Project management is not just restricted to certain industries, or to individuals with certification as a project manager. Lots of us are expected to complete assignments that are not a usual part of our job, and to get the job done well, within our budget, and on time.
This workshop is intended for participants who understand the conceptual phase of a project’s life cycle, including setting goals, creating a vision statement, and creating the Statement of Work. This course will take participants through the remaining three stages: planning, execution, and termination.
What will student learn?
Identify your project’s tasks and resources
Order tasks using the Work Breakdown Structure
Schedule tasks effectively
Use basic planning tools such as a Gantt chart, PERT diagram, and network diagram
Prepare a project budget
Modify the project budget and schedule to meet targets
Prepare a final project plan
Execute and terminate a project
Develop and manage a change control process
What topics are covered?
What really needs to be done?
Scheduling techniques (including Gantt charts, network diagrams, flow charts, and PERT diagrams)
Budgeting and Cost Estimation
Controlling and Monitoring changes
Closing out a project