Project Management for the Accidental Project Manager training seminars presented by SkillPath Seminars register now on FindaSeminar.com

findaseminar logo balls FindaSeminar.com
event search registration and marketing services since 2002
Advanced Search
 
 

Project Management for the Accidental Project Manager  

 Email information about this seminar Project Management for the Accidental Project Manager by SkillPath Seminars to yourself your manager or associates Email this event... View and register for other training seminars like Project Management for the Accidental Project Manager by SkillPath Seminars on FindaSeminar.com Find similar training.. Find and register for other training seminars by SkillPath Seminars on FindaSeminar.com Other seminars from SkillPath Seminars

By:

training seminars by SkillPath Seminars SkillPath Seminars   

For:

students, employees, managers, supervisors, business professionals

Cost:   

see Registration info for seminar cost, group discount etc.

Seminar Summary:

The Accidental Project Manager Seminar (see full course description)

 

 Seminar / Training class dates & locations

 

No seminar dates for this event are currently scheduled.  Please use the seminars search box above or choose one of the following additional training search options to find similar training.

The+Accidental+Project+Manager+Seminar training seminars workshops conferences online training

Providers course catalog

Find seminars by state

Find seminars by city

Request on site training

Use Advanced Search

NEW  Don't miss training you want to attend

Receive a personal Training Alert when training you want to attend comes to your area. Create a personal Training Alert now  it's Free and only takes a minute!


 

 

 

share this page 

print the agenda print agenda for the Project Management for the Accidental Project Manager seminar

 

 

Training Course Syllabus:


Project Management for the Accidental Project Manager

You’ll learn …

  • Essential parts of a thorough, realistic project plan
  • How to empower and motivate your project team (with or without formal authority)
  • Taking the stress out of handling management and powerful stakeholders
  • How (and why) to anticipate project risks and bottlenecks
  • And more project management tips and tricks you can put into play immediately

“How’s that project coming along?”

Your boss increasingly relies on you for updates on your team’s progress on projects. You scramble to collect details and assure him that everything’s on schedule. But is it? And when did it become your responsibility to get your teammates, co-workers and even outside vendors to kick it in gear? Congratulations! You’re an accidental project manager.

Having your finger on the pulse of projects is an accomplishment! Welcome to the world of triple constraints … project charters … stakeholder buy-in … PERT, Gantt and CPM charts … team skills inventories … and much more.

Feeling overwhelmed?

Don’t worry—we’ll explain everything!

Driving projects forward—past snags, unhurried teammates and clients who want it NOW—is a lot of added responsibility and pressure. And it takes confident handling.

There’s no shortage of courses and books on project management. But sifting through all the details takes time. This one-day seminar is packed with best practices and real-world techniques—the things that will make the most difference in planning, managing and completing projects. Sign up today!

Program hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Aligning and initiating projects: Set yourself up for success

  • So you’ve been asked to lead a project (or have you?)—the key features that distinguish regular or routine work from a project
  • The role self-efficacy plays in your project management success
  • The powerful cornerstone of a people-oriented approach to project management
  • Distinguishing between project management and other types of management
  • The keys to successfully aligning your project: Business case, charter and stakeholders
  • Using your charter as a living document
  • Making the business case effectively to get stakeholder buy-in

A quality project plan: Stacking the cards in your favor

  • The purpose of planning—and barriers to good planning
  • The key components that your leader(s) and stakeholders want from your plan
  • Recognizing and balancing the triple constraints you face on every project
  • What is a work breakdown structure (WBS), and how do you create one?
  • Identifying, developing and prioritizing project tasks
  • PERT and CPM: Critical project scheduling tools
  • Risk planning to anticipate—and avoid—possible roadblocks

Project execution: The art of project control and stakeholder management

  • Understanding and eliminating the 7 types of waste identified in Lean Manufacturing
  • Realizing stakeholder roles even when no formal roles exist in your project
  • How a skills inventory will help you identify potential team members
  • Developing an effective communication plan and psychological contract with team members
  • The importance of structured reports and the level of detail that’s required
  • What written reports can and cannot tell you
  • Assertiveness: How to ask for what you need and get it

Closing projects and building on lessons learned

  • 15 “to-do’s” that ensure your project is fully completed
  • How to accurately measure your project’s outcome
  • Capturing full value: Lessons to make your next project even better
  • Questions to ask about your own project management performance
  • You’ve managed a project—now what?

Credits:

SkillPath offers Continuing Education Credits based on program length and completion in accordance with the National Task Force for Continuing Education guidelines for attendance at our seminars. Our courses may also qualify for other continuing education credits based on the content and specific credit hours awarded for each topic. Be sure to save your Certificate of Attendance and course outline—and contact your professional licensing board or organization to verify specific requirements.

Seminar Summary:

The Accidental Project Manager Seminar (see full course description)

print this agenda print agenda for the Project Management for the Accidental Project Manager training seminar

 view dates and locations for this seminar

 

 

 

Custom Search