Project Management: Beyond the Basics On-Site Training
This power-packed course covers all the fundamentals of project management, and then goes beyond. You’ll learn how to flex, adapt, and reschedule—and still finish on time.
Project Managers, Project Coordinators, Managers
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Projects are always completed for a customer, whether
internal or external to your organization. A good project manager must
anticipate their customers’ ongoing needs and adjust to inevitable changes that
occur on a regular basis. This power-packed course covers all the fundamentals
of project management, and then goes beyond. You’ll learn how to flex, adapt,
and reschedule—and still finish on time.
- Understand the project process and lifecycle.
- Set project goals and action plans.
- Use standard methods to prepare for projects.
- Learn practical scheduling tools to map project paths.
- Anticipate external factors.
- Manage project changes, personnel, and conflicts.
- Meet customer expectations.
- Manage expected and unexpected risks.
- Monitor and control project execution.
- Evaluate project effectiveness and adjust to project changes.
- Set accurate targets combining the elements of schedule, technical
performance, cost, and customer expectations.
- Structure a winning project team that is supportive and communicates
- Identify key expectations of the project stakeholders.
- Anticipate customer needs that will alter project plans.
- Learn how to make adjustments without affecting your budget or timeline.
- Keep team members productive, motivated, and performance-based.
- Understand conflict that can and most likely will take place during any
- Teach your team how to handle necessary changes without throwing them
- Learn the "Partnering Process" of executing projects with a higher
degree of success.
- Avoid conflicting objectives.
- Provide useful feedback to keep your team enthused and results-oriented.
- Use a practical approach to risk management and project uncertainty.
- Spot potential "bugs" in your plan that may affect project tasks,
deadlines, or costs.
- Develop contingency plans for potential problems.
- Handle staff turnover and project setbacks without falling behind.
- Learn how to manage crisis without disrupting the flow of your projects.
- Use deliberate steps to turnaround a project that has fallen "off
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