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  • 1. June 22–26, 2009 Project Management for Results Washington, DC Project Management for Results Complete Your Project on Time, on Budget and within Scope Featuring Project Management Methodology Specifically Designed to Help You: • Define and Plan Major Government Projects • Master the Process of Closing and Executing Projects • Track and Manage Projects with Greater Accuracy • Manage and Report Project Data and Enhance Performance • Remain within Project Scope • Visualize and Plan Project Activities Using a Work • Define Project Goals and Successfully Complete Breakdown Structure Project Requirements In Association with: Earn 35 PDUs and 30 CPE Credits 1 ®
  • 2. Project Management for Results Who Day 1: Monday, June 22, 2009 Should Attend: 8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:00 Government: Introduction to Project Management: The Latest Methodologies in Project Management According to the PMBOK® • Project Mangers • Describe the differences between operations, projects and programs • Portfolio Managers • Define roles, review the necessary skills of project managers and identify possible • Program Managers competency gaps • PMPs 10:00 Review the Terminology: Understand Key Concepts and Terms • Project Support Staff • Review key project management terminology as it relates to the PMBOK® and project • Acquisition and management methodology Procurement Staff • Differentiate the various roles and responsibilities of project stakeholders • IT Architects 11:00 • CAPMs Develop Project Management Skills for Success • Contract Managers • Utilize various methods to enhance project team building • Understand the key organizational influences that affect a project 12:00 What Lunch Break 12:30 Project Initiation Phase You Will Learn: • Implement key stakeholder techniques for the first customer/sponsor meeting • Identify and describe project requirements in clear terms • Successfully Bring a Project from 2:00 Initiation to Execution Project Organization Phase • Break Project Work Down into • Align project team requirements with current organizational structure and standards Meaningful Tasks • Define roles and develop necessary skills to effectively deliver planned objectives • Develop Project Performance Measurement and Reporting 3:30 Standards Creating the Project Charter • Review criteria to determine what is needed in the project charter documents • Understand Critical Factors for Reclaiming Troubled Projects • Utilize best-in-class techniques for executing a project charter with full sponsor’s approval • Develop an Integrated EVM System 4:30 Day One Adjourns • Acquire the Necessary Units to Sit for the PMP® Examination 2
  • 3. Project Management for Results Day 2: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 2:00 8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast Develop a Preliminary Schedule • Create a network diagram and identify the critical path 9:00 • Identify early and late schedules and produce a preliminary Gantt Key Techniques for Defining a Project Chart using this information • Understand and identify the components of a project description document 3:30 • Create and describe the purpose of a project priority matrix Construct the Network Diagram • Monitor project timing and resources and manage the links 10:00 between them Plan the Project Infrastructure • Establish then minimize realistic project duration while • Determine the purpose of defining the project infrastructure maintaining overall cost and design requirements • Develop quality standards based on project goals and contract requirements 4:30 Day Two Adjourns 11:00 Visualize and Plan the Project Activities Using a Work Breakdown Structure • Understand the purpose of a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Understand the Four Elements of Project • Create a WBS using two techniques Management: Project Initiation, Project 12:00 Lunch Break Planning, Project Execution and Project 12:30 Close Out Use the Work Breakdown Structure for Effective Estimating • Differentiate cost estimating and cost budgeting • Develop an expected value process to create a defensible contingency reserve 3
  • 4. Project Management for Results Day 3: Wednesday, June 24, 2009 2:00 Create the Project Budget • Identify your costs and develop your own project 8:30 budgeting process Registration and Continental Breakfast • Create a baseline to determine if the project is on track and help chart the project and progress 9:00 Define Project Estimates 3:30 • Differentiate a contingency reserve and a management reserve Optimize the Project Plan • Use your WBS to provide a more accurate project estimate • Develop key strategies for creating and optimizing the project plan 10:00 • Manage project status and anticipate problems that can hurt Analyze the Network Diagram project progress • Resolve project and program problems and make decisions 4:30 • Establish then minimize realistic project duration while maintaining Day Three Adjourns overall cost and design requirements 11:00 Manage Project Progress: Integrating the Gantt Chart • Graphically document, manage and monitor project progress to effectively minimize setbacks • Maintain project scope and take corrective action to get projects back on course 12:00 Lunch Break 12:30 Utilize and Load Organizational Resources • Maintain and assign people, facility and equipment resources accordingly • Actively adjust loads and variable expenses and understand the difference between generic-and specific-level resources 4 4
