Business Innovation Research Center
Presents a Certified Workshop on
Date: April 2014
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00pm
Location: ATMC, Fallriver
Available seats: 25
Admission: $200 (Includes course material, Coffee, and Lunch)
Abstract: Projects have become a primary form of delivering change/improvement in organizations. Successful project outcomes need a good project planning process in addition to a sound execution process. This one-day workshop is designed to provide an overview of the fundamentals of project management using intensive team-based activities to support learning by doing. This workshop aims to focus on how to develop good project plans and strategies in project execution process with the help of user-friendly and ready to use project management templates.
Professor Yuzhu Li
Prof. Li is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Decision & Information Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®). Her area of expertise includes teamwork in projects, coordination within single project team and among multiple projects, and team flexibility. Her work has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals including International Journal of Project Management, Journal of Systems and Software, and Information and Management, etc.
Dr. Bharatendra Rai
Dr. Rai is a faculty member at the Charlton College of Business and has over ten years of consulting and training experience to industries in the area of Six-Sigma, Quality Engineering, Design of Experiments, Taguchi Methods, Statistical Process Control, and ISO/QS 9000 Quality Management Systems. He has also worked with several Master Black-belts and Black-belts on six-sigma projects at Ford Motor Company.
For Further Information & Registration contact Ms. Juma Miller (email@example.com) X8862
|08:30||Registration and Coffee|
|09:15||Introduction to Project Management & Initiating Projects [What is PM; why projects fail; 5 PM process groups]|
|10:45||Introduction to PM & Initiating projects ….continued [9 PM knowledge areas; Project stakeholders; Project charter]|
|01:00||Planning Projects [Identifying team members and defining roles/responsibilities; Work breakdown structure (WBS); Change management plan; Identifying risks and defining risk strategies]|
|02:15||Executing/Monitoring projects [Ensuring a common understanding & setting expectations; Implementing a quality management plan; Measuring project performance; Verifying/managing changes to the project; Ensuring deliverables conform to quality standards; Monitoring project risks]|
|03:30||Closing Projects [Project closing outputs; Obtaining stakeholder/customer acceptance; Getting financial, legal and administrative closure; Project reports and lessons learnt]|
|04:30||Closing statements and Feedback|