Project Management: Foundations and Best Practices – Online

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Name: Project Management: Foundations and Best Practices – Online
Date: September 21, 2020 - September 29, 2020
Event Description:
Overview: This course introduces students to the foundations of successful project management, especially in a technology environment. Students will learn key project management concepts, then immediately apply them in a hands-on team simulation. This course approaches project management from the standpoint of managing a single, stand-alone project that is small to medium in size. It takes students through the project life cycle in the same sequence they would face when managing a real project in the workplace. By the end of this class, you will understand how to manage a project from beginning to successful completion. By the end of the course, participants will be able to: Explain the role and value of project management. Recognize common causes of project success and failure. Balance competing priorities. Identify individual and team skills that affect the success of a project. Initiate a project using chartering and a project kickoff. Set stakeholder expectations early. Identify deliverables and requirements, and create plans for managing them. Perform the activities needed for a successful project planning phase. Break down deliverables into tasks and activities using a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS). Identify dependencies between tasks and estimate the effort required to complete the tasks. Develop a schedule, resource plan, and budget that fit the project. Identify and manage risks. Plan for communication, quality, scope changes and procurement. Monitor project progress, steer a project during execution, and take corrective action. Increase team motivation and performance. Close out a project with requirements verification, acceptance and handoff. Complete a lessons learned review. Who Should Attend: Engineers, scientists, clinicians, researchers, administrators, continuous improvement specialists, quality assurance personnel, or other technical professionals who are responsible for product, process, or test development, improvement who must organize and manage small to medium-sized projects. Prerequisites: Previous experience in a project environment is helpful, but not required. Cost: 2-day class
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Date/Time Information:
Training Dates: September 21, 22, 28 and 29, 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Contact Information:
Julie Black Director of Member Services Oregon Bioscience Association 503-953-3145
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