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Project Management Certificate Program

Project Management Essentials (2 Days)


This course addresses the nuts and bolts of project management essentials and is for anyone charged with leading a project team to successful completion. You will discuss basic fundamentals as well as participate in hands-on activities that will help you plan and execute projects on time, stay on budget, and work with maximum efficiency.

    Note: This is a core course in the Project Management Certificate Program. Successful completion fulfills 15 Professional Development Units toward certification or professional development.

      Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you should be able to:

      • Describe how the culture and structure of an agency influences projects.
      • Explain key project management process standards.·
      • Demonstrate essential project management competencies. ·
      • Discuss the importance of risk analysis, mitigation and monitoring.
      • Define the phases of a project including the project vision, objectives and scope.
      • Plan a project's key stages.
      • Develop and manage scope of work. 
      • Define tasks, sequences and time estimates. 
      • Implement critical path analysis. 
      • Manage project controls to ensure project success. 
      • Relate project management principles to practical real world experiences. 
      • Incorporate quality management techniques in a project.

      Competencies covered in this course: Project Management

        Intended Audience: Public sector employees who are responsible for planning and managing projects.

        Scheduled Class Location and Dates
        City Facility Date and Time Course Cost Cancel Date Instructor
        Lacey SPSCC - LACEY
        4220 6th Ave SE Bldg. 1
        Lacey, WA 98503
        • Oct 2 2017 8:00am-4:30pm
        • Oct 3 2017 8:00am-4:30pm
        $395.00 Wed, 09/13/2017 - 17:00 Dave Pratt
        Lacey SPSCC - LACEY
        4220 6th Ave SE Bldg. 1
        Lacey, WA 98503
        • Nov 14 2017 8:00am-4:30pm
        • Nov 15 2017 8:00am-4:30pm
        $395.00 Thu, 10/26/2017 - 17:00 Dave Pratt
        Lacey SPSCC - LACEY
        4220 6th Ave SE Bldg. 1
        Lacey, WA 98503
        • Dec 11 2017 8:00am-4:30pm
        • Dec 12 2017 8:00am-4:30pm
        $395.00 Wed, 11/22/2017 - 16:00 Dave Pratt