Foundations of Project Management II

Event

McLennan Library Building MS-55, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA
Price: 
Free

Date: March 27 & 28 - 9:00am-5:00pm (must attend both days)
Location: McLennan Library Building, room MS-55 (enter through Service Point)

Registrants must have completed Foundations of Project Management I to participate in this workshop

Learn to plan and work with others to get things done! We encourage you to take this opportunity to experience firsthand the power of effective project management. You will learn to fine-tune your ability to organize and complete your work and research. From academia to industry to your personal life, these skills will help you succeed!

**PLEASE NOTE: By registering for this workshop, you consent to the sharing of some of your personal information (name, McGill email address and discipline of study) with Mitacs.**

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Workshop Objective

Gain in-depth knowledge of project planning and management with the goal of transferring these skills directly to the workplace. Experiment with the ideas presented in a group-learning environment.      

Learning Outcomes

You will:

  • Solidify concepts and learning from Level I
  • Broaden your grasp of project planning and implementation
  • Refine your knowledge of CPM applications
  • Effectively integrate estimation and budgeting into project plans
  • Learn planning methods to reduce risk and manage crises
  • Deepen your understanding of team dynamics and the importance of teams
  • Know how to meet project deadlines

Key Topic Areas

Implement the Project Plan

  • The project overview statement
  • Refine the use of CPM: cost and resource planning, resource constrained schedules
  • Estimating and budgeting
  • Resource scheduling
  • Project procedures
    • Practices manual
    • Responsibility charting
    • Document schedules
  • Monitor, measure and report
    • Time and cost reporting systems
    • Trend analysis
    • Project change control

Crisis Management

  • Bottlenecks and constraints
  • Positive management of a project crisis
  • Causes of conflict and resolutions
  • Alternative solutions
  • Post-project review

The Ideal Project Culture

  • Collaborative techniques for problem solving and decision making
  • Constructive criticism
  • Situational leadership
  • Group process skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Management styles
  • Making effective use of different personalities