Project Management (MS Project)

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Course Title  Project Management (MS Project)
Course number  900-089-EQ
Platform Windows
Duration 66 hours
Gouvernement du Québec fee (taxes incl.) $132.00
General public fee (taxes incl.) $1584.45
Schedule Saturday
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
(Lunch 30 minute)
Dates September 15, 29; October 13, 27; November 10, 24; December 8, 2018; January 19, 2019; February 2, 16, 2019; March 2, 2019
Prerequisites Good Knowledge of computer systems and their components
Target audience
  • Independent entrepreneurs leading their own businesses
  • Individuals just starting out in a leadership position (or already in a leadership position) and needing to sharpen their understanding of projects management fundamentals
  • Employees wanting to move ahead in their present company by acquiring project management tools to build their career
  • Individuals seeking general knowledge on project management to apply it directly or indirectly in their workplace
Instructor Peter Hanna
Location AME-119
NB: This is a non-credit course. Certificate provided for all participants who complete 80% of course hours.
   
Course description
Please note that this is a non-credit course.
 This course will provide project management skills that are required in today’s workplace where professionals & independent  entrepreneurs face challenges to manage various projects with different magnitudes.
this hands-on course, based on theoretical material presentation, workshops and real life context examples is for participants who wish to better understand how to apply the tools, techniques and methods required for the management of projects.
   
Topics to be covered include:
 In this comprehensive course, Participant will learn:

  • The fundamentals of project management: how to initiate, plan, execute, control and close a project in order to meet the objectives of the involved stakeholders
  • During these project phases, you will learn: how to manage time/scope/cost trade-offs, perform risk assessment and planning, ensure project quality, guarantee effective communications between stakeholders and manage your procurement channels while managing your resources and keeping your stakeholders satisfied
  • how to use Microsoft Project (MS) and all its related details as an effective project management tool
  • Apply this theoretical material practical example using Microsoft Project in a real-life group project
   
Weekly Topics
Please note that the instructor reserves the right to modify this schedule.
Session Number Material
Session #1
September 15
  • Introduction to Project Management Fundamentals
  • Project Integration
  • Project Scope
  • Project schedule
Session #2
September 29
  • Microsoft Project (MS): introduction
  • MS: working with tasks
  • MS: critical path
  • Practice MS material learned in lab
Session #3
October 13
  • MS: working with resources
  • MS; setting project baseline
  • MS: tracking progress
  • Practice MS material learned in lab
Session #4
October 27
  • MS: tasks types
  • MS: generating reports
  • Working in group on Demo-Project(s) using MS
Session #5
November 10
  • Work in groups on Mini-Project using MS
Session #6
November 24
  • Project cost
  • earned value management
  • Present Mini-Project [Part #1]
Session #7
December 8
  • Quality management
  • Communication management
  • Risk management
  • Present Mini-Project [Part #2]
Session #8
January 19
  •  Work in group on Final Project using MS
Session #9
February 2
  • Human resource management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Procurement management
  • Work in groups on Final Project Using MS
Session #10
February 16
  • Present Final Project [Part #1]
Session #11
March 2
  • Present Final Project [Part #2]
  • Review concepts & material
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