Project Management Specialist Certificate Program

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Project Management Specialist Certificate Program

With the knowledge of the field you will acquire during this program, you will make a difference in your career and the institution you work for.

66 Hours

The Project Management Certificate Program meets a minimum of 35 hours of Project Management Training, which is a prerequisite for entrance to the PMP® certification exam.

Project Management Specialist Certificate Program


General Information

The program aims to transfer the computer-aided (MS Project) project management processes, project management tools and techniques and standards with examples and applications, and to prepare for international project management programs, to participants who want to specialize in project management and management with in-depth knowledge. For this purpose, “How is project management carried out from the Project Management Institute (PMI) perspective?” The question is tried to be answered, besides, transfer of information about the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam carried out by PMI and sample question solution for PMP exam is realized.

Part 1: Project Management, Definitions and Methodology

Project, program, portfolio definitions

Projects and Operations

Project management definition and methodologies

Causes of failure in projects

Project success factors

Organizational benefits of project management

Project manager role and responsibility areas

Stakeholders in projects

Project constraint triangle

Project management methodology

Project life cycle

Project management and Program management

Project portfolio management (PPM)

Risks of the PPM model

Part 2: Organizational Strategies and Project Selection

Strategies etc. Projects

Classification of projects

Project selection criteria (Financial and non-financial criteria)

Project selection methods (Weight coefficient matrix, weightless matrix, binary comparison)

Chapter 3: Organizational Structures and Project Culture

Organizational structures in project management

Functional organizational structure

Project-based organizational structure

Matrix organizational structure (strong, weak, balanced)

Choosing the right organizational structure

Creating a project culture in organizations

Chapter 4: Project Management Process Groups and Knowledge Areas

Project life cycle

5 process groups of project management according to PMI

Launching the project

Planning the project

Project execution

Project monitoring and control

Project closure

10 knowledge areas of project management according to PMI

The relationship between process groups and knowledge areas

Chapter 5: Project Integration Management

Preparing the project certificate

Project management plans

Change control and management in projects

Closing the projects

Chapter 6: Project Scope Management

Determining the project objectives

Analysis of project requirements

Scope identification document

Scope expansion and management

Creating a requirement analysis document

Creating a project plan

Job Separation Structure (WBS)

WBS structure and creation techniques

Chapter 7: Project Time Management

Scheduling Tools

Bar charts and network diagrams

Milestone (milestone) concept

Gantt chart creation techniques

Network diagram creation techniques

Activity association methods

Critical path calculation techniques

Slack calculation methods

PERT and other estimation techniques

Chapter 8: Project Cost Management

Project control

Project development monitoring

Status reports

“Earned Value Analysis” (EVM) as a performance management tool

EVM’s features

Project time and cost control with EVM

EVM formulas

Application of EVM technique in projects

EVM graphical analysis

Benefits of EVM technique

Chapter 9: Project Quality Management

Quality definitions

Quality management plan

Quality planning

Quality assurance

Quality control

Design of experiments

Pareto analysis

Quality and 6 Sigma philosophy

DMAIC (define, measure, analyse, improve, control) method

Quality control schemes and 7 repetition rules

Test process in IT projects

Test types

Quality costs

Improving the project quality

Chapter 10: Project Resource Management

Creating the project team

Team building stages

Responsibility assignment matrix

Competence matrix

Staff management plan

Project team types and structures

Chapter 11: Project Risk Management

Risk management process

Risk response strategies

Probability and impact matrix

Risk categories and types

Identification of risks

Analysis of risks

Prioritizing the risks

Qualitative risk analysis

Quantitative risk analysis

Controlling risks

Risk management plan

Chapter 12: Project Procurement Management

Purchasing management processes

Purchasing planning

Evaluation of market conditions

“Buy” or “Make” decision

Contract types

Risk levels according to contract types

Supplier selection criteria

Purchasing details

Chapter 13: Project Communication Management

Communication and project manager

Communication management process

Communication types

Communication strategies

Creating a communication plan

Meeting management

Disruptive tool profiles

Chapter 14: Project Stakeholder Management

Stakeholder definition

Stakeholder analysis and key stakeholder concept

Managing stakeholder expectations correctly

Communication between stakeholders

9 Hours – Project Management with Microsoft Project

  • Creating the project work schedule
  • Creating project content with MS Project
  • Activity abundance periods and analysis of critical activities
  • Assigning resources and using common resources (resource sharing)
  • Project tracking and reporting with MS Project
  • Earned value analysis


▪ Defining the Project Plan

▪ Calendar Management

▪ Entering Project Features

▪ Creating Terms of Duty

▪ Entering a Milestone

▪ Summary Tasks

▪ Linking Tasks

▪ Formatting and Printing the Plan

▪ Working with Gannt Chart

▪ Mission Limitations

▪ Critical Path Analysis

▪ Identifying Work on Duty

▪ Independent Task Schedule

▪ Defining a Recurring Task

Editing Project Data

▪ Sorting Project Data

▪ Grouping Project Data

▪ Filtering Project Data

Resource Management

▪ Creating the Human Resources Pool

▪ Creating Equipment Resources Pool

▪ Creating a Material Resources Pool

▪ Creating the Cost Sources List

▪ Working with Resource Costs

▪ Setting the Resource Runtime

▪ Assigning Resources to Tasks

▪ Assigning Additional Resources to Tasks

▪ Cost Source Assignment and Analysis for the Task

▪ Examining and Analysing Resource Uploads

▪ Levelling Overloaded Resources

Project Baseline

▪ Basic Plan

▪ Updating Progress

▪ Working with Percentage Actual Realization Data

▪ Defining Multiple Baselines

▪ Project Deviations Analysis


▪ Defining Reports

▪ Review and Analysis of Reports

▪ Customizing Reports

▪ Creating Summary Reports

▪ Printing Reports

▪ Data Transfer Between Project and Other Office Applications

6 Hours – Solution and Interpretation of PMP Exam Questions

200 PMP exam questions are shared within the program, some of which are discussed and solved in the course, and some are discussed.

3 Hours – Experience Sharing

Within the program, experience sharing is carried out from the experts who have worked in the field of project management for many years.

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Course Content

Time: 66 hours

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