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PM2 — Poor Man’s Project Management Presentation Topics:

The following topics are on IPDI’s “PM2: Poor Man’s Project Management” system approach to the numerous simpler projects that do not require the full suite of project management tools, but still need to be planned and executed to be a success in your workplace (and at home). 

“Poor Man’s Approach to Monte Carlo”  (Doug Boebinger)
Monte Carlo answers one “simple” question – “what is the probability of success of your project plan meeting, its schedule and cost goals?”  To do full Monte Carlo on a project is time and cost prohibitive.  However, the “Poor Man’s Approach…” looks at a “Pareto” approach to the problem – get 80% of the benefit with 20% of the effort.  The presentation will walk through a simplified approach that yields results that can be used in your final project planning.  And there is a dice game pitting teams against each other to solidify the Poor Man’s Approach to Monte Carlo concepts.  Duration:  1 hour 

“Poor Man’s Approach to Earned Value”  (Doug Boebinger)
Earned Value is a powerful tool that is not used to its full effectiveness due to the (perceived) complexity and amount of information needed.  The “Poor Man’s Approach…” looks at a “Pareto” approach to the problem – get 80% of the benefit with 20% of the effort.  If your audience isn’t familiar with Earned Value, not a problem, this presentation assumes no prior knowledge of Earned Value and presents it in an intuitive way with great success.  An MSExcel spreadsheet is demonstrated in the presentation which can be downloaded after the presentation.  Duration:  2 hours 

“Poor Man’s Approach to Scheduling” (Doug Boebinger)
 Yes, it is blasphemy to say it, but you can develop a well planned schedule without Microsoft Project – and, dare I say, critical path technique (gasp).  There, I said it.  This presentation looks at a “Pareto” approach to the problem – get 80% of the benefit with 20% of the effort.  A simple, straight forward method to get the team to build a schedule for their project, while building the team and project understanding at the same time.  An MSExcel spreadsheet is demonstrated in the presentation which can be downloaded after the presentation.  Duration:  1 hour

Working with People Presentation Topics

“Failure: An Essential Step to Success”  (Doug Boebinger)
Success is not a given, but failure is.  How we deal with failure will determine how successful we will ultimately be.  This presentation looks at the role that trying but not succeeding plays in our eventual success and how to overcome the failures to reach that success.  Duration:  1 hour 

“Effectively Managing Project Stakeholders (if that is even possible)”  (Doug Boebinger)
People are the key to project success, but they can be the biggest variable as well.  The group is broken into eight teams to discuss the eight “types” of stakeholders (one per team), their effect on the project and how best to interact with them.  The presentation also looks at the five phases of team dynamics and how a project manager needs to act and react to them.  Duration:  1 hour 

“Emotional Intelligence:  How well do you identify and control your emotions” (Doug Boebinger)
This presentation explores the third part of a successful leader – Emotional Capability.  Technical skills and intellectual capability take you only so far to success.  People who master Emotional Intelligence tend to be more successful than those who don’t.  Duration:  2 hours 

“Personal Time Management:  What you do with your time is your decision (believe it or not)”  (Doug Boebinger)
Everyone gets 24 hours per day – each and every day.  What you do with it is up to you.  Really, it is up to you.  This presentation looks at methods to determine, plan, prioritize and act to get the most out of your day – including the fun things like sleeping, eating and time with family.  The more time for the presentation, the more depth that can be explored and exercises performed.  Duration:  1 hour, 2 hour or 4 hour

“Assertiveness – Working with People and Not Against Them” (Myles Miller)
Do you consider yourself to be assertive? And what does being assertive mean to you? Does it mean exercising your rights all the time, every time? Or does it mean knowing when to let someone else or some other cause or outcome take precedence over your rights?

• Learn how to Develop Your Assertiveness
• Practice Using Assertiveness Communication Techniques

Duration:  1 hour

“Bad Apple Management Leadership Lecture” (Bill Dannenmaier)
This talk reports on the latest research in managing difficult people on project teams, their effect on team performances, and organizational responses to bad apples.

“Beating Procrastination – Manage Your Time, Get It All Done” (Myles Miller)
If you’ve found yourself putting off important tasks over and over again, you’re not alone. In fact, many people procrastinate to some degree – but some are so chronically affected by procrastination that it stops them fulfilling their potential and disrupts their careers. The key to controlling this destructive habit is to recognize when you start procrastinating, understand why it happens (even to the best of us), and take active steps to manage your time and outcomes better.

