Fundamentals of Project Management 

 

 

Program Overview

Jump start your projects. Map out your project's course and your destiny. 


As the program title indicates, participants will learn the fundamentals of project management. Participants will be able to use these concepts the very next day on their projects, giving an edge over competition.

The Fundamentals of Project Management is a hands-on, workshop-based, interactive program. It includes small group exercises, large group discussions, and instructor facilitation. Participants will be able to practice what they learn on a case study project.

This program utilizes many of the templates found in IPDI Project Management Template Library. After completion, participants will have free access to the Templates to use on their own projects.

The Fundamentals of Project Management program has been successfully taught for over 20 years to thousands of individuals in hundreds of companies from a wide range of industries. IPDI’s extensive knowledge of project management best practices and our ability to apply them to companies, including yours, has ensured that our program is in high-demand, and our instructors are at the top of the field. 

Program topics include:

  • Project Management Foundation Concepts
  • Project Management Process Groups & Knowledge Areas
  • Scope Statement
  • Stakeholder Assessment & Key Decision Makers
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Estimating Resources, Durations and Costs
  • Communications Planning
  • Project Team Development
  • Quality Planning
  • Human Resource Planning & RASIC
  • Schedule Sequencing
  • Risk Management Planning
  • Procurement Planning
  • Schedule Development, Trade-off Analysis and Baseline
  • Project Execution
  • Monitoring & Controlling Project Work
  • Integrated Change Control
  • Project Close-out

  • Key Learning Objectives
    • Understand the two main approaches to projects: Predictive and Agile as well as the Hybrid approach
    • Develop a Scope Statement for the project to depict what is in scope and what is not
    • Create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) / Sprint backlog to establish effective resource and duration estimates
    • Develop duration estimates using various techniques
    • Understand the application of Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling
    • Understand the usage of a Task Board / Kanban on certain types of projects
    • Establish effective adjustments, including risk responses, to the preliminary schedule
    • Accurately update the schedule based on work performance
    • Evaluate the schedule and budget variances and how to resolve them
  • Who Should Attend
    • New managers and project managers
    • Those undertaking unique projects
    • Senior executives with business planning responsibilities
    • Systems, manufacturing, operations, engineering and technology personnel working with projects
  • What Is Included
    • All learning materials provided digitally
    • Certificate of Completion
    • Credential to add to your CV and LinkedIn Profile 
    • 21 PMI Training (PDU Hours)

    Professional Development Units

    Receive 21 Training Contact Hours / Professional Development Units (PDUs) upon completion. 

Funding Available

Check out the funding opportunities available through the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant.

 

October Session

Date: October 18, 2021 - October 20, 2021

Fees: $2,495 plus GST

Registration Deadline: October 11, 2021

Location: K W Nasser Centre - Saskatoon

Program Schedule

8:30 am - 4:30 pm CST

More Information

In-person delivery occurs at K W Nasser Centre with all learning materials provided digitally on Canvas. In-person delivery includes instructor facilitation, small group exercises, large group discussions, interactive learning, networking and ample breaks and opportunities for questions and discussions.

Register for October Session

December Session

Date: December 13, 2021 - December 15, 2021

Fees: $2,495 plus GST

Registration Deadline: December 6, 2021

Location: K W Nasser Centre, Saskatoon

Program Schedule

8:30 am - 4:30 pm CST

More Information

In-person delivery occurs at K W Nasser Centre with all learning materials provided digitally on Canvas. In-person delivery includes instructor facilitation, small group exercises, large group discussions, interactive learning, networking and ample breaks and opportunities for questions and discussions.

Register for December Session

Course Planner

For more information, contact

Ever Lewis Germain
Program Coordinator
306-966-5608
Email Me

Instructor Profile

 

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Doug Boebinger, MS, PMP, PMTA-CTP

Doug Boebinger is the founder and Chief Project Management Consultant and Trainer for Integrated Process Developers, Inc. (IPDI).  He holds over 35 years profit and loss experience in project management and process re-engineering. Doug obtained his Project Management Professional (PMP®) from the Project Management Institute (PMI®) in 1994 and has taught PMP Prep programs to thousands of people in numerous organizations across the world since then. As the lead project management consultant to Ford Motor Company Powertrain Global Division, Doug created the MAPD® Strategy which is a revolutionary new project/process planning and execution strategy specifically designed for multi-team environments.

Doug has spent his career assisting companies in various industries as a project manager and as a consultant and trainer to implement project management and improve their organization’s processes.  A current or former adjunct faculty member at various universities across the United States and Canada, Doug was the Project Management Department Chair and developer of the Bachelor of Science Project Management degree curriculum at Cleary University.

He developed over 40 programs on project management, leadership and communications topics that have been taught to thousands of people from entry-level to C level in numerous organizations, companies, and governments around the world.  

Offer This Program In-House

Interested in bringing this program to your organization or team within your organization? Fill out our Online Needs Assessment form and show your interest in bringing this program in-house or customized based on your needs.

Cancellation

University of Saskatchewan's liability is limited to reimbursement of paid tuition fees.

Cancellations received at least twenty (20) business days in advance of the program commencement date and all collateral (textbook, etc) returned to Edwards Executive Education, will be subject to receive a full refund. Cancellations received less than twenty (20) business days prior to the program commencement date will be subject to a $1200 administration fee. Cancellations received less than five (5) business days prior to the program commencement date will be subject to full program tuition cost.

Non-attendance will incur full program tuition cost.

Fees subject to change without notice.

Program Transfers

One program transfer will be permitted without penalty if the cancellation request is received more than twenty (20) business days prior to the program start date. Program transfers within twenty (20) business days of the program start date will be subject to a $300 administration fee. All collateral (textbook, etc) must be returned to Edwards Executive Education before the transfer will be processed.

Alternate program transfers may be approved dependent on program availability. Transfer requests must be scheduled within six (6) months of the initial purchase.

Applicants will be responsible for any price difference in program fees at the time of the request. Each subsequent transfer request will be subject to $300 administration fee.

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