This workshop is designed to benefit both the novice and more experienced project manager. The novice will understand project management fundamentals and apply basic techniques to manage a sample project. The more experienced participants will gain additional insights for better organization, planning, and communication. This interactive program provides tried and proven structure to organize any project, orchestrate the people, resources, and tasks to bring the project in on time, within budget, without sacrificing quality measures.
Understand the project life cycle as it applies to all projects.
Develop a list of defining questions for your project.
State clearly project objectives and deliverables.
Recognize and understand the triple constraints of your project.
Apply task analysis to help control risk.
Provide an “educated guess” to estimate durations of high uncertainty.
Understand work packages using a Work Breakdown Structure.
Demonstrate usage of PERT/CPM methods for project control.
Construct a Gantt Chart and know five reasons it simplifies project management.
Understand and identify critical path and float.
Analyze a project that is behind schedule and determine how to get back on track.
Develop a plan for managing multiple projects.
Translate the principle of contingency planning to your project.
Incorporate and mange risk in the project plan.
Apply managed conflict for improved team trust and communication.
Recite the key steps to project management success.
Develop an action plan to extend the learning experience.