• What is Procrastination?
• 3 Steps to Conquer It…

o Recognize It
o Work Out Why It Happens
o Learn and Adopt Anti-Procrastination Techniques

Duration:  1 hour

“Effective Emails – Taming Your Inbox” (Myles Miller)
When used appropriately, email is an incredibly useful communication tool. But, many of us feel overwhelmed by the amount of mail that we receive and need to respond to. However, there are ways to manage your email so that you’re more productive. We’ll explore strategies for doing this, so that you can get on with the real work at hand.

• Checking Email – When & How
• Reading Email — Use Time and Simple Rules
• Organizing Email – File It, Forget It, Respond
• Using Rules to Your Advantage
• Developing Good Team Habits

Duration:  1 hour

“Emotional Intelligence – Learning How to Be More Aware” (Myles Miller)
Know anyone who never lets their temper get out of control, no matter what problems they are facing. You might think of someone who has the complete trust of her staff, always speaks kindly, listens to her team, is easy to talk to and always makes careful, informed decisions. We’ll look at why emotional intelligence is so important for anyone – and how you can improve yours.

• What is Emotional Intelligence (EI)?
• Learn how to use…

o Self-Awareness
o Self-Regulation
o Motivation
o Empathy
o Social Skills

Duration:  1 hour

“Generational & Cultural Diversity – How to Work Well With Everyone” (Myles Miller)
In the last decade, several differences in the work habits of younger and older women across an array of occupational fields have been observed. In particular, the younger women tend to more often question workplace expectations, such as long work hours or taking work home, and they often are more open about their parenting obligations and commitments.

Some studies suggest that such differences are, in part, accounted for by workers’ values shifting as they age. For example, business-management researchers found an overall change in work values as generations matured, such as giving work a lower priority in life and placing less value in feeling a sense of pride at work. Despite that finding, the study also found generational differences, such as that gen-Xers report less loyalty to their companies, wanting to be promoted more quickly and being more “me-oriented” than baby boomers.

• Learn how to understand the generational and cultural differences that make us unique
• Discover practical application to use in dealing with differences in the workplace

Duration:  1 hour

“Management’s Role in a Project Driven Culture” (Tom Mochal)
Most organizations implement project management in an ad-hoc manner. These organizations focus on the project managers and provide them with training and templates. This is a good start, but it is not going to result in a strong project-driven culture. In fact, the majority of problems encountered in culture change initiatives of this type originate in the management ranks. These managers typically think it is up to the project managers to deploy project management successfully, but in reality the success or failure of the initiative is within their control. All of the management hierarchy has a key role to play in ensuring their organizations successfully implement the project management discipline. This presentation describes the role of management in creating this project-driven culture. Duration:  1 hour

“Managing Interruptions – Manage Focus and Control of Your Time” (Myles Miller)
Everyday interruptions at work can be a key barrier to managing your time effectively and, ultimately, can be a barrier to your success. Because your day only has so many hours in it, a handful of small interruptions can rob you of the time you need to achieve your goals and be successful in your work and life. More than this, they can break your focus, meaning that you have to spend time re-engaging with the thought processes needed to successfully complete complex work.

• Why an Interrupters Log is a Good Tool
• Analyze and Conquer Your Interruptions
• Put Your Phone to Work for You
• Catch Your Breath
• Learn to say ‘No”
• Available and Unavailable Time
• “Invitation Only” Time
• Uncontrollable Interruptions

Duration:  1 hour

“Managing Outsourced Projects”  (Tom Mochal)
Outsourcing project work is more common today than ever. In the past many managers felt that if they outsourced the work, they also outsourced the problems. Most managers today know that this is not the case. Even though you outsource work, you cannot outsource your obligation to make sure the project is progressing smoothly.

Unfortunately, in many instances, the vendor does not perform against expectations. Tune into this presentation to hear the key elements and techniques for managing your critical outsourced projects. Duration:  1 hour

“Now is the Time to Assess for Success” (Tom Mochal)
Organizations all over the world are trying to get better at project management. For the vast majority of companies this means using their own employee backgrounds and experiences to map a course for improvement. This approach is fine but it also limiting. Different people have different views for what an optimized project management organization looks like.

