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Principals and Techniques of Project Management

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Principals and Techniques of Project Management

Event calendar icon greyOctober 17 - 22, 2022

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This course will be delivered on-site in US Virgin Islands.

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Registration for this course is invitation-only. Please email us for additional details.

This course provides a hands-on study of the project management concepts and principles needed to manage a project from day to day. The course allows each individual to understand the discipline of project management, learn the industry standard terminology, and use the tools and techniques to effectively manage projects in a case study environment. This course is compliant with the Project Management Institute’s® (PMI’s®) current Project Management Body of Knowledge® (PMBOK®). 

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  • Introduction to the framework of project management
  • The ability to compare and contrast the project management knowledge areas with the project life cycle
  • The use of an integrated case study to understand the major deliverables of a project: charter, scope statement, work breakdown structure, project network diagram, risk register, change request, and time driven schedule
  • The ability to identify each of the following tools, techniques or outputs: activity Gantt chart, resource graph/histogram, resource spreadsheet, and resource driven schedule, quality control chart, risk matrix, project plan vs. a project schedule, and other common tools and techniques.
  • Learn how to identify and respond to risk
  • Understand the dynamics of a team and how to overcome some challenges to team development
  • Application of the following project scheduling concepts: critical path,
  • schedule compression, crashing, slack/float, fast tracking, and resource leveling
  • A clear understanding of how project management is utilized to manage projects more efficiently and effectively on a daily basis

Event backend icon Who Should Attend

Anyone who has or will be assigned project management responsibilities; for Project Managers, Project Leaders, Project Team Members or anyone performing in those roles or soon to be performing in those roles. This course is excellent for anyone aspiring to understand the discipline of project management as a whole and how the tools and techniques interact with each knowledge area and each process to manage a project from concept to completion.

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For all on-site training in the insular areas, the Graduate School USA's Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) works closely with local training hosts to ensure that participants, instructors, and training support staff enjoy a safe learning experience. Please note the following:

  • Full details of PITI-VITI's health and safety guidelines are available here.
  • Local health and safety guidelines for the government of US Virgin Islands, which will be hosting this training, is available at https://www.covid19usvi.com/.
  • Please contact PITI-VITI Admin at [email protected] with any questions or concerns.

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With funding support from the United States Department of the Interior, Office of Insular Affairs, courses are available free of charge for government accountability professionals within the insular areas. The course fee is waived and there is no cost to register and attend, Professionals who do not meet the above criteria, please contact [email protected]

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October 17 - 22, 2022

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11:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.

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CPEs - 35 Credit Hours

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On-Site, US Virgin Islands

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TBD, US Virgin Islands

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Course Description


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Susan Murphy

Clarissa Corbin, PMP

Williamsburg, Virginia

Clarissa has been teaching for over 25 years.  She uses a wide variety of teaching strategies to motivate and to help her students learn.  She began her career in elementary education.  She progressed to university instruction where she taught at both Columbus State University and Boston University working directly with professional adults to improve their skills in technology, project management and business.  She has continued her teaching in private business training clients worldwide as the President & CEO of Projections Consulting, Inc.  Her motto is “she can’t teach a person who’s sleep.”  So, it is her job to make learning fun, interesting, and worthwhile.

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