In this one-day Fall 2009 workshop titled "10 Steps to Successful Project Management" will guide and help the business professional to plan, organize, control the project effort as well as costs, and deliver the results the business demands. The session will be facilitated by Lou Russell, author of 10 Steps to Successful Project Management.   Click here to see the IPFW promotional flyer  and learn how to register.

Who should attend

Any one involved in one or more of the following areas:

• Accurately estimating project duration

• Planning, tracking, and controlling multiple projects

• Communicating project status to stakeholders effectively

What participants learn

After attending this session, you will be able to:

• Differentiate between project management and project work

• Define the roles of the Project Manager, Project Sponsor, and other key individuals on a project

• Create a Project Charter

• Build a Project Plan including schedules, resource allocations, and a budget

• Create activity networks (PERT, Gantt, and CPM) and other tools for communication project scope and activities

• Create criteria for monitoring and reporting progress, including Control Point Identification charts, Project Costing charts, and Milestone charts

• Identify and manage project risk

• Determine and anticipate changes that occur during project execution

• Develop a detailed work plan to accurately determine the project completion date

• Accurately estimate project activities

• Manage external vendors more effectively

• Discover the power of the review process to improve future performance

Class ID: 09FBUS476

Sept. 24 (1 meeting); Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Lou Russell, instructor

0.7 CEU /7 PDUs

$299 Fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, materials, and a copy of 10 Steps to Successful Project Management.