Intermediate Project Management
Intermediate Project and Program Management Training for Community Development Middle Managers
This session will train participants on Project and Program Management (PM) best practices. It is for community development professionals that are experienced project managers and have some knowledge about formal PM methodologies and frameworks. The training educates them on how they can use PM methods, processes, and tools to make their projects more efficient and effective.
Who Should Attend
This is an intermediate level course for community development staff in both real estate and non-real estate programs that have 5 or more recent years of experience managing projects. It will increase participant’s knowledge of PM methodologies, processes, tools and templates and they will learn to apply these best practices to their everyday work to be more successful. This course can also be a refresher for those with intermediate experience, but haven’t managed projects for a while. The training focuses on the perspective of the project manager, but also covers the view point of other key stakeholders like the project sponsor.
Learning Objectives and Outcomes
• Know what project management best practices are and how to leverage them in their work
• Understand the roles and responsibility of the Project Manager, Project Executive Sponsor, Business Owner, Team Members and other stakeholders. Able to document the roles and responsibilities for their specific projects
• Understand the importance of and how to continuously engage and communicate with key stakeholders
• Understand the importance of and how to do detailed project planning
• Know how to prepare project scope and project plan documents and how to use them to monitor/control project execution
• Know how to revise best practices, including PM methodology, policies and templates to meet the needs of their organization