The good news is that there are models that can be used to define an optimal future state. You can use these assessment models to assess your organization. If you are not yet at an optimized state (and few organizations are) the assessments can show you the best practices that you need to implement to get there.  In this session we will discuss assessments in general, and two models in particular – OPM3 from PMI and aPRO from asapm. You will learn the value associated with an organization assessment, plus an overview of these two project management standards. Duration:  1 hour

“Optimizing Your Portfolio”  (Tom Mochal)
No company has the resources to meet all of its business needs. This is true in the best of times. It certainly is even truer when times are tough. Portfolio management is a process to ensure that your company spends its scarce resources on the work that is of the most value to your company, and work that is most closely aligned to your business goals and strategies. Portfolio Management has three major components

• Portfolio planning which takes work from an idea to a project.
• Portfolio execution, which is staffing and managing the active portfolio of work.
• Portfolio harvesting which is gaining and tracking the benefits of the work

You will leave with ideas you can immediately apply to optimizing your own portfolio management process. Duration:  1 hour

“Prioritization – Making the Best Use of Your Time and Resources” (Myles Miller)
Prioritization is the essential skill that you need to make the very best use of your own efforts and those of your team. It’s also a skill that you need to create calmness and space in your life so that you can focus your energy and attention on the things that really matter. It’s particularly important when time is limited and demands are seemingly unlimited. It helps you to allocate your time where it’s most-needed and most wisely spent, freeing you and your team up from less important tasks that can be attended to later… or quietly dropped. With good prioritization (and careful management of reprioritized tasks) you can bring order to chaos, massively reduce stress, and move towards a successful conclusion. Without it, you’ll flounder around, drowning in competing demands.

• Learn Simple Prioritization
• Explore Prioritization Tools That You Can Use Every Day

Duration:  1 hour

“Pulse of the Profession Research Results” (Bill Dannenmaier)
This talk discusses the place of research in the project management discipline and presents the results of the past several years of PMI’s Pulse of the Profession research studies.  It then discusses how project managers can apply that research to improving the discipline within their own organizations. Duration:  1 hour

“Running Effective Meetings – Establishing an Objective and Sticking to It” (Myles Miller)
There are good meetings and there are bad meetings. Bad meetings drone on forever, you never seem to get to the point, and you leave wondering why you were even present. Effective ones leave you energized and feeling that you’ve really accomplished something. So what makes a meeting effective? Effective meetings really boil down to three things:

• They achieve the meeting’s objective
• They take up a minimum amount of time
• They leave participants feeling that a sensible process has been followed

Learn how to achieve these objectives every time you have a meeting. Duration:  1 hour

“Strategic Planning Using the LEAD™ Model” (Tom Mochal)
Organizations set goals and strategies to define their desired future state. Everything else falls out from there – portfolios, programs, projects, operations, etc. TenStep Strategic Services has a strategic planning model called LEAD to help organizations set the correct goals and strategies and to ensure that the work aligns to support them.

• Assess current organization
• Establish goals and strategies to achieve the future state.
• Create an action plan to close the gaps.
• Convert your action plans into the tangible projects.

This presentation describes the LEAD model and how it helps you activate your strategic plan. Duration:  1 hour

“The TenStep Approach for Gathering Business Requirements”  (Tom Mochal)
One of the primary reasons that projects struggle is that the project team does not fully understand the customer requirements. This leads to rework, missed expectations, extensive changes and ultimately missed deadlines and budgets. The project team must meet the needs and expectations of the client to be successful. These client needs and expectations are set through the gathering and agreement on the requirements of the final solution. Gathering requirements involves more than just asking a few questions and then building the solution. Projects with any degree of complexity need a formal process to ensure that all of the requirements are accurately gathered, reviewed, documented and approved.

In this presentation, we will discuss the TenStep model for gathering requirements – elicitation, validation, specification and verification. You will see it is a logical model that you can implement on your projects. Duration:  1 hour

“Tips to Turn Around a ‘Project-Challenged’ Organization”  (Tom Mochal)
Let’s face it. Most of us don’t work in best-in-class project organizations. Most of us don’t work in worst-in-class organizations either – although many of you might say you are closer to this designation. The fact is that too many organizations have basic problems executing projects. Let’s just call them “challenged”. In other words, projects seem to get done in spite of the challenges that are presented from the organization. The projects rely on heroics from project managers and team members. They have to since your organization does not have good processes that you can repeat over and over again for project success.

