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Project Planning & Control  

Managing a project carries complex concerns, not always found in traditional management. This workshop enables participants to learn and practice the tools and techniques needed in the Project Manager/Leader roles. The Best Practices for negotiation; communication; risk management; change management; and coordination between the Project and Management, Clients/Users, Team Members and Support Groups are covered in great detail. The course enables participants to identify and execute appropriate planning, organizing and controlling steps for projects, while ensuring Quality, the first time.

This program is for anyone managing a portion or entire project in an organization (hierarchy, matrix or global task force), with shared or part-time resources, all with shifting priorities! This workshop also includes tips and techniques for making your projects ‘greener’. If formal ‘greeness’ is needed, see TSE050 GREEN PM (The Total Systems “4-5-6” Approach).

Upon completion, participants involved with PMI® and the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP) program, are awarded 24 PDUs or Contact Hours.

Upon completion of this course, each participant will be able to:

• Develop Project and Phase Plans, Estimate work effort, resources and schedule for successful completion of a Project;

• Negotiate with support groups; make staff assignments and schedules for Effective utilization of project resources;

• Understand the management issues and techniques needed in Cross Functional-Task Force, Matrix and Hierarchy project teams.

• Apply the concepts of Quality and Six Sigma in the real-world project environment;

• Implement a Change Management and reporting plan;

• Track and Report the status of the project and deliverables for early problem identification and resolution;

• Identify and Plan to mitigate Project and Product Risk factors;

• Understand and Employ Product Scope and Quality Management;

• Understand the use of project software tools to help Plan, Organize, Schedule, Control, Track and Report projects.

• Delegate work, and motivate and facilitate professional and personal growth;

Instructional methods for this course are lecture, discussion, detailed case study workshops and presentations. Upon request, demonstration and use of Microsoft Project™ is included in the program as are references to the PMI® PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) 5th Edition, AGILE and Waterfall methodologies, Six Sigma, in-house Standards and Policies, and ISO9000. For more information please call 212 776 6239.


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