Project Management Foundations

October 23, 2017 | 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
& October 24, 2017 | 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Lehigh University

This program is designed for mid-level working professionals and is available for open enrollment. It can also be applied to our certificate programs.

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This program covers several PM sub-plans, methods and procedures that span the typical project life-cycle from initiation to project close. It is designed to give the participant the skills and tools to consistently be an effective project manager. Participants will examine the role of the project manager and their involvement in managing the life-cycle of a project through defining tasks, time management, scheduling and resource allocation. This program includes an interactive simulation tool that will be used to reinforce the overall learning.  

Topics covered will include:

  • Project Management Foundations: The Project Management Process, Work Breakdown Structure, Network Diagrams and the Critical Path
  • Schedule Development
  • Risk Management Introduction
  • Resource Allocation
  • Communication Planning
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Risk Planning and Management
  • Risk Identification techniques
  • Project Management Simulation
  • Project Execution, Delivery and Control
  • Project Close
  • Lessons Learned
  • SimulTrain® Project Management Simulator

IMPACT & BENEFITS

  • Learn project management concepts and terminology
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Perform stakeholder analysis
  • Develop a communication plan
  • Discover how to employ risk analysis techniques
  • Discuss project metrics
  • Manage project execution and control
  • Identify project close procedures
  • Launch a project
  • Describe a process for planning projects
  • Identify project management tools and techniques to assist in planning and managing projects
  • Execute a project plan in a team environment

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Novice project managers
  • Anyone interested in PM

ACCREDITATIONS OFFERED

  • PMI: 14 PDUs
  • NASBA: 16 CPEs
  • Nursing: 14 CEUs
  • OPM: 14 CLPs
  • OPM Competency: Decisiveness

INSTRUCTOR

John Juzbasich

REGISTRATION

The cost of this program is $2060. Program attendees will receive all program materials, program meals (continental breakfast, lunch and beverage breaks), exceptional learning opportunities with Lehigh faculty, and networking opportunities with likeminded managers.

For additional information, please call 610.758.3590 or email execed@lehigh.edu.