Fundamentals of Project Management Workshop

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Duration: 3 Days

PDUs: 21


  • Leaders
  • Program Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Team Members

  • Classroom Delivery

Virtual Delivery


This three-day workshop provides practical instruction on how to manage a project from inception to delivery. You will learn practical techniques drawn from PMBOK® Guide 4th Edition Knowledge Areas, which are supported by hands-on learning regarding how to apply key PMBOK® Guide 4th Edition processes in the workplace. In addition to a comprehensive introduction to the processes and methods of project management, this workshop explores the mix of skills and abilities needed to be a high performing project manager.


  • Describe the relationship between the PMBOK Guide and the project management best practices that are often utilized at Intel beyond the scope of the PMBOK
  • Define key project management terminology
  • Understand how to practice a consultative approach to managing projects
  • Understand how to use project management due diligence tools in a facilitative manner
  • Understand the art of managing stakeholders
  • Prepare a comprehensive project charter
  • Develop a comprehensive project management plan
  • Design a scope management plan
  • Build a work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Design a risk management plan
  • Develop a risk register
  • Design a schedule management plan
  • Build a schedule network diagram
  • Produce reliable and defensible estimates
  • Design a human resources plan
  • Develop a staffing management plan
  • Develop a project organization structure
  • Define the purpose and function of resource assignment matrix
  • Design a cost management plan
  • Define the purpose and function of a procurement management plan
  • Define the purpose and function of a quality management plan
  • Develop a comprehensive communication plan
  • Address the development and guidance of the project team
  • Define data collection and reporting requirements
  • Practice integrated change control
  • Define and apply schedule compression techniques
  • Identify appropriate approaches for project closure