Project Management for Non-Project Managers

In this training course you will learn the essential tools of project management for non-project managers and enhance foundational skills.

AMS Course Code: 1046

Course Description

Project Management for Non-Project Managers is a toolbox-based course for professionals who, as a member of a Project Team, are involved in project leadership activities without formal PM training. For these individuals, it is critical to know how to scope, estimate, and schedule project-based work, regardless of their project experience. In addition, the course enables the professional to better support the objectives of the Project Manager for the project by understanding the rationale of the various PM efforts.

Visit the AMS Client-Centric Engagement Model below, to learn about other customization options or Contact Us to discuss your unique needs. Our modulated content inventory coupled with our proprietary 4x4 design model affords our clients a wide range of scalable options. Visit out Full Course Catalog to explore related topics.

Delivery Options

This program is delivered on-site in one full day or virtually in two 3.5-hour sessions.

Course Modules

Project Initiation

  • Project Request & Charter

  • Project Lifecycle

  • Project Stakeholder Management

  • Project Communication

Project Planning

  • The Project Plan

  • Scope Definition

  • Work Breakdown Structure

  • Estimating Basics

Agile Project Management

  • What is Agile Project Management

  • Agile PM vs Traditional PM

  • Agile Project Lifecycles

  • Agile Roles & Responsibilities

Project Execution, Control & Close

  • Project Reporting, Control & Change Management

  • Risk Management

  • Cost & Schedule Control Methods

  • Transfer, Handover, and Closure

Who Should Attend

Anyone responsible for working on project teams without formal Project Management training.

Client-Centric Engagement Model

Professional Development Training

Each learning module in our course descriptions represent 90 minutes of instruction. Your selection of learning modules and sub-topics, preferred delivery modality, and custom design elements (as noted below), will determine the course duration and ultimate “best solution” to meet your unique learning needs. Our proprietary and innovative “4x4” design model, expert level facilitators, and modulated content library is the gateway to high-impact and agile learning experiences that result in immediate skills application.

AMS Professional Development Training Model for Engagement

For the Team

  • Teams of eight or more participants, delivered On-Site or Live Online with the option to customize your learning experience.

For the Individual

Customize your Learning Experience

  • Customize with instructional design options including scenarios, thought leader questions, and exercises
  • Select delivery modality and manage course durations based on content selection
  • Mix and match learning modules & sub-topics to create the most highly customized learning experience
  • Create learning tracks by linking courses & learning modules with connective application exercises over a predetermined timeline
  • Support content with correlating Research Articles
  • Enhance skills application with Performance Coaching
  • Earn select industry and academic accreditations
  • Organizational Learning & Development (L&D) Framework Best Practice
  • Integrate Digital Resources – Thought Leader Interviews  Insights Podcast

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