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Project Management

Project ManagementManage Projects More Efficiently

New to project management? Do you need more advanced training? Professional Development and Training has a course to suit your needs.

Learn project management fundamentals to improve productivity and performance, with a hands-on approach at PCC CLIMB Professional Development and Training. Build skills as you prepare the project management plan (PMP) and other documents key to successfully organizing, implementing, and closing out a project.

Then, improve upon your basic understanding of managing projects with our intermediate level course. Assess risks, budget wisely, use scheduling tools and scale projects accordingly.

Project Management Courses

Project Management Fundamentals

Learn how to best prioritize, organize, and plan your projects for successful implementation.

Build the practical project management skills you need to get work done well, under budget, and on time. Make sure you and your team members are using the same playbook for success: “not just the quarterback.”

You will learn to:

  • Prepare key elements of the project management plan (PMP)
  • Create process documents, including a Statement of Work (SOW), project scope, requirement document, and project risk and stakeholder register
  • Market your ideas and pitch a project
  • Recognize project benefits, prioritization, and life cycle phases
  • Use planning tools, including goals and vision statements, to begin developing your project
  • Guide a project through the close-out process

In addition, you’ll receive a copy of Your Winning Project, a practical step by step guide to preparing your own project management plan, for immediate reference on the job site.

Note: Our project management courses count toward your PMP certification credits. However, we don’t offer a PMP certification program through PCC CLIMB Center.

Intermediate Project Management

Learn how to execute your project management plan to be on time and on budget.

Just because project management isn’t in your job description doesn’t mean you won’t have to manage a project. If you already understand the basics of project management, but need to learn about planning, execution and termination, this course is for you.

You will learn to:

  • Identify your project’s tasks and resources
  • Order tasks using the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Schedule tasks effectively using tools such as Gantt charts, flow charts and PERT and network diagrams
  • Prepare and modify budgets and schedules to meet target goals
  • Assess and manage risks
  • Develop and administer a change control process
  • Prepare a final project plan, then execute and terminate the project

Note: Our project management courses count toward your PMP certification credits. However, we don’t offer a PMP certification program through PCC CLIMB Center.

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  • Online: If this is your first time taking a class at PCC, create an account. If you are a returning student, log on to MyPCC and click “Register for classes,” found in your Term-to-Term Checklist, under “Register”.
  • Phone: Call 971-722-8888, option 2.

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