View Text Only Version

CPE Course Catalog

Course Details

Contact CPE Course Catalog  

CPE Course Catalog

The Graduate Center
1160 McDermott Drive
West Chester PA, 19380

Phone: 610-425-7435

Project Management Simulation Training

Project Management Simulation Training

Duration: 2 days

Accreditation: 16 CPEs | 14 PDCs | 14 PDUs

Course Description: This course uses the software tool SimulTrain®, a proven method for preparing people for high-risk business challenges without disastrous consequences. Simulation training provides critical coherent project management lessons in costs, deadlines, quality, and team morale in a close-to-reality environment. Learn how simulation training can impact your bottom line and discover why so many companies have used SimulTrain® to educate their employees in more than 50 countries worldwide. With an emphasis on the creativity, simulation training engages its users and makes this 2-day training memorable.

Audience: Anyone interested in project management. Optimum class size 8-16

Course Outline:

Module 1: Project Management Foundations

  • Overview of the project management process
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Network Diagram and Critical Path
  • Schedule Development
  • Risk Management
  • Quality Management

Module 2: SimulTrain® Briefing, Instructions & Phase 1

  • Team planning & Simulation setup
  • Phase 1 Simulation Period
  • Team progress reporting & activity debriefing
  • Team comparative analysis & discussion
  • Communication Planning
  • Stakeholder analysis and management
  • Develop a communication plan exercise

Module 3: Risk Planning and Management

  • Risk Identification using Scenario Planning and the Pre-mortem technique
  • Risk Analysis and Prioritization
  • Risk Response Planning
  • Requirements Management
  • Team Simulation planning for Phase 2

Module 4: Phase 2 Simulation Period

  • Team progress reporting & activity debriefing
  • Team learning points log analysis & presentation
  • Team comparative analysis & discussion
  • Project Delivery and Control
  • Project Close
  • Lessons Learned

Course Objective: Participants will gain a foundational understanding of project management and learn tools and techniques to assist in planning and managing projects. Course content is reinforced through discussion and work with the SimulTrain® software tool.

Back to top of page.