Project Management Discussion with the BDPA Baltimore Chapter

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Project Management Discussion with the BDPA Baltimore Chapter

  1. 1. Project Management Concepts
  2. 2. Corporate Overview Edwards Project Solutions (EdwPS) was founded in 1997 Registered Small Business Singular Focus on Program & Project Management Solutions Active in the Project Management Community 84% of EdwPS Consultants, Technical Staff, and Managers are Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified Edwards Project Solutions integrates industry recognized best practices with our own proven methodology to provide tailored and scalable solutions to clients and projects of all sizes October 18, 2013 Edwards Project Solutions Proprietary 2
  3. 3. Recognition and Certifications Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Privately Owned Firms, 2007-2013 SmartCEO Baltimore Future 50 Award, 2013 BBB Accredited Business since 2000 with an A+ rating Microsoft® Certified Silver Partner Approved Education Provider (AEP) with the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) Registered Education Provider (REP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI) October 18, 2013 Edwards Project Solutions Proprietary 3
  4. 4. Solutions These Solutions are specifically focused to help our clients achieve measureable improvement in their processes, no matter what the challenge Consulting Subject Matter Experts deliver project management tools and techniques essential to project success Technology Applied solutions to standardize and automate project team practices for improved performance Training Effective training programs that integrate the best of theory with practical real-world experiences October 18, 2013 Edwards Project Solutions Proprietary 4
  5. 5. Project Management Elements October 18, 2013 Edwards Project Solutions Proprietary 5
  6. 6. Why is PM different than PfM or PgM? October 18, 2013 Edwards Project Solutions Proprietary 6
  7. 7. How Project, Program and Portfolio Management Work Together October 18, 2013 Edwards Project Solutions Proprietary 7
  8. 8. What is a Project Management Framework? The Project Management Framework goal is to provide a consistent practice and guidance across all projects and to help those involved in projects to repeatedly deliver successful outcomes. The Framework is designed to:  be simple to understand and to operate;  be flexible and adaptable to the type and scale of each project;  ensure adequate control and provide an appropriate level of reporting;  provide an appropriate level of consistency of approach across all projects; October 18, 2013 Edwards Project Solutions Proprietary 8
  9. 9. What is a Project Management Life Cycle The PMLC is used to manage the creation of a solution or service as well as an effort to update an organizations policy or procedures While no two projects are alike all projects will go through the same five phases.      Project Origination Project Initiation Project Planning Project Execution Project Closeout October 18, 2013 Edwards Project Solutions Proprietary 9
  10. 10. 6 Basic Principles of Project Management Methodology Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Project Schedule Status Tracking and Reporting Risk and Issues Management Successful Execution of Key Deliverables October 18, 2013 Edwards Project Solutions Proprietary 10
  11. 11. Project Methodology October 18, 2013 Edwards Project Solutions Proprietary 11
  12. 12. Work Breakdown Structure October 18, 2013 Edwards Project Solutions Proprietary 12
  13. 13. Project Schedule October 18, 2013 Edwards Project Solutions Proprietary 13
  14. 14. Status Tracking and Reporting October 18, 2013 Edwards Project Solutions Proprietary 14
  15. 15. Risk and Issue Management October 18, 2013 Risk Rating e Y Y R R R d G Y Y R R c G Y Y R R b G G G Y R a G G G G Y Edwards Project Solutions Proprietary 1 2 3 4 Likelihood Problem Prevention (Risk Management) identify potentials problems before they occur and provide a mitigation strategy Problem Analysis – Correctly identify root cause of the issue Problem Resolution – Take action to minimize impact on project 5 Impact 15
  16. 16. Successful Execution of Key Deliverables October 18, 2013 Edwards Project Solutions Proprietary 16
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  18. 18. Contact Information For more information on how we can provide your organization with comprehensive project management solutions, please contact: Gerald Leonard, PMP, MCTS, COBIT Phone: 443-561-1315 Email: gleonard@EdwPS.com Also visit our website at: www.EdwPS.com October 18, 2013 Edwards Project Solutions Proprietary 18

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