Institute of Technology & Business Development

Institute of Technology & Business Development

Dates: October 2 and 4

Times: 8:30 am — 4:30 pm

Location: 185 Main Street, New Britain, CT 06051

Cost: $695

Project Management

Formal leaders and associates need to manage projects with increasing frequency, since getting work done with project teams is a definite trend in organizations today. The objective of this program is to provide project leaders with planning skills, and the confidence to effectively manage project teams of one or twenty – even when there is little formal authority over human and other resources.  This workshop is highly interactive and discussion-oriented.  Participants are encouraged to plan a near-term project that they will manage.

 

Topics covered in this program include:

  • Project Management Skills Inventory
  • Understanding the Project Life Cycle
  • Conceptualizing Your Project
  • The Project Charter
  • Understanding Purpose, Scope, and Authority
  • Clarifying Objectives and Responsibility
  • Building and Managing Project Teams
  • Managing with Limited Authority
  • Project Planning Tools:
    •   Breakdown and Sequence
    •   Assigning Resources
    •   Scheduling Deliverables
    •   Understanding Work Flow
    •   Contingency Planning Team Meetings Decision-Making Evaluating Your Project
  • Progress Reporting
  • Controlling Work in Progress
  • Setting Objectives with Project Members
  • Pitfalls of Project Management