  • 5. Project Management for Results Day 4: Thursday, June 25, 2009 8:30 2:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast Understand the Project Manager’s Role in Team Development 9:00 • Overcome the many challenges to being an effective Identify Risks project leader • Identify and evaluate project risk • Strengthen your leadership skills by assessing, developing and • Determine specific risks by project and by work package advancing management capabilities or activity 3:30 10:00 Report Project Status Utilize Risk Analysis Techniques • Recording and report project status using different methods • Determine how risk management will be executed, who will be • Ensure data is accuracy when giving real project status reports involved and the precise techniques to use • Objectively analyze the probability and impact of each 4:30 possible risk Day Four Adjourns 11:00 Design a Risk Management Plan Create an Effective Work • Create a risk management plan to ensure successful project execution Breakdown Structure • Analyze, control, and mitigate risks using this effective tool 12:00 Lunch Break 12:30 Assemble the Project Team • Assess project human capital needs and negotiate staff assignments with senior leadership • Lead exercise that promote overall team success 5 5
  • 6. Project Management for Results Key Day 5: Friday, June 26, 2009 8:30 Methodologies: Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:00 Deal with Change The project management process • Manage and communicate project change described in this course enables • Create a change management system to avoid confusion and keep your projects on track project managers to produce project deliverables in the least amount of 10:00 time, for the lowest cost and with Establish Change Management Control Procedures the highest quality. Developed from • Initiate a change management process within your project the Project Management Body of • Enhance project team success through effective change initiatives Knowledge (PMBOK®), produced by The Project Management Institute, 11:00 this course teaches project managers Adjust the Scope for Schedule Changes to develop specific goals, objectives • Manage schedule changes that can uncontrollably alter the project scope and deliverables to control project • Keep your project within scope and on time using best practices elements. 12:00 Lunch Break Project Integration Management 12:30 Monitor and Control Project Processes Project Scope Management • Utilize proper measures and metrics to gauge project processes • Effectively report project processes and make enhancements Project Time Management 2:00 Project Cost Management Execute the Project Closeout Phase • Name the three steps to closing out a project and the several choices for project Project Quality Management closeout activities • Conduct a project closeout review Project Human Resource Management 3:30 Document Lessons Learned Project Communication Management • Document project successes and improvements • Implement a system to ensure data and metrics for further projects Project Risk Management 4:30 Procurement Management Conference Adjourns 6
  • 7. Project Management for Results Sponsorship In House Training Opportunities One of the more popular vehicles for accessing the Institute’s educational offerings is the delivery of on-site trainings and management facilitations. Bringing a training or facilitation in-house gives you the opportunity to customize a program that addresses your exact challenges and provides a more personal learning experience, while virtually eliminating As a conference and training travel expenses. Whether you require training for a small group or for an organizational- provider, The Performance Institute is wide initiative, the advanced learning methods employed by The Performance Institute (PI) an expert in bringing together leaders will create an intimate training atmosphere that maximizes knowledge transfer to enhance to share and discuss best practices the talent within your organization. and innovations. We connect decision-makers with respected CUSTOMIZATION We realize that not all obstacles can be overcome by applying an “off-the-shelf solution”. solution providers. While many training providers will offer you some variation of their standard training, PI’s subject matter experts will work with you and your team to examine your programs and determine your exact areas of need. The identification of real life examples will create a The Institute offers four different pre- learning atmosphere that resonates with participants and provides immediate return on your designed sponsorship packages: training investment. Using interactive exercises that employ actual projects or scenarios from your organization, instructors can address specific challenges and align the curriculum • Event Co-Sponsor of each session to your objectives. While the majority of on-site trainings are focused on smaller groups, PI also has the ability to accommodate organizational-wide training • Session Sponsor initiatives. Utilizing multiple instructors, PI has the capacity to deliver courses to groups of up • Luncheon Sponsor to 300 participants per day. • Exhibit Booth Sponsor AREAS OF EXPERTISE On-site delivery of single courses, certification programs and entire packages of specialized courses are available in the following areas: For more information on sponsorships • Strategic Planning or to get started, contact Jessica • Performance Measurement Ward at 703-894-0481 x 215 or • Project Management • Lean Six Sigma • Workforce Management • Performance-Based Budgeting • Performance-Based Contracting • Performance Reporting • Program Evaluation • Administrative Management • Leadership and Change For more information about in-house training options available to you, please contact Mark Bryan at 703-894-0481 x 225or email him at 7
