Institute of Technology & Business Development

Institute of Technology & Business Development


Project Management

Formal leaders and associates need to manage projects with increasing frequency, since getting work done with project teams is a definite trend in organizations today. The objective of this program is to provide project leaders with planning skills, and the confidence to effectively manage project teams of one or twenty – even when there is little formal authority over human and other resources. This workshop is highly interactive and discussion-oriented. Participants are encouraged to plan a near-term project that they will manage.

Topics covered in this program:

  • Project Management Skills Inventory Understanding the Project Life Cycle Conceptualizing Your Project
  • The Project Charter
  • Understanding Purpose, Scope, and Authority Clarifying Objectives and Responsibility
  • Building and Managing Project Teams Managing with Limited Authority
  • Project Planning Tools
    • Work Breakdown and Sequence
    • Assigning Resources
    • Scheduling Deliverables
    • Understanding Work Flow
    • Contingency Planning
  • Setting Objectives with Project Members Team Meetings
  • Controlling Work in Progress Decision-Making
  • Progress Reporting
  • Evaluating Your Project
  • Pitfalls of Project Management

Registration Form

Date: November 7 and 8, 2016

Schedule: 8:30 - 4:30

Location: Downtown Campus, 185 Main Street, New Britain, CT 06051

Cost: $695