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School: Macmillian Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Credential:Ontario College Certificate
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Location: College Campus/Online

PMP Fundamentals course covers a wide variety of project management subjects and offers practical application to your current projects. This course is designed to give you a working knowledge of project management. You will be able to use these concepts the very next day on your projects thus giving you the edge over your competition. This course follows the best practices for Project Management as outlined in the Guide to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) fifth edition from the Project Management Institute – PMI.


Project Managers, Team leaders and anyone wanting to get into project management.



The Foundation Concepts

  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Certification Requirements Summary
  • Purpose of the PMBOK Guide®
  • What is Project and Project Management?
  • Basic Project Roles and Responsibilities
  • Program and Portfolio Management
  • Project Management Office (PMO) and its Functions
  • Organizational Project Management
  • Organizational Structure
  • 10 Knowledge Areas vs. 5 Process Groups
  • Process Groups Interaction and Project Phases
  • Project Lifecycles
  • Project Selection Processes
  • Enterprise Environmental Factors
  • Organizational Process Assets

Project Initiating

  • Develop Project Charter
  • Identify Stakeholders
  • Stakeholder Register
  • Project Statement of Work
  • Product Scope vs. Project Scope
  • Needs and Requirements
  • Functional vs. Technical Requirements

Project Planning

  • Planning Process Introduction
  • Baselines, Management Plans and Project Management Plan
  • Planning in the area of Scope Management
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Planning in the area of Schedule Management
  • Precedence Diagramming Method, Leads and Lags
  • Schedule Compression Techniques
  • Planning in the area of Cost Management
  • Cumulative Cost S-Curve
  • Planning in the area of Quality, Human Resources, Communications and Risk Management
  • Communication Channels and Models
  • Risk Register, Types of Risks, Risk Response Planning
  • Risk Identification Techniques, Expected Monetary Value
  • Planning in the area of Procurement, Stakeholder and Integration Management
  • Types of Contracts

Project Executing, Monitoring and Contolling

  • Execution in the Area of Integration, Quality, Human Resource Management
  • Team Development Stages
  • Execution in the Area of Communications, Stakeholder, Procurement Management
  • Monitoring and Controlling in the Area of Integration Management
  • Integrated Change Control
  • Monitoring and Controlling in the Area of Scope, Schedule and Cost Management
  • Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Monitoring and Controlling in the Area of Quality, Communications, Stakeholder, Risk and Procurement Management
  • Seven Basic Quality Tools
  • Conflict Resolution, Risk Monitoring and Control and Contract Administration
  • Performance Reporting, Issues Management and Status Review Meetings

Project Closing

  • Administrative Closure
  • Close Procurements
  • Close Phase or Project

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