Project Management Training

Project Stakeholder & Human Resource Management (2 Days) - Virtual or In-person


This 2-day course addresses the basics of human resource management and stakeholder management in project management. It provides a structured introduction to key terms from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) 5th Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013. There is a combination of lecture and interactive exercises to give participants technical knowledge and hands on application of theory and best practices. Some topics covered include: interfaces, organizational structures, project organizational design, matrix organizations, processes, and team acquisition from the Human Resource Management knowledge area. From the Stakeholder Management knowledge area some included topics are: defining who is a stakeholder, conducting a stakeholder analysis, understanding a stakeholder register and stakeholder engagement assessment, utilization of salience models and other tools as well as identifying some best practices relative to stakeholder engagement and management.

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

  • List the three types of project interfaces.
  • Understand the major roles of a project manager as related to human resource management.
  • Describe typical human resources activities performed at the various phases of the project lifecycle.
  • Identify and classify project stakeholders and complete a stakeholder analysis.
  • Be familiar with a stakeholder register.
  • Explain the role of authority, responsibility, accountability and reliability in a project.
  • Prepare a responsibility matrix or chart.
  • Describe common organizational structures.
  • Explain what a matrix organization is and how it relates to project management.
  • Identify a few processes that will assist in human resource management relative to projects.

This course addresses the following knowledge area identified by the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 5th ed. (PMI):

  • Stakeholder Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • • Project Communications Management

Audience: All interested employees responsible with the planning and management of any type of project. This course applies to private, public, government municipal and federal entities.

    Pre-requisites: We strongly encourage participants to take Project Management Essentials first

    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
    • Oct 4 2021 8:00am-4:30pm
    • Oct 5 2021 8:00am-4:30pm
    $395.00 Wed, 09/15/2021 - 17:00 Dave Pratt