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Comprehensive Project Management Workshop

Master the entire project management process and gain in-depth knowledge to keep your projects on track with the Comprehensive Project Management Workshop at the American Management Association. Earn 35 PDUs and prepare for the Project Management Professional certification. Learn how to manage projects with confidence, avoid shortcuts, monitor risks, and build a solid team.

  • Level All levels
  • Age 21 and older
  • Price $3,295
  • Location Live, interactive online classroom
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Class Description


What you'll learn in this project management training:

Delays, cost overruns, or quality problems can wreck your project. Keep it on course with this 5-day overview of project management.

Aligned with PMI’s PMBOK®, this project management workshop helps you master the entire PM process. You’ll earn 35 professional development units (PDUs) pre-approved by PMI, and you’ll gain skills and in-depth knowledge that prepare you for the next level: the Project Management Professional certification.

You Will Learn How To:

  • Manage projects with confidence
  • Avoid dangerous shortcuts and omissions
  • Monitor risks and correct trouble spots
  • Put together a solid team and effective documentation
  • Pave the way for achieving PMP® status

You’ll Also Receive:

  • A complimentary copy of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), 6th Edition, by PMI®—a $65.95 value

Who Should Attend

Project managers, program managers, and project team leaders who have several years of experience initiating, planning and managing projects, and project team members who are interested in enhancing their career by preparing to become a certified PMP.

Prerequisite: This course requires you to have basic knowledge and experience in project management. AMA recommends attending Improving Your Project Management Skills: The Basics for Success (Seminar #6503) or its equivalent before enrolling in this seminar.

What You Will Cover


Examining the Project Management Framework

  • Exploring characteristics of projects
  • Reviewing project management terminology
  • Considering environmental influences

Reviewing the Project Management Body of Knowledge

  • Describing the project management process groups
  • The project management knowledge areas
  • Project management competency standards

Initiating the Project

  • Using project selection methods
  • Defining project scope
  • Documenting project risks, assumptions and constraints
  • Identifying and performing stakeholder analysis
  • Evaluating the project charter


Planning the Project

  • Defining and recording requirements, constraints and assumptions
  • Identifying project team members and defining roles and responsibilities
  • Creating the work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Developing the change management plan
  • Identifying risks and defining risk strategies
  • Obtaining plan approval
  • Conducting the kickoff meeting


Executing the Project Plan

  • Executing the tasks defined in the project plan
  • Ensuring a common understanding and setting expectations
  • Implementing a quality management plan
  • Executing approved changes, actions and workarounds
  • Improving team performance


Monitoring and Controlling the Project

  • Measuring project performance
  • Verifying and managing changes to the project
  • Ensuring that project deliverables conform to quality standards
  • Monitoring all project risks

Closing the Project

  • Obtaining final acceptance for the project
  • Getting financial, legal and administrative closure
  • Releasing project resources
  • Creating and distributing a final project report
  • Archiving and retaining project records
  • Measuring customer satisfaction


"practice our learnings in breakout rooms"
Very detailed and engaging. Enjoyed being able to practice our learnings in break out rooms and then discussing as a group.

Colin W. 

"course dynamic"
Susan is a really experimented person and she always try to mantained the course dinamic. The information is really interesting

Carmen P. 

"lots of life experience to teach from"
Obviously a tenured gentleman that has lots of life experience to teach from.

Jay R. 

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Refund Policy

For Classroom, Live Online, Express Skills Courses and Webinar programs, you may transfer to a future session, send someone to take your place, or cancel for a 5% fee up to 23 days prior to your program.

If you provide AMA with less than 23 days’ notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire program fee.

Programs included in AMA On Demand offerings are not eligible for substitution, transfer, cancellation, return, or refund. We appreciate that this is an important investment for you and your company and would like to accommodate your needs the best we can.

Please email us at [email protected]

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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