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  • 1. Project Project Management for Results Management for Results Earn 35 PDUs and 30 CPE Credits! October 4–8, 2010 | Arlington, VA Complete Featuring Two Interactive Forums: Your Project Project Management for Results Earned Value Management on Time, Ì Initiate, Plan, Execute and Close out a Program Ì Understand and Use EVM Tools and Techniques Within Ì Track and Manage Projects with Ì Forecast Final Program Costs and Budget Greater Accuracy Scheduling Using EVM Methods Ì Master the Process of Closing and Ì Visualize and Plan Project and to the Executing Projects Activities Using a Work Breakdown Structure Customer’s Ì Describe the Organizational Influences that May Affect Your Project Ì Understand the Project Life Cycle Expectations In Association with: ® 1
  • 2. u Project Management for Results day one: October 4, 2010 8:30 1:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast Project Initiation Phase 9:00 Ì Implement key stakeholder techniques for the first customer/sponsor meetings Introduction to Project Management: The Latest Methodologies in Ì Identify and describe project requirements in clear terms Project Management According to the PMBOK® Ì Describe the differences between Project Organization Phase operations, projects and programs Ì Align project team requirements Ì Define roles, review the necessary skills with current organizational structure of project managers and identify possible and standards competency gaps Ì Define roles and develop necessary skills to effectively deliver on planned objectives Review the Terminology: Understand Key Concepts and Terms Creating the Project Charter Ì Review key project management Ì Review criteria to determine exactly what is terminology as it relates to the PMBOK® needed in the project charter documents and project management methodology Ì Utilize best-in-class techniques for Ì Differentiate the various roles and executing a project charter with full responsibilities of project stakeholders sponsor’s approval 4:00 Develop Project Management Skills Day One Adjourns for Success Ì Utilize various methods to enhance project team building Ì Understand the key organizational influences that may affect a project 12:00 Lunch Break who should attend: Ì Project Mangers Ì Procurement Manager Ì Portfolio Managers Ì Acquisition and Procurement Staff Ì Program Managers Ì IT Architects Ì PMPs Ì IT Specialist Ì Project Support Staff Ì CAPMs Ì Program Analyst Ì Contract Managers 2
  • 3. u Project Management for Results day two: October 5, 2010 8:30 1:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast Use the Work Breakdown Structure for Effective Estimating 9:00 Ì Differentiate cost estimating and cost Key Techniques for Defining budgeting a Project Ì Develop an expected value process to Ì Understand and identify the components of create a defensible contingency reserve a project description document Ì Create and describe the purpose of a project priority matrix Develop a Preliminary Schedule Ì Create a network diagram and identify the critical path Plan the Project Infrastructure Ì Identify early and late schedules and Ì Determine the purpose of defining the produce a preliminary Gantt Chart using project infrastructure this information Ì Develop quality standards based on project goals and contract requirements Construct the Network Diagram Ì Monitor project timing and resources and Visualize and Plan the Project Activities manage the links between them Using a Work Breakdown Structure Ì Establish then minimize realistic project Ì Understand the purpose of a Work duration while maintaining overall cost and Breakdown Structure (WBS) design requirements Ì Create a WBS using two techniques 4:00 Day Two Adjourns 12:00 Lunch Break top five reasons to attend: Successfully Break project Develop Understand Acquire the bring a project work down into project critical factors necessary units to from initiation to meaningful tasks performance for reclaiming sit for the PMP® execution measurement troubled projects examination and reporting standards 3
  • 4. u Project Management for Results day three: October 4, 2010 8:30 1:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast Utilize and Load Organizational Resources 9:00 Ì Maintain and assign people, facility and Define Project Estimates equipment resources accordingly Ì Differentiate a contingency reserve and a Ì Actively adjust loads and variable expenses management reserve and understand the difference between Ì Use your WBS to provide a more accurate generic-and specific-level resources project estimate Create the Project Budget Analyze the Network Diagram Ì Identify your costs and develop your own Ì Resolve project and program problems and project budgeting process make decisions Ì Create a baseline to determine if the Ì Establish then minimize realistic project project is on track and help chart the project duration while maintaining overall cost and and progress design requirements Optimize the Project Plan Manage Project Progress: Integrating Ì Develop key strategies for creating and the Gantt Chart optimizing the project plan Ì Graphically document, manage and Ì Manage project status and anticipate monitor project progress to effectively problems that can hurt project progress minimize setbacks Ì Maintain project scope and take corrective 4:00 action to get projects back on course Day Three Adjourns 12:00 Lunch Break key methodologies covered The project management process described in this course enables project managers to produce project deliverables in the least amount of time, for the lowest cost and with the highest quality. Developed from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) produced by The Project Management Institute, this course teaches project managers to develop specific goals, objectives and deliverables to control the elements of projects. 4
  • 5. u Earned Value Management day four: October 7, 2010 8:30 1:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast Assemble the Project Team Ì Assess project human capital needs 9:00 and negotiate staff assignments with Identify Risks senior leadership Ì Identify and evaluate project risk Ì Lead exercises that promote overall team success Ì Identify specific risks by project and by work package or activity Understand the Project Manager’s Utilize Risk Analysis Techniques Role in Team Development Ì Determine how risk management will be Ì Overcome the many challenges to being an executed, who will be involved and the effective project leader precise techniques to use Ì Strengthen your leadership skills by Ì Objectively analyze the probability and assessing, developing and advancing impact of each possible risk management capabilities Design a Risk Management Plan Report Project Status Ì Create risk management plan to ensure Ì Record and report project status using successful project execution different methods Ì Analyze, control, and mitigate risks using Ì Ensure data accuracy when giving real this effective tool project status reports 4:00 12:00 Day Four Adjourns Lunch Break “ Very interesting combination of system and strategy. Real demonstration of how to.” Teri B., Regional Project Manager, USDA 5
