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Project Management for Non-Project Managers: 2-Day Online Training

Summary

Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $699.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Coordinating and executing a project of any size can be a complex, complicated process. How can you be sure your project stays on time, on budget and on target? Gain the skills you need to plan, organize and control projects of all sizes. This 4-part, instructor-led, in-depth training will take you beyond the basic parts of a project and show you how to put all the pieces together to become a disciplined, well-organized and highly effective project manager. Join us to discover:

  • Easy-to-apply techniques and tools that cover the entire project management lifecycle
  • Create and implement a plan, even if you have no project management experience
  • Step-by-step guidelines to reduce the risks and uncertainty inherent in projects
  • How to effectively manage yourself and others as a project leader
  • Strategies for increasing the business value created by your company's projects
  • Instructor-led examples and discussions that bring the information to life!

Bonus: Project Readiness Survey Template to rate your preparedness for any project!

Program Highlights

  • Planning Your Project: What to Address Before Starting Any Project (Day 1, Part 1)

    • Project start up: How to clearly define the mission, vision or strategy
    • Strategies to size up the risks and avoid unexpected setbacks
    • Ways to identify the resources you will need up front and throughout the lifecycle
    • Critical planning issues that can make or break any project
    • What questions you need to ask before and during a project
    • Design useful reporting and documentation processes
  • Critical Project Management Skills: What Every Manager Should Know (Day 1, Part 2)

    • Setting the boundaries of the scope: Determine what should be in and out
    • Techniques for creating a schedule that accurately tracks your initiatives
    • Getting your budget approved: How to estimate costs and reserves
    • What are the main parts of a project charter and why are they important?
    • Keys for identifying your project team and important stakeholders
    • Best practices for monitoring and controlling the project
  • Project Performance Management: Techniques for Ensuring Success(Day 2, Part 1)

    • Project and product lifecycle management: Which model will work best for you?
    • Create a comprehensive and specific work breakdown structure (WBS)
    • Elements of effective scheduling: Identify milestones and calculate the timescale
    • Performance reporting: Techniques for measuring the earned value of the project
    • Managing risk: How to make quality decisions based on available information
  • Project Leadership: Be a Leader, Not Just a Manager (Day 2, Part 2)

    • Why projects fail and what you can do about it
    • What it really takes to lead a project from start to finish
    • Hidden costs of poor leadership: Combat negative impact on project productivity
    • How to influence and inspire individual or group efforts
    • Leverage your leadership competencies to overcome weaknesses
    • Key leadership behaviors and how to develop them
  • Live Q&A: Have your questions answered and participate in the discussions

About The Speaker

Roger Parish, Founder and President of Spectrum Consulting Group, LLC, is a results-oriented, hard-hitting presenter and consultant whose seminars have been used by the US Marines as well as major corporations to strengthen their organizations. Having worked with organizations as both a top-performing leader and organizational consultant for the past 30 years, Roger's knowledge and expertise is sought out by organizations nationwide.

  • As a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Roger has contributed many advances to the project management profession. Roger is a frequent speaker to professional organizations and conferences across the country.
  • A recognized thought leader, he has engineered best practices, processes, methodologies and tools that enable organizations to run more efficiently and effectively, resulting in significant impacts to the bottom line.
  • Roger is the author of three books, as well as numerous courses, articles, and papers.

Program Benefits

Understanding the unique nature and makeup of a project is the first step towards managing a project of any size or complexity. However, being able to pull all the pieces together is what separates a successful project manager from one that becomes overwhelmed. Join project management expert Roger Parish for this live, 4-part webinar and learn how to set up and run successful projects that come in on time and under budget.Each session is presented in an easy-to-understand format that applies practical examples that you can immediately use to enhance your success.