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Project Management Training

ESI offers project management training courses that cater to the educational needs of project professionals of all levels. Our courses are aligned to industry-recognized standards and are offered in a variety of modalities including onsite instructor-led courses, public instructor-led courses, virtual instructor-led courses, and eTraining.

*PMP® is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute.

Select ESI Project Management open enrollment or on site courses are available through our GSA Federal Supply Schedule GS-02F-0058P contracts.

  • Business Process Analysis Innovation and Design

    Learn practical techniques for designing critical processes in corporations, government agencies and nonprofit organizations at this valuable course. Get answers to fundamental questions about process innovation: what it is, what benefits it affords, and why it necessitates rethinking an organization’s use of information technology and management control mechanisms.

  • Contract Management Principles and Practices

    Get an overview of all phases of contracting, from requirements development to closeout. This course explores these vital issues from the manager’s perspective, highlighting key roles and responsibilities to give you greater influence over how work is performed.

  • IT Risk Management

    In IT Risk Management, you’ll learn to look at risk management as a way to seize opportunities, minimize threats and achieve optimum results. You’ll work through the proactive approach to threat and opportunity, based on a clear understanding of the powerful nature of qualitative and quantitative approaches to risk management.

  • Negotiation Skills for Project Managers

    This three day, highly interactive experience covers the dynamics, processes and techniques of internal and external negotiation situations. By the end of the course, you will have explored the dynamics of both the competitive and collaborative models of negotiation as well as some of the implications of team negotiations.

  • PMP Exam Power Prep

    This well-proven and successful course will improve participants’ chances of passing the grueling PMP® certification exam. Participants find out exactly what they need to know and how to prepare themselves to successfully tackle any question on the exam.

  • PMP Exam Preparation

    You will find out exactly what you need to know and how to prepare yourself to fulfill the requirements for each PMBOK® Guide knowledge area. You will become familiar with the makeup and format of the exam itself by answering multiple-choice questions within each lesson and explore the rationale behind each answer with your instructor, a certified PMP®.

  • Project Leadership, Management and Communications

    Project Leadership, Management and Communications is an interactive course designed to provide a solid foundation in key leadership competencies and to afford you the opportunity for a truly transformational leadership experience.

  • Project Management Applications

    You’ll propose, plan and execute a full-scale project under typical organizational constraints. Follow your project through the life cycle, resolving issues of performance, scheduling and control as you address questions of leadership and management.

  • Quality for Project Managers

    You’ll learn about the philosophy and principles of quality management and learn how to translate these concepts into specific actions that are key to successful project quality efforts. The course presents a five-step model for successfully planning project quality, a five-step model for effectively assuring project quality and a quality-control toolkit, all of which you can immediately apply to your work environment.

  • Risk Management

    In this Risk Management course, you’ll work through the proactive approach to threat and opportunity—based on a clear understanding of the powerful nature of both qualitative and quantitative approaches to risk management.

  • Scheduling and Cost Control

    Develop effective measures for scheduling and controlling projects as you put the tools of project management to work. In this course you’ll focus on managing the constraints you face in any project: limits on time, human resources, materials, budget and specifications.

  • Unlocking the Power of Earned Value Management

    You’ll review key project documents to gain an understanding of their relationship to effective project evaluation and control using EVM. You’ll explore the challenges and approaches involved in establishing a baseline and obtaining accurate, timely and useful information to measure project performance with EVM.

  • Writing Statements of Work: The Heart of any Contract

    This course employs challenging team exercises and case studies that will take you through the process of building a solid statement of work. The skills learned in this practical course can be immediately applied by anyone involved in writing, negotiating, awarding or administering SOWs.

  • Managing IT Projects

    In this comprehensive introductory course, you’ll discover critical success factors and hidden risks inherent in IT projects and you’ll leave with an understanding of strategies and techniques developed in the field by experienced IT project managers for successfully managing IT projects.

  • Managing Projects

    Managing Projects gives you the foundation, techniques and tools to manage each stage of the project life cycle, work within organizational and cost constraints, set goals tied directly to stakeholder needs, get the most from your project management team, and utilize state-of-the-art project management tools to get the work done on time and within budget.

  • Managing Projects Oil and Gas Industry

    If you are working within today’s oil and gas industry, this comprehensive, introductory course will offer a solid understanding of project management methods through your industry lens. Gain practical experience in proven project management techniques and discover a wealth of valuable, flexible tools that you can use immediately to ensure the success of any project within your oil and gas organization. Whether you are part of one of the majors or a services firm supporting the industry; this course is specifically designed to be relevant to your everyday work environment through the introduction of industry-specific case studies and discussions in order to make the training come to life for you.

  • Requirements Management: A Key to Project Success

    Requirements Management takes the project manager beyond the basics of all aspects of the requirements management process, from concept through closeout. Participants will learn up-to-date practices for requirements management and a recommended requirements management process, including proper selection of tools and techniques for specific types of projects.

  • Aligning Project Management with Organizational Strategy

    Aligning Project Management with Organizational Strategy gives you an in-depth analysis of the process leading from business strategy formation to portfolio development to the project and project manager’s role. Learn how to link your project to the business strategy, apply and maintain alignment of the project strategy, and manage the expectations and interests of those who have a stake in the project outcome.

  • Introduction to Project Management

    Introduction to Project Management will help you to describe roles and responsibilities of project team members across the project life cycle. In this class you will learn to define and develop the foundations of a project management plan, including the project requirements document, work breakdown structure, schedule, and other resources.

  • PMAppraise

    Evaluates your knowledge of each of the nine areas in the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide (PMBOK®).

  • Rapid Assessment and Recovery of Troubled Projects

    Rapid Assessment and Recovery of Troubled Projects demonstrates a proven process to project recovery. You’ll get everything you need (process, tools, techniques) to perform a rapid assessment of a project in trouble, develop a recovery plan and manage the transition to stabilization.

  • Project Planning Analysis and Control

    Project Planning Analysis and Control gives intensive instruction in project management fundamentals across the entire project life cycle. It provides proven strategies and practical tools for planning, executing, and controlling a variety of projects. It also offers detailed and sophisticated instruction in the critical areas of scheduling key events, controlling costs, and managing risks.

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