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Project Management

 

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​Fundamentals of Project Management
November 18, 2014 
 

Project management is no longer just for construction engineers and military logistics experts. Today, in addition to the regular duties of your job, you are often expected to take on extra assignments - and to get that additional job done well, under budget and on time. This course is not intended to take you from a supervisory or administrative position to that of a project manager but will familiarize you with the most common terms and the most current thinking about projects.

 Learn how to:
 
  • Understand what is meant by a project and project management
  • Identify benefits of projects
  • Identify the phases of a project’s life cycle
  • Enhance your ability to sell ideas and make presentations
  • Prioritize projects
  • Begin conceptualizing your project, including goals and vision statements
  • Use a target chart and other planning tools
 
Target Audience: Supervisors, mid-management and administrative staff
 
Price: $199 (includes all materials)

Intermediate Project Management
 

Build on your skills that you have learned from ‘Fundamentals of Project Management’. This course is intended for those who understand the conceptual phase of a project’s life cycle, including setting goals, creating a vision statement and creating the statement of work. This course will take you through the remaining three stages: planning, execution and termination.
 
Learn how to: 
  • Identify your project’s tasks and resources
  • Order tasks using the work breakdown structure
  • Schedule tasks effectively
  • Use basic planning tools such as a Gantt chart, PERT diagram and network diagram
  • Prepare a project budget
  • Modify the project budget and schedule to meet targets
  • Identify and manage risks
  • Develop a change control process
 

Target Audience: Supervisors, mid-management and administrative staff 

 Price: $199 (includes all materials)

Advanced Project Management
 

It’s easy to forget the “manager” in your “project manager” title amongst all the project’s activity. However, it is crucial to hone your management skills as they are an important part of your success as a project manager. There are also some advanced project management techniques you can master to help bring your projects to the next level. This workshop presumes that you have a thorough understanding of project management, including topics such as preparing a statement of work, setting project goals, scheduling, budgeting, managing project risks and executing a project.

 

Learn how to: 

  • Think critically when choosing a project team
  • Make the best of an assigned project team
  • Help teams move through various stages to become a high-functioning machine
  • Maximize productivity at team meetings
  • Reward and motivate your team
  • Develop and execute a communication plan
  • Communicate with sponsors and executives more effectively.
 

Target Audience: Supervisors, mid-management and administrative staff

Price: $199 (includes all materials)

 

Capstone - Project Management
 

Project management is not just restricted to certain industries, or to individuals with certification as a project manager. Lots of us are expected to complete assignments that are not a usual part of our job, and to get the job done well, within our budget, and on time.

This workshop is intended for those who understand the conceptual phase of a project’s life cycle, including setting goals, creating a vision statement, and creating the Statement of Work. Today will take you through the remaining three stages: planning, execution, and termination.

Learn how to:

  • Write a Vision Statement for the Project
  • Complete a SWOT Analysis Complete the Improvement Proposal Form
  • Complete a Resource List
  • Complete the Stages of a Project by placing activities under each proper heading
  • Write SMART Objectives
  • Complete a Milestone Chart for the tasks
  • Complete the Statement of Work (SOW) for the project
  • Complete the Cost Controls worksheet
  • Prepare a Close Out checklist for the project
  • Make an oral presentation to the class describing the process and outcomes of the project.
     

 Target Audience: Supervisors, mid-management and administrative staff

 Price: $199 (includes all materials)

 

 Online Offerings

 

TheCourse - Project Management Professional

TheCourse is designed to teach the core competencies of project management while preparing students for certification by the Project Management Institute. Due to its high quality and fair price, TheCourse is the preferred PMP preparation vehicle of major universities, US Government agencies and their contractors, and financial institutions.
 
The online edition of TheCourse is the curriculum of choice of an increasing number of colleges and universities across the United States. It is multi-media, consisting of 650 web pages with voice plus some three dozen related linked papers. It can be started at any time and taken at the student's pace.
 
Visit TheCourse Online Demonstration, and for the complete curriculum see TheCourse outline .
 
Every student receives a license to TheTest, a test engine crammed with 1,000 exam-like questions. TheTest feels and performs similar to the PMP examination, but with more features and versatility.
 
The student forum is used to conduct dialog with instructors and other students. Upon receipt of registration, the instructor contacts each student by telephone or email for a personal introduction and discussion of the start-up procedures. A copy of PMBOK® Guide Fourth Edition and a printed copy of the student workbooks are sent to each student.
 
 
Price: $895 (includes all materials)
 
Students will use TheCourse software to teach the material necessary for Project Management Professional Certification.
Contact Information

For more information contact the Division of Workforce Development by phone (850) 201-8760 or e-mail workforce@tcc.fl.edu.

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