Project Management for Training, class 1


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This is class 1 for the summer session of the online Project Management for Training class I am teaching at New York University:

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Project Management for Training, class 1

  1. 1. Project Management for Training Jeffrey Keefer June 30, 2009—Class 1 X75.9952.001—Spring 2008 Tuesdays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Location:
  2. 2. Agenda • Introductions – Online Wimba system – Participants – Epsilen course site • Sharing Expectations • Course Objectives • Syllabus • Synchronous session date and time discussion / adjustment (as needed) • What is a Project? BREAK • Who are the Stakeholders? • Parts of a Training Plan • The ADDIE Cycle • The project life cycle • Teams • Review Assignments • Critical Incident Questionnaire (CIQ) – online 2
  3. 3. Live Classroom Window Talk Button Participant Area Text Chat
  4. 4. Audio Check Yes No Can you hear the presenter? – Click yes (checkmark) if you can hear the presenter – Click no (x) if you cannot hear the presenter
  5. 5. Communicating with Participants You’ll learn how to: • Speak • Raise hand • Express that you are away, confused, or other emotions • Send public and private text messages • Dial-in via telephone if audio fails
  6. 6. Communicating with Participants Press & hold to talk • You may also press and hold the [Ctrl] key
  7. 7. Communicating with Participants Click on the hand icon • Raise your hand when you want to speak
  8. 8. Communicating with Participants Click on SET STATUS icon to open • Select an emoticon to express status and feelings
  9. 9. Communicating with Participants Text Chat: Type & press the [Enter] or [Return] key to send message • Main Room—public message • Participant Name—private message
  10. 10. Communicating with Participants Audio Backup 1. Click on telephone 2. Dial phone number 3. Enter PIN
  11. 11. Communicating with Participants • Please raise hand when you want to speak • Communicate using: – Talk button – Text Chat – Answer : Yes  -or- No  icons – Emoticons
  12. 12. Who? Where? When? Why? How?
  13. 13. Epsilen
  14. 14. Introductions & Expectations Hopes 1. This course 2. Your career & Fears 14
  15. 15. Objectives By the end of this course, students will be able to: 1. Identify the elements of a training proposal and of the ADDIE Instructional System Design (ISD) model. 2. Understand the primary elements of a project life cycle. 3. Create a project plan to implement a training initiative. 15
  16. 16. Syllabus 16
  17. 17. Synchronous Class Time & Date Adjustments? 17
  18. 18. Course (My) Technology 18
  19. 19. What is a Project? Take a moment, and write a definition for what you think a project is. 19
  20. 20. Projects and Project Management A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result. PMBOK(4) 1.2 20
  21. 21. Projects and Project Management Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements. PMBOK(4) 1.3 21
  22. 22. Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), 4 Edition. th 22
  23. 23. Break 23
  24. 24. Stakeholders A stakeholder is anybody who has a vested interest in the project Includes (at least): – Project manager—manages the project, creates project plans, measures performance, takes corrective action, manages the project team, and reports status – Project Team—those responsible for completing the activities of the project – Sponsor—Project initiator, supporter, overseer, and decision-maker 24
  25. 25. Training Plan 25
  26. 26. Use the ADDIE Model
  27. 27. ADDIE Training Cycle ADDIE is the standard model of the training design process: 1. Analyze (the need) 2. Design (the objectives and strategy) 3. Develop (the training program itself) 4. Implement (the training design) 5. Evaluate (if the objectives were met) 27
  28. 28. Project Life Cycle The Project Life Cycle includes the phases of the project from the beginning to the end This can also be thought of in ADDIE terms 28
  29. 29. Team Formation 29
  30. 30. Readings Leading discussions on readings includes: – Summarize the fundamental points / messages of the readings – Critically evaluate the readings (Do the readings work for your practice? Do you agree or disagree with the points, etc.) – Support your perspectives
  31. 31. Next Week’s Deliverables Check / Read Read Heldman reply in Managing 1, 2, & 3 course Training Projects forum Begin Team Consider Final Projects Project Topic
  32. 32. Critical Incident Questionnaire Please take a few minutes to respond to any of the questions below about today’s class. Do not put your name on this paper, as your responses are anonymous. If you do not have a response for any question, feel free to leave it blank. At the beginning of the next class, the responses will be shared. This is intended to help make the class more responsive to your needs and concerns. Critical Incident Questionnaire v4 Adapted from: Brookfield, S. (1995). Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 32
  33. 33. Critical Incident Questionnaire • At what moment in today’s class did you feel most engaged? • At what moment in today’s class did you feel least engaged? • What action anyone (instructor or student) took did you find most affirming / helpful? • What action anyone (instructor or student) took did you find most puzzling / confusing? • Are there any recommendations that may improve the class (e.g., something shortened, omitted, or added)? 33
  34. 34. Critical Incident Questionnaire (CIQ) Online (v6) 34