Practical Project Management is designed to establish a detailed understanding of Project Management terms, concepts and methodologies. The hands-on approach of this course ensures trainees “learn by doing” and gain a step-by-step, real-time experience of using the tools and implementing the methodologies and support structures. In simulating real-life environments, trainees gather the detailed knowledge required to apply the training on return to their work environment.

Course follow-up includes the provision of soft copies of a number of PMBOK® Guide compliant project management tools and templates – ready for immediate use in the workplace. This course is approved by the PMI®, and students who successfully complete this course are awarded 16 pm contact hours or Professional Development Units which is documented via a PMI® REP® certificate from Aspira.

This 2-day PMP® Practical Project Management course covers the following:

Project Management Framework and Concepts:

  • Project management framework
  • Project management processes
  • The project environment
  • The role of the project manager
  • The project charter

 Project Scope Management

  • Plan scope management
  • Collect requirements
  • Define scope
  • Create WBS
  • Validate scope
  • Control scope

Project Schedule Management

  • Plan schedule management
  • Define activities
  • Sequence activities
  • Estimate activity durations
  • Develop schedule
  • Control schedule

Project Cost Management

  • Plan cost management
  • Estimate costs
  • Determine budget
  • Control costs

 Project Resource Management

  • Plan resource management
  • Estimate activity resources
  • Acquire resources
  • Develop team
  • Manage team
  • Control resources

Project Communications Management

  • Plan communications management
  • Manage communications
  • Monitor communications

Project Risk Management

  • Plan risk management
  • Identify risks
  • Perform qualitative risk analysis
  • Perform quantitative risk analysis
  • Plan risk responses
  • Implement risk responses
  • Monitor risks

Project Stakeholder Management

  • Identify stakeholders
  • Plan stakeholder engagement
  • Manage stakeholder engagement
  • Monitor stakeholder engagement

There are three categories of people who benefit most from this course:

  • New or prospective project managers, who are looking for practical guidance on the “right” way to manage their projects through the use of practical tools and techniques that can help you to deliver your projects in a consistent manner
  • Functional Managers, who may have to manage some projects “part-time” in addition to their real jobs. Many of the PM tools and methods can also apply to line management and deliver real value.

There are no specific prerequisites for this course.

  • Aspira has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute  PMI®, and students who successfully complete this course are awarded 14 pm contact hours or Professional Development Units (PDUs) which is documented via a PMI® REP® certificate from Aspira.
  • This course provides a practical approach to project management.

List of available dates for the Practical Project Management course:

Date                                                                              Location

Please contact us for the next available dates.

All our Project Management courses are fully aligned with PMBOK® Guide 6th Edition and are led by Pat Lucey, CEO of Aspira & President of Project Management Institute (PMI) Ireland Chapter.

The Project Management Professional (PMP) is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

The Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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