Project Management

at Training Connection - The Loop

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$895 5 seats left
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Thu, Nov 21, 9:00am - Nov 22, 4:30pm (2 sessions)

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The Loop, Downtown/Loop
230 W Monroe St Ste 610
Btwn S Franklin & Wells Streets
Chicago, Illinois 60606
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 5

What you'll learn in this pmp training:

This course will teach you the Fundamentals of Project Management. Students will learn how to manage time and costs, implement quality measures, handle project risks, acquire and motivate team members, and communicate effectively.

This class is based on Project Management Institute or PMI principles but also introduces attendees to other innovative methodologies.

Participants will discuss the characteristics of becoming a good manager, building and maintaining a productive team, and using analysis tools and reports to evaluate the performance of a project.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this Project Management course students will be able to:
  • Identify the critical functions, skills, responsibilities, and challenges of a project manager
  • Define the project scope
  • Identify the effects of the environment on a project
  • Write a project charter
  • Develop a work breakdown structure
  • Identify time management components
  • How to assigning resources and estimate resource costs
  • Create a capital budget and control the project costs
  • Identify the characteristics and goals of quality management
  • Design a risk management plan
  • Work and negotiate with contractors
  • Compute a project's estimate at completion (EAC)
  • Compute the variance at completion (VAC)
  • Write closeout reports and terminate a project
Detailed Course Outline

Fundamentals of project management 
  • Projects
  • The project management process
Characteristics of a project
  • The project environment
  • The project manager
  • The project team
Project initiation and scope planning
  • Project initiation
  • Scope planning
Scope definition, verification, and change control 
  • Scope definition
  • Scope verification
  • Scope change control
Time management
  • Activity definition and sequencing
  • Activity duration
Schedule development and control
  • Schedule development
  • Schedule control
Resource identification and cost approximating
  • Resource identification
  • Cost approximating
Budgeting and cost control
  • Cost budgeting
  • Cost control
Quality management
  • Fundamentals of quality management
  • Quality planning
Quality assurance and control
  • Quality assurance
  • Quality control
Risk identification and management
  • Fundamentals of risk management
  • Risk management planning
  • Risk identification
Risk analysis, response, and control
  • Qualitative analysis
  • Quantitative analysis
  • Risk response
  • Risk monitoring and control
Organizational planning
  • Project managers
  • Organizational planning
Staff acquisition and team building
  • Staff acquisition
  • Team building
Planning and distributing information
  • Communications planning
  • Distributing information
Project performance and conclusion
  • Performance reporting
  • Concluding a project 
What's included:
  • Project Management Training Manual
  • Certificate of Course Completion
  • 6 Months Free Repeat Policy

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Refund Policy
Cancellations made more than 5 days before the commencement of the training, qualify for a refund less a $100 administration fee. 
Cancellations made 5 days or less before the commencement of the training, will not be eligible for a refund 
We are not able to offer refunds for no-shows or uncompleted courses.

Rescheduling requests made 5 days before the commencement of the training are free. Rescheduling that takes place within 5 days of the commencement of the training will incur a $100 administration fee. We do not charge for student substitutions at any time.

If your student wants to confirm her seat on the future class now, then there is a $100 transfer fee payable. Alternatively, as she may not have been aware of our terms, if she is willing to check back with us 2-3 days before a future class, and provided the class is confirmed to run, we will slot her in and waive the cancellation fee.

Money Back Guarantee
We offer a money back guarantee on our public classes.

If the training does not meet expectations, students can leave the class at the end of Day 1 (or by lunchtime in the case of single day courses) and request a refund. Students have to notify the training center manager before they leave and return all the training materials to qualify for a refund.

We are unable to offer a money back guarantee to students who leave a class later than the times noted above. Students can however still repeat the training (often with a different trainer).


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Trains CTA - Blue and Red Lines - Monroe Station Walk approximately 4 blocks west on Monroe Street to Franklin Street. CTA - Orange, Pink, Purple and Brown Lines - Quincy station Walk approximately 1.5 blocks north on Wells Street, turn left (west) on Monroe Street, and go to corner of Franklin Street. CTA - Green Line Swap at Clark for Blue line or Roosevelt for Orange line. Metra - Union Station Walk 3 blocks east on West Adams (crossing river). Turn left (North) on Franklin and walk 1 block to Monroe Street.

Start Dates (3)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:00am - 4:30pm TBD 2 $895
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Fri, Nov 22 9:00am - 4:30pm TBD
9:00am - 4:30pm TBD 2 $895
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Fri, Jan 10 9:00am - 4:30pm TBD
9:00am - 4:30pm TBD 2 $895
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Feb 19 9:00am - 4:30pm TBD

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