Project Management for Non-Project Managers: 2-Day Online Training
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:
How to effectively manage yourself and others as a project leader
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
Instructor-led examples and discussions that bring the information to life!
Project Leadership: Be a Leader, Not Just a Manager (Day 1, Part 1)
Why projects fail and what you can do about it
What it really takes to lead a project from start to finish
Key leadership strategies and how to develop them
Project start up: How to clearly define the project charter
Keys for identifying your project team and important stakeholders
Planning Your Project: Begin with the End in Mind (Day 1, Part 2)
Project and product lifecycle management: Putting it together
Create a comprehensive and specific work breakdown structure (WBS)
Setting the boundaries of the scope: Determine what should be in and out
Getting your budget approved: How to estimate costs and reserves
Strategies to size up the risks and avoid unexpected setbacks
Critical Project Management Skills: Keeping Your Project on Track (Day 1, Part 2)
Techniques for creating a schedule that accurately tracks your initiatives
Best practices for monitoring and controlling the project
Design useful reporting and documentation processes
Project Performance Management: Techniques for Ensuring Success (Day 2, Part 1)
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
Being a "translator": Leading the team while talking to management
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.
Join project management expert Alana Hill for this live, 4-part webinar and learn the key strategies to plan and execute successful projects whether you are new to project management, or have run projects in the past. Our live, 2-day training session will equip you with the skills you need for project success.