Project Management for The Scout Troop<br />11th Edgware Scout Troop<br />www.11thedgware.com<br />Bradley Howard, Februar...
How to get to the moon<br />(for 13 year olds)<br />Or...<br />
Project Management is Really Simple<br />
And then...<br />i.e. Practice makes you almost perfect!<br />
Two rules on planning:<br />Split planning up into lots of ‘plans’<br />For each one, simply ask these 6 questions:<br />W...
A project manager doesn&apos;t need to answer any of those questions<br />Or even understand those answers<br /> <br />&qu...
Let’s plan our trip to the moon<br />OK...<br />
Why?<br />
Who?<br />
What?<br />
Where?<br />
When?<br />
How?<br />
Split up the really big project into smaller projects<br />We&apos;ll have teams working on their &apos;smaller&apos; proj...
What does the Project Manager do now?<br />
And now for a harder project...<br />
Remember the beginning?<br />Let’s plan for the cooking competition<br />
The planning:<br />Why...?<br />Who...?<br />What...?<br />Where...?<br />When...?<br />How...?<br />To plan for the cooki...
Bradley Howard<br />11th Edgware Scout Troop<br />
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A 15 minute introduction to Project Management for scouts (ideally aged 13 upwards).
Starts with a simple overview, then an example to work with the Scouts, and finally a real world challenge that they will need to implement themselves.

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  1. 1. Project Management for The Scout Troop<br />11th Edgware Scout Troop<br />www.11thedgware.com<br />Bradley Howard, February 2010<br />
  2. 2. How to get to the moon<br />(for 13 year olds)<br />Or...<br />
  3. 3. Project Management is Really Simple<br />
  4. 4. And then...<br />i.e. Practice makes you almost perfect!<br />
  5. 5. Two rules on planning:<br />Split planning up into lots of ‘plans’<br />For each one, simply ask these 6 questions:<br />Why...?<br />Who...?<br />What...?<br />Where...?<br />When...?<br />How...?<br />‘Planning’ is actually more than just errr.. ‘planning’<br />
  6. 6. A project manager doesn&apos;t need to answer any of those questions<br />Or even understand those answers<br /> <br />&quot;All they do is&quot;:<br />Communicate those answers between different planning teams (the &apos;who&apos;)<br />Make sure everything is being done!<br />...That&apos;s &quot;all they do!&quot; <br />A tiny point<br />
  7. 7.
  8. 8. Let’s plan our trip to the moon<br />OK...<br />
  9. 9.
  10. 10. Why?<br />
  11. 11. Who?<br />
  12. 12. What?<br />
  13. 13. Where?<br />
  14. 14. When?<br />
  15. 15. How?<br />
  16. 16. Split up the really big project into smaller projects<br />We&apos;ll have teams working on their &apos;smaller&apos; projects (like building a rocket, or a moonbase...!)<br />By now, we’ll have...<br />
  17. 17. What does the Project Manager do now?<br />
  18. 18. And now for a harder project...<br />
  19. 19.
  20. 20. Remember the beginning?<br />Let’s plan for the cooking competition<br />
  21. 21. The planning:<br />Why...?<br />Who...?<br />What...?<br />Where...?<br />When...?<br />How...?<br />To plan for the cooking competition<br />
  22. 22. Bradley Howard<br />11th Edgware Scout Troop<br />
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