Advanced Project Management

(Team Dynamics and Advanced Analytical Techniques)

- Detailed Outline -

This program will:
  • Explore how to create and maintain a dynamic project team environment
  • Investigate advanced techniques for project decision making, scheduling, resource allocation and performance analysis
  • Discuss key parts of effective Project Management Information Systems

Topics addressed in this program include:

  • Overview of Project Life Cycle and Project Management Process
  • Requirements for Project Team Success: Goals, Roles, Processes and Relationships
  • Working Successfully in a Matrix Environment
  • Defining Project Responsibilities: the Linear Responsibility Chart
  • Conflict Management and Resolution
  • Tips for Successful Interpersonal Relations, Effective Communication
  • How to Create and Sustain Team Member Motivation
  • Project Decision Making: Benefit Cost Analysis
  • Multiple Project Personnel Management: Resource Leveling
  • Developing the Project Budget
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Project Management Information Systems: Schedule, Labor and Funds
  • Earned Value Analysis, Progress Monitoring and Project Reporting
  • Bringing the Project to Closure and Post Project Evaluation

This highly experiential program includes:

Theory...  Practical applications...  "How-to" techniques...  Discussion...  Class and group exercises...  Tailored Case Study...

Intended Audience and Program Length

  • Group managers, project leaders and team members of small, medium and large projects
  • Up to 20 participants
  • Typically 3 days, can be tailored to either 2 or 4 days

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