Project Management Training

Instructor-led Project Management classes in Chicago and Los Angeles

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Project Management Training Classes

Looking for Project Management training in Chicago or Los Angeles?

Our 2-day instructor-led Project Management classes are ideal for anyone who is new to Project Management who needs to learn how to complete projects on time and within budget.

Once considered a specialist skill, Project Management is today an important and necessary skill for all team leaders and managers.

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Key Concepts
  • What is a Project?
  • What is Project Management?
  • What is a Project Manager?
  • About the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • About the Project Management Body Of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • The Five Process Groups
  • The Nine Knowledge Areas
  • The Triple Constraint
Project Initiation
  • Identifying Your Stakeholders
  • Assessing Needs and Wants
  • Setting a SMART Project Goal
  • Creating Requirements and Deliverables
  • Creating a Statement of Work
  • Completing the Project Planning Worksheet
  • Completing the Project Charter
  • Managing Expectations
  • Creating a Task List
  • Estimating Time
  • Estimating Resources
  • Estimating Costs
  • Building the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Creating the Schedule
  • Creating a Risk Management Plan
  • Creating a Communication Plan
Planning Tools
  • The Gantt Chart
  • The Network Diagram
  • Using a RACI Chart
  • Introduction to Microsoft Project
Executing the Project
  • Establishing Baselines
  • Monitoring Project Progress
  • Triple Constraint Reduction Methods
Maintaining and Controlling the Project
  • Making the Most of Status Updates
  • Managing Change
  • Monitoring Risks
Closing Out
  • Preparing for Closeout
  • Celebrating Successes
  • Learning from Project Challenges
  • Scope Verification
  • A Final To-Do List

Our outlines are a guide to the content covered in a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.

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We recognize that trainees may benefit from repeating the class. Included in your course price is a FREE Repeat valid for 6 months.

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Project management is not for everyone. If you decided that after a half a day in class that the class is not for you we will give you a complete refund.

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Where do your Project Management classes take place?

We have two training centers, one located in Chicago (230 W Monroe, Suite 610, Chicago IL 60606) and the other in Los Angeles (915 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles CA 90017).

What are the Project Management class times?

Our Project Management classes start at 9.00am and finish at approximately 4.30pm. We take an hour lunch break around 12.15pm.

Can you deliver Project Management training onsite at our location?

Yes, we service the greater Chicago and Los Angeles metros. We also provide onsite Project Management training at client sites right across the country. Obtain a quotation for onsite Project Management class.