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Project Management - Principles and Practices

This is our 4-Day Instructor-Led training class that covers all aspects of project management. Whether you are interested in learning how to manage your project effectively or prepare yourself for the PMP certification exam conducted by PMI, this training will be helpful for you. [Our classes are taught by certified PMP instructor)


[Sponsor our in-house seminar to train your project teams, Seminar flyerLearn how to prepare for PMP Certification Exam   Register early and save.

Where?   (Currently seminars are scheduled on demand only)
Somerset Inn,, 2601 West Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI 48084, Tel: 24-643-7800. For room reservation call Sheryl Jackson at Tel: 1-248-643-2236 (20 Miles north-west of Detroit) . 

If you are arriving in Detroit Metro Airport, take I-94 East to I-75 North. On I-75 North, drive about 16 miles, then exit on Big Beaver Road West. Go past Crooks Road. The hotel is about 1/2 a mile on your left, just before the shopping mall. [Seminars for smaller groups are held at Nutek office in Bloomfield Hills, MI] 

Inquire about special session for a group of participants interested in preparing for PMP exam.


Credits Participants Earn from our 4-day session:
Professional Development Units (PDU) = 32

Why do you need project management?
It is true that many projects are done just with common sense. Particularly, those that are one-person projects or endeavors that involves very few people. But what about your projects of reasonable team size and cost? Are you using the proven methods for the job? Wouldn’t you like to try the method others have benefited from? Why re-invent the wheel? Learn how to apply the art and science captured in the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) and recommended by the Project Management Institute.

Attendee Involvement:
Our project management seminars offer a participative learning process. The attendees workout examples and exercises (over 40) as a group and learn by practice. As an attendee, you will need to bring a calculator to the class and expect to work in groups of three participants in each.

Benefits from the Session: The participant to our project management training session learn the skills necessary for planning, scheduling, controlling and assessing risk in projects. The projects planned following the guidelines discussed in this course will reduce the time it takes to get a new team up-to-speed which makes your organization realize the benefits of a team’s synergy more quickly develop better solutions, generate more innovative ideas, and secure greater buy-in.  

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers and executives with responsibility for diverse projects

  • Anyone seeking a structured project management method

  • Project managers currently experiencing difficulty keeping projects on the track.

  • Support function managers and supervisors who want a better understanding of the project management process.

  • Individuals who want to prepare for project management exam.

  • Six Sigma champions (Black & Green Belts) engaged in leading projects with significant resources.

Register with us and receive FREE downloadable reference publications announcement of our public seminars.

  We've designed our 4-day intensive course to cover all knowledge areas included in the PMP certification exam and help you earn most PDU required by PMI for PMP certification. Our course includes lectures, hands-on exercises, group activities with project scheduling, Q&A's and sample exam questions. Our course has been updated to reflect the Third Edition of PMBOK®.

Course Outline
            In today’s fast-paced business world, organizations that practice sound project management principles secure competitive advantage over those that run the projects by experience alone. To get products and services to the market faster with cost advantage, today the projects must be time-based as well as cost-based. Project Managers who understand how to use the tools of Project Management are taking leadership roles in the constant drive toward operating improvement.

This comprehensive 4-day seminar is an in-depth and participative course providing project managers with the skills, knowledge and tools needed for project success. The attendees to this session learn the essential steps in setting up project plans, scheduling work, exercising appropriate control and monitoring progress to achieve desired project goals. Through class exercises and realistic simulations, attendees learn how the principles are put into practice. This course conforms to Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK by Project Management Institute) and reviews most materials included in the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam. The topics covered in this session are those considered best practices in the field. Upon completion of this course, the participants return to their own organizations prepared to meet time, budget and performance objectives of their own projects.

The discussions during the course cover in details the following PMBOK areas:

  • Cost Management
  • Scope Management
  • Time Management
  • Communication Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Procurement Management


Major Topics of Discussion


Content (major topics)




Module 0:  Project Management Overview

  • What is a Project and what are its Characteristics?
  • What is Project Management?
  • Structure of Organization Suited for Project Management
  • Phases and Life Cycle of a Project
  • Nine Areas of Project Management Knowledge (PMBOK # 1 – 9 Overviews)

Module 1:  Project Initiation (Concept & Definition)

  • Project Selection and Justification
  • Project Integration and Scope Management (PMBOK # 1&2 Highlights)
  • Budgeting and Managing Cost (PMBOK #4 Highlights), etc.
  • Tasks Performed (10 Tasks)

Examples and Q&A 

Module 2:          Project Planning

  • What is planning?
  • Project Planning Steps
  • Develop a Mission, Vision, Goal, and Objective for the Project
  • Work breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Benefits and Reasons of Scheduling

Tools for Time management (PMBOK #3 Highlights), etc. Tasks Performed (7 Tasks) 

Module 3: Project Execution  

  • Managing Communications (PMBOK #7 Highlights)
  • Commit Project Resources 
  • Implement Project Plan
  • Manage Project Progress
  • Team Building [Forming, Norming, Soothing, Diversity, etc. ]

Tasks Performed (5 Tasks) 

Module 4: Project Control Project Control and Evaluation  Self Control by Team Members  Project Control Characteristics Project Control Using Earned Value Analysis Examples and Q&A  Review Key Project Control  - Techniques Earned Value Management Tasks Performed (8 Tasks) 

Module 5:  Project Closeout  Tasks Performed (5 Tasks) 

Module 6:  Professional Responsibilities

Project Management in Your Company – Considerations for Implementation

Tasks Performed (5 Tasks) 

Index: Solutions to Problems, References, ..


