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AT305 - Project Management: Fundamentals

This course covers the basics of project management. It provides the theory and core methodology you will need to manage projects or participate on project teams. This course does not make use of any project management software application, rather focusing on the conceptual underpinnings that students must know in order to use any project management software application effectively.

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Prerequisites

  • To ensure your success we recommend you have some working knowledge of your computer's operating system.

Detailed Class Syllabus


The Project Management Life Cycle


What is a Project?
The Project Management Life Cycle
The Role of the Project Manager

Setting Up for Success


The Meaning of Success
What Happens in the Initiation Phase?
Project Definition and Scope
Putting Together a Statement of Work
The Project Charter

The Project Team


The Teamwork Challenge
Selecting Team Members
The Team Charter

Risk Management


Project Risk

Project Plans


The Work Breakdown Structure
Work Package Sequencing

The Project Schedule


The Scheduling Process
Time Estimates

The Project Budget


What is a Budget?
Creating a Preliminary Budget
Budget and Schedule Balancing

Project Tracking and Control


Moving the Project Forward
Monitoring for Project Progress
Earned Value Analysis
Getting Back on Track

Project Reports


Communications Overview
Project Performance Reports
Project Change Requests

Project Close-out


Elements of Close-out
Evaluation of People and Projects