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PM 103 - Managing, Controlling, and Closing

Duration: 1 day
Course Price: $450

In this course, continue digging into the mechanics of planning in order to ensure that your next project is a success. Experiment with the tools that are used by experts in this field and modify them to work for your benefit. This course will teach you to build a communication plan and schedule with a work breakdown structure while keeping effort, duration, and resources in mind. You will also learn to use critical path methodology to predict how long a project will take and discover what to do when faced with unexpected delays.

Class Length: Full Day

Outline

  • Observe and Track Project Progress (2 hr Session)
    • Understand Project Management Process Groups
    • Understand How PMs Keep Busy: Monitoring and Controlling
    • What is a Monitoring and Controlling Process Group?
    • What Should You Monitor and Control?
    • Determine Project Status with Earned Value Analysis
    • Create a Mini Action Plan
  • Run an Effective Project Meeting (2 hr Session)
    • Understand Best Practices: Project Status Meetings
    • Learn About Templates
      • Project Team Meeting Agenda
      • Project Team Meeting Minutes
    • Streamline Project Updates Using STARR
    • Create a Mini Action Plan
  • The Basics of Risk Management in 5 Steps (2 hr Session)
    • Practice Progress Measurement Techniques to Measure and Report on Qualitative or Subjective Data
    • Understand What Quality Control Means in the Context of Project Management
    • Make a Cause and Effect Diagram
    • Learn How to Close a Project and Review Sample Closing Checklists
    • Create an Action Plan

 

Target Audience

This course will benefit anyone who wants to learn how to monitor and control projects and track project progress. It will benefit anyone who does project work, collaborates with project management professionals, or wants to enter the field.

In this course, continue digging into the mechanics of planning in order to ensure that your next project is a success. Experiment with the tools that are used by experts in this field and modify them to work for your benefit. This course will teach you to build a communication plan and schedule with a work breakdown structure while keeping effort, duration, and resources in mind. You will also learn to use critical path methodology to predict how long a project will take and discover what to do when faced with unexpected delays.

Class Length: Full Day

Outline

  • Observe and Track Project Progress (2 hr Session)
    • Understand Project Management Process Groups
    • Understand How PMs Keep Busy: Monitoring and Controlling
    • What is a Monitoring and Controlling Process Group?
    • What Should You Monitor and Control?
    • Determine Project Status with Earned Value Analysis
    • Create a Mini Action Plan
  • Run an Effective Project Meeting (2 hr Session)
    • Understand Best Practices: Project Status Meetings
    • Learn About Templates
      • Project Team Meeting Agenda
      • Project Team Meeting Minutes
    • Streamline Project Updates Using STARR
    • Create a Mini Action Plan
  • The Basics of Risk Management in 5 Steps (2 hr Session)
    • Practice Progress Measurement Techniques to Measure and Report on Qualitative or Subjective Data
    • Understand What Quality Control Means in the Context of Project Management
    • Make a Cause and Effect Diagram
    • Learn How to Close a Project and Review Sample Closing Checklists
    • Create an Action Plan

 

Target Audience

This course will benefit anyone who wants to learn how to monitor and control projects and track project progress. It will benefit anyone who does project work, collaborates with project management professionals, or wants to enter the field.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites for this course.

Session Topics for the PM 103 Program: Managing Projects While They Run

  • Learn best practices to observe and track project progress
  • Understand how to control variance within the project
  • Measure project progress
  • Use professional risk management plans
  • Effectively report progress and team status
  • Learn how to keep a project in control, and mechanisms to “correct” project progress
  • Discover how to calculate variances for dates, durations (actual time), costs, and effort (man hours)
  • Explore professional project management graphing techniques
  • Build a useful communication plan
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