The 4-day course covers:

  • Materials necessary for PMP Certification by the PMI.

[Technical tools used in PM class]

  • Break Even Chart

  • Average Rate of Return on Investment

  • Present and Future Value of Money

  • Precedence Diagram

  • Critical Path Method - Schedule

  • Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) - Schedule

  • Earned Value Analysis – Performance reporting

  • Accelerated and Double Declining Depreciation

  • Risk Rating Matrix

[Attendees learn the principles and benefits of the PM tools above by solving over 40 problems/exercises during the course of the 4-day sessions.]

Credits Participants Earn:
Professional Development Units (PDU) = 32
Continuing Education Units .......(CEU) = 3.2

Free Course Preview Notes & Slides

Participants Engaged in Group Activities During the Course

"Dr. Roy is a fantastic instructor & believe him to be the most useful instructor that our organization ever had the opportunity to learn under" - Tom Schliep, Director of Research & Development, Garden Fresh Gourmet, Ferndale, MI.

"Great Job, Dr. Roy!  My expectation is that our managers will apply some of the project management skills and techniques they learned in this session." - Melissa Stevenson, Director of HR, Garden Fresh Gourmet, Ferndale, MI.

4-day PM Class sponsored by Kellogg Technology Center for Defense Logistic Administration (Battle Creek, MI)

Course Developer:
Ranjit K. Roy, Ph.D., P.E., PMP, is a quality engineering and management consultant specializing in training and applications in project management and a few quality engineering topics. Dr. Roy has achieved international recognition as a consultant and trainer for his down-to-earth teaching style. Dr. Roy began his career as senior project engineer with Burroughs Corporation following completion of graduate studies at the University of Missouri-Rolla in 1972. He then worked for General Motors Corp. (1976-1987) assuming various engineering responsibilities with his last position as that of reliability manager. Dr. Roy is a fellow of the American Society of Quality and is a Project Management Professional (PMP) as certified by the Project Management Institute.

Dr. Roy is a member of Advisory Board for degreed program Project Management in Cleary University, Plymouth, Michigan.


This seminar is conducted at sponsor's facility. The cost of the seminar will depend on the length & number of sessions and participants in the session. 

As an attendee you will receive:

  • Our seminar handout materials (over 200 pages )
  • Other amenities as provided by the sponsors

Course Evaluations
From the attendees:
"The course book was comprehensive and thorough — very detailed and helpful. "

"The instructor based the course on the PMBOK, which I thought was beneficial, especially for those seeking certification. There was a significant amount of stats/math. I had had stats in the past, so this was a good review."

"The class taught me a lot of practical application of some math and statistical concepts. The instructor was patient and insightful. His experience was a nice addition to most categories."

  "This PM seminar provided great insight into the needs for PMP exam. It will be asset to everyday use at work projects and help me understand Microsoft Project software." - Armin Leitenberger, Field Service, Comau Pico, Southfield, MI.

"This course provided me an easily understood overview of the key concepts followed by an easy understood and down-to-earth presentation on how to use each of the concepts." - Michael D. Leslie, Manager Cost Analysis, Comau Pico, Southfield, MI.

From the Sponsor:
"Based on the course evaluation and the comments, the class seem to have gone very well.  Hopefully we will  have request to conduct additional sessions.  Please call me with any comments or concerns that you might have.  Good job Ranjit, hope to do more classes with you in the future. -  Ed Palsroke, Director-Customized Training, Lifelong Learning

The cost for this 4-day training is $1795/attendee.

Receive 15% discount for registering THREE or more attendees from the same organization.

As an attendee you will receive:

  • Our seminar handout materials (over 250 pages)

  • Preparing for the Project Management Professional by M. Newell (Book, List $40)  

  • Certificate of completion

  • Lunch (all four days of the session)        

Cancellation policy: 85% refund until THREE weeks of start of the seminar, or apply entire amount toward the next session.


  1. One scientific calculator

  2. One or more projects

Nutek Travel Policy: Nutek, Inc. is not responsible for the purchase of non-refundable airline tickets or the cancellation/change fees associated with canceling a flight. Please call to confirm that the course is running before purchasing airline tickets. Nutek reserves the right to cancel class up to 2 weeks before scheduled presentation date.


Class size is limited to 15. So hurry and sign up. Register at least TWO weeks before seminar by paying one of the following ways :

(1) Send company check or money order with participant address details.

(2) Pay by credit cards. Click EMAIL button below to register by sending the participant contact details (Name, title, address, phone & email). In reply, we will send you an invoice for payment using your CREDIT CARD. Upon receipt of your payment/P.O., we will confirm your registration approximately two weeks before the start of the seminar. 

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(3) Company purchase order payable to Nutek, Inc., 3829 Quarton Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302, USA . To reserve seat, email us with PO number and attendees' Name, Address, Phone, E-mail and class dates. Drop PO in the mail later when available.

[When paying by company purchase order, please send e-mail us for registration inquiry. Your registration and seminar status will be confirmed by e-mail or US mail two weeks before the seminar. We ask that you should make travel arrangement only after you receive the seminar confirmation]

Education Provider Background Company Status

 Nutek Inc. (Registered Education Provider of PMI, 2007-2008 and 2008-12009)

  1. Is a legal entity
  2. Have offered project management training for at least ten year
  3. Have a PMP review the content of each course
  4. Uses PMP certified instructor to deliver PMP exam preparation courses
  5. Make accurate representations of course objectives
  6. The course has been reviewed by a designated PMI reviewer
  1. We are a Michigan corporation
  2. We have been offering PM seminar since 2003
  3. Are also GSA award winner.