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Technical Project Management: Tools to Ensure Success, 2-Day Online Training


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $699.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Applying the methodologies to use as a project manager can be a complicated process, but add in the complexity of a technical project, and you can be in over your head. Technical project managers require a knowledge base specific to the technology they are leading in addition to general project management skills. But what if the technology is new, or new to you? In this 4‐part, instructor‐led training, Alana Hill, PMP will address the challenges facing technical projects, and the project management skills and tools to overcome them. Our expert speaker, will address these and other critical strategies, including:

  • Planning Your Project: Keys to Identify & Implement Proven Planning Practices
  • Technical Effectiveness: Recognize Key Technical Parts of the Project
  • Risk Awareness: Step‐by‐Step Guidance to Minimize Risks & Uncertainty within Any Project
  • Managing Timelines: Plan and Coordinate Timelines within Technical Project Plans
  • Setting Expectations: Effective Tools for Communicating with Technical Professionals

Program Highlights

  • Day 1, Part 1 (Overview of Essential Project Management Roles and Responsibilities):

    • Define the technical project management environment and the PM's role
    • Setting up your team to succeed: keys to leveraging the talent around you
    • What is the effective framework and terminology to apply within your project?
  • Day 1, Part 2 (Project Planning for a Technical Project: Getting the Plan Right):

    • How to plan the various components of a technical of a project
    • Risk management tools to minimize risk and uncertainty
    • Recognizing the key information needed to set execution dates and timelines
  • Day 2, Part 1(Project Execution for a Technical Project: Preparing for Change)

    • Lifecycle of a technical project plan: Essential techniques to manage your project
    • Recognizing key objectives and expectations of your technical projects
    • Tools for leading projects & communicating with higher ups
  • Day 2, Part 2 (Technical Reporting, Analysis and Project Closure) :

    • Best practices for measuring project performance & deliverables
    • Keys for writing technical reports and analyzing key data
    • Critical project control methodologies to apply to your project
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Alana M. Hill, PMP is a passionate speaker, author, trainer, and mentor. Her experience as an engineer and certified Project Management Professional (PMP) in upstream oil and gas provides a real-world insight into how people and teams can excel. She has been recognized for her excellent communication, leadership, and team-building skills. Her international, cross-functional business knowledge shapes her perspective of talent development. Alana holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and 20 years of leading successful projects.

  • Alana began her career as a Field Engineer in South Texas for Schlumberger, where she led an oilfield services crew. Ms. Hill was promoted to Headquarters after displaying a strong interest in software and workforce automation. In her ten years with the oilfield giant, Alana advanced from Field Invoicing Process Engineer to Program Manager for Training Technologies, leading numerous projects of varying size and scope. In 2006, she established a consulting practice leveraging her expertise in business solutions and training.
  • Alana is a member of Project Management Institute (PMI), Toastmasters International, and the Association for Talent Development. As a strong advocate for corporate and personal philanthropy, Alana donates her time to the Fort Bend ISD School Health Advisory Committee, local school PTA boards, MD Anderson Cancer Center, and other civic and charitable organizations.

Program Benefits

In this interactive, 2‐day online training program, you will develop the communication, planning, leadership and execution skills required to successfully deliver technical projects within your organization.