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Project Management Simulation

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Abstract: 

This is a 1-day introductory project management workshop with a difference. Participants undertake a live project to build a physical structure within a time constraint. As the project management techniques are introduced through the day, participants apply them to the simulation in successive rounds, and the improvement in their project execution become evident in a compelling way. Not only is the learning intense; it is also fun!

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Participants will gain awareness of:

  • Project life cycle
  • Project charter
  • Project planning
  • Work breakdown structure
  • Critical path scheduling
  • Project risk management
  • Team communication and dynamics
  • Stakeholder identification and management

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The Project Management Simulation workshop is appropriate for individuals who manage and work on smaller, perhaps informal, projects, who have not previously had project management training.

PREREQUISITE

There is no prerequisite for this course. It functions as a stand-alone course.

course info

Course ID: 1505
Course Level: Beginner
Duration: 1 day

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PMI PDUs

PMI Talent TriangleThe following table provides the breakdown of the professional development units (PDUs) for this course aligned with the PMI Talent TriangleTM.

  Tech. Ldrshp. Strat. & Bus.
PMP 5 1 1
PgMP 5 1 1
PfMP 0 1 1
PMI-ACP 0 1 1
PMI-SP 2 1 1
PMI-RMP 0.75 1 1
PMI-PBA 0.5 1 1

 
The three columns in the above table are Technical Project Management, Leadership, and Strategic & Business Management.

Other Credits

Other professional (re)certification credits are available, including:

  • Certified Business Analyst Professionals (CBAPs) earn 7CDUs (Category 2B)
  • Certified Software Quality Engineers (CSQEs) earn 1 RUs
  • CIPS Information Systems Professionals (ISPs) earn 7 Learning Credits
  • CIPS Information Technology Certified Professional (ITCPs) earn 7 Learning Credits