Professional Development Collaborative

Training Today’s Professional for Tomorrow’s Workplace

Project Management Essentials

One Day to Better Projects

Friday, October 27

9:00 am — 4:00 pm

Residence Inn - Marriott  570 Arsenal Street, Conference Room, Lobby, Watertown MAP

Cost: $125   ($109 + $16 materials fee)

Early Bird Special: $115 through October 20

Presenter: Nevison, Jack

Project management abilities are among the most sought after skill sets by professionals and employers. Skilled project managers are in high demand but while many people have led projects, far fewer have received training in the fundamental tools and techniques that provide the key to successful project management.

This one day course will provide participants with the tools they need to develop and manage a project from inception to conclusion. This includes knowing how to plan and estimate your work, sequence activities, evaluate progress and obstacles, and collaborate with staff and stakeholders to get the job done. This training is an accessible program that quickly brings you up to speed on ways to get the most out of your own workplace projects.

This course includes interactive learning. You’ll acquire a powerful set of project tools and then collaborate with team members to use these tools to plan, estimate, manage and report on your projects. To ensure a realistic learning environment actual workplace or personal projects will be utilized. You’ll leave with a thorough understanding of a project manager’s role in creating a project plan and following it through to successful completion.

Key Benefits to Participants:

  • An understanding of the roles of project manager and the project team
  • An ability to generate sound estimates of the effort and duration of current projects
  • An ability to create a reliable project plan including Work Breakdown Structure
  • An ability to identify project risks and communicate progress towards your goals

Who Will Benefit:  This course provides valuable real-world skills, tools and techniques for anyone who manages a project in manufacturing, financial services, high tech, health care, or the bio-tech industries.

Added Bonus:  Participants who register for this training will receive 20% off the cost of New Leaf Project Management’s two day Project Management Test Preparation course.

Presenter

Jack Nevison is founder and President of New Leaf Project Management. He is the author of six books and is a contributor to the original 1996 edition of The PMBOK® Guide and was a team leader for the Fifth Edition revision. He has designed several interactive games (Herding Cats©, Stays & Days©, and QPM©) to enhance the mastery of PM skills, speaks and writes regularly on topics of interest to project managers and is a past president of the Mass Bay Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®). Nevison is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Dartmouth College. He may be reached at jmn@newleafpm.com.

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