Course Length: 
2 8-Hour Day
Price: $945.00

Advanced Topics In Project Management

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Whether managing one or many projects, our goal is to reach successful completion, frequently while still performing daily responsibilities. This workshop is for anyone who has completed our Project Planning and Control (The Foundations of Project Management) and seeks a more detailed and systematic approach to the advanced techniques of project negotiations, Project Risk Management, Procuring products and services, and possibly managing vendors in single and multiple project Total Systemsenvironments.

The methods and tools for negotiating with project team members, support groups, client, management, outside vendors and interfacing projects are covered in this course. The process and techniques for successful threat assessment and Risk Management are also practiced.PMI

Upon completion of Advanced Topics in Project Management, participants involved with PMI® and the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP) program, are awarded 14 PDUs or “Contact Hours”. Our PMI REP Code is 1270.

Course Outlinebest
  • Introduction and Course Objectives
  • Best Practices in Project Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Plan Risk Management
  • Identify Risks
  • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
  • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Plan Risk Responses
  • Monitoring and Control Risks
  • Negotiations
  • Research
  • The Set-up
  • The Close
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Plan Procurements
  • Conduct Procurements
  • Administer Procurements
  • Close Procurements
  • Conclusion
The Program

Upon completion of this course, each participant will be able to:

  • Identify and evaluate various strategy options early in the project and assess their impact on risk, negotiation and vendor/subcontractor procurement.
  • Understand and execute the six steps of Project Risk Management.
  • Negotiate with internal Support Groups, Cross Functional Resource Managers and Team Members, for assistance creating project deliverables.
  • Negotiate with Vendors and Subcontractors to ensure the required work is Contracted and Completed, and project deliverables are created on schedule and meet quality standards.
  • Implement various tactics to increase the probability of a successful negotiation.
  • Understand and employ the steps of Project Procurement Management.
  • Understand the different risks with different contract features and to select the one that will best protect the corporation.
  • Be able to monitor and evaluate a vendor’s progress and quality during the execution of a contract.

Instructional methods for this two-day course are lecture, discussion, exercises and case study workshops. Session also includes participant discussion and feedback of on-going single and multiple project situations.


Total Systems Education is renowned for working closely with clients, all over the world, to design and deliver training that exactly fits their specific needs. They don’t believe in “cookie-cutter” training!  Their philosophy is that training must be current and real-world; delivering a skill-set that encompasses world-class best practices but is also immediately transferrable to client’s workplace. Total Systems Education is proud to be a PMI Global Registered Education Provider.  They were named the 2010 PMI “Best of the Best” Continuing Education Provider of the Year. For Business Analysts, Total Systems is also an EEP, Endorsed Education Provider, of the IIBA.  These endorsements and certifications allow us to have our courses reviewed by the IIBA and PMI for relevancy, quality and adherence to the best practices supported by both of these prestigious global organizations. These certifications also allow us to award PDUs and CDUs to participants involved in the professional credentialing processes for PMP, CAPM, CBAP and the newly developed CCBA.


Center for Corporate Education at Stony Brook University
Research & Development Park • 1000 Innovation Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794-6044
631-216-7518 •

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