In this presentation we will discuss some characteristics of challenged organizations. That is the easy part. The presentation will also provide insight into ways to solve the challenges and elevate your organization to a higher level. That is the hard part. We won’t set expectations that there is one technique or approach that will magically make everything perfect. But there are logical techniques and approaches that can help you improve. This presentation will help you decide which ones make sense for your organization. Duration:  1 hour

Project Management Related Presentation Topics

“The Black Swan (no, not the movie)” (Doug Boebinger)
This presentation explores the concept of Risk Management dealing with very high impact, very low probability risks known as “Black Swans.”  These risk events, when they happen (not if they happen), change the world – and not always for the good.  The question is, do you know how to deal with the impact of the highly improbable risks known as “The Black Swan” (no, not the movie).  Duration: 1 hour 

“Negotiation:  Nobody likes it, but we have to do it”  (Doug Boebinger)
Nobody likes to buy a car mainly due to the negotiation that is inevitable.  This presentation looks at the traditional methods used in negotiation – hard vs soft and then proposed a better way:  principled negotiation.  Principled negotiation looks at a way to negotiate to solve the problem as opposed to win the battle.  During the presentation, teams of two will get a chance to practice principled negotiation with an opposing team in a mock negotiation exercise.  Duration:  2 hours 

“Recovering Troubled Projects” (How to get out of your boss’s office – since you are already in it)  (Doug Boebinger)
This presentation looks at the necessary steps to stop the hemorrhaging and get the project back onto the path to success.  The more time for the presentation, the more depth that can be explored. Duration:   2 hour or 4 hour

“Re-Draw The Map” (an exercise in understanding requirements, quality criteria and risk)  (Doug Boebinger)
A fun filled twist on the cause and effect of some of the most common problems on projects.  The presentation starts with an interactive game to demonstrate the basics needs when determining project requirements, quality criteria and risks.  This gets people out of their seats from the start.  Duration:  2 hours 

“Applying Governance on Projects” (Tom Mochal)
Governance is the term used to describe the creation and enforcement of your processes, policies and standards. There are two components – defining good processes and enforcing them. Governance is a top-down management process and requires each manager to be accountable for ensuring their direct reports follow the rules. Duration:  1 hour

Implementing good project management practices requires some level of governance. The governance is typically applied by the manager of the project manager and the sponsor. These managers don’t need to be involved in every detail of the project. However, there are a number of areas where they need to be involved to make sure the project is progressing as it should. Duration:  1 hour

The purpose of this presentation is to explain the role of governance on projects and explain the likely touchpoints where the governance is applied. Duration:  1 hour

“A Worldwide Tour of Quality Management Practices” (Tom Mochal)
Companies and organizations all over the world are trying to become more quality focused. This has lead to a multitude of different quality management practices. Some of the programs, such as Six Sigma, are well known although perhaps not well understood. Many of the programs are only known by the practitioners. The purpose of this presentation is to briefly introduce many of these quality management practices, from total quality management to Kaizen to Poka-Yoke and more. It is an interesting look at the diversity of quality practices. Duration:  1 hour

“An Overview of Agile Development Practices” (Tom Mochal)
For many years, there were two major approaches for structuring Information Technology (IT) development projects – traditional waterfall or iterative development. In the last few years, however, new approaches have surfaced that fall under the general category of “light” methodologies. Calling them methodologies is probably too broad a word. It might be better to refer to them as development approaches, or even philosophies. The purpose of this session is to provide an overview of the terminology and concepts of light methodologies, using Agile, Scrum and Extreme Programming as examples. By the end of the session you will see why these light processes are exciting and unique. You will also have enough information to think about whether they might work in your organization. Duration:  1 hour

“Building, Marketing and Measuring a Value-Add PMO” (Tom Mochal)
PMOs generally focus on building environments where projects can be successful. The nature of PMOs, however, is that they can quickly be viewed as an overheard organization that create processes and templates and is a barrier to the swift completion of projects. Of course, that is the opposite of what they should be doing. In fact, the focus of the PMO should be to help projects execute better, faster and cheaper. Duration:  1 hour

The way to avoid this is by adopting the philosophy of a “Value-add PMO”. Of course, your PMO may have one idea of value and others may have a different idea. The purpose of this presentation is to explain the context for understanding what “value” is so that the PMO is truly aligned toward value-add work. Once we are convinced the PMO is delivering value, you also need to market and measure this value so others are aware as well.

