Project management skills and processes are critical tools in meeting an organization's strategic management objectives. Successful human resource professionals must develop and demonstrate skills in leadership, organization, planning, and understanding of the essential aspects of project management. This course is designed to broaden your understanding of project management principles, develop skills needed to successfully facilitate projects, and develop an understanding of the potential risks that often prevent successful project implementation.
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About Your Instructor
-Being strategic in your project planning
-The four levels of project objectives
-Creating strategic project hypotheses
- Initiation and Planning
-Parameters of the Initiation process to develop the business case
-Scope, managing assumptions and identifying deliverables
-Identifying sponsor participation and stakeholder groups
-Execution, Performance, and Close
-The goals of the Execution, Monitoring and Controlling processes of project management.
-Understanding the change process and areas of resistance
-Steps in the post-implementation review and evaluation
-Leadership qualities needed to manage, monitor and motivate project teams
-Applying leading practices of teambuilding concepts
-Crossfunctional project teams
-Working with key stakeholders utilizing Rapid Action Planning
After successfully completing this course you will be able to:
-Apply objectives to a logical framework ( the Logic Model).
- Use the One-Page Project Manager™ (OPPM™) as a key project communication tool.
-Understand and apply various change-management models
-Know how to implement the steps involved in assessment, prioritizing and mitigating project risks.
- Apply leading practices of teambuilding concepts as they apply to cross functional project teams.
-To give learners skills in recognizing the four levels of project objectives and creating strategic project hypotheses
- To deliver an understanding of key skills needed in leading project teams, facilitation of meetings, and presentation of project scope, goals and objectives
-To discuss best practices of teambuilding concepts and people management structures as they apply to cross-functional project teams.