Fundamentals of Project Management Program

1 full day  |  .7 CEUs | 7 HRCIs
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Project Management is an in-demand skill set and one of the fastest growing professional disciplines in North America. This project management program will provide you with working knowledge of the basics of project management and its processes.



Program Description


This one-day program covers the following:

~ Project Management Foundations
This segment introduces the basic concepts of project management and provides an overview of some of the tools and techniques from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Other areas covered include the project life cycle, organizational and environmental influences on projects, the five required project process groups, and the multi-dimensional nature of project management.

~ Project Management Process Groups
This segment addresses the five process groups of project management and practical techniques to apply Project Management methodology to any work environment. The process groups discussed include:
  • Initiating Process – Focuses on those processes performed to define a new project or a new phase of an existing project by completing a Project Charter and obtaining authorization to start the project or phase while ensuring the project is in line with the organizations Strategic Objectives.

  • Planning Process – Defining the scope and objectives of the project and developing the course of action required to meet these objectives is the focus of this process. Knowledge areas that will be discussed include, time management, cost management, quality management, human resource management, communications management, risk management and procurement management.

  • Execution Process – Those processes that need to be performed to complete the work defined in the project management plan will be presented, along with techniques and tools on how to ensure project objectives are met.

  • Monitoring and Controlling Process – Techniques and processes will be shared to ensure concise tracking of the progress of the project is maintained to ensure the performance objectives defined in the project management plan are met.

  • Closing Process – Focuses on the processes to be performed to finalize all activities across all project management process groups to formally close the project or phase.

Learning Outcomes

Participants in this program will:

~ Determine whether their planning is for a project, a program or a routine
~ Identify the customer and stakeholders in their project
~ Write a scope statement clearly identifying the objective of their project
~ Analyze the steps needed to actually carry out the project
~ Create a workable plan to ensure the successful completion of their project
~ Understand how to control and manage their project to completion

Audience

This program is designed for individuals that have not been exposed to Project Management and desires to learn the fundamentals or any individual that finds themselves exploring the many career opportunities and wishes to understand if Project Management is for them before committing to gaining a PMP® Certification.


Program Dates / Locations

June 16, 2015 | 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

NSU Main Campus Fort Lauderdale
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314

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Program Fee

Fee of $395 includes tuition and instructional materials

Instructor

Lara Chabina-Crowe, PMP

Lara Chabina Crowe is a visionary Project Manager with over twenty years of experience in Project Management. She holds a Bachelors of Liberal Arts and Science in International Business from San Diego State University. She was certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in Frankfurt Germany as a Project Management Professional (PMP) in 2003 and has been an active member of the PMI South Florida Chapter since 2004 serving on the board as Vice President Administration from 2004 to 2006. She is managing director of a global project management consultancy specializing in the airline industry as well as owner of an online company producing fashionable products for modern-day mothers. She is currently serving on the Board for the PMI Consulting Community of Practices as the Leader and is the Co-Chair of the PMI Community of Practices Membership Advisory Group.

Prior to launching Projects by Lara Inc. in 2004 and Global PM Group in 2007, Lara was Project Manager for Star Alliance Services Gmbh (a global airline alliance made up of 15 airlines) based in Frankfurt, Germany. She was responsible for developing the first global convention product, implementing national and global marketing initiatives, and spearheading the development of a social program for the Star Alliance employees. She has also worked as the Trade Marketing Manager, Market Development with Air New Zealand based in Auckland, New Zealand. She worked with the local tourism industry to create inbound tourism products. She also worked as a Sales and Marketing Manager with a destination management company based in New York, USA representing convention facilities and Convention Bureaus in Australia, Austria, Spain and England.

Course Customization

Using core programs, we can customize the material to fit your corporate training needs. With our extensive resources and program facilitators, we will design a program that is tailored to fit your specified objectives and requirements.

Registration

In order to participate in any Hudson Center program, registration and payment in full is required at least one (1) business day prior to the start date of the program. Participants are strongly urged to register as early as possible in order to guarantee a seat as class size is limited and enrollment is on a space-available basis.

Register online:
Register by phone: Call us at 800.672.7223, ext. 25137 or 954.262.5137
Register by e-mail: Download registration form and send as an attachment via e-mail to execed@nova.edu
Register by fax: Download registration form and send via fax to 954.262.3188
Register by mail: Download registration form and send via mail to
Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education
H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue, Carl DeSantis Building, Suite 2088
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314

We accept the following forms of payment: check (payable to "Nova Southeastern University") and credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express). Payment arrangements must be made for your registration to be considered complete.


Substitution, Cancellation, Fee and Transfer Policies

We realize that occasionally you need to cancel your registration. You can substitute another individual in your place at any time prior to the first day of a program.

If you wish to receive a credit toward a future program: we will allow you to transfer you registration to a future date of the same program you are enrolled in currently, provided we receive written notice two weeks prior to the start date of the class you are currently registered in. You are permitted to re-register only one time.

If you wish to receive a refund: written cancellations received 30 calendar days before a program begins will be issued a full refund, less a $150.00 processing fee; written cancellations received 6 to 29 calendar days prior to the start of a program will get 50 percent of the registration fee refunded. We apologize but we cannot provide a refund if we receive your written cancellation in five or fewer business days prior to the start of the program.

In the event of non-payment, the responsibility for any fees incurred in collecting the payment is the responsibility of the customer.

Fees and dates are subject to change without notice.


Contact Information

For additional program information, please contact us at:

Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education
H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue, Carl DeSantis Building, Suite 2088
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314
Tel: 954.262.5137
Toll Free: 800.672.7223, ext. 25137
Fax: 954.262.3188
E-mail: execed@huizenga.nova.edu

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    Program Staff

    Janet Goldstein, Director, Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education | goldjan@huizenga.nova.edu
    Niemah Butler, Course Curriculum Specialist | niemah@huizenga.nova.edu
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