Course Number: PMG310-W

Duration: 3 days

Format: Live, online

Overview

The Advanced Project Management training gives seasoned project managers the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully manage increasingly complex project issues to meet desired goals and objectives. Assuming a mastery of project planning, this Advanced Project Management class extends skills to the remaining project management processes covering areas such as avoiding mistakes when executing and controlling a project, dealing with evolving stakeholder expectations, using trend analysis to measure project performance and improving project outcomes.

Objectives

  • Learn guidelines for project initialization and prioritization
  • Learn Project Execution Methodology
  • Learn to measure and control project variance
  • Learn about Project Closure Reporting and Archiving Processes
  • Learn about selecting a Project Management Methodology
  • Learn about managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Learn to assess and respond to Stakeholder Change
  • Learn to scale Project Management to meet the needs of the project

Attendee Setup Instructions

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Outline

  • Project Selection and Initiation
    • Initiating Projects
    • When Do Projects Start? Defining the Project Life Cycle
    • Tips for Defining the Start of a Project
    • Considerations for Initiating Projects
    • Strategic Planning
    • Prioritizing Projects
    • Selecting Projects
    • Key Elements of the Initiating Process
    • Guidelines for Project Initiation
  • Project Execution Methodology
    • Project Execution Methodology
    • Starting Project Work
    • The Value of a Good Start
    • Ensuring a Successful Start to Project Work
    • Stakeholder Commitment and Team Resources
    • Inhibitors to Future Success and How to Deal with Them
    • The Process for Commencing Project Work
    • Getting Work Done
    • Facilitating Project Work
    • Communicating Work Expectations
    • Managing Issues and Action Items
    • Key Learning Points
    • Progress, Status, and Forecasting
    • Capturing Progress
    • Updating the Schedule
    • Forecasting - Predicting Future Project Work
    • Recognize Process Groups
  • Project Variance and Control
    • Project Variance and Control
    • Performance Metrics
    • A Framework for Performance Reporting
    • Understanding Different Types of Metrics
    • How Metrics Interact
    • Measuring Projects and Generating Metrics Reports
    • Interpreting Project Metrics
    • Baseline Metrics
    • Earned Value Analysis Metrics
    • Understanding the Causes of Variance
    • Defining Project Variance
    • Understanding Different Types of Project Variance
    • Root Contributors to Variance
    • Methods for Identifying Root Contributors
    • Taking Corrective Action to Overcome Variance
    • Definition/Intention of Corrective Action
    • Understanding Points of Leverage
    • Managing Change, Quality, and Risk
    • Responding to the Dynamic Nature of Projects
    • Using Process to Create Transparency
    • Control Processes for Project Change
    • Quality Control
    • Quality Assurance
    • Risk Monitoring and Control Process
  • Project Closure and Learning
    • The Closing Process
    • The Challenge of Project Closure
    • When and How to Learn from Projects
    • Initial Sizing
    • Detailed Estimating
    • Unforeseen Events
    • Project Closure Reporting and Archiving Processes
    • Step 1 - Obtain Formal Acceptance
    • Step 2 - Shut Down the Work Engine
    • Step 3 - Analyze Metrics, Baseline, and Change Data
    • Step 4 - Evaluate Processes and Documentation
    • Step 5 - Documenting Project Events and Circumstances
    • Step 6 - Generating Lessons Learned
    • Step 7 - Finalize and Share the Project Closure Report
    • Step 8 - Celebrating the End of the Project
    • Step 9 - Archive the Project Records
    • Step 10 - Conduct Follow-Up Surveys as Negotiated
  • Summary and Conclusion
    • Where We've Been
    • Where to Go Next

Schedule

Date / Time Price (USD)  
May 23 - 25
10 AM - 5 PM ET
$1,725 Register
Jun 21 - 23
10 AM - 5 PM ET
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Jul 18 - 20
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Aug 15 - 17
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Sep 12 - 14
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Oct 10 - 12
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Nov 7 - 9
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Dec 5 - 7
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