This 2-day course addresses the basics of human resource management and stakeholder management in project management. It provides a structured introduction to key terms from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) 5th Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013. There is a combination of lecture and interactive exercises to give participants technical knowledge and hands on application of theory and best practices. Some topics covered include: interfaces, organizational structures, project organizational design, matrix organizations, processes, and team acquisition from the Human Resource Management knowledge area. From the Stakeholder Management knowledge area some included topics are: defining who is a stakeholder, conducting a stakeholder analysis, understanding a stakeholder register and stakeholder engagement assessment, utilization of salience models and other tools as well as identifying some best practices relative to stakeholder engagement and management.
Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you should be able to:
This course addresses the following knowledge area identified by the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 5th ed. (PMI):
Audience: All interested employees responsible with the planning and management of any type of project. This course applies to private, public, government municipal and federal entities.
Pre-requisites: We strongly encourage participants to take Project Management Essentials first