Project Management (Advanced)

Objective: To give participants advanced project management techniques that will greatly enhance their ability to reach successful project completion while effectively performing daily responsibilities. Completion of this program earns 14 PDU Credits.

Target Audience: Anyone who understands the basics of Project Management and wants to learn more advanced techniques that will increase their effectiveness.

Focus:
Successful Project Negotiations
Scope Management
Risk and Threat Assessment
Developing Contingencies
Critical Success Factors
Effective Planning and Organizing

Skills Gained

Upon completion of Advanced Project Management, participants will be able to:

Successfully manage a project’s scope

Identify and categorize the risks and threats to a project

Effectively mitigate the identified risks and threats

Employ Project Scope Management for accelerated business requirements definition and less costly

development and project control

Efficiently utilize resources in single projects or across multiple projects

Successfully negotiate with inside and outside parties

Identify the project’s stakeholders

Interact with vendors and subcontractors to produce positive results

Meet with the Project Sponsor and Client to negotiate the project’s mission, scope, priority, schedule and

critical success factors

Develop effective contingency plans

Program Details:

Best Practices in Project Management
The Project Management Process
Planning the Work
Organizing the Team
Control and Tracking
Change Management

Project Scope Management
Determining the Scope
The Project Mission
Critical Success Factors
Stakeholder Management

Risk Assessment and Threat Analysis
Project Risks
Product Risks
Technical Risks
Probability
Severity

Developing Contingencies, Risk Options and Alternatives
Determining the Risk “Triggers”
Mitigation Plans
Contingency Options and Plans

Planning to Negotiate
Developing a Successful Strategy
Agenda
Issues
Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement

Internal Support Team and Vendor Negotiations
What Should be Included
Defining Deliverables
Detailing Requirements

Program Length: Two Days

Professional Skills are the Key to the Effective Application of Technology to the Business Process.

Contact Sandy Gaston at sandy@omicron.edu or 404-255-0096 for information, scheduling, and fees.