Surviving Project Management: The Fundamentals of Managing Projects

An interactive and hands-on learning event, this course provides participants with an overview of fundamental project management methodology. Inspired by the television show Survivor, class participants work through interactive project scenarios and exercises as they practice skills taught by real-world project managers. The course focuses on the key deliverables of project management including: Scope/Statement of Work, Business Case, Project Schedule, Resource and Budget Forecasting, Risk Management, and Implementation Planning.

Our Approach

As practicing project managers with real-world experience, we teach best practices that reflect the reality of the business environment. We use award-winning instructional design methodology to deliver experiential programs that are highly interactive.

Course Objectives

  • Gain understanding of basic project management concepts
  • Practice working in a team-based project environment
  • Grow skill set in techniques and tools for effective project management

Benefits Back At the Office

  • Improved project delivery
  • Better management of expectations on project work
  • Expansion of toolset for team members in the project management role
  • Establish consistency in project terms and concepts, as well as best practices

Course Includes: Course handouts, a certificate for PDU credits (21), and all meals and snacks.

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September 11th - 13th, 2018
8:30AM - 4:30PM

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Great content! This course validated my skills and gave me additional confidence to participate and/or lead projects.

- Dina F.

Excellent beginners' course in project management. Combines classroom discussion with exercises, putting newly learned skills to work. Good for anyone who finds themselves leading a project, PM or otherwise.

- Jason F.

The content delivered in the SPM class is applicable to all industries and positions. Very engaging teaching style in which attendees can develop their own plans to take the training back to their company.

- Lacey T.
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