Project Integration Management

8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Learn how integration processes assist the project manager to identify the interdependencies among activities so they can deliver projects on time and on budget to meet business objectives.

Integration of all interrelated project activities is the key to a successful project. Learn how integration processes assist the project manager to identify the interdependencies among activities so they can deliver projects on time and on budget to meet business objectives. Enhance your ability to integrate all the elements of a project into a single comprehensive project management plan, then action that plan using appropriate monitoring and control techniques combined with a comprehensive change control process. Concepts include how all the project management knowledge areas work together in an integrated fashion, configuration management, change control boards, use of project reports and information, lessons learned, and the role of ethics in the project process. You will also apply project management techniques such as change requests, control logs, audits, historical information and close out reports.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

• Incorporate key project management concepts into an integrated project management plan

• Describe and implement industry best practices to effectively direct, manage, monitor and control a project

• Define the necessary activities to close a project

• Apply an ethical framework to determine appropriate next steps

REGISTRATION OPENS IN EARLY 2020.

Project Management and the Organization

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn how organizations are increasingly dependent on effective project management to achieve strategic objectives and enhance organizational goals. Discover how to manage organizational and environmental factors that can affect project performance.

Understanding how your project should align to strategic goals of the organization is fundamental to guiding all the decisions you will undertake on your project. Learn how organizations are increasingly dependent on effective project management to achieve strategic objectives and enhance organizational goals. Discover how to manage organizational and environmental factors that can affect project performance. Concepts include portfolio and program management, business case fundamentals, organizational impacts on project structures and reporting relationships as well as an overview of project methodologies. You will also learn how to develop a Project Charter that ensures there is a direct link between the project’s intended deliverables and the strategic objectives of the organization.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

• Explain how organizations use project management to enhance business value

• Describe the basic elements of a business case

• Appraise the impact of organizational influences and environmental factors on projects

• Identify the difference of projects, programs and portfolios

• Tailor a project approach by selecting appropriate techniques from different project management frameworks

• Describe the components of and develop a Project Charter that aligns with organization objectives

REGISTRATION OPENS IN EARLY 2020.