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Project Management

10 day Workshop / Implementation based on project

Effective project management will give your organization the competitive advantage you desire.  The business world is rapidly becoming time-based as well as cost-based. Effective project management will allow you to get a product or service to market faster than anyone else.  Effective project management will also help you control the cost of your work better than others, so you can sell your products and services at lower margins.


In the book entitled "In Search of Excellence in Project Management" the benefits of project management were numerous.

 

Cited examples include:

  • Hewlett-Packard has shown increased sales and customer satisfaction
  • 3M has reduced its product development time from four to three years on average
  • Radian International has garnered more repeat business and happier clients; it has also reduced cost overruns and write-offs
  • Battelle has achieved better on-time and on-budget product deliver; it also has been offered noncompetitive contract extensions

 

Effective project management has demonstrated the following benefits:

  • Increased profits
  • Better control of scope changes
  • Working more closely with customers
  • Increased quality
  • Better solutions
  • Increased business (repeat customers)
  • More work accomplished with fewer people in a shorter time frame

 

Course Description
The training will be held every other week for 5 months. The course length is between 4 to 6 hours per session, depending on your level of understanding. The session-to-session progress and overall success of the training depend on regular attendance. The training overview is detailed below:

  • Session 1: Overview/Project Initiation
  • Session 2: Project Planning (scope and activity network diagram)
  • Session 3: Project Planning (preliminary schedule, resource requirements, cost baseline, and project plan)
  • Session 4: Project Planning (quality, human resources, communications, and risk)
  • Session 5: Project Planning (procurement, scope, and quality)
  • Session 6: Project Execution (team development, information distribution, and contract administration)
  • Session 7: Project Control (scope and schedule)
  • Session 8: Project Control (cost, quality, and reporting)
  • Session 9: Project Closing/Product Life Cycle
  • Session 10: Sample Project Management Professional Exam

 

Learning Objective

Project Management participants will:

  • Learn how to manage a project from beginning to end
  • Understand the project life-cycle and the constraints that must be managed during a project
  • Learn the tools needed for effective project management
  • Receive information required to test for certification as a Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute

 

Who Should Attend
Executives, Managers, Engineers, Supervisors, Six Sigma Black Belts, and anyone wanting to learn how to effectively manage projects.

 

Recommended Prerequisites

 None    

 

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