The Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) section helps project managers and team members grow their project management skills through training, role modeling, and mentoring support.
The PPM Project Management Training Program offers instructor led classroom training focused on assisting project managers and project teams to deliver successful projects.
While TxDOT employees have first priority in enrolling in courses, consultants and contractors are welcome to register for classes on a first-come, first-serve basis. Certification for course completion is not offered to external attendees.
Registration begins 30-45 days before the course start date, if seats are available. See timeline.
Do not attend the class unless you have received a confirmation. Please call the training helpline for assistance at (512) 416-2000.
There is no fee associated with these classes.
If a course or seat reservation is cancelled, an email notification will be sent and you will be placed on a waiting list for the next course.
We reserve the right to cancel your reservation for any reason, including:
Upcoming courses are listed below.
Transportation Scheduling Using P6 – PMD103
This class identifies and applies transportation project schedule management practices using TxDOT scheduling guidance and Primavera P6 software.
Construction Contract Time Determination for Transportation Projects Using P6 – PMD108
This interactive class teaches students how to create accurate and reasonable contract time determination schedules considering specific project constraints during a project’s development phase utilizing Primavera P6 software.
Construction Schedule Review for Transportation Projects Using P6 – PMD109
This interactive class teaches students how to apply best practices to review critical path method (CPM) construction schedules. The reviews use both schedules and schedules in Primavera P6 software.
Project Scope Management – PMD120
This interactive class will use case studies and exercises to explore how to define project scope, collect requirements, verify scope, and control scope throughout the project life cycle.
Construction Cost Estimating – PMD142
This course builds upon cost estimating best practices and techniques to assess risks in contingencies. Attendees will gain an understanding of the Risk –Based Construction Cost Estimating (RBCCE) tool kit, framework, and process.
Project Risk Management – PMD151
Transportation Project Risk Management students will develop, identify, analyze, manage, and communicate a transportation project risk management plan throughout the project life cycle.
Transportation Project Management at TxDOT – PMD300
This class explores day-to-day project management activities to deliver successful transportation projects. Using a series of class exercises, students will work through realistic, applicable exercises to learn project management tools and techniques to apply to daily activities.
Introduction to Program and Portfolio Management at TxDOT – PMD301
This course covers relationships between project management, program management and portfolio management at TxDOT. The content is based upon both PMI industry standards and TxDOT best practices. Participants should have project management experience.