Project Project Management for Results

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Project Management for Results
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Project Management for Results
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  1. 1. Project Project Management for Results Management for Results Earn 35 PDUs and 30 CPE Credits! October 4–8, 2010 | Arlington, VA Complete Your Featuring Two Interactive Forums: Project on Project Management for Results Earned Value Management Time, Within Ì Initiate, Plan, Execute and Close out a Program Ì Understand and Use EVM Tools and Techniques Budget and to Ì Track and Manage Projects with Ì Forecast Final Program Costs and the Customer’s Greater Accuracy Scheduling Using EVM Methods Ì Master the Process of Closing and Ì Visualize and Plan Project Expectations Executing Projects Activities Using a Work Ì Describe the Organizational Influences Breakdown Structure that May Affect Your Project Ì Understand the Project Life Cycle In Association with: ® 1
  2. 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 operations, Project Organization Phase 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 terminology Ì Review criteria to determine exactly what is as it relates to the PMBOK® and project needed in the project charter documents management methodology Ì Utilize best-in-class techniques for executing a Ì Differentiate the various roles and project charter with full sponsor’s approval responsibilities of project stakeholders 4:00 Day One Adjourns Develop Project Management Skills 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. 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 budgeting Key Techniques for Defining a Project Ì Develop an expected value process to create a defensible contingency reserve Ì Understand and identify the components of a project description document Ì Create and describe the purpose of a project Develop a Preliminary Schedule priority matrix Ì Create a network diagram and identify the critical path Plan the Project Infrastructure Ì Identify early and late schedules and produce a preliminary Gantt Chart using this information Ì Determine the purpose of defining the project infrastructure Ì Develop quality standards based on project Construct the Network Diagram goals and contract requirements Ì Monitor project timing and resources and manage the links between them Visualize and Plan the Project Activities Ì Establish then minimize realistic project duration while maintaining overall cost and Using a Work Breakdown Structure design requirements Ì Understand the purpose of a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) 4:00 Ì Create a WBS using two techniques 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 for necessary units to from initiation to meaningful tasks performance reclaiming troubled sit for the PMP® execution measurement and projects examination reporting standards 3
  4. 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 project Ì Establish then minimize realistic project is on track and help chart the project and duration while maintaining overall cost 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 problems monitor project progress to effectively minimize that can hurt project progress 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. 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 Role Utilize Risk Analysis Techniques 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 precise effective project leader techniques to use Ì Strengthen your leadership skills by assessing, Ì Objectively analyze the probability and impact developing and advancing management of each possible risk capabilities Design a Risk Management Plan Report Project Status Ì Create risk management plan to ensure Ì Record and report project status using different successful project execution methods Ì Analyze, control, and mitigate risks using this Ì Ensure data accuracy when giving real project effective tool 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. 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 gauge 9:00 project processes Deal with Change Ì Effectively report project processes and make Ì Manage and communicate project change 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 closeout Establish Change Management Control activities 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 metrics for further projects Adjust the Scope for Schedule Changes 4:00 Ì Schedule changes that can uncontrollably alter Conference Adjourns the project scope 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. 7. Logistics & Registration venue and hotel: CPE Credits Project Management for Results will be hosted at The Performance Delivery Method: Group-live Institute’s training center in Arlington, VA, just one block east of Program Level: Basic the Courthouse stop on the Orange Line of the D.C. Metro. A Prerequisites: None public parking garage is located inside of the building for $10/ Advanced Preparation: None day. Continental breakfast and refreshments will be provided for CPE Credits: Up to 30 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 professional education The Performance Institute Training Center 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 sponsors may be 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Sixth Floor addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN Arlington, VA 22201 37219-2417. Website: 877-992-9522 A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Arlington PDUs Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott at the prevailing rate of $300.00 PDU Credits: Up to 35 until September 3, 2010. Please call the hotel directly and reference code “Project Management for Results” when making As a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P), The ® reservations to get the discounted rate. The hotel is conveniently Performance Institute has agreed to abide by PMI established quality assurance criteria. “PMI” and the PMI logo are service and trademarks located three blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station. Please ask the registered in the United States and other nations; “PMP” is a certification mark registered hotel about a complimentary shuttle that is also available for your in the United 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 convenience. not affiliated with The Performance Institute. Earning PMI Credits: The Performance Institute is a Registered Education Provider of The Project Management Institute. All of our project Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott management trainings, conferences and webinars offer credits to help you take the PMP Exam 1533 Clarendon Blvd. or stay accredited with PMI. Arlington, VA 22209 703-528-2222 Quality Assurance: The Performance Institute strives to provide you with the most productive and effective educational experience possible. If after completing the course you feel there is some way tuition & group discounts: we can improve, please write your comments on the evaluation form provided upon your arrival. Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning experience and wish to request a The tuition rate for attending Project Management for Results is as credit or refund, please submit it in writing no later than 10 business days after the end of the training to: follows: The Performance Institute: Quality Assurance Offerings Public Private PDUs 805 15th Street, NW, 3rd Floor Washington, DC 20005 Full Project Management $1899 $2199 35 Note: As speakers are confirmed six months before the event, some speaker changes or topic changes may occur in the program. The Institute is not responsible for speaker for Results Week changes, but will work to ensure a comparable speaker is located to participate in the program. Project Management $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, including Earned Value delegates, sponsors and guests. $899 $999 14 Management Discounts & Payment: • All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts must require payment at time of registration and before the cut-off date in order to receive any discount. * For more information on group discounts for Project Management for Results please contact Melvin Hall at • Any discounts offered whether by The Institute (including team discounts) must also require payment at the time of registration. 202-739-9630 or email him at • 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. 8. logistics & Registration to register u call fax this form to visit 877-992-9521 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 Performance Institute 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 cancellation confirmation email. o I have read and accepted the Cancellation Policy above. ACKnOWlEDGED AnD AGREED By: _________________________________________________________________________________Date: _______________________________________ Priority Code: T355-WEB 8