  • 6. u Earned Value Management day five: October 8, 2010 8:30 1:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast Monitor and Control Project Processes Ì Utilize proper measures and metrics to 9:00 gauge project processes Deal with Change Ì Effectively report project processes and Ì Manage and communicate project change make enhancements Ì Create a change management system to avoid confusion and keep your projects on track Execute the Project Closeout Phase Ì Name the three steps to closing out a project and several choices for project Establish Change Management closeout activities Control Procedures Ì Conduct a project closeout review Ì Initiate a change management process within your project Document Lessons Learned Ì Enhance project team success through effective change initiatives Ì Document project successes and improvements Ì Implement a system to ensure data and Adjust the Scope for metrics for further projects Schedule Changes Ì Schedule changes that can uncontrollably 4:00 alter the project scope Conference Adjourns Ì Keep your project within scope and on time using best practices 12:00 Lunch Break 6 “ Logical and easy-to-follow presentation.” Tom W., True MFG
  • 7. Logistics & Registration venue and hotel: CPE Credits Project Management for Results will be hosted at The Delivery Method: Group-live Performance Institute’s training center in Arlington, VA, just one Program Level: Basic block east of the Courthouse stop on the Orange Line of the Prerequisites: None D.C. Metro. A public parking garage is located inside of the Advanced Preparation: None building for $10/day. Continental breakfast and refreshments CPE Credits: Up to 30 will be provided for delegates on each day. The American Strategic Management Institute (ASMI) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing The Performance Institute Training Center 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. 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Sixth Floor Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Arlington, VA 22201 Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. Website: 877-992-9522 A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the PDUs Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott at the prevailing PDU Credits: Up to 35 rate of $300.00 until September 3, 2010. Please call the hotel directly and reference code “Project Management for Results” As a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P), The when making reservations to get the discounted rate. The ® Performance Institute has agreed to abide by PMI established quality assurance criteria. “PMI” and hotel is conveniently located three blocks from the Rosslyn the PMI logo are service and trademarks registered in the United States and other Metro station. Please ask the hotel about a complimentary nations; “PMP” is a certification mark registered in the United States and other nations; “PMBOK” and “CAPM” are trademarks registered in the United States and other shuttle that is also available for your convenience. nations by the Project Management Institute, Inc., which is not affiliated with The Performance Institute. Earning PMI Credits: The Performance Institute is a Registered Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott Education Provider of The Project Management Institute. All of our project management 1533 Clarendon Blvd. trainings, conferences and webinars offer credits to help you take the PMP Exam or stay accredited with PMI. Arlington, VA 22209 703-528-2222 Quality Assurance: The American Strategic Management Institute (ASMI) strives to provide you with the tuition & group discounts: most productive and effective educational experience possible. If after completing the course you feel there is some way we can improve, please write your comments on The tuition rate for attending Project Management for Results the evaluation form provided upon your arrival. Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning experience and wish to request a credit or refund, please submit it in writing is as follows: no later than 10 business days after the end of the training to: Offerings Public Private PDUs ASMI: Quality Assurance 805 15th Street, NW, 3rd Floor Full Project Washington, DC 20005 Management $1899 $2199 35 Note: As speakers are confirmed six months before the event, some speaker for Results Week changes or topic changes may occur in the program. The Institute is not responsible for speaker changes, but will work to ensure a comparable speaker is located to Project Management participate in the program. $1299 $1399 21 for Results (3 Days) If for any reason The Institute decides to cancel this conference, The Institute accepts no responsibility for covering airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants, Earned Value $899 $999 14 including delegates, sponsors and guests. Management Discounts & Payment: • All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts must require payment at time of registration and before the * For more information on group discounts for Project cut-off date in order to receive any discount. Management for Results please contact Melvin Hall at • Any discounts offered whether by The Institute (including team discounts) must also 202-739-9630 or email him at require payment at the time of registration. • All discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer. • Discounts cannot be applied retroactively Payment must be secured prior to the conference. If payment is not received by the conference start date, a method of payment must be presented at the time of registration in order to guarantee your participation at the event. PMP® exam voucher: $600 If you plan on taking the PMP Exam, you may purchase a voucher from The Performance Institute for $600. The benefits of purchasing the voucher from The Institute are: Ì No out-of-pocket expense to register for the exam Ì All costs associated with PMP certification included on one invoice Ì Add all PMP certification expenses to the cost of this training 7
  • 8. Logistics & Registration to register u call fax this form to visit 877-992-9522 866-234-0680 Registration Form o Yes! Register me for Full Project Management for Results Week o Please register me for Project Management for Results only o Please register me for Earned Value Management only o Please call me. I am interested in a special Group Discount for my team Delegate Information Name Title Organization Dept. Address City State Zip Telephone Fax Email Payment Information o Check o Purchase Order / Training Form o Credit Card Credit Card Number Expiration Date Verification no. Name on Card Billing Zip Please make checks payable to: The Performance Institute CAnCELLATIOn POLICY: The American Strategic Management Institute (ASMI) will provide a full refund less a $399 administration fee for cancellations requested four weeks prior to the event start date unless cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to the event start date. If a cancellation is requested less than two weeks prior to the event start date, no refund will be issued. Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the event will be charged the entire registration fee. All cancellations must be requested through the cancellation link found in your attendance confirmation email. Please note that cancellation is not final until you receive a cancella- tion confirmation email. o I have read and accepted the Cancellation Policy above. ACKnOWLEDGED AnD AGREED By: _________________________________________________________________________________Date: _______________________________________ Priority Code: T355-WEB 8