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Project Management Excellence

Project Management Excellence

Unleash Your Potential with good practices in Project Management!


Welcome to a transformative learning experience tailored to equip you with the fundamental principles and best practices in project management. This event is focused on providing the attendees with a detial understanding of project management good practices based our expertise and the available professional guidance.


About the CPE Course


Our interactive CPE training course is meticulously designed to guide you through the project management process, instilling you with the necessary tradecraft and skills vital for effective project management. Whether you are new to project management or seeking to enhance your existing knowledge, this course is crafted to empower you with the expertise needed to excel in the field project management good practices.


Who Should Attend


This introductory level training is ideal for individuals with little-to-no formal project management training. It's particularly beneficial for those involved in:

  • Information technology implementations
  • Internal auditor projects
  • Business process improvement
  • Compliance programs
  • Software development


What to Expect


The course places a strong emphasis on introducing essential terminology, basic tools, and hands-on techniques required to initiate and manage simple projects. Drawing from our extensive experience in managing numerous successful projects, we impart invaluable insights into the best practices for project teams and stakeholders.


Key Learning Objectives


By the end of the course, attendees will gain proficiency in:

  • Risk management
  • Project control and monitoring
  • Earned value management
  • Project quality management
  • Best Practices in project management


Certification and CPE Hours


Each participant will receive 18 CPE Event Hours (YB) and a certificate of completion upon finishing the course.


Join Us Now


Embark on your journey towards becoming a proficient project leader and manager. This comprehensive training course is designed for anyone aspiring to build a solid foundation in project management and cultivate the personal skills necessary for success in leading real-world projects.

  • Details on Event Presentation

    Offered on Tuesday-Thursday once every six weeks in three six hour sessions for 18 CPE credits.

    The sessions will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Central Time Zone. There will be a lunch break from 12:00 noon to 12:30 p.m. each day.

    We can schedule private events on your timetable for two or more attendees.

    NASBA Program Disclosure

    Program Level of Understanding: Basic Prerequisites: None Advance Preparation: None Delivery Format: Group Internet Based NASBA Field(s) of Study: Auditing, Business Management & Organization, Information Technology CPE Credits: 18, based on 50 minutes of instruction per hour

  • CPE Event Highlights

    We will cover the elements of an effective project management:

    • What are Projects?

    • Using an integrated approach to project management best practices.

    • Implementing project planning and selection techniques.

    • Project portfolio management.

    • Understanding and using the COBIT Project Life Cycle

    • The importance of requirements

    • Managing organizational change

    • How to have an effective team

    • How to use project status reporting effectively

    • Principles of clear and concise deliverables and reporting

    • Mastering good practices in project management

  • Learning Objectives

    Attendees will:

    • Understand how a project is conducted

    • Learn how to identify project risks

    • Learn how to evaluate and document project requirements

    • Discover the best techniques for gathering project requirements

    • See the importance of preparing deliverables

    • Discuss interpersonal and team-building skills

    • Understand the project communication process

    • Knowing the best practices concerning project management

  • Key Issues on the Agenda

    Introduction and Overview

    • About Us and About Your Instructors

    • Who are You?

    • What are Your Needs?

    • Overview of Agenda

    • Information Technology - Construction - Product Enhancement

    Section 1 - What is Project Management?

    • Concepts and Definitions . What is "Project Management"?

    • What are the "Big Three Connections"? Objective-Risk-Control

    • What is "Risk"? Can Risk Be Managed?

    • What are the project processes?

    • Guidance from PMI and PMBOK

    • The Project Constraints

    • What is the "Project Management Framework"?

    • Using an integrated approach

    Section 2 - Portfolio Management

    • What is strategic planning?

    • Strategy..Programs..Projects

    • S.W.O.T. Analysis

    • Working S.M.A.R.T.

    • What are the goals of the project?

    • Proposals..Initiation..The Business Case

    Section 3 - Project Management Plans

    • Why-What-How-When-Who-Where

    • The Plan

    • Scope

    • Definition

    • Change Control

    • Value

    • The WBS

    • Assumptions


    Section 4 - Managing Project Change

    • Change Control - Change Management

    • Change Control and Scope Management

    • We have always been doing it that way!!

    • People

    • ADKAR - AABBCC - Kotter's Eight Steps

    Section 5 - Marketing and Project Management

    • Why is marketing important?

    • Evolution of marketing

    • Implementing marketing

    • Market classification

    • Developing marketing strategies

    • Marketing research

    • Selling the "Project"

    Section 6 - Leadership

    • Leadership and Management

    • Managing project stakeholders

    • Influence as Exchange

    • Organizational currencies

    • Network building

    • Ethics

    • Contradictions

    • Qualities of a Project Manager

    • Proven Suggestions

    Section 7 - Managing Teams

    • Characteristics of Effective Teams

    • Why join teams?

    • Team development

    • Keys to managing people

    • Managing project teams

    • People Conflicts

    • Pitfalls

    • Managing project conflicts

    Section 8 - Performance Management

    • Project Status Reports

    • What is project monitoring?

    • What is the project control process and why is it useful?

    • How to monitor time performance?

    • Shortcomings

    • Earned Value Management

    • Integrated Cost / Schedule System

    Project baselines
    Section 9 - Summary and Wrap-Up

    • Recap of Project Management

    • Your Keys to Success!

  • Summary of the Subject Matter

    This CPE event on Project Management Excellence offers a comprehensive exploration of essential strategies and best practices for achieving excellence in project management.

    Attendees can expect to gain valuable insights into effective project planning, execution, and monitoring, with a focus on fostering successful project outcomes.

    The session delves into key areas such as risk management, stakeholder engagement, resource optimization, and the integration of technology to enhance project efficiency. By addressing these critical aspects, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the dynamic landscape of project management, ensuring the successful delivery of projects within scope, time, and budget constraints.

    Our focus is on delivering knowledge of the best prectices in project management.

  • Authoritative Sources

    After attending the CPE event on Project Management Excellence, you can expand your knowledge and insights by exploring additional resources from authoritative sources in the field of project management best practices. These sources provide valuable content and in-depth knowledge to further enhance your understanding and proficiency in project management good practices:

    • Project Management Institute (PMI)
      • PMI is a globally recognized organization that offers a wealth of resources, including research reports, industry standards, and articles on project management best practices.
    • Association for Project Management (APM)
      • APM provides a vast array of resources, webinars, and publications designed to support professional development and advance the practice of project management good practices.
    • Harvard Business Review - Project Management Section
      • The project management section of Harvard Business Review offers insightful articles, case studies, and expert perspectives on effective project management strategies and techniques.

    By exploring these authoritative sources, you can continue to deepen your knowledge and stay informed about the latest trends, best practices, and thought leadership in the field of project management.

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