You will learn about all three concepts in this presentation. Duration:  1 hour

“Change Control” (Bill Dannenmaier)
This talk introduces the concept of structured change control as it is used in high-pressure and intense projects.  Management of change is presented in a context of risk management. Duration:  1 hour

“Earned Schedule Management” (Bill Dannenmaier)
This talk introduces a concept, Earned Schedule Management (ESM), that has recently been added to project manager’s toolkit of techniques for managing expectations and estimates of schedule on active projects. Duration:  1 hour

“Estimating Time Accurately” (Myles Miller)
Accurate time estimation is a skill essential to good project management. Usually people vastly underestimate the amount of time needed to implement projects. This is true particularly when they are not familiar with the task to be carried out. They forget to take into account unexpected events or unscheduled high priority work. People also often simply fail to allow for the full complexity involved with a job. In this session, participants will learn:

• Fully understand the problem or opportunity to solve
• Estimating time methods

Duration:  1 hour

“Green Project Management” (Tom Mochal)
The world is going green. We are collectively realizing that we do not have an unlimited amount of air or water or space to continue to utilize resources as we have done in the past. How can we apply these “green” concepts to our project management discipline? One obvious way is that we can manage green projects more efficiently. The sooner that project ends, the sooner the green benefits will be achieved.

Most project managers however, do not manage these kinds of projects. Most of us manage projects such as installing a new software package or upgrading network infrastructure. How can these projects become more environmentally friendly?

The answer is Green Project Management (GreenPM). Green project management is a model where we think green throughout our project and make decisions that take into account the impact on the environment – if any. It is a way to ingrain “GreenThink” into every project management process. Duration:  1 hour

“Global Projects – Global Challenges” (Tom Mochal)
Today, business is more complex than ever before. Technology, resources, people and ideas can be acquired from all around the world. It makes both operations and projects increasingly complex and international. What does it mean for project managers? How should they deal with extremely risky global environment? What are the ways to establish successful cooperation among people representing different cultures? Of course, we also have to achieve our project objectives on-time and within budget.  TenStep is also a global company and we understand these challenges. Attend this session to learn tips and traps for managing global projects. Duration:  1 hour

“Implementing Value-Add, Scalable Project Management Processes” (Tom Mochal)
Project management processes must provide value to a project, and the way to make sure that they provide value is to make sure they are scalable. Large projects need more rigorous processes. Small projects need lighter, agile processes. This presentation will explore the concept of implementing value-added, scalable project management processes. It is a must-view presentation for PMOs and organizations trying to implement good project management without getting too bureaucratic. Duration:  1 hour

“ISO and PMBOK® Guide Overview” (Bill Dannenmaier)
This talk discusses two project management standards, ISO 21500 and the PMI’s PMBOK® Guide and discusses the differences and similarities between the two standards. Duration:  1 hour

“Keeping the Focus on a Value-Add PMO” (Tom Mochal)
PMOs generally focus on building environments where projects can be successful. The nature of PMOs, however, is that they can quickly be viewed as an overheard organization that create processes and templates and is a barrier to the swift completion of projects. Of course, that is the opposite of what they should be doing. In fact, the focus of the PMO should be to help projects execute better, faster and cheaper. Duration:  1 hour

The way to avoid this is by adopting the philosophy of a “value-add PMO”. Of course, your PMO may have one idea of value and others may have a different idea. The purpose of this presentation is to explain the context for understanding what “value” is so that the PMO is truly aligned toward value-add work. Duration:  1 hour

“Managing Small Projects” (Tom Mochal)
Much of the work that you do can be organized as a project. When the projects are large, they need to be managed with formal project management discipline.

But many projects are not large. They are small work efforts that need to be organized and managed efficiently, but not with the full rigor and structure of formal project management discipline. These are the projects of accountants, teachers, administrators and many others. These projects represent the vast majority of all work executed in businesses all over the world.

