Initiating and Planning a Project
This course is targeted toward a diverse range of managers and staff members who wish to acquire the necessary skills to successfully manage small to medium sized projects.
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Initiating and Planning are crucial phases in developing and executing any successful project. Companies that are embarking on a new project initiative must assign people to gather facts and decide what exactly they want to produce and how they are going to produce it. This course examines which factors should weigh in during the project selection process and how to effectively plan a project from beginning to end.
Initiating a Project
recognize the importance of successfully initiating a project
identify the steps of the Initiating phase of project management
identify the types of questions to ask to define a project and your role as the project manager
match project stakeholders to examples of their responsibilities
match each element of a project repository with its example
determine project charter requirements in a given scenario
Planning a Project
recognize the importance of successfully planning a project
identify the steps of the Planning phase of project management
identify appropriate team members for a project in a given scenario
match imposed team issues with solutions
match activities that must be performed during the project Planning phase to their examples
recognize examples of the elements of a project plan
recognize the steps in creating the work breakdown structure
match the elements of a project communications management plan with examples
recognize the agenda of a kickoff meeting for a given project