Project Management Certificate Program

Project Execution, Control & Closure (2 Days) - Virtual or In-person


This course builds on the information provided in IT Project Management Overview or Project Management Essentials. It examines the project execution and control phases of the project management lifecycle. Plans developed in the project initiation and planning phase of the project management lifecycle will be examined to ensure the success of the project. Specific emphasis will be placed on how to manage and control the project as the plans are implemented.

    Project control processes will be highlighted on how a project team can ensure that project process functions will deliver the product, solution or change desired by the project’s sponsor. Using case studies you will participate in hands-on exercises where you will create documents used to track a project, identify performance trends and make adjustments to keep the project.

      Topics include implementing project plans, managing scope schedule and cost to ensure project health, and project control techniques. Examples of control techniques are the use of schedules to control project progress and generate momentum, risk-based assessments.

        Note: This is a core course in the Project Management Certificate Program. Successful completion fulfills 15 Professional Development Units towards certification or professional development.

          Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you should be able to:

          • Identify the elements of project execution and control phases in the project management lifecycle.
          • Relate the uses of project plans and control measures to success in project execution.
          • Use time and cost management techniques to assess project health and facilitate project execution.
          • Relate critical chain project management techniques to complex project execution requirements.
          • Apply project performance measures to objectively monitor project progress and make adjustments to project plans.
          • Identify and apply the key aspects of qualitative and quantitative risk management.
          • Implement quality improvement processes for enhanced project execution and control.
          • Relate the benefit of a project management support office to the project execution success of an organization’s project portfolio.

          Competencies covered in this course: Project Management

            Intended Audience: Public sector employees who plan and manage of projects. This course applies to private, public, government municipal and federal entities.

              Pre-requisites: IT Project Management Overview or Project Management Essentials

              Virtually Led Trainings: If you’re registering for a virtual training, the classroom link and materials will be sent to you separately within 1-2 business days before the scheduled class date.

              Scheduled Class Location and Dates
              City / Facility Date and Time Course Cost Cancel Date Instructor
              1 Virtual

              Virtual Training
              • Jul 19 2021 8:00am-4:30pm
              • Jul 20 2021 8:00am-4:30pm
              $395.00 Wed, 06/30/2021 - 17:00 Deborah Spaulding
              2 Virtual

              Virtual Training
              • Oct 18 2021 8:00am-4:30pm
              • Oct 19 2021 8:00am-4:30pm
              $395.00 Wed, 09/29/2021 - 17:00 Deborah Spaulding