Managing Projects


As the ESI Project Management Professional Development Program’s flagship course, Managing Projects opens the door to more efficient project implementation. The program’s other courses provide opportunities for you to build on the knowledge you gain during this course to enhance your project management capabilities.

Managing Projects gives you the foundation, techniques and tools to manage each stage of the project life cycle, work within organizational and cost constraints, set goals tied directly to stakeholder needs, get the most from your project management team, and utilize state-of-the-art project management tools to get the work done on time and within budget.

Get a solid understanding of project management methods with this comprehensive introductory course. Gain practical experience in proven project management techniques and discover a wealth of valuable, flexible tools that you can use immediately to ensure the success of any project in any type of organization.

Covering the entire project life cycle, this course is built around best practices currently used in today’s fast-paced business environment. The latest insights from the Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), which incorporates information critical to project success, are also highlighted. You’ll learn project management skills through case studies, hands-on exercises and practical experiences that can immediately be applied to your job. This approach yields a comprehensive project management experience, including the early stages of defining project requirements, developing work breakdown structures, project change control and closeout.

As part of your course materials, you’ll receive a copy of Dictionary of Project Management Terms, Third Edition, by J. LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP. The course materials also include comprehensive reference material specific to each unit of the course.

Reminder: Participants taking this course should not take Managing IT Projects.

Based on version 2.0 of the Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK)™, the course will enable you to:

  1. Master fundamental project management skills, concepts and techniques
  2. Link project goals and objectives to clear, compelling stakeholder needs
  3. Develop work breakdown structures
  4. Set realistic, measurable objectives and ensure positive results
  5. Estimate project costs and schedules using simple, proven techniques
  6. Establish a dependable project control and monitoring system
Key topics covered are:
  1. Introduction to Project Management
  2. Project Initiation
  3. Project Planning
  4. Project Implementation
  5. Project Closeout
Who should attend?
  1. All managers in all fields of professions
  2. Project managers
  3. Anyone involved in projects and seeking a streamlined approach to managing projects
  • 4 full days
  • Offered as a public or as a customized programme
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