Organizations often find it necessary to take on an increasing number of projects. Unfortunately, these same organizations often dont have skilled project managers to handle the work. In this seminar, you will learn and practice the latest tools and techniques necessary for project management success. In lectures, discussions and exercises, youll cover every aspect of managing projects.
How You Will Benefit
Understand the role of the project manager and others involved in the project team.
Ensure that a proper organizational structure has been established to gain support for the project team.
Learn the basics for effectively gathering and documenting requirements
Develop an integrated project plan including realistic scope, schedules, budgets, and risks and turn that plan into success.
Learn how to effectively track and report on project progress
Gain the respect of your project team and build credibility with top management.
Saves time, money, enhances team collaboration, and assures quality results.
Workshop topics to be covered:
An Overview of Project Management
Discussing the key concepts and roles
Project and the PM process
Initiating the Project
Creating a project charter and defining requirements
Setting Owner, Architect, and Contractor team member expectations
Identifying the Work
Building on the project requirements
Identifying and assigning ownership
Estimating the Work
Discussing industry best practices for creating realistic estimates
Scheduling the Work
Creating logic diagrams that show task dependencies
Producing Gantt charts to graph project timelines
Determining the critical path and calculating float
Creating the Budget
Capturing and tracking expenses