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Project Management Fundamentals

  •  day(s)Duration
  • 1.4 CEU/14 PDU/Credits/Units
  • MDI123Course Code

Project Management Fundamentals is a two-day action-learning course of instruction led by a certified facilitator in a formal classroom environment. It is designed to provide participants with a broad understanding of project management principles, concepts, tools, and techniques along with the global standards from which they are derived.

The primary objectives of Project Management Fundamentals are to 1) empower participants with the vocabulary, knowledge competencies, and basic performance competencies necessary to intuitively understand and function at a high level in their project supporting roles and 2) to organize and execute their own day-to-day work in a more efficient manner using modern project management concepts and methods.

Project Management Fundamentals employs effective accelerated adult learning techniques (addressing visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning styles) to ensure each participant succeeds at a high level. The two-day agenda is action-oriented and fast-paced, allowing participants to learn by doing in a simulated project environment. Course exercises begin on the morning of day one with participants organized in simulated project teams (integrated product/project teams — IPTs) initiating a hands-on project. The course proceeds with IPTs planning the project, executing the project, monitoring/controlling the project, then formally closing the project. The last exercise at the end of day two requires each IPT to prepare and present its project’s final lessons learned.

The simulated project involves the planning and construction of a fictitious United Nations “SSRV” prototype vehicle (actually a scale model composed of approximately 200 pieces — see Figure 1). The planning team achieving the highest profit wins a $1B contract to manufacture the UN’s inaugural fleet of SSRV vehicles.

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