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Developing Project Management Skills: The Principles for Success On-Site Training

This on-site training class is also available as Public Schedule Seminar.

This interactive class is the logical choice for development of project management principles and tool application for all types of industry

Course Description/Agenda

Length: 3 days
Number of Participants: Up to 20
Materials: Notebooks and handouts provided

This interactive class is the logical choice for development of project management principles and tool application for all types of industry. Previous experience is not necessary to benefit from this course.  Thousands have attended this course to acquire the necessary skills to successfully deliver their projects within expected parameters. 

What You Will Cover:

  • Project management definition and principles —critical process elements and tool application…project charter development... successful project organization…obtaining customer and management support…critical communication requirements
  • Project manager and the team—leading and coordinating... negotiation skills...developing the project team…assessment of team members’ skills...differences in formal and real authority...managing and resolving conflict...obtaining team commitment
  • Project planning—validation of the project mission…defining objectives ...aligning objectives with the goal…developing the plan and budget… work breakdown structure development
  • Project scheduling—developing accurate estimates... resource leveling to prevent over allocation...available scheduling methods…determination of resource levels necessary to meet deadlines
  • Controlling the project—managing change effectively...variance analysis and adjustment to remain on track...developing alternatives for less effective changes...risk identification, prevention and contingency analysis...reporting project status and formats...identification of lessons learned for future projects  


Module 1: Introduction and Concepts of Project Management

  • Project Management: A Definition
  • Picture of a Well Defined Project
  • Objective Modification
  • Project Management Success Criteria
  • Project Management Characteristics
  • Project Management Tasks and the Paths They Follow
  • Project Management Tool
  • The Elements of Project Management
  • Typical Project Management Life Cycle
  • Phase 1: Concept and/or Feasibility
  • Phase 2: Organization and Development
  • Phase 3: Execution
  • Phase 4: Post Completion Audit and Closeout
  • The Seven Common Phases of a Project

 Module 2: The Project Manager and Team 

  • Role of Project Manager
  • Project Manager’s Time Distribution
  • Leadership
  • Success in Project Management
  • Project Management Authority
  • Authority, Responsibility and Accountability
  • Eight Key Attributes for Project Managers
  • Turning Negative into Positive
  • Before Trying to Communicate
  • Communicating within the Matrix Structure
  • Barriers to Communication
  • Conflict Management
  • Team Environment Issues
  • Traits of a Successful Project Team

 Module 3: Project Planning  

  • Planning
  • Project Management Guide Overview
  • Topics for PMG Inclusion
  • Preparing for the Project Plan
  • The Work Breakdown Structure

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