Learn the Basics to Manage Projects Successfully

The past several years have seen an explosion in the interest in and use of project management. Companies of all sizes have projects that are extremely large, very expensive, and critical to an organization‘s success. Unfortunately, many of these projects are not delivered on time, on budget, or within their initial scope. Consequently, organizations are now looking to individuals with project management expertise to ensure successful projects.

This seminar is designed for people new to project management and seasoned project managers wishing to update their knowledge base, as well as professionals who manage projects and are looking to confirm that they are on the right track.

The course provides a full overview of the process and techniques of Waterfall and Agile project management using the latest project management methods and provides practical experience in the application of these techniques.

Upon completion of the course, you will have an enhanced understanding of project management. *You will receive 24 PDUs required for your PMI PMP certification.

Program Content

Predictive/Waterfall Project Management Methodology

1. Pre-Project Phase

  • Requirements analysis
  • Business case

2. Initiation Phase

  • Define project objectives
  • Project charter

3. Planning Phase

  • Scope definition
  • Building a work breakdown structure
  • Costing, estimating
  • Budgeting, scheduling
  • Risk management
  • Project Management Plan

4. Monitoring and Control Phase

  • Tracking and evaluating progress
  • Reporting
  • Change management

5. Communications and Stakeholder Management

  • Communications, team building, and stakeholder management
  • Procurement management and quality management

6. Close-out Phase

  • Lessons learned
  • Deliverable and administrative closure
  • Operations and support
  • Life cycle management

Adaptive/Agile Project Management Methodology

1. Iterative, Incremental and Agile Lifecycles

  • Agile Scrum Lifecycle
  • Planning, Backlogs and Features
  • Scrum Sprints and Ceremonies
  • Scrum Stakeholders

2. Hybrid Project Management

What You Will Learn

  • Effectively manage each stage of the project life cycle
  • Achieve project cost, schedule, and quality objectives
  • Satisfy your clients’ needs, enhance your project team’s performance
  • Hone your project and stakeholder management abilities and problem-solving skills

Who Should Attend

  • Project managers who wish to increase their understanding of successful project management tools and techniques
  • Project managers who wish to improve their overall management skills and knowledge
  • Team leaders and members who wish to improve their understanding of successful project management tools and techniques

If you have a question about this program please email us at FutureEDge@carleton.ca

For our cancellation policy, please visit the FAQs.

Program Information

    Course Dates

    Fall 2022

    October 17-19, 2022

    Winter 2023

    March 13-15, 2023

    Course Hours

    8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.


    $1395.00 + HST
    *Price includes course material and certificate of completion


    Synchronous delivery via Zoom. Attendance is mandatory to receive a certificate.

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