Project Management Fundamentals Level 12015-07-01T10:42:34+00:00

Project Management Fundamentals Level 1

The Project Management Fundamentals Level 1 course combined with Level 2 is designed to provide you with a fundamental knowledge of the essentials of project management and to provide you with the requisite hours and knowledge for writing the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM ) examination. Upon completion of the Level 1 course, you will have a general understanding of the project management framework and all of the processes associated with the initiating and planning stages of managing a project. Students are given the opportunity to develop, practice and apply project management skills through the review of the course and the completion of review questions and exercises throughout the course.

COURSE PREREQUISITE(S)

An introductory knowledge of Windows is recommended but not required.

METHOD OF DELIVERY

Integrated Learning™ System training facilitated by Academy of Learning Career College facilitators.

COURSE NOTES

Course manual provided for on-going reference. This course is an Online ILS Hybrid course and incorporates a more intensive media component than standard ILS courses. This media will be offered through ACME 2011, similar to the method for offering Academy Online courses. There is a final exam upon completion of the course. Participants who receive 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate.

INTRODUCTION

The Project Management Institute

MODULE 1

What is a project?; Project Context; What is Project Management?

MODULE 2

Areas of Expertise; Application Area Knowledge; The Knowledge Areas

MODULE 3

The Project Life Cycle; The Stakeholders; Organizational Politics and Influences; Differentiating Organizational Structure; The Role of the Project Management Office (PMO)

MODULE 4

Managing Project Constraints; Process Groups; Process Relationships; Processes and Knowledge Areas; Process Interaction Customization

MODULE 5

Project Initiating Processes; Project Charter; Project Selection Methods; Project Management Methodology

MODULE 6

Project Management Information System (PMIS); Using Expert Judgment; Using Management by Objectives (MBO); Accounting Concepts in Project Selection; Identifying Stakeholders

MODULE 7

Project Planning; Integration Management; Scope Management; Work Breakdown Structure

MODULE 8

Time Planning; Network Diagrams; Activity Estimation; Estimating Terms

MODULE 9

Cost Management Processes; Cost Estimating Concepts; Cost Estimating Formulas; Accounting Terms Revisited

MODULE 10

Quality Management; Human Resource Management; Conflict Management; Communications Management; Communication Methods

MODULE 11

Risk Management; Risk Identification; Risk Analysis; Risk Response; Procurement Management

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