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1 Hone your project management knowledge and take your career to the next level with our Project Management training. The Schoolcraft College Continuing Education and Professional Development department has partnered with Q'vive, a local leader in innovation strategy and training to offer a ten-week, intensive training program that will prepare you to take the Project Management Institute PMP® or CAPM® certification exam. 10 weeks 36 hours Start: Tuesday 5/15 6-9:40pm

2 Sponsor, Stakeholders Purpose, Justification Requirements, Specs Assumptions, Risks Budget, Milestones Scope, WBS, Schedule Change Control Project Plan Team Management Execution & Control Earned Value Deliverables Knowledge Areas Integration Scope Time Cost Quality Human Resources Communications Risk Procurement COST TIME SCOPE QUALITY

3 Examples of Tools & Techniques Stakeholder analysis Facilitated workshops Expert judgment Decomposition Precedence diagramming Estimating Project management software Critical path analysis Resource leveling Schedule compression Make-or-buy analysis Cost of quality SWOT analysis Risk analysis Risk mitigation Performance reviews Negotiation Team-building Conflict management Issue log Communication methods Forecasting Variance analysis Earned value Change control Audits

4 Class Description Are you preparing for the PMP® or CAPM® exam or looking for valuable project management skills? Gain essential knowledge about project management to deliver results for your stakeholders. Topics include management of integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, and procurement. Get tools and techniques for initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing projects. Do group practice exercises and discuss exam preparation questions. This course targets those that have project team experience, as well as project managers seeking to refresh their knowledge and complement skill sets. PMP = Project Management Professional CAPM = Certified Associate in Project Management

5 Learning and Class Room Activities Lecture Class room discussion Group practice exercises Exam questions *Source data: National Training Laboratories. Bethel, Maine The Learning Pyramid * ACTIVE PASSIVE During each class we will work on group projects to apply project management principles. We will also discuss application in specific (your!) real life situations.

6 With this training, you will be able to… Understand the fundamental concepts of project management. Understand the five project management process groups, and know how to manage projects throughout the project life cycle. Understand the nine project management knowledge areas. Understand the inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs of the 42 project management processes. Create a project management plan based on a project charter and input from stakeholders. Manage a project team to execute the project management plan, and know how to deal with changes. Effectively manage project documentation, including lessons learned throughout the project. Understand how to properly close a project or project phase. Understand how professional responsibility drives ethical behavior.

7 Project Management Institute www.pmi.org The Project Management Institute (PMI) is the worlds leading organization for the project management profession. PMI serves practitioners and organizations with standards that describe good practices, globally recognized credentials that certify project management expertise and resources for professional development, networking and community. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) is the recognized standard for the project management profession. Provides guidelines for managing individual projects Defines project management and related concepts Describes project management life cycle and related processes

8 Project Management Institute www.pmi.org PMP Credential Handbook http://www.pmi.org/en/Certification/~/media/PDF/Certifications/pdc_pmphandbook.ashx CAPM Credential Handbook http://www.pmi.org/en/Certification/~/media/PDF/Certifications/pdc_capmhandbook.ashx

9 Project Management Experience PMP (Bachelors degree or global equivalent) Minimum three years/36 months* unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 4,500 hours were spent leading and directing the project** (used to be: project tasks) PMP (High school diploma, Associates degree) Minimum five years/60 months* unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 7,500 hours were spent leading and directing the project** (used to be: project tasks) CAPM (High school diploma) see Education Hours (next slide) Excel worksheet Experience_Worksheet.xls Excel worksheet Experience_Worksheet.xls *All project management experience must have been accrued within the last eight consecutive years prior to your application submission. **Leading and directing the project as identified with the tasks, knowledge, and skills specific in the Project Management Professional Examination Specification. You should have experience in all five process groups across all your project management experience submitted on the application. However, on a single project, you do not need to have experience in all five process groups.Project Management Professional Examination Specification PMP = Project Management Professional CAPM = Certified Associate in Project Management PMP Handbook updated 4/17/12

