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How To Manage Projects Using The World-Wide Standard
Project Management Institute (PMI) Best Practices
In The Most Deeply Practical Way

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.” - Albert Einstein

Project management is the key skill to get things done, no matter where you are in an organization and what you are doing.  It helps you manage your projects to minimize surprises, meet expectations, and maximize the probability of success.  And it helps build a sense of increasing achievement, morale, and continuous improvement.

Based on more than 25 years of experience, and delivery of more than 200 training sessions in the Ottawa region, this course provides a deeply practical description of how to use the tried and true Project Management Institute (PMI) best practices to manage your projects through every stage of their life-cycle.

The PM processes are mapped across the project time-line, and the specific actions you need to take and documentation you need to prepare at each step are explained in an easy to follow thread.   The role and key skills of the Project Manager are described.  The use of free software tools to support the project management process is explained. Templates are provided for all the key project management documents.   The course is end-to-end, comprehensive, and easy to understand, providing an end-to-end road-map that you can use as a checklist to apply the PM processes to your projects of any size, in any domain.

If you have a project you need to manage right now, or just wish your team to have a solid grounding in practical application of the standard project management best practices, this course can really help.  Each student receives a copy of the 250 page book, and a certificate documenting they have earned 7 Professional Development Units (PDU's) per day. 

Instructor

William Stewart is a Project Management Institute (PMI) certified Project Management Professional (PMP) who has managed projects from $250K to $55M using the PMI processes, and served in senior project management roles on projects up to $3B.  He has worked for the federal government, business, academia, and founded a software startup.  He has wide experience with project management, risk management, contract management, and negotiating.  He earned a Ph.D. in computer science for discovery of an algorithm that creates geodesic domes in multiple dimensions in optimum space and time, which to his knowledge has never been used for anything practical.

Testimonials

  • "The PMI processes applied in an easy to use fashion." – C. Newton.
  • "Did a phenomenal job in relating the real world experiences with the PM models / theories." – N. Anjaria.
  • "Direct and to the point. Help sort the fact from the fluff." – M. Griffin.
  • "Content was very useful for my current job, in that I can immediately apply the tools." – J. Seguin.
  • "An excellent look at the basics of Project Management. Can be used both at work and in my personal life." – D. Cameron.
  • "Vast amount of actual experience to draw from, and he used it extremely well to bring the course material to life." – J. Anderson.
  • "What I enjoyed most was all the practical information that I could easily incorporate into my daily work activities." – S. Rebeiro.
  • "Explained project management theories that I previously never clearly understood. Thanks for giving me the 'light bulb'." – L. Slot.
  • "Excellent course that exceeded my expectations. Liked the real-life examples. Great flow, easy to understand." – P. Trethewey.
  • "Best instructor by far from all the courses I have taken. More than simply surface information." – J. Morand.
  • "Eye opening for my own job and for the levels above me which I aspire to reach in my career development path." – S. Narasimhan.
  • "In over twenty years this was probably the most relevant course I've taken." – R. Gaudet.

Deeply Practical Project Management
Training And Consulting
226 Daly Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N6G2
613-797-7744

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