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Project Management for Non-Project Managers

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This course is being taught by Project Management Expert, Dr. Willis Thomas.



3 PDUs available for this course

This course is scheduled for two days: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 2:30PM - 4:00PM PDT Friday, May 24, 2013 2:30PM - 4:00PM PDT

Course Description

Learn the language and processes of project management and how to use them to effectively communicate with your team to complete projects on time, in budget and with less stress!

Project management is an essential skill utilized within many levels of organizations today. More and more individuals are being tasked to assist with project management. However transitioning into the role of project manager without acquiring the necessary skills and training can be overwhelming!

This course focuses on providing students with the essential knowledge needed to plan and manage projects effectively, and provides a thorough understanding of project management terminology and fundamental concepts. Students will learn industry Best Practices for incorporating proven-effective, project management processes into their organization.

Course Instructors & Accreditation

Advisicon is a Project Management Institute (PMI) Registered Education Provider (REP) and an accredited Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. This course will be taught by an experienced Advisicon instructor, all of whom are industry experts in the field of project management.


After attending this webinar, participants will:

* Increase their knowledge of basic project management concepts and terminology
* Understand global project management standards and frameworks
* Be able to differentiate recognized project management education and certification
* Become familiar with recommended project management processes and methodologies
* Review project management case studies and best practices
* Envision the Advisicon solutions that build a project management culture

Key Project Management for Non-Project Managers Concepts:

* The purpose of project management
* The role of the project manager
* Desired competencies in project managers
* Paths to project management certificates and certification
* Project management life cycles
* The Project Management Institute and the PMBOK® Guide
* Implementing project management software
* Building project management supporting infrastructures
* Program management 
* Portfolio management
* Agile project management