10 Education Hours PMP (Bachelors degree or global equivalent) 35 contact hours of formal education PMP (High school diploma, Associates degree) 35 contact hours of formal education CAPM (High school diploma) You must meet one of these two requirements: 23 contact hours of formal education OR 1,500 hours of professional experience on a project team PMP = Project Management Professional CAPM = Certified Associate in Project Management

11 Examination Fees CAPMPMP PMI Membership$ 139* PMI Membership Renewal$ 129* Exam Member$ 225$ 405 Exam Nonmember$ 300$ 555 Reexamination Member$ 150$ 275 Reexamination Nonmember$ 200$ 375 Credential Renewal Member$ 60 Credential Renewal Nonmember$ 150 PMP = Project Management Professional CAPM = Certified Associate in Project Management *Student membership rates are $42 for first year and $32 for renewal. Retirees pay $65 for renewal. Effective 1 April 2012 a $70 fee will be charged if you reschedule or cancel your exam within 30 calendar days of the appointment.

12 Updates to the PMP Exam effective August 31 PMBOK® Guide 4th Edition remains in effect, but 30% of exam content changed due to testing of the Professional and Social Responsibility content area (Domain 6) in every domain rather than as a separate domain on the examination. Approximately 30% of the PMP exam content will change.Approximately 30% of the PMP exam content will change Certain examination areas will be tested in a different way. Specifically, the Professional and Social Responsibility content area (Domain 6) will now be tested in every domain, rather than as a separate domain. The RDS revealed that professional and social responsibility is integrated into all of the work of project management. Therefore, PMIs Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct should be viewed as integrated into the day-to-day role of a project manager and important in each phase of the project lifecycle.PMIs Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

13 Worldwide Active Credential Holders PMP CAPM 356,419 472,799 10,003 16,939 Apr 30, 2012 4,262 project management job openings in MI http://www.indeed.com Apr 30, 2012 4,262 project management job openings in MI http://www.indeed.com thousands PMP = Project Management Professional CAPM = Certified Associate in Project Management +58% in past 2 yrs or 26% / year +27% in past 2 yrs or 13% / year

14 streamlining the intersection of innovation strategy, new product development, and project management Eric van der Meulen, President qvive.biz | 248.231.7452 | eric@qvive.bizconsulting | interim management | training

15 Eric van der Meulen, PMP President & Founder Experienced leader in product and process development, engineering, and r&d, with broad expertise in plastics, innovation strategy, and stage-gate project management. Credentialed Project Management Professional (PMP) with more than 20 years experience in project and program management for large and small companies, both as functional leader and as consultant. Holds patents in the area of printing and other aspects of polycarbonate automotive glazing. Received 2006 Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation. Experienced leader in product and process development, engineering, and r&d, with broad expertise in plastics, innovation strategy, and stage-gate project management. Credentialed Project Management Professional (PMP) with more than 20 years experience in project and program management for large and small companies, both as functional leader and as consultant. Holds patents in the area of printing and other aspects of polycarbonate automotive glazing. Received 2006 Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation.

16 Project Management Essentials Week 1 – Slide 16 © 2009-2011 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved © 2009-2012 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved Week 1 – Agenda Introductions, Goals Framework, Definitions What is a Project? What is Project Management? Project Management Skills Organizational Structures Life Cycle, Knowledge Areas The Project Life Cycle Project Management Process Groups Project Management Knowledge Areas Agenda

17 Project Management Essentials Week 1 – Slide 17 © 2009-2011 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved © 2009-2012 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved What is a Project? A project is a temporary endeavor A project has specific start and end dates A project creates a unique product or service A project is different from operations Project is a temporary endeavor Operations is permanent or semi-permanent work that repeatedly produces or provides the same product or service Ongoing execution of activities providing a repetitive service PMBOK 1.2 Framework, Definitions Project:A temporary endeavor to produce a unique product or service.

