Introduction to Project Management - IPM

Discipline: Project Management
Level: Foundation
Instructors who teach this course:
  • Mr. Christopher D. Lennon

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About the course Designed For You will learn Course Content
About the course
As the relative importance of effective Project Management continues to grow in corporate recognition, and as strategies are increasingly set with a project-based delivery vehicle in mind, the need for in-depth understanding of this complex subject grows. Those in the industry with the knowledge and expertise have an ever shorter period of their working lives left, to be replaced by a new and younger generation, so focus on the basics from which to build a robust and deep knowledge and skill set is increasingly desirable. In order to ensure that competence is created within the next generation of project managers, this course serves as an in-depth primer for those wishing to make this fascinating and dynamic area a career.
Designed For
New employees/graduates or anyone else wishing to obtain a firm understanding of the basics of Project Management. This course serves as a foundation upon which to build further specialist knowledge and create a transferable skill set applicable across the industry.
You will learn
How To:
  • Adopt project planning and methodology
  • Incorporate project interfaces and communication
  • Manage resource identification and alignment
  • Utilize scheduling resources and tasks
  • Apply creative compromise
Course Content
  • The project methodology
  • Identifying project risks and opportunities
  • Project lifecycle
  • Project manager
  • Project business case
  • Project sponsor
  • Project scope
  • Understanding project interfaces
  • Managing a project budget
  • Project scheduling
  • Resource management
  • Lead time and project inventory management
  • Remote teams