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Project Management - Advanced Series

Category: Business Skills Department: HR/Professional Development
Description:

Based on the strong response to the Project Management Introductory Series that we have offered UO employees, we are now hoping to enhance your learning through an ADVANCED PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERIES.

This three-part series is designed to meet the needs of managing a project based on best practices and core concepts. The course consists of three 3-hour sessions that will sequentially develop your project management skills through a combination of class lecture and application.

Participants will work both individually and in teams on class exercises. Several members of a project team may attend the series and work together on team exercises.

Session 1: Projects by the Numbers: Estimating and Tracking Time and Budget

  • Introduction to estimating project time and budget
  • Creating the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), the foundation of estimating
  • Workshop – Create a WBS
  • A review of the most commonly used estimating methods
  • Workshop – Complete exercises using estimation methods
  • How to monitor project results through time and budget tracking
  • Workshop – Tracking project results


Session 2: Problem Solving Using Team Collaboration and Visual Models

  • Introduction to team collaboration and visual models
  • Why use team collaboration to solve problems?
  • Workshop – How to make toast/applied visual collaboration method
  • Visual problem solving models explained
  • Workshop - Using visual problem solving models


Session 3: Project Team Leadership

  • Introduction to project team leadership vs management
  • Roles of a Project Team Leader
  • Workshop – what makes a great leader?
  • Top 10 qualities of a great team leader
  • Workshop – personal action plan
Prerequisite:

As this series will build on what you learned in the Project Management - Introductory Series, this is a pre-requisite for this course. 

Additional Information:

Target Audience: Individuals tasked with planning and implementing a project initiative that have attended the Project Management - Introductory Series

Session Information

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There are currently 21 seats free.

Cost
Instructor
Kimberly Cude and Julie Smith
Location
PeaceHealth North Building, Room 478 (677 E. 12th Ave., 12th & Hilyard)
Internet Based
No
Size Limit
30
Open Registration
10/11/2016
Close Registration
11/25/2017
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Dates & Times

Date Time Length
Nov 29th, 2017 09:00 am — 12:00 pm 3 hrs
Dec 6th, 2017 09:00 am — 12:00 pm 3 hrs
Dec 13th, 2017 09:00 am — 12:00 pm 3 hrs