Current Project Management Techniques to Increase Effectiveness

Have you ever had to take on one of the following tasks?
• Planning a party
• Building a shed
• Preparing an annual report
• Developing a new product
These could all be projects! Managing projects successfully is a key skill for success. This one-day course will teach you how to manage each phase of a project: conceptual, planning, execution, and termination.

What Will Participants Learn?
 Understand project management basics
 Be familiar with the conceptual phase
 Understand the planning phase
 Execute and terminate a project

What Topics are Covered?
 Understanding projects/project management
 A project’s life cycle
 The key players
 Deciding on a project
 Basic project information
 Creating a vision and setting goals
 Using a target chart and statement of work
 The project planning worksheet
 Identifying tasks and resources
 Identifying risks and constraints
 Preparing a schedule
 Creating a Gantt chart
 Controlling changes
 Tracking tools, including status meetings

What’s Included?
 Instruction by an expert facilitator
 Small, interactive classes
 Specialized participant manual and course materials including a pre-assignment and a post-assignment
 A personalized Certificate of Completion