Knoxville Project Management Training

Project Management Training in Knoxville

Knoxville's New Horizons training center is hosting the three most popular and in-demand Project Management courses. These workshops are appropriate for new project managers or those taking on the role within other departments to more experienced professionals interested in certification.

  • Project Management Fundamentals (4/6/20)
  • Project Management Essentials (4/7/20 - 4/9/20)
  • Project Management Professional - PMP (5/18/20 - 5/22/20)

These classes will be taught in-person (not online) by an expert Project Management practitioner at New Horizon's training center located at 408 N Cedar Bluff, Suite 555, Knoxville, TN 37923.



Project Management Fundamentals | 4/6/20 | 8:30 - 4:30 | 1-day | $495



Course Overview

Successfully managing a project requires effective planning and adherence to the industry's best practices in every step of the process. By understanding the fundamentals of project management, you will be better prepared to initiate a project in your organization and position it for success. In this course, you will identify effective project management practices and their related processes. NOTE: This course will earn you 7 PDUs.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for individuals whose primary job is not project management, but who manage projects on an informal basis. Also, anyone who is considering a career path in project management and desiring a complete overview of the field and its generally accepted practices can benefit from this course. See detailed outline below.

What's Included
  • 7 hours of expert-led instruction
  • Professional curriculum
  • Project Management Fundamental Toolkit


Project Management Essentials | 4/7/20 - 4/9/20 | 8:30 - 4:30 | 3-days | $1,785



Course Overview

In this course, students will identify and apply generally recognized practices in project management. NOTE: This course will earn you 21 PDUs.

Who Should Attend

The target students for this course are individuals who may need to perform project management activities in their job role on either a formal or informal basis, or any project team members who want to enhance their knowledge of project management in order to interact more productively with a project manager and perform more effectively on a project team. See detailed outline below.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 21 hours of expert-led instruction
  • Professional curriculum
  • Project Management Planing Toolkit


Project Management Professional (PMP) | 5/18/20 - 5/22/20 | 8:30 - 4:30 | 5-days |$2,995



Course Overview

This intensive Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam prep course is taught by a real-world PMP® certified practitioner and includes the most current guide, plus a wide variety of learning tools and study aids, all using PMI® terminology. NOTE: This course will earn you 35 PDUs. *Please be aware that starting July 1st, 2020, the PMP exam will reflect new exam content. June 30th, 2020 is the last to take the current version of the PMP exam.

Who Should Attend

This course is for people who have on-the-job experience doing project management activities and running projects, regardless of their job title. It is for those who wish to become certified project managers, or those that want to build or reinforce a foundation in project management. This course is ideal for individuals who wants to grow and formalize their project management skills on an industry neutral basis and take their career and salary to the next level by earning the globally recognized PMP® credential. See detailed outline below.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 35 hours of expert-led instruction
  • Exclusive Project Management Toolkit
  • PMP Exam Prep
  • 1000 PMP Exam Questions and Answers
  • Physical copy of in-class slide deck
  • PMP® Certification Exam Voucher and PMI Membership (normally $555 extra fee)
  • PMP exam application assistance
  • Access to five (5) private online coaching sessions (1-hour) with their Instructor that can be used to go over material with which they may need further help.

COURSE OUTLINE

1 - GETTING STARTED WITH PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • Describe a Project
  • Describe the Project Management Life Cycle
  • Identify the Role of a Project Manager
  • 2 - INITIATING A PROJECT
  • Determine the Scope of a Project
  • Identify the Skills for a Project Team
  • Identify the Risks to a Project
  • 3 - PLANNING FOR TIME AND COST
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Sequence the Activities
  • Create a Project Schedule
  • Determine Project Costs
  • 4 - PLANNING FOR PROJECT RISKS, COMMUNICATION, AND CHANGE CONTROL
  • Analyze the Risks to a Project
  • Create a Communication Plan
  • Plan for Change Control
  • 5 - MANAGING A PROJECT
  • Begin Project Work
  • Execute the Project Plan
  • Track Project Progress
  • Report Performance
  • Implement Change Control
  • 6 - EXECUTING THE PROJECT CLOSEOUT PHASE
  • Close a Project
  • Create a Final Report

