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Project Management Training and Professional Certification Presentation Transcript

  • 1. A Presentation to Arizona State Government October 24, 2006
  • 2. Project Management Training & Professional Certification
  • 3. Agenda
    • What is project management?
    • Why project management training?
    • Are your project managers qualified?
    • Who needs training?
    • Why get certified?
    • A few examples of market demand for PMP’s
  • 4. What is Project Management?
    • Application of tools, techniques and people skills to meet schedule, budget, quality and customer requirements
    COST TIME SCOPE Q
  • 5. What is Project Management?
    • “ The shortest distance between concept and completion”
    • - GITA Best Practices
  • 6. What is Project Management?
    • Best practices designed to improve project performance
    • A disciplined approach to managing projects that gets results
  • 7. Why Project Management training?
    • H ow many projects in your organization have come in on time and on budget ?
    • Are the project delays and cost overruns inescapable ?
    • Are your customers satisfied with project outcome?
  • 8.
    • In businesses today, firms are looking to improve their systems & processes to become more competitive!
    • Establishing project management as a core competency is one way to do this.
    Why Project Management training?
  • 9. Is your Project Manager qualified? “ How Can We Be Sure We're Not Hiring a Bunch of Shady Liars?” - Fortune Magazine PMP Certification ensures project managers understand the tools, techniques and soft skills to manage a project How Can We Be Sure We're Not Hiring a Bunch of Shady Liars? How Can We Be Sure We're Not Hiring a Bunch of Shady Liars? How Can We Be Sure We're Not Hiring a Bunch of Shady Liars? How Can We Be Sure We're Not Hiring a Bunch of Shady Liars?
  • 10. Fortune Magazine says… “ Giga Information Group says project management can increase productivity up to 25% but notes, ‘It's not a magic bullet, but a way to help execute leadership and communication.’” “ Project management is a leading career choice for management professionals today.” How Can We Be Sure We're Not Hiring a Bunch of Shady Liars? How Can We Be Sure We're Not Hiring a Bunch of Shady Liars? How Can We Be Sure We're Not Hiring a Bunch of Shady Liars? How Can We Be Sure We're Not Hiring a Bunch of Shady Liars?
  • 11. Training intended for…
    • IT Professionals with no formal project management training
    • IT Managers responsible for project success
    • Project managers seeking PMP Certification from PMI
    • Project team members
  • 12. What is Project Management Certification?
    • Administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI)
    • Globally recognized credential
    • Meets ISO-9001 standard in Quality Management Systems
  • 13. What is Project Management Certification?
    • Types of Credentials:
      • Project Management Professional (PMP)
      • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • 14. What is CAPM ? (Certified Associate in Project Management)
    • Designed for:
      • project team members
      • entry-level project managers
      • project management undergraduate and graduate students
  • 15. What are CAPM requirements?
    • Education: High school diploma or equivalent
    • Experience: 1,500 hrs work on project team or
    • 23 hours formal project management education
    • A multiple choice exam
  • 16. What is PMP ? (Project Management Professional)
      • The profession’s most globally recognized and widely respected credential
      • Tells employers you have demonstrated a solid foundation of knowledge to manage projects
  • 17. What are PMP requirements?
    • Education: Bachelors degree
    • Experience: 4,500 hrs leading tasks including
    • 36 months project management experience
    • 35 hours formal project management education
    • A multiple choice exam
  • 18. Why get Certified as PMP?
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is akin to the “Good Housekeeping seal of approval” for project managers
  • 19. Why get Certified as PMP?
    • Earning a professional credential through PMI means that one has:
    • Demonstrated the appropriate education and/or professional experience
    • Passed an examination
    • Agreed to abide by a professional code of conduct
    • Committed to maintaining their active credential through meeting continuing certification requirements.
  • 20. PMP Recertification
    • To maintain PMP certification requires recertification every three (3) years:
    • Obtain 60 Professional Development Units (PDU)
    • Reaffirm the PMP Code of Professional Conduct
    • Pay a renewal fee
  • 21. Growth in # of active PMP’s
  • 22. Course Features
    • Comprehensive, in-depth concepts, best practices for managing projects today
    • Soft skills as well as tools and techniques
  • 23. Course Features
    • Helps prepares participants for PMI’s, highly-in-demand , PMP and CAPM professional certification
  • 24.
    • Important concepts and tools project managers use daily
    • Consistent with PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge
    • Comprehensive case study and exercises to apply theory
    • 200 practice questions
    Content
  • 25.
    • Developed by PMI as a voluntary consensus standard
    • Represents the sum of knowledge of the project management profession
    • Includes proven traditional and innovative, emerging best practices
    Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • 26.
    • Is constantly evolving
    • Provides common terminology
    • Is the foundation for PMI’s professional development programs and certifications
    Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • 27.
    • Integration management
    • Scope management
    • Time management
    • Cost management
    • Quality management
    • Human resource management
    • Communications management
    • Risk management
    • Procurement management
    PMBOK’s Nine Knowledge Areas
  • 28.
    • Q & A
    Conclusion