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Sep 26, 2012 - Sep 28, 2012
Toronto Downtown Location near Subway - TBD
Principles & Techniques - 3 Days
Toronto/Mississauga - Sept 26, 27 & 28, 2012
Fee: $1,595
INCLUDES Breakfast, Lunch & Nutritious Breaks


This newly designed workshop integrates both the "hard" and "soft" skills essential for effective project management. Through a dynamic, interactive and accelerated learning environment, this course focuses on strategies for:

    • Project Managers requiring specific techniques for planning and controlling projects.
    • Project clients, sponsors, and other key stakeholders to appreciate important decision-making phases and processes.
    • Team members to gain knowledge of various techniques to contribute to project success and common project language and conventions.

      icon Course Outline

  • Designed to simulate a project through the 5 PMBOK® Guide process groups – initiation, planning, execution, control and close-out.
  • Stimulating exercises in small groups reinforce key concepts, tools and techniques you can apply immediately to your job – along with insights you'll need to adapt them to specific project environments.
  • Participants will be equipped with a variety of templates and self-assessment tools to support class presentations and provide useful reference material in the real work environment.

Day 1: Framework; Initiating; Planning

  • Setting the stage
  • PM makes it to Prime Time
  • Perils and Pearls of a PMO
  • Stakeholders' expectations
  • Project Life Cycle phases
  • Needs assessment
  • Project selection criteria
  • Assumptions, Constraints
  • Critical success factors
  • Scope definition
  • How to create a Charter
  • Steps to build a WBS
  • Organization Influences
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Network diagrams (PND)
  • Sequencing, Critical Path Method 
  • Dynamics of Estimating

Day 2: Planning cont'd; Execution


    • Resource planning
    • Resource leveling
    • Cost baseline
    • Communication Plan
    • Risk identification & analysis
    • Risk response plan
    • Quality Plan
    • Integrated Project Plan


  • Navigating the RACE
  • Leadership Challenges
  • Building Team Dynamics
  • Conflict Strategies
  • Win-win negotiations
  • Project Relationships
  • Virtual and Global teams
  • Communication Bottlenecks
  • Providing team direction
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Improvement

Day 3: Control; Close Out; Wrap Up


  • Performance reporting issues
  • Evaluating performance
  • Monitoring the Vital Signs
  • Tracking and Status Reporting
  • Risk Monitoring & Control
  • Raising team risk awareness
  • Earned Value Analysis (EVA)
  • Managing the winds of change
  • Evaluating success
  • Turn out the lights
  • Conducting reviews
  • Lessons learned
  • Close out process
  • Project principles
  • Key points to remember
  • Templates
  • What's up at PMI
  • PMP and CAPM certifications
The following groups and individuals will benefit:
  • Individuals embarking on a PM career
  • Customers or project sponsors
  • Managers responsible for projects
  • Team members and leaders
  • Directors of Project Managers
  • Technical and support staff
  • PMP®'s looking to earn 21 PDU's

Each student will receive:

  • 3 days in class facilitation by high experienced instructor.  View instructor bios.
  • Color student manual with templates, examples and detailed instructions.
  • Unlimited use of our famous ProjectDocsInActionTemplate reviewed during the class.
  • Laminated summary of key points to initiating, planning, controlling and closing out your project.
  • 60 days email/Telco assistance on all material covered.



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