Executive Oversight of Project Management - 1/2 day
To survive in the new rapidly driven global economic environment, corporations are promoting project management as a skill set, way of thinking and a strategic capability beyond the traditional approach to resting the project management issues with the function of project management.
To insure a maximum return on investment in project management training and implementation of processes, senior and executive managers must be full aware of the benefits and potential difficulties associated with project management implementation. A This seminar would provide an overview of the topics covered in IMA's workshops as well as it offers a road map for the creation and implementation of a successful project management culture.
What You Will Achieve
The ability to align an organization's strategic objectives with the manager's objectives and integrating it with projects objectives.
The ability to leverage project management methodologies and systems to enhance the organization's decision-making process to manage changes in project and resource directions.
The ability to integrate the utilization of top down planning tools and techniques to oversee, successfully the performance of the portfolio of projects without being swamped by the details.
Enhance the capability of the organization to prioritize projects using scoring models. This process provides the capability to balance and manage program finances while maintaining a competitive edge in time to market of products and services.
Obtain an understanding of the role and capabilities of Program Management Information Systems, as a decision support system for the different levels of management within the organization.
Integrate customer expectations into the oversight management process to achieve a higher customer satisfaction and retention rate. (return to top)
Management By Projects A Portfolio Approach - 2 days
This hands on seminar is developed for experienced project managers, coordinators or leaders who are responsible for the timely delivery of products and / or services. The Seminar case study and exercises will simulate a project management environment which consist of concurrent multiple projects and a cross-functional resource (matrix) environment. It was designed to offer advanced proven practical tools and techniques to the person who is tasked with managing a portfolio of projects or programs. It was developed with the understanding that the concept of management by projects requires a quantifiable decision making process which utilizes a structured planning approach to deal with the inevitable shifting of resources and funds across projects within an organization in respond to changing critical business needs.
What You Will Achieve
Managing Projects & Operations
Aligning Project Management with an organization's business objectives
Program Management Review - "Looking at the forest & not just the tree."
Portfolio Of Projects - Dynamic Program Modeling
Managing From The Top Down For Large Projects
Project Initiation & Budgeting Process
Detail Planning Process For Programs Consisting Of Multiple Interrelated Projects
The Progress Measurement Process
Trend & Variance Analysis
Communications - What Are The Reporting And Issue Escalation Formats