Advanced Project Management
Advanced Project Management provides students with the critical final tools, skills, and techniques that project members and emerging project managers need. Students should already have a thorough understanding of project management, including topics such as preparing a statement of work, setting project goals, scheduling, budgeting, managing project risks, and executing a project, which can be found in LGS’s Project Management Fundamentals and Intermediate Project Management training courses.
This course will teach students how to: think critically when choosing a project team; make the best of an assigned project team; help teams move through various stages to become a high-functioning unit; maximize productivity at team meetings; reward and motivate a team; develop and execute a communication plan; communicate with sponsors and executives more effectively; identify strategies for working with team members who cause problems.
Session One: Course Overview
Session Two: Choosing the Project Team
Session Three: Building a Winning Team
The Stages of Team Development
Session Four: Managing Team Meetings
Session Five: Easy Ways to Reward Your Team
Session Six: Developing a Communication Plan
Session Seven: Communicating with Sponsors and Executives
Session Eight: Dealing with Problem Team Members
Recommended Reading List
Personal Action Plan