 4: Estimating the Activities

  • The Importance of Estimating
  • Steps In Estimating Activities
  • Estimating Methods
  • Precision of Estimates
  • Work Environment And Skill Level
  • Type Of Contract
  • Using Project Management Software
  • Recap

Chapter 5: Planning the Activities

  • Sequencing Activities
  • Calculating The Critical Path
  • Recap

Chapter 6: Preparing a Project Plan

  • Preparing Schedules
  • Preparing Resource Plans
  • Preparing Budget Plans
  • Managing Risk
  • Getting Approvals And Compiling A Formal Project Plan
  • Recap

Chapter 7: Managing time, cost, and Scope

  • Initiating The Project
  • Setting Up A Monitoring And Management Process
  • Managing Project Objectives
  • Managing Changes In The Project
  • Recap

Chapter 8: Evaluating and Reporting on Project Performance

  • Conducting Project Evaluations
  • Reporting On Project Objectives
  • Closing the Project
  • Recap

Post-Test

Glossary

Appendix : Organizations and Websites

Bibliography

Index




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