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Project Management: Integration Tools & Techniques


Most project managers have to spend crucial time managing the day-to-day. It is a balancing act between your project’s cost, scope and schedule. One change will cascade across the project and impact many different areas. For example, a schedule slip will increase the project’s cost or a budget cut will decrease the project scope. Project integration attempts to unify all the project management processes and takes a holistic view of the overall project. Project integration is the “big picture” view and examines how all aspects of the project are interrelated.

After this class, you will be able to:

  • Identify Project Basics
  • Explain How to Initiate a Project
  • Recognize and explain the Importance of Planning
  • Explain the Methods and Appropriate Techniques to Execute Project Work
  • Understand and Apply Tools and Techniques to Monitor and Control Project Progress
  • Describe the Steps to Close a Project

Dates: Oct 13, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018 Time: 9:00 AM
Tuition: $395.00 Instructor: Tim Peek Register

Lesson 1. Project Basics
  • Identifying Project Terms and Definitions
  • Application of Project Selection Methods
  • Recognizing Roles and Responsibilities

Lesson 2. Initiating

  • Understanding Project Components and building blocks
  • Developing the Project Charter and understanding the purpose and content

Lesson 3. Planning

  • Recognizing the different Project Methodologies and how they can be applied
  • Developing the Project Management Plan and its content
  • Identifying the different estimating techniques and how they can be utilized
  • Creation of a Work Breakdown Structure and how to derive a Network Diagram
  • Identifying Critical Path and its relationship to effectively managing a schedule

Lesson 4. Executing

  • Awareness of the Project Manager responsibilities and accountabilities
  • Understanding the Tuckman Model and how it can be utilized in a team environment
  • Understanding Conflict Management techniques and their application

Lesson 5. Monitoring and Controlling
  • Establishing Project Baselines and their purpose t
  • Application of Earned Value Management
  • Understanding the value of Project Communications, Methods and Purpose
  • Identifying Project Constraints and understanding how they are affected during the project
  • Establishing effective Integrated Change Control

Lesson 6. Closing
  • Applying formal closure of project or a phase
  • Documenting Lessons Learned and understanding the value of this information

Class Schedule

Date Times Meeting Type Location
10/13/2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Classroom Executive Park

Additional Information

Final Enrollment: Oct 13, 2018
Clock Hours: 6.0