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CompTIA Project+

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In the competitive high-tech world, project managers are being required to prove their competency. CompTIA Project+ certification is a global credential for project managers and those who manage projects as part of their job role. Makauís training curriculum is mapped to this highly-sought-after credential. This certification training course focuses on universal project management principles and includes important people skills such as conflict resolution, negotiation, communication, team building, leadership, setting expectations, and managing expectations. Move to the next level with Makau.

4 levels - 157 modules - 12 learning hours

 

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EXAMPACK: CompTIA Project+ (4 levels + ExamPrep)
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DVD-ROMs, e-Study Guides, Practice Exams$419.00Add To Cart
1 YR ONLINE, e-Study Guides, Practice Exams$419.00Add To Cart
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SINGLE USER: CompTIA Project+ (4 levels)
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DVD-ROMs, e-Study Guides$319.00Add To Cart
1 YR ONLINE, e-Study Guides$319.00Add To Cart
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MULTI USER: CompTIA Project+ (4 levels)
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DVD-ROMs, e-Study Guides$638.00Add To Cart
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Course Instructor: Jean McKay

With over 14 years in the training industry, Jean is an experienced professional with a proven track record in all phases of technical training. She currently holds over fifteen (15) professional training certifications in both Project Management and IT, and has spent the past decade teaching professionals how to do their jobs better, faster and more effectively.

Course Outline

Course Introduction

1.0 Beginning Project Initiation
  • 1.1 Definition of Project
2.0 Project Selection
  • 2.1 Cost Benefit Analysis
  • 2.2 Determing the Benefit
  • 2.3 Decision Tree
3.0 Project Initiation
  • 3.1 The Initiation Phase
  • 3.2 The Project Definition Statement
4.0 Defining Project Scope
  • 4.1 Scope Definition
  • 4.2 Statement of Work
5.0 Identifying Stakeholders
  • 5.1 Examples of Stakeholders
  • 5.2 Section Summary
6.0 Determing Business Needs
  • 6.1 Business Needs
  • 6.2 Documenting Business Needs
7.0 Functional & Technical Analysis
  • 7.1 Functional Analysis
  • 7.2 Technical Analysis
  • 7.3 Section Summary
8.0 Roles & Responsibilities
  • 8.1 Typical Roles
  • 8.2 Responsibility Matrix
  • 8.3 Section Summary
9.0 Sponsor, Manager & Team
  • 9.1 Project Sponsor
  • 9.2 Project Manager
  • 9.3 Functional Managers
  • 9.4 The Kickoff Meeting
  • 9.5 Organizational Structures
10.0 Create Project Charter & Scope
  • 10.1 Project Charter
  • 10.2 Project Scope
  • 10.3 Statement of Work
11.0 List Assumptions & Constraints
  • 11.1 Listing Project Assumptions
  • 11.2 Conditional Assumptions
  • 11.3 Factoring Constraints
12.0 Risk Tolerance
  • 12.1 Classifying of Risk Tolerance
  • 12.2 Risk Analysis
13.0 Initial Budget & Schedule

14.0 Gain Consensus
  • 14.1 Project Buy-in
  • 14.2 Critical Success Factors
  • 14.3 GroupThink
15.0 Level 1 Conclusion

Level 2 Introduction

1.0 Work Breakdkown Structure
  • 1.1 Defining Work Breakdown Structure
  • 1.2 Presenting WBS Examples
  • 1.3 Creating a WBS in Visio
  • 1.4 Creating a WBS in Project
  • 1.5 Creating a WBS in Word
2.0 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.1 Evaluating Risks
  • 2.2 Creating a Risk Management Plan
  • 2.3 Section Summary
3.0 Estimate Duration & Effort
  • 3.1 Using Optimistic & Pessimistic Formula
4.0 Estimate Costs
  • 4.1 Items to Consider
  • 4.2 Estimating Budget Techniques
  • 4.3 Creating a Contigency to Your Project Budget
  • 4.4 Creating a Project Budget
5.0 Develop a Schedule
  • 5.1 Creating a Schedule ~- (Items to Include)
  • 5.2 The Schedule
  • 5.3 Flow Chart Examples
6.0 Critical Path
  • 6.1 Understanding Critical Path Guidelines
  • 6.2 Using Critical Path Method Steps
7.0 Budget
  • 7.1 Time-Phased Budget
  • 7.2 Section Summary
8.0 Team Members

9.0 Acceptance Criteria

10.0 Resource Management
  • 10.1 Categories of Resource Management
11.0 Change Control Plan
  • 11.1 Control Management Form
12.0 Communication Plan
  • 12.1 Creating a Communication Plan
13.0 Quality Management Plan
  • 13.1 Items to Include in The Quality Management Plan
  • 13.2 Quality Monitoring
  • 13.3 Risk Management Plan
  • 13.4 Uncertainty
14.0 Project Management Plan
  • 14.1 Items to Include in The Project Management Plan
15.0 Procurement & Solicitation Plan
  • 15.1 Get a Qualified Sellers List
  • 15.2 Statement of Work or Request for Proposal
  • 15.3 Make or Buy
  • 15.4 Types of Procurement Documents
  • 15.5 Outside Parties
16.0 Level Conclusion
Level 3 Introduction

1.0 Track The Project Progress
  • 1.1 Reports Used
2.0 Project Reporting

3.0 Vendor Source Selection

4.0 Resolve Issues

5.0 Communicating
  • 5.1 General Guidelines
  • 5.2 PM Skills and Communication
  • 5.3 Productive Meetings
6.0 Earned Value Management
  • 6.1 Understanding the Components of Earned Value Management
  • 6.2 Calculating Examples
7.0 Managing Resources
  • 7.1 Work Authorization
8.0 Maintaining Quality Deliverables
  • 8.1 Managing Quality
  • 8.2 Tools Available
9.0 Instituting Quality Assurance

10.0 Ensuring Quality Control
  • 10.1 Measuring Quality
  • 10.2 Variables That Effect Quality Control
  • 10.3 Considering Major Cost Categories
11.0 Using Team Management
  • 11.1 Team Management Guidelines
  • 11.2 Leadership Skills
  • 11.3 Motivational Theories
  • 11.4 Team Development
  • 11.5 Conflict Resolution
12.0 Using Scope Creep
  • 12.1 Change Control
  • 12.2 Scope Management
13.0 Creating a Baseline

14.0 Enforcing Schedule Control

15.0 Using Budget Control

16.0 Level Conclusion

Level 4 Introduction

1.0 Closing a Project
  • 1.1 Performance Reporting
  • 1.2 Using Team Management
  • 1.3 Risk Monitoring
  • 1.4 Communicating
2.0 Customer Acceptance Testing
  • 2.1 Customer Acceptance
3.0 Administering Vendor Contracts
  • 3.1 Contract Stages
  • 3.2 Categories of Contracts
  • 3.3 Section Summary
4.0 Transferring Deliverables

5.0 Documentation

6.0 Administrative Closeout

7.0 User Training

8.0 Team Recognition

9.0 Receiving Customer Acceptance

10.0 Vendor Sign Off
  • 10.1 Contract Closeout
11.0 Lessons Learned
  • 11.1 Lessons Learned Meeting & Report
12.0 Formulizing the Final Report

13.0 Archive Project Files

14.0 Course Conclusion