Project Management for the Rest of Us

Who should attend

This workshop will benefit anyone who wants to understand the basic tools and processes used by project managers and how to apply them to daily work. Anyone who does project work, collaborates with project management professionals, or is curious about the industry will find value in this practical workshop.

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Project Management for the Rest of Us

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Two, 2-hour Modules (9am - 11:30am PT)

Project Management for the Rest of Us is for anyone who does project work, collaborates with project management professionals, or is considering entering the field. Workshop topics are aligned with the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) globally-accepted project management best practices.

By the end of the workshop, participants will have concrete knowledge of what project management is and how to effectively plan, prioritize and manage projects and deadlines fast-paced work environments. Note: This workshop is not designed for preparation for a certification exam in project management. It is designed to increase the effectiveness of everyday project management. 

Outcomes:

  • Understanding of how project managers make things happen
  • Tools to be successful on projects
  • Methodologies for starting projects
  • Understanding around what the project really needs
  • The methodology PM’s use to plan projects
Course ID
L0055
Available times
June 17 & June 18, 2021
9:00am-11:30am
June 17 & June 18, 2021
9:00am-11:30am
June 17 & June 18, 2021
9:00am-11:30am
June 17 & June 18, 2021
9:00am-11:30am
June 17, 2021
9:00am-11:30am
June 17, 2021
9:00am-11:30am
June 17, 2021
9:00am-11:30am
June 17, 2021
9:00am-11:30am
June 17, 2021
9:00am-11:30am

Course Outline

Module 1: Starting a Project, the Right Way

Understanding

  • How Professionals Structure Projects
  • How to Respond to Change Requests

Initiation

  • Setting Up Projects the Right Way
  • Outcomes vs. Deliverables, and the Importance of Both
  • 4 Questions to Ask at the Beginning of Every Project

Module 2: Planning & Tracking Like a Project Manager

Project Requirements

  • Deciding on all Requirements
  • Uncovering Missed Requirements

Task Planning

  • Breaking Down the Work into Tasks
  • Accurately Estimating Time
  • Track Progress & Manage Scope Creep
  • Reporting on Progress

Skills covered

Strategic thinking
Project Management
Time Management
Collaboration
Communication