AMA's Comprehensive Project Management Workshop

Program Description

Plan. Execute. And monitor your projects

Delays, cost overruns, or quality problems can wreck your project. Keep it on course with this 5-day overview of project management.

Aligned with PMI’s PMBOK®, this project management workshop helps you master the entire PM process. You’ll earn 35 professional development units (PDUs) pre-approved by PMI, and you’ll gain skills and in-depth knowledge that prepare you for the next level: the Project Management Professional certification.

You Will Learn How To:

  • Manage projects with confidence
  • Avoid dangerous shortcuts and omissions
  • Monitor risks and correct trouble spots
  • Put together a solid team and effective documentation
  • Pave the way for achieving PMP® status

You’ll Also Receive:
  • A complimentary copy of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), 5th Edition, by PMI®—a $65.95 value

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn all aspects of project management from the perspective of the PMBOK Guide
  • Acquire necessary prerequisite knowledge to enter a PMP Exam Prep training program
  • Achieve competence in the 10 project management knowledge areas and five process groups
  • Master the 47 competencies outlined in the PMBOK Guide
  • Learn the techniques of documenting project risks, assumptions and constraints
  • Become skilled at identifying and performing stakeholder analysis
  • Learn how to develop a WBS and create a project charter
  • Get skills to determine the critical path of a project
  • Learn how to staff your project for optimum results
  • Become skilled in executing, monitoring and controlling the tasks defined in your project plan

 

Who Should Attend

Project managers, program managers, and project team leaders who have several years of experience initiating, planning and managing projects, and project team members who are interested in enhancing their career by preparing to become a certified PMP.

Prerequisite: This course requires you to have basic knowledge and experience in project management. AMA recommends attending Improving Your Project Management Skills: The Basics for Success (Seminar #6503) or its equivalent before enrolling in this seminar.

Agenda

DAY 1
Examining the Project Management Framework

  • Exploring characteristics of projects
  • Reviewing project management terminology
  • Considering environmental influences

Reviewing the Project Management Body of Knowledge

  • Describing the project management process groups
  • The project management knowledge areas
  • Project management competency standards

Initiating the Project

  • Using project selection methods
  • Defining project scope
  • Documenting project risks, assumptions and constraints
  • Identifying and performing stakeholder analysis
  • Evaluating the project charter

DAY 2
Planning the Project

  • Defining and recording requirements, constraints and assumptions
  • Identifying project team members and defining roles and responsibilities
  • Creating the work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Developing the change management plan
  • Identifying risks and defining risk strategies
  • Obtaining plan approval
  • Conducting the kickoff meeting

DAY 3
Executing the Project Plan

  • Executing the tasks defined in the project plan
  • Ensuring a common understanding and setting expectations
  • Implementing a quality management plan
  • Executing approved changes, actions and workarounds
  • Improving team performance

 DAY 4
Monitoring and Controlling the Project

  • Measuring project performance
  • Verifying and managing changes to the project
  • Ensuring that project deliverables conform to quality standards
  • Monitoring all project risks

DAY 5
Closing the Project

  • Obtaining final acceptance for the project
  • Getting financial, legal and administrative closure
  • Releasing project resources
  • Creating and distributing a final project report
  • Archiving and retaining project records
  • Measuring customer satisfaction

Locations, Dates & Pricing

Pricing
# Location Date(s) List Member
0659500282

New York NY

AMA New York Center
09/11/2017 - 09/15/2017 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500281

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
09/18/2017 - 09/22/2017 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500283

Dallas TX

Crowne Plaza North Dallas
09/25/2017 - 09/29/2017 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500290

Chicago IL

Summit West
10/09/2017 - 10/13/2017 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500291

Lake Buena Vista FL

10/23/2017 - 10/27/2017 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500292

New York NY

AMA New York Center
10/30/2017 - 11/03/2017 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500293

San Francisco CA

AMA San Francisco Center
11/06/2017 - 11/10/2017 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500294

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
12/04/2017 - 12/08/2017 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500296

New York NY

AMA New York Center
12/11/2017 - 12/15/2017 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500297

New York NY

AMA New York Center
01/08/2018 - 01/12/2018 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500298

San Francisco CA

AMA San Francisco Center
01/22/2018 - 01/26/2018 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500304

Dallas TX

02/12/2018 - 02/16/2018 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500299

Chicago IL

Summit West
02/26/2018 - 03/02/2018 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500307

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
03/05/2018 - 03/09/2018 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500306

San Francisco CA

AMA San Francisco Center
03/12/2018 - 03/16/2018 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500302

New York NY

AMA New York Center
03/19/2018 - 03/23/2018 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500308

Atlanta GA

AMA Atlanta Center
04/16/2018 - 04/20/2018 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500309

Los Angeles CA

04/23/2018 - 04/27/2018 $3095 $2795 Register
0659500310

New York NY

AMA New York Center
05/07/2018 - 05/11/2018 $3095 $2795 Register

Prices are subject to change without notice. Discounts apply for groups of three or more people. Call for details. Federal government employees are eligible for special GSA pricing for many seminars.


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AMA's Main Conference Centers

Seminars scheduled for the cities below are held at the locations listed. For location information for other cities in which AMA seminars are held please call or email for information.
  • New York

    AMA executive Conference Center
    1601 Broadway New York, NY 10019
    American Management Association (Located in the same building as the Crowne Plaza Hotel) 1601 Broadway On Broadway and 48th Street near Times Square. Entrance is on 48th Street.

  • Chicago

    AMA executive Conference Center (adjacent to the Marroitt O'Hare)
    8655 West Higgins Rd
    Chicago, IL 60631

  • San Francisco

    AMA executive Conference Center (located in San Francisco Marriott Hotel)
    55 Fourth Street 2nd Level
    San Francisco, CA 94103

  • Atltanta

    AMA Executive Conference Center
    1170 Peachtree Street Ne Cnr Peachtree & 14th (3rd Flr)
    Atlanta, GA 30309

  • Washington D.C.

    Arlington, Virginia
    2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 200
    Arlington, VA 22202

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Program Details

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  • Seminar Number:

    06595

  • Length:

    5 Day(s)

  • Program Hours:


    Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

  • CEU Credits:

    3.0

  • PDU Credits:

    35.0

  • PDU_L Credits:

    7.0

  • PDU_T Credits:

    28.0

  • Lunch:

    Lunch is on your own.

  • Continuing Education:

    Continuing education credits may be recognized by your professional board. Contact your own board to find out what's required.

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