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Managing Multiple Projects Available Face-To-Face   Available Online

 

As a project manager responsible for multiple projects within your organization, learn the skills required to develop a structure for integrating individual projects into a single management portfolio. Become familiar with the best practices through hands-on case studies.

Who Should Attend

Those who manage multiple projects within their organization, those who serve on multiple project teams, and those who anticipate that they soon will be involved in more than one project.

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Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Understand multiple project management and prioritization models
  • Improve project reporting and inter-project conflict management skills
  • Learn techniques for managing project resources across the organization
  • Enhance your inter-project conflict management skills
  • Manage project resource pools within your organization

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Course Outline/Topics

Course Overview
  -Goals & Objectives
   -Project Management Lifecycle Applied to Multiple Projects
  -Definitions of Terms

Initiating Multiple Project Management/Programs
   -Roles and Responsibilities of a Program Manager
   -Support Organizational Structures
   -Analyzing Your Current Projects for Consistency and Gaps
   -Standardization in Project Management Approaches
   -Conducting Project Integration Meetings

 Multiple Project Planning
   -Program Management and Planning Elements
   -Program Charters
   -Resource Pools
   -Creating and Maintaining Resource Pools
   -Creating and Maintaining Master Work Breakdown Structures
   -Creating and Maintaining Master Schedules
   -Real-world Tips for Building Master Schedules
   -Identifying and Resolving Inter-Project Dependencies
   -Optimizing Master Schedules

Executing and Controlling Multiple Projects
   -Overview of Execution & Control
   -Tracking Performance and Determining Schedule Impacts
   -Program Status Meetings
   -Types of Project Reports
   -Reconciling Project Reports
   -Forecasting Program/Multiple-Project Performance
   -Budget Forecasting & Control
   -Variance Management
   -Intervention on Underperforming Projects
   -Managing Risk Across Several Projects

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This program can be applied toward the:

Prerequisites
Project Management Foundations or Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance or equivalent experience
Notes
Required Text for ONLINE COURSE:
"Managing Multiple Projects" by Tobis & Tobis

Optional Text for ONLINE COURSE:
"A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOKĀ® Guide) - Fifth Edition"

  Sessions  
Feb. 2-27, 2015
Location: Available Online
Instructors:
    CJ Walker Waite, Ph.D., PMP
    Alan Waite, M.A., C.E.C.
$845
CEUs: 1.4/PDUs: 14
Program No. 5025-7435
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Mon.-Tue., June 15-16, 2015
8:30am-4:30pm
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Bob McIlree, PMP
$845
CEUs: 1.4/PDUs: 14
Program No. 5025-7395
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Jun 15, 2015-Jul 17, 2015
Location: Available Online
Instructors:
    Alan Waite, M.A., C.E.C.
    CJ Walker Waite, Ph.D., PMP
$845
CEUs: 1.4/PDUs: 14
Program No. 5025-7935
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Sep. 14-Oct. 9, 2015
Location: Available Online
Instructors:
    Alan Waite, M.A., C.E.C.
    CJ Walker Waite, Ph.D., PMP
$845
CEUs: 1.4/PDUs: 14
Program No. 5025-7943
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For more information, contact:
Maribeth Sacho, Program Associate, msacho@uwm.edu, 414-227-3337
Anne O'Meara, Program Director, aomeara@uwm.edu, 414-227-3311
 

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What Customers Are Saying:
"The instructors are knowledgeable, and spend a great amount of time going above and beyond to help us understand the material in unexpected ways." Online Participant, August, 2013

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