Project Management for Everyone (Virtual)

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  • 2 3-hr sessions (6 hrs.)Duration
  • .7 CEU/7 PDU/Credits/Units
  • MDV254-1Course Code
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Course description

Increased productivity, reduced stress, and greater confidence--these are the benefits of gaining control of your projects. This course provides practical skills and experience which allow you to clarify a project's description and outcomes, break a project into manageable tasks, avoid crisis management, and effectively manage multiple projects while maintaining daily work load. The goal of the course is to enable you to learn and practice a simple non-technical step-by step process for project management.

Who should attend

  • Individuals whose job responsibilities include some management of projects.
  • Individuals whose organizations/departments do not have any formal project management procedures.
  • Individuals who want formal project management training using simple, user-friendly terminology and techniques.
  • Individuals who are NOT interested in becoming PMP® certified.
  • Individuals who do not need or want to know the meaning of PMBOK®, PMI® and PMP®

What you will achieve

  • Greater confidence in defining, planning and managing projects.
  • Reduced stress and greater control of multiple projects and daily workload.
  • Greater project success by reducing wasted time and maximizing resources.
  • Experience in using a simple, step-by step process for project management.

What you will learn

  • Write clearly defined project statements.
  • Clarify project objectives with measurable outcomes.
  • Break a project into manageable tasks.
  • Create a realistic time line and reduce time wasted through effective planning.
  • Identify necessary resources for the project.
  • Avoid potential problems through planning and communication.
  • Manage multiple projects while maintaining daily workload.
  • Clarify roles and responsibilities to improve team performance and accountability.
  • Delegate assignments that minimize individual and team conflicts and maximize productivity.
  • Design communications plans for your project team to follow during the course of the project.
  • Evaluate the project's success and lessons learned.


Course Outline

Introduction
  • Expectations
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Project Time Management
Clarify the Project
  • Write clearly defined project scope statement
  • Clarify business justification for the project
  • Clarify project objectives with measurable outcomes
  • Identify project deliverables
  • Clarify project constraints: time and resources
  • Identify project issues, concerns and assumptions
  • Clarify key stakeholders needs and wants
Plan the Project
  • Break a project into manageable tasks
  • Assign realistic project milestones and due dates
  • Identify needed project resources
  • Clarify team roles and responsibilities
  • Identify and plan for project risks
Execute and Control the Project
  • Design a communications plan for the project
  • Create an effective change management process
  • Manage multiple projects while maintaining daily workload
Close the Project
  • Evaluate the project’s success and lessons learned
  • Create a close out checklist to avoid potential problems
  • Create a project file of key project documentation

For an updated schedule for this course, please call us at 1.800.288.7246 (US) or +1.978.649.8200.