  • COURSE OUTLINE

    1 - PROJECT MANAGEMENT INTRODUCTION
  • PMP® Exam Details
  • Project Management Introduction Overview
  • Defining Projects
  • The Importance of Project Management
  • Project, Program, Portfolio and Operations Management
  • Key Components
  • Project Management Process Groups
  • Project Management Knowledge Areas
  • Project Data, Information, and Reports
  • Tailoring
  • Project Management Business Documents
  • Success Measurements
  • PMP® Test-Worthy Topics
  • Practice Questions
  • 2 - THE ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH PROJECTS OPERATE
  • The Environment in Which Projects Operate Overview
  • Enterprise Environmental Factors
  • Organizational Process Assets
  • Organizational Systems
  • Governance Frameworks
  • Management Elements
  • Organizational Structure Types
  • Project Management Office
  • PMP® Test-Worthy Topics
  • Practice Questions
  • 3 - THE ROLE OF THE PROJECT MANAGER
  • The Role of the Project Manager Overview
  • The Project Manager’s Sphere of Influence
  • Project Management Competencies
  • Leadership: Politics, Power, and Getting Things Done
  • Levels of Skills Capability
  • Competency Model
  • Comparison of Leadership and Management
  • Leadership Styles
  • Personality
  • Performing Integration
  • Navigating Complexity: A Practice Guide
  • PMP® Test-Worthy Topics
  • Practice Questions
  • 4 - INITIATING PROCESSES
  • Initiating Process Group Overview
  • Develop Project Charter
  • Identify Stakeholders
  • PMP® Test-Worthy Topics
  • Practice Questions
  • 5 - PLANNING PROCESSES
  • Planning Process Group Overview
  • Section A: Management Plans
  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • Subsidiary Management Plans
  • Plan Scope Management
  • Plan Schedule Management
  • Plan Cost Management
  • Plan Quality Management
  • Plan Resource Management
  • Plan Communications Management
  • Plan Risk Management
  • Plan Procurement Management
  • Plan Stakeholder Engagement
  • Change Management Plan and Configuration
  • Management Plan
  • PMP® Test-Worthy Topics
  • Practice Questions?
  • Section B: Scope, Schedule, and Cost Processes
  • Collect Requirements
  • Define Scope
  • Create WBS
  • Define Activities
  • Sequence Activities
  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Estimate Activity Durations
  • Develop Schedule
  • Overview: Cost Planning Processes
  • Estimate Costs
  • Determine Budget
  • PMP® Test-Worthy Topics
  • Practice Questions
  • Section C: Risk Processes
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • PMP® Test-Worthy Topics
  • Practice Questions
  • 6 - EXECUTING PROCESSES
  • Executing Processes Overview
  • Direct and Manage Project Work
  • Manage Project Knowledge
  • Manage Quality
  • Acquire Resources
  • Develop Team
  • Manage Team
  • Manage Communications
  • Implement Risk Responses
  • Conduct Procurements
  • Manage Stakeholder Engagement
  • PMP® Test-Worthy Topics
  • Practice Questions
  • 7 - MONITORING AND CONTROLLING PROCESSES
  • ? Monitoring and Controlling Process Group Overview
  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Validate Scope
  • Control Change
  • Control Schedule
  • Control Costs
  • Control Quality
  • Control Resources
  • Monitor Communications
  • Monitor Risks
  • Control Procurements
  • Monitor Stakeholder Engagement
  • PMP® Test-Worthy Topics
  • 8 - CLOSING PROCESSES
  • Closing Process Group Overview
  • Close Project or Phase
  • PMP® Test-Worthy Topics
  • Practice Questions
  • COURSE OUTLINE

    1 - GETTING STARTED WITH PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • Define Project Management Basics
  • Identify Influencing Factors
  • Define Project Management Certifications
  • 2 - LAUNCHING PROJECTS
  • How Organizations Choose the Right Project
  • Identify Project Stakeholders and Their Expectations
  • Authorize a Project
  • Identify the Project Scope
  • 3 - ESTIMATING PROJECT WORK
  • Develop a WBS
  • Identify the Relationships Between Work Packages
  • Identify Resources
  • Estimate Time
  • 4 - CREATING A PROJECT SCHEDULE
  • Develop a Project Schedule
  • Create a Schedule Baseline
  • 5 - PLANNING PROJECT COSTS
  • Establish Project Costs
  • Establish the Cost Baseline
  • Reconcile Funding and Costs
  • 6 - PLANNING FOR RISK
  • Create a Risk Management Plan
  • Identify Risks and Their Causes
  • Analyze Risks
  • Develop a Risk Response Plan
  • 7 - PLANNING FOR QUALITY AND COMPLIANCE
  • Deliver the Desired Project Results
  • Verify Compliance Requirements
  • 8 - MANAGING THE PROJECT TEAM
  • Plan Your Project Team
  • Assemble the Team
  • Develop the Team
  • Manage the Team
  • 9 - MANAGING PROJECT PROCUREMENTS
  • Plan for Project Procurements
  • Obtain Responses from Vendors
  • Select the Right Vendor
  • Manage Vendors and Procurements
  • 10 - MANAGING CHANGE DURING PROJECT EXECUTION
  • Prepare for Project Execution
  • Manage Project Changes
  • Monitor the Project Scope
  • 11 - MONITORING AND CONTROLLING PROJECT SCHEDULE AND COST
  • Monitor and Control the Project Schedule
  • Optimize the Project Schedule
  • Monitor and Control Project Cost
  • 12 - MONITORING AND CONTROLLING RISK AND QUALITY
  • Monitor and Control Risks
  • Put Quality Plans into Action
  • Control Project Quality
  • 13 - COMMUNICATING AND REPORTING
  • Communicate During a Project
  • Distribute Project Information
  • Manage Stakeholder Relationships and Expectations
  • Report on Project Performance
  • 14 - CLOSING THE PROJECT
  • Deliver the Final Product
  • Close Project Procurements
  • Close the Project

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    Facilitator Bio

    Your PMP certified facilitator has worked in a wide range of organizations including Governmental Foreign Service, Technology Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Insurance as well as the tobacco industry. His major accomplishments are in process streamlining and human behavioral sciences. He is currently a Project Management Instructor with clients in military, municipal government and the private sector.

    Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and Project Management Professional (PMP) are registered marks of the Project Management Institute (PMI), Inc.