objective

Develop the knowledge, techniques and tools necessary for the effective management of projects, according to the body of knowledge defined by the Project Management Institute, PMI®.


Benefits of the program

  • Program based on the Standard for Project Management PMBOK® Guide, sixth edition, the most recent of the PMI® (Project Management Institute).
  • The Tecnológico de Monterrey is an organization accredited by the PMI® as a Global Registered Educational Provider (REP Global) since 2003 and the training programs meet the quality standards established by the PMI®.
  • Diploma strongly oriented to provide practical tools to effectively apply and manage projects, through the development of a project throughout the course.


Addressed to

People related to the definition, planning and execution of projects, project leaders, managers, etc .; but especially to people with an interest in professionalizing their knowledge in project management. Experience is recommended managing projects or having taken a basic course in project management.


Content of the program

Diploma of 10 modules, totaling 100 hours of learning.

Module 1. Conceptual Framework, Integration and Scope (16 hours)

Know the processes and knowledge areas of project management according to the current PMI® standard.

To know the techniques and tools of vanguard of administration of projects for the integration and administration of the scope.

Define a project to be developed during the course, using the knowledge and guidelines established during the training.

  • Purpose of project management
  • The Project Management Institute (PMI®), standards and certifications
  • Conceptual framework of project management
  • Interaction of project management processes
  • Areas of knowledge
  • Project integration processes
  • Development of the act of constitution of the project
  • Development of the management plan
  • Execution, monitoring and control processes
  • Project closure
  • Scope management processes
  • Definition of the scope of the project
  • Scope statement
  • Breakdown of work structure (WBS)

Module 2. Time Management (16 hours)

Know and apply the required processes to ensure the timely completion of the project.

Analyze the sequences of activities, their duration, as well as the resources necessary to create a project agenda, identifying the various activities that must be executed, which may have different deliveries within the project, in order to have control of the progress and changes of the project itself.

  • Definition and processes of time management
  • Definition of activities, sequence, estimation, development and control
  • Types of project schedule
  • Techniques for the elaboration of networks
  • Techniques for the development of the schedule
  • Method of calculating the critical path (CPM)
  • Probabilistic critical path analysis (PERT)
  • Use of project management software. MicroSoft Project
  • Distribution and leveling of resources
  • Techniques for reducing the project schedule

Module 3. Cost Management (16 hours)

Determine what sources of resources (human talent, equipment, materials) and what quantities of each, should be used to execute the activities of a project in order to develop the cost estimates required for this, taking them into account to establish a budget, controlling, where appropriate, changes and reestimates thereof, for the successful achievement and cost of the project.

  • Definition and cost management processes
  • Planning of resources, methods and tools for estimating costs
  • Budgeting
  • Concepts of the value-added method
  • Cost control, definitions, indices and performance indicators
  • Monitoring and control of projects with MicroSoft Project
  • Concepts of economic profitability
  • Techniques for calculating Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR)

Module 4. Quality Management (8 hours)

Identify what quality standards are relevant to the project and determine how they should be met, monitoring the specific results of the project to determine if they meet the most relevant standards and identify the paths to eliminate unsatisfactory causes of execution.

  • Definition and processes of quality management in projects
  • Quality management plan in the project
  • Quality assurance
  • Quality control
  • Combination of project management and quality management

Module 5. Administration of Resources (8 hours)

Identify, document and assign the different roles of personnel for the project, as well as the responsibilities, reporting their relationship and results, foreseeing the hiring of the necessary human talent and developing, if necessary, individual and group competencies to enhance the execution of the project. draft.

  • Definition and processes of resource management
  • Resource Management Plan in the project
  • Estimation of resources
  • Disaggregated structure of the organization
  • Forms of powers, matrix of allocation of responsibilities and acquisition of resources
  • Motivation and leadership
  • Conflict management: methods and change
  • Team development and climate

Module 6. Communications Management and Involved (stakeholders) (8 hours)

Determine the information and types of communication necessary with those involved (stakeholders), for example: what information do they need, when do they need it and who should give it to them, being always available for the achievement of the project, as well as collecting and making known to all involved in the project that information that measures the progress of the project, through reports that formalize each phase of progress, change or adjustment of the project.

  • Definition and processes of the administration of communications in projects
  • Forms, channels and communication processes
  • Communications plan
  • Stakeholder management processes
  • Identification of stakeholders in the project
  • Development of the stakeholder management plan
  • Management of stakeholder requirements

Module 7. Risk Management (8 hours)

Identify the factors that can positively or negatively affect the results of the project, establish a risk management plan, developing qualitative risk and condition analysis to prioritize the effects, measuring the probability of impacts and estimating their implications for the project's objectives.

Establish response plans and calculate reserves for contingencies.

  • Definition and processes of risk management
  • Risk management plan
  • Techniques for risk identification
  • Techniques for risk quantification
  • Quantitative risk analysis tools
  • Risk response plan
  • Implementation of risk responses

Module 8. Administration of Acquisitions (8 hours)

Identify the main processes of the administration of the supply of the project.

Determine what products or services should be acquired for the project, documenting the requirements and identifying the sources or potential suppliers, obtaining quotes and negotiating with the vendor or supplier, finally choosing the one that by cost, delivery and quality benefits the achievement and scope of the draft.

  • Definition and processes of procurement management
  • Cycles, requirements, purchase decisions
  • Negotiation of contracts
  • Types of contracts and risks, their administration and closure
  • Contract management and legal aspects
  • Procurement plan

Module 9. Change Management and Project Execution (8 hours)

Identify the factors that can produce changes in scope, time and cost of the project.

Review the request and change analysis processes.

Review the execution and closure processes of the project.

  • Change management in the project
  • Integrated change control
  • Project execution processes
  • Documentation for monitoring and control. Learned lessons
  • Process of closing a project

Module 10. Final Exam (4 hours)

  • Presentation of final projects. Participants will submit a written report of the project developed during the course and will make a presentation. The projects will be evaluated by a committee of instructors of the diploma to verify the applicability of the knowledge and tools seen in the training, as well as adherence to the project delivery guidelines.
Program taught in:
  • Spanish

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