Executive Role in Project Management Training Course
Success of projects is not entirely on the shoulders of the project managers and the project teams.
1/2 onsite day (4 hours) or 1 virtual session (4 hours) | 4 contact hours (PDU’s)
1 onsite day (7 hours) or 2 virtual sessions (3.5 hours each) | 7 contact hours (PDU’s)
2 onsite days (14 hours) or 4 virtual sessions (3.5 hours each) | 14 contact hours (PDU’s)
Success of projects is not entirely on the shoulders of the project managers and the project teams. The organization needs to support the project in a variety of manners. This course explores the role of executives and sponsors in the success of its projects. The course uses group discussions and interactive exercises to enforce the learning objectives.
One-Half Day vs. One Day vs. Two Day Content Comparison
‘One Day’ is one onsite training day or three virtual sessions.
|Course Topics||One-Half Day Version||One Day Version||Two Day Version|
|Project Management Foundation Concepts|
|Project Management Process Groups & Knowledge Areas|
|The “Politics” of Project Management|
|The strengths and weaknesses of project management in your organizational structure|
|The different “sizes” of projects vs the “amount” of project management required|
|Compare & Contrast Traditional vs. Agile Project Management|
|The roles and responsibilities of the Sponsor, Project Review Committee, Functional Manager & the Project Manager|
|The various styles and purposes of a Project Management Office (PMO)|
|How to properly initiate a project for success|
|Prioritization of projects|
|Progressive Elaboration vs Agile approach to “phasing” a project|
|Scoping a project: Scope Statement vs Project Backlog|
|Understanding the project and product requirements|
|Determining the quality acceptance criteria|
|Understanding the risks of the project|
|Management reviews (gateway reviews vs. retrospectives)|
|Change control for the project|
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