Project Management
Course Name: Project Management for Team Members: Level One
Credits: NASBA CPEs: 14|CEUs: 1.4
Level: Introductory

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April 27 - 28, 2020
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June 29 - 30, 2020
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July 15 - 16, 2020
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August 12 - 13, 2020
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September 8 - 9, 2020
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September 30 - October 1, 2020
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Who Should Attend

This course is designed for team leaders, team members, other office professionals, and administrative staff who want to improve their project management skills.  It is perfect for employees who work as team members on projects and want to develop their skills so that they may be more effective team members.  It is also perfect for office professionals who seek a basic understanding of project management techniques.

For those who want or need an intermediate level course, please see our Project Management: Level Two course.

Course Objectives and Agenda

Course Objectives
  • Identify the critical aspects of project success.
  • Assess High Performing Team methods.
  • Prioritize project stakeholders’ issues.
  • Apply methods for meetings that matter.
  • Prioritize the Project Planning Framework.
  • Recognize what not to do in scheduling.
  • Evaluate the Risk Control Matrix.
  • Apply the Project Communications Framework.
  • Evaluate project status reporting and trade-offs.
  • Evaluate use of PMP and PMBOK options.
  • Recognize RAD, Agile PM, and testing potential.
  • Apply improved project team skills going forward.
Course Agenda

Day One

          - Introduction to PM Team Skills

          - The PM Process

          - The High Performing Team Inventory

          - Team-Oriented Ground Rules

          - TERP Root Cause Assessment

          - Focus on The “Right” Problem

          - Project Purpose – The Charter

          - Project Critical Success Factors

          - Stakeholders’ Issues

          - Meetings That Matter!

          - Project Planning Skills

          - The Project Planning Framework

          - Who’s Who – Team Roles

          - Facing Challenges with Feedback

          - Personal Accountability

          - Risk Management

Day Two

          - Scheduling - What Not to Do!

          - The Risk Control Matrix

          - Idea Generation Techniques

          - Change Control Issues

          - Facilitating Solutions

         - Facilitating Project Communication

         - CSFs and the Decision Matrix

         - The Project Communications Framework

         - Project Status Reporting

         - Negotiating Trade-Offs

         - Project Team Skills Outlook

         - How to Prevent Project Failure!

         - PMP and the PMBOK

         - RAD, Agile PM, and Testing Issues

         - Project Close-Out

         - Better Choices Going Forward

Why You Should Attend

Project management skills apply to just about any aspect of a Federal career, including:

• finance, budget, administration, acquisitions
• people, staffing, and management
• products and/or services
• HR development and training
• customer service and relationship management
• IT and communications
• vehicles, equipment, buildings
• storage, distribution, logistics
• purchasing, selling, marketing
• quality, health, and safety issues
• technical, scientific, research and development
• new business development  
• anything else which needs planning and managing within an organization

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