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Project Management PMP with Leadership and Goals Attainment

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Every project is different. Some are small and straight forward. Others are large and complex. Most are somewhere in the middle. Even though every project is unique, they all have certain attributes in common. Every project has a similar life cycle, starting with an idea, progressing through development, and culminating in the delivery of a finished product or service.

A product has a life cycle of its own which is tied into - yet distinct from - the life cycle of the project. All projects have similar overall phases, such as the start up phase, the planning and design phase, the production phase, and the closing phase. That is all straightforward, but how do a projects phases relate to the stages of its life cycle? Do the natural phases of a project affect the way it is managed? And what types of project management processes should be applied to the specific phases? These are all fundamental questions project managers ask.

Project Management Overview

  • Recognize the characteristics of the project life cycle
  • Identify statements that describe the relationship between project and product life cycles
  • Identify the characteristics that define project phases
  • Recognize the relationship between project phases and the project life cycle
  • Select statements that describe the iterative nature of the project management process groups
  • Recognize the relationship between project life cycles, product life cycles, project phases, and process groups
  • Identify facts about the Project Management Institute
  • Identify the role of the PMBOK Guide
  • Identify the nine project management knowledge areas
  • Match processes with corresponding knowledge areas and process group interactions


This course answers these questions and more. It is designed to give project managers and project team members a solid understanding about the nature of projects, how they are structured, and how the structures affect the way they are managed.

Specifically, it introduces the concepts of project life cycle, product life cycle, project phases, and project management process groups. It provides an in depth look at how the project management phases interact with each other and with the elements of the project life cycle. The course illustrates these concepts through many examples of small and large projects. Learners will also be introduced to the fundamental source of information for project management professionals: the Project Management Institute (PMI) and A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) - Fourth Edition published by PMI. The course will identify key project management concepts and terms, explore the PMBOK Guide, and the project management Knowledge Areas. This course provides a foundational knowledge base reflecting the most up-to-date project management information so learners can effectively put principles to work at their own organizations. This course will assist in preparing the learner for the PMBOK certification exam.

This course is aligned with the PMBOK Guide - Fourth Edition, published by PMI, Inc., 2008. Copyright and all rights reserved. Material from this publication has been reproduced.


course quick facts
course code PRO2064
cost $2375.00
estimated time to
complete course
230 Hours
course materials
365 Days