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Project Management Essentials 15 PDUs  

This is the recommended first course in the Project Management Certificate Program. Successful completion fulfills 15 Professional Development Units towards SPSCC certificate completion and can be submitted to PMI subject to their audit process.

This 2-day course addresses the nuts and bolts of project management essentials for anyone charged with leading a project team to successful completion. Participants will discuss theoretical fundamentals as well as participate in hands-on activities that will help them to plan and execute projects on time, stay on budget, and work with maximum efficiency.

Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
  • Describe how the culture and structure of an agency influences projects
  • Explain key project management process standards
  • Demonstrate essential project management competencies
  • Discuss the importance of risk analysis, mitigation and monitoring
  • Define the phases of a project including the project vision, objectives and scope
  • Plan a project's key stages, initiation, planning, execution and closeout
  • Develop and manage the scope of work
  • Define tasks, sequences and time estimates for a project
  • Implement critical path analysis for a project
  • Manage project controls to ensure project success
  • Relate the project management principles to practical, real world experiences
  • Incorporate quality management techniques in a project
Competencies covered in this class: Project Management

Audience: All interested employees responsible with the planning and management of any type of project. This course applies to private, public, government municipal and federal entities.

Please note: Students who register less than three days prior to class may not receive their book until after class ends.

 

Project Management Essentials 15 PDUs

Item: C172 Dave Pratt
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM ONLINE
Sessions: 2 M Tu Location: ONLINE
, WA
10/5/2020 - 10/6/2020 Fee: $395.00

This class is offered online using Zoom.

Zoom Requirements:

  • Access to a computer with speakers & microphone (or the ability to call in via phone).
  • A web camera (suggested but not required).
  • Access to high-speed internet.

  • Zoom link will be sent prior to the start of class.

    Refund Policy: Cancellations must be received 5 business days prior to the 1st day of class in order to receive a full refund.

     

    Project Management Essentials 15 PDUs

    Item: C216 Dave Pratt
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM ONLINE
    Sessions: 2 M Tu Location: ONLINE
    , WA
    11/2/2020 - 11/3/2020 Fee: $395.00

    This class is offered online using Zoom.

    Zoom Requirements:

  • Access to a computer with speakers & microphone (or the ability to call in via phone).
  • A web camera (suggested but not required).
  • Access to high-speed internet.

  • Zoom link will be sent prior to the start of class.

    Refund Policy: Cancellations must be received 5 business days prior to the 1st day of class in order to receive a full refund.

     

    Project Management Essentials 15 PDUs

    Item: C228 Dave Pratt
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM ONLINE
    Sessions: 2 Tu W Location: ONLINE
    , WA
    12/1/2020 - 12/2/2020 Fee: $395.00

    This class is offered online using Zoom.

    Zoom Requirements:

  • Access to a computer with speakers & microphone (or the ability to call in via phone).
  • A web camera (suggested but not required).
  • Access to high-speed internet.

  • Zoom link will be sent prior to the start of class.

    Refund Policy: Cancellations must be received 5 business days prior to the 1st day of class in order to receive a full refund.

     

    Project Management Essentials 15 PDUs

    Item: C345 Dave Pratt
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM ONLINE
    Sessions: 2 M Tu Location: ONLINE
    , WA
    1/4/2021 - 1/5/2021 Fee: $395.00
    This class is offered online using Zoom.

    Zoom Requirements:
  • Access to a computer with speakers & microphone (or the ability to call in via phone).
  • A web camera (suggested but not required).
  • Access to high-speed internet.


  • Zoom link will be sent prior to the start of class.


    Registration for this class will open soon.
     

    Project Management Essentials 15 PDUs

    Item: C356 Dave Pratt
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM ONLINE
    Sessions: 2 M Tu Location: ONLINE
    , WA
    2/1/2021 - 2/2/2021 Fee: $395.00
    This class is offered online using Zoom.

    Zoom Requirements:
  • Access to a computer with speakers & microphone (or the ability to call in via phone).
  • A web camera (suggested but not required).
  • Access to high-speed internet.


  • Zoom link will be sent prior to the start of class.


    Registration for this class will open soon.
     

    Project Management Essentials 15 PDUs

    Item: C398 Dave Pratt
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM ONLINE
    Sessions: 2 M Tu Location: ONLINE
    , WA
    3/1/2021 - 3/2/2021 Fee: $395.00
    This class is offered online using Zoom.

    Zoom Requirements:
  • Access to a computer with speakers & microphone (or the ability to call in via phone).
  • A web camera (suggested but not required).
  • Access to high-speed internet.


  • Zoom link will be sent prior to the start of class.


    Registration for this class will open soon.