18 Project Management Essentials Week 1 – Slide 18 © 2009-2011 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved © 2009-2012 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved Why Must a Project be Managed? http://andysowards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/134931180_347671be56_o.jpg Framework, Definitions http://andysowards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/134931180_347671be56_o.jpg

19 Project Management Essentials Week 1 – Slide 19 © 2009-2011 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved © 2009-2012 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved What is Project Management? Project Management is the discipline of planning, organizing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives. The primary challenge of project management is to achieve all of the project goals and objectives while balancing various project constraints including scope, time, cost, quality, and resources. PMBOK 1.3 Framework, Definitions

20 Project Management Essentials Week 1 – Slide 20 © 2009-2011 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved © 2009-2012 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved Process Groups Project Initiating Select best project given resource limits Business case Project charter Assign project manager Project Planning Define work requirements, quality and quantity of work Define resources needed Schedule activities Evaluate risks Kerzner, Harold. Project Management. 10th ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2009 (p. 3) PMBOK 3.3-4 Life Cycle, Knowledge Areas

21 Project Management Essentials Week 1 – Slide 21 © 2009-2011 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved © 2009-2012 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved Process Groups Project Executing Negotiate for team members Direct and manage the work Work with team members to help them improve Project Monitoring & Controlling Track progress Compare actual outcome to predicted outcome Analyze variances and impacts, make adjustments Project Closing Verify that all the work has been accomplished Contractual, Financial, Administrative closure Kerzner, Harold. Project Management. 10th ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2009 (p. 3) PMBOK 3.5-7 Life Cycle, Knowledge Areas

22 Project Management Essentials Week 1 – Slide 22 © 2009-2011 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved © 2009-2012 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved Project Life Cycle All projects, regardless of size and complexity, can be mapped to the following life cycle structure Life Cycle, Knowledge Areas PMBOK 2.1.1 Level of Project Activity (Cost, Staffing level) Carrying out the work Time Starting the project Organizing and preparing Closing the project Project Charter Project Management Plan Accepted Deliverables Archived Project Documents

23 Project Management Essentials Week 1 – Slide 23 © 2009-2011 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved © 2009-2012 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved Project Boundaries PMBOK 3.3 Monitoring & Controlling ClosingInitiating Planning Executing Project Inputs Project Deliverables Project Records End Users Process Assets Project Initiator/ Sponsor Project Boundaries Life Cycle, Knowledge Areas

24 Project Management Essentials Week 1 – Slide 24 © 2009-2011 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved © 2009-2012 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved Practice Exam Question Which of the following represents the project managers responsibility in regard to change on a project? A. Influence the factors that cause project change. B. Ensure all changes are communicated to the change control board. C. Deny change whenever possible. D. Prioritize change below execution. Exam Questions

25 Project Management Essentials Week 1 – Slide 25 © 2009-2011 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved © 2009-2012 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved Practice Exam Question What is the function of the project sponsor? A. To help manage senior management expectations. B. To be the primary interface with the customer. C. To fund the project and formally accept the product. D. To help exert control over functional managers. Exam Questions

26 Project Management Essentials Week 1 – Slide 26 © 2009-2011 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved © 2009-2012 Q'vive, LLC – All rights reserved Practice Exam Question Which of the following is the best description of the critical path? A. The activities that represent critical functionality. B. The activities that represent the largest portions of the work packages. C. The activities that represent the highest schedule risk on the project. D. The activities that represent the optimal path through the network. Exam Questions

27 Hone your project management knowledge and take your career to the next level with our Project Management training. The Schoolcraft College Continuing Education and Professional Development department has partnered with Q'vive, a local leader in innovation strategy and training to offer a ten-week, intensive training program that will prepare you to take the Project Management Institute PMP® or CAPM® certification exam. Start: Tuesday 5/15 6-9:40pm 10 weeks 36 hours

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29 MS Project 2010: An Introduction Improve your PM tool skills. Learn tips and rules used by project managers to deliver projects on time and budget. Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Begins May 14 and July 11, and runs for 4 weeks. Instructor: John Greer, PMP. Has led hundreds of projects with total budgets of nearly $1B.


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