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GPLD650 - Basic Concepts of Project Management

Important note: Students are recommended to have some prior knowledge of project management principles before taking this workshop. This knowledge may be acquired in GPLD651 (Essentials of Project Management).

This course helps participants review the purpose and usefulness of key project management tools and techniques as well as apply skills and tips for the development of a project WBS. It will allow participants to develop a critical approach to applying project management techniques and guide them in the selection of tools and methods to apply to their future projects.

The course presents and discusses commonly used techniques in project management. The entire project management process is presented so that participants can familiarize themselves with the inherent concepts and techniques and their respective uses. The session will also compare Agile methods to more traditional project management approaches.

Learning Objectives

In this workshop you will:
1- Review the most widely used techniques in project management
2- Apply WBS development tips and best practices and understand how and when to apply them
3- Understand when to use Agile techniques and methods and how they differ from more traditional approaches

Leaders Information

This workshop is led by Benoit De Grâce, Ing, BEng, PMP.

With over 20 years of experience as a project management consultant to clients in Canada and the United States, Benoit De Grâce, Ing, BEng, PMP has developed his expertise in the development and implementation of enterprise project management methods and processes. His ability to synthesize business processes and his strong communication skills have long since made his reputation and he consistently receives excellent reviews from seminar participants. He is President of PMC – Project Management Centre Inc.

This workshop is not scheduled at this time.


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