Live Webinar May 3rd, 2011 – 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Presented by the Corporate Education Group (REP 1011) Course ID: MDW1282
Duration: 1 Hour Credits: 1 Category A PDU – Free PDU

The goal of this webinar is to provide a “best-practices” approach to the effective and efficient planning and management of projects. The importance of a well-developed plan and putting in place effective project controls will be emphasized. Techniques for alignment of the project’s goals to organizational needs will be discussed, along with methods to better manage resources.

Participants will also be given an overview of how to successfully facilitate the creation of project charters, work breakdown structures, network diagrams and keeping project plans current using proven project management techniques; additionally, best practices for effective project control methods will be reviewed.

Learning objectives include:

  • Establish a framework for planning and control
  • Learn how to organize a joint planning session
  • Understand how to effectively use matrix resources
  • Recognize the importance of a RACI chart
  • Measure and report progress using variance analysis

About the Presenter: Terrell Smith, MPA, PMP, CBAP (LinkedIn profile) With over 25 years of experience in a wide range of project management and business analysis assignments, he brings concepts to life in a practical and easy to apply manner. Terrell has assisted clients in the development of project management methodologies, risk assessments, quality management, agile methods, problem solving, rescuing troubled projects, implementing business analysis best practices, and team building.

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