  • 8. Project Management for Results Logistics & Registration REGISTRATION 1. ONLINE at VENUE & HOTEL 2. VIA FAX to 703-894-0482 3. VIA PHONE to 703-894-0481 Project Management for Results will be hosted at The Performance Institute’s training center in Arlington, VA, just one block east of the Courthouse stop on the Orange Line of the D.C. 4. VIA MAIL to 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Sixth Floor Metro. A public parking garage is located inside of the building for $10/day. Continental Arlington, VA 22201 breakfast and refreshments will be provided for delegates on each day. ❍ Yes! Register me for Project Management for Results Conference Address: Hotel Address: ❍ Please call me. I am interested in a special Group Discount The Performance Institute Training Center Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott 1515 N. Courthouse Rd. 1533 Clarendon Blvd. for my team Suite 600 Arlington, VA 22209 Arlington, VA 22201 703-528-2222 | Delegate Information A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott at the prevailing rate of $209.00 until May 22, 2009. Please call the hotel directly and reference code “Project Management for Results” when making reservations to get the Name Title discounted rate. The hotel is conveniently located three blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station. Please ask the hotel about a complimentary shuttle that is also available for your convenience. Office Organization TUITION & GROUP DISCOUNTS The rate for attending Project Management for Results is $2499. The Performance Institute offers reduced tuition to groups of three or more. For more information Address please contact David Yerks at 858-866-9381 or CPE CREDIT City State Zip Delivery Method: Group-live Program Level: Beginner Prerequisites: None Advanced Preparation: None Telephone Fax CPE Credits: 30 The Performance Institute is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding Email sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. Website: Payment Information PDUS Training Form/Purchase Order PMI Registered Education Provider Check (accepted by mail only) PDUs: 35 ® Credit Card The Performance Institute has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute. As a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P), The Performance Institute has agreed to abide by PMI established quality assurance criteria. “PMI” and the PMI logo are service and trademarks registered in the United States and other nations; “PMP” is a certification mark registered in the United Credit Card Number Expiration Date States and other nations; “PMBOK” and “CAPM” are trademarks registered in the United States and other nations by the Project Management Institute, Inc., which is not affiliated with The Performance Institute. Name on Card 3 Digit Card verification # Cancellation Policy Quality Assurance For live events: The Performance Institute will provide a The Performance Institute strives to provide you with the full refund less $399 administration fee for cancellations most productive and effective educational experience Billing Zip Code four weeks before the event. If cancellation occurs within possible. If after completing the course you feel there is two weeks prior to conference start date, no refund will be some way we can improve, please write your comments issued. Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel on the evaluation form provided upon your arrival. Should Please make checks payable to: The Performance Institute prior to the event will be charged the entire registration fee. you feel dissatisfied with your learning experience and wish to request a credit or refund, please submit it in writing no Priority Code: T328-WEB For webinars: The Performance Institute will provide a full later than 10 business days after the end of the training to: refund less $50 administrative fee for cancellations four weeks before the event. If cancellation occurs within two The Performance Institute: Quality Assurance weeks prior to conference start date, no refund will be issued. 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 600 Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the Arlington, VA 22201 meeting will be charged the entire registration fee. Discounts Note: As speakers are confirmed six months before the • All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts must require payment at time of registration and before the cut-off date in order to receive any All the cancellation requests need to be made online Your event, some speaker changes or topic changes may occur discount. confirmation email contains links to modify or cancel in the program. The Performance Institute is not responsible • Any discounts offered whether by The Performance Institute (including team discounts) must also require payment at the registrations. Please note that the cancellation is not final for speaker changes, but will work to ensure a comparable time of registration. until you receive a written confirmation. speaker is located to participate in the program. • All discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer. Payment must be secured prior to the conference. If payment If for any reason The Performance Institute decides to cancel • Discounts cannot be applied retroactively is not received by the conference start date, a method of this conference, The Performance Institute accepts no respon- 8 payment must be presented at the time of registration in order sibility for covering airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by to guarantee your participation at the event. registrants, including delegates, sponsors and guests.