This presentation describes fundamental work management techniques and skills for these non-project management professionals. Attendees will see how to understand the work that is requested, how to organize the work, how to manage the work and how to execute the work. Duration:  1 hour

“Measuring the Value of a PMO – The PMO Scorecard” (Tom Mochal)
We often state that a PMO must provide value to the organization or else it is likely to be cut or eliminated. Many PMOs struggle trying to show this value. This is generally for two reasons. First, many PMOs simply don’t provide much value. Therefore it is hard to justify the work that the PMO performs. The second reason, and probably more common, is that the PMO is providing value, but it has a hard time articulating and measuring the value provided. If you fit this second category (providing value but don’t know how to measure) this presentation will help. We will discuss the creation of a PMO Scorecard. Duration:  1 hour

“Monte Carlo – Introduction and Application” (Bill Dannenmaier)
This talk introduces the concept of Monte Carlo simulation modeling that underlies much of risk management and forecasting models.  The talk discusses how Monte Carlo simulations are created and provides the participants with a simple Monte Carlo tool as a takeaway from the talk. Duration:  1 hour

“New Insights into Project Scheduling” (Tom Mochal)
The Project Charter and Scope Statement describe “what” your project will achieve. The schedule tells you “how” you are going to achieve it. This presentation will focus on the project schedule and how to make it more valuable to your project. We will start with some fundamentals that you know but have probably forgotten. Then we will proceed into approaches and techniques to provide new insight into scheduling. We think you will find some new ideas and new motivations for the traditional project schedule. Duration:  1 hour

“Planning Large Projects and Programs” (Myles Miller)
As projects get larger, they can reach a level of complexity where ad hoc approaches to project management become wasteful and inefficient. For these projects, project management becomes a technical discipline in its own right. To run such projects efficiently, project managers use formal project management methodologies such as PMBOK® Guide or PRINCE2.

• Explore the standard methods to performing project management
• Understand the phases that must performed for project success
• Acquire techniques, tips and tools that will work well when applied

Duration:  1 hour

“Portfolio Management Demystified” (Tom Mochal)
No company has the resources to meet all of its business needs. This is true in the best of times. It certainly is even truer when times are tough. Even if your company is a rare one that has all the money it needs, you definitely do not have the people to complete everything you would like. Portfolio management is a process to ensure that your company spends its scarce resources on the work that is of the most value to your company, and work that is most closely aligned to your business goals and strategies.  You will leave with tactics and strategies you can immediately apply to improving or building your own portfolio management process. Duration:  1 hour

“Programs are Not Just Large Projects. Here Are The Differences.” (Tom Mochal)
Some people think that a program is just a large project. That is not the case. The program is an umbrella organization designed to coordinate the work of many, many projects to ensure that the projects end up delivering a common, integrated solution. There are unique work processes that are used to manage a program. There are also changes to the project management processes for projects that run within a program.

In this presentation you will see the differences between projects and programs. You will also learn an overall model for establishing, planning and executing programs. Duration:  1 hour

“Project Management in a PMI® Context” (Bill Dannenmaier)
This talk introduces the place and context of the Project Management Institute and its impact on the profession and practice of project management. Duration:  1 hour

“Risk Management Workshop” (Bill Dannenmaier)
This talk introduces the concept of structured project Risk Management according to the process established by the PMI.  The talk introduces the six steps of the PMI risk management process and does a short dive into project risk prioritization using a pairwise comparison tool that is provided to the participants as a takeaway from the talk. Duration:  1 hour

“Successfully Market Your PMO”  (Tom Mochal)
Many PMOs aren’t articulating the value of their PMO to their organization. The result is that the PMOs may be considered overhead. In this presentation we will discuss why PMOs need to do a better job in value-based communication, and share practical tips and techniques you can apply in your own organization. You will learn a framework for creating a Communication Plan for the PMO and how to focus on value-based vs. activity-based communication. You will leave with tactics and strategies you can immediately apply to improving or building your own PMO. Duration:  1 hour

“Understanding Program Management”  (Tom Mochal)
Some people think that a program is just a large project. That is not the case. The program is an umbrella organization designed to coordinate the work of many, many projects to ensure that the projects end up delivering a common, integrated solution. There are unique work processes that are used to manage a program. There are also changes to the project management processes for projects that run within a program.

In this presentation you will see the differences between projects and programs. You will also learn an overall model for establishing, planning and executing programs. Duration:  1 hour

“Using Project Management as an Enabler”  (Tom Mochal)
Projects are the way that your company moves toward its desired future state. Project management is an enabler to help you execute these projects successfully. This session looks at discreet project management processes and describes how each process enables a project manager to achieve project success.  We will quickly discuss the history of project management, why project management is important and applying project management as a value-added enabler to project success. Duration:  1 hour

 

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