Project Management In Depth

In this course you will focus on the Project Management essentials – managing the project and the project team. Key topics include planning project scope, sponsor management and buy-in, creating the charter, estimating time and cost, and managing and reporting your project.

4 Day Program
Program Objectives
  • Learn how to negotiate with clients and managers who want it “yesterday”
  • Define roles and responsibilities of the Project Manager on projects
  • See how you can survive in a Matrix Organization using “borrowed” people
  • Understand how to define clear roles and responsibilities and hold people accountable
  • Learn the 5 essential parts of the Project Management Methodology
  • Learn how to accurately estimate time
  • Learn how to build reasonable contingency into your projects
  • Create a project Gantt Chart (schedule) that reflects reality
  • Learn how to hold clients and managers accountable for project changes
  • Learn how to get buy-in and commitment from a matrix team
Course Highlights
  • What is Project Management?
  • Your Role as a Project Manager
  • Common Definitions & Roles
  • Typical Project Lifecycles
  • How to Manage in a Matrix
  • Planning the Project Scope
  • Get Sponsor/ Management Buy-in
  • Create the Charter & WBS
  • Risk Analysis
  • Managing High Performance Teams
  • Motivation
  • Estimating Time Techniques
  • Creating the Project Schedule Network Diagrams and Gantt Charts
  • Assign Resources
  • Create a Realistic Schedule
  • Reporting Your Project
  • Change Control
  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Getting Buy-In and Commitment on a Matrix Team
  • Lessons Learned
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