Project Management Programs Planning Scheduling Managing Projects for Project Managers Training Course

What You will Learn?

This course is built around best practice project management using PMBOK and PRINCE2® and standards in CMMI and ISO.

  • Understand the Role of Project Manager
  • Project Stakeholders and Project Organization Structure
  • The Six Parameters for Managing Project Performance
  • The Project Phases, Stages, Deliverables and Activities
  • Determine Project Vision, Objectives and Preparing a Project Charter
  • Prepare the Project Business Case and Learn how Projects are Selected
  • Master fundamental project management skills, concepts and techniques
  • Link project goals and objectives to clear, compelling stakeholder needs
  • Describing Project Scope and How to develop a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • The various Estimating Techniques and developing a Project Schedule
  • Identifying Project Resources and Producing a Resource Management Plan
  • Develop the Project Budget and Identify Project Funding Requirements
  • Use Critical Path Method and fine tune the Project Schedule
  • Create, Control and Monitor Project Baseline
  • Monitor and Track Project Schedule
  • Manage Project Risks and Issues
  • Managing and Controlling Changes
  • Measure and Report Project Performance
  • Closing Project in an orderly manner

What is this Course about?

projectingIT’s Project Planning & Scheduling Training Course in project management gives you the foundation, techniques and tools to manage the various phases and stages of the project life cycle, plan and execute project work within the set constraints of scope, time, cost and resource, set project targets, get the most from your project management team, and utilize state-of-the-art project management software to get the work done on time and within budget. The program provides opportunities for you to build on the knowledge you gain during this course to enhance your project management capabilities. This course is built around best practice project management using PMBOK and PRINCE2® and standards in CMMI and ISO.

The course is designed based on the guidelines provided in Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), PRINCE2® and our PMP Exam Preparation Course. It also covers an overview of Agile Project Management using SCRUM. You’ll learn project management skills through case studies, hands-on exercises and practical experiences that can immediately be applied to your job.

The course will provide a solid understanding of project management methods with this comprehensive course. Gain practical experience in proven project management techniques and discover a wealth of valuable, flexible tools that you can use immediately to ensure the success of any project in any type of organization. This approach yields a comprehensive project management experience, including the early stages of defining project requirements, developing work breakdown structures, project change control and closeout.

You can optionally choose to include Microsoft Project 2007 or Microsoft Project 2010 to plan and deliver the project.

Who Should Attend the Course?

Project managers, Team leaders, Senior Managers and anyone who uses or wishes to understand project management best practices and managing projects on a day‐today basis.

Program Outline & Topics
    • Why Organizations do Projects? The Drivers!
    • The Project Constraints – Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Risk and Benefits
    • An organized approach to Project Management
    • Projects, Operations, Programs and Portfolios
    • The role of a Project Manager
    • The Project Management Office
    • The Project Stakeholders
    • Characteristics of the Project Life Cycle
    • Manage by Exception
    • The Project Environment and Tailoring
    • Using Lessons, Knowledgebase, Experts, Templates and Processes
    • The Business Case
    • Determine the Project Team
    • Create a Project Charter
    • Develop the Project Scope Statement
    • Base project on templates and best practices
    • Initiating best practices and checklists
    • Determining and entering project phases, milestones, deliverables and tasks
    • Understanding, choosing and entering dependencies and deadlines
    • Determining human and material resources and costs
    • Assigning and fine tuning resources within their availability
    • Optimize and present the plan to stakeholders for approval
    • Life Cycle Costing
    • Concepts on Cost
    • Developing Project Budget
    • Developing the Project Quality Plan
    • Developing the Communication Management Plan
    • Developing the Risk Management Plan / Risk Register
    • Selecting the Contract Type
    • The Vendor Selection Process
    • Planning best practices and checklists
    • Baseline the schedule
    • Team Building and Motivation
    • Leadership Styles
    • Conflict Management
    • Solving Team Problems
    • Tracking strategies and updating schedule
    • Taking corrective actions to bring project back on track
    • Analyzing and revising the schedule
    • Status reporting
    • Executing best practices and checklists
    • The Monitoring and Controlling Loop
    • Managing Changes
    • Managing Corrective and Preventive Actions
    • Measuring and Reporting Performance
    • Project Reporting
    • The Seven Basic Tools of Quality
    • Quality Control Measurements
    • Performance Appraisals
    • Status Review Meetings
    • Project reporting strategies
    • Progress reporting using reports and views
    • Forecasting efforts, dates and costs
    • Maintain and control baseline
    • Monitoring and controlling best practices and checklists
    • Summarizing the project
    • Evaluating and conducting project end reviews and reports
    • Archiving project data for historical information
    • Closing best practices and checklists
    • Planning for Post Project Review Plans


  • Pre-Course Reading Material
  • Student Handbook
  • Crosswords and Quizzes
  • Assignment and Exercises
  • Project Case Study
  • Useful Templates and Formula Sheets


Project managers are under constant pressure to deliver their projects on Timescale and Budget, yet projects in every industry often exceed their original budgets. This course provides the skills to estimate realistic budgets and Timescale for completing planned project scope. You also learn how to leverage an approved baseline budget and Timescale to support the organization’s strategic objectives.

You can optionally choose to include Microsoft Project 2007 or Microsoft Project 2010 to plan and deliver the project.

PMI’s Project Management Professional PMP Certification based on PMBOK  – Qualification Overview

  • Objective-testing format
  • 4 hours duration
  • 200 questions
  • 62.5% required to pass
  • Closed-book CBT based examination
  • Candidates must have 4500 hours project management experience and should have attended the 35 hours training

Why ProjectingIT?  

  • First Accredited Training Organisation ATO for Agile Project Management & PRINCE2® Certification and Trainings
  • Trained over 5000+ professionals on best practice project management
  • Accredited and Experienced Trainers
  • Hands-on training based on real time project scenarios
  • 2500+ Certified Professionals
  • Designed with maximum interactive group workshops
  • We don’t just talk about theory, we ‘walk the talk’
  • You take away with valuable course material, hand outs and templates to support you on your projects
  • Hands-on course based on real time scenarios and case studies
  • You will prepare Project Documentation and manage project using Standard Templates during the Course