is an intense 8-hour program focused on developing your project management
Handbook for First-Time
Managing Effectively, Berk and Berk, Sterling Publishing Company,
Management, a bound set of
approximately 100 presentation charts used for the Project Management
training program, ManufacturingTraining Seminars, 2011.
Who Should Attend
project engineers, and members of project teams should attend Project Management.
Project Management Syllabus
Project Management Overview. Project management
schedules, and budgets, and how they interact. The nature of project
company, and external requirements.
Project Planning. Integrating objectives and
schedules. Defining tasks
to meet objectives. The
backwards planning method.
The PERT planning method.
Advantages and disadvantages of the PERT and Gantt
Budgeting. The nature of a budget. Cost estimation approaches,
including historical, manloaded, and task-based budgets. Developing a milestone-based,
time-phased expenditure profile.
Cash flow and cash flow profiles. Matching budgets and
milestones. Budget tracking
tools. Earned value
Project Teams. Translating objectives into
personnel requirements. The
attributes of a project leader.
Selecting the appropriate talent mix. Functional integrity. Personality profiles. Theories of motivation. Managing the team. Project meetings.
Deliverables. Defining success. Recommended reports and
reporting formats. Typical
customer requirements and expectations. Typical company requirements and
Project Control. Work authorizations. Work breakdown structures. Financial reporting. Identifying and responding
to budget and schedule variance.
The IOC concept.
Typical project management pitfalls. Hidden cost areas. Situational leadership. Preventing project failure. Escalation.
Risk Management and Course Wrap-Up. Risk definitions. Risk management approaches. Program, product, and process
risk. Risk analysis and
risk analysis timing.
Yes-No risk analysis.
and solving problems. The
four-step problem solving-process.
Training program summary.