Best Practices for the Multi-Project Manager

Program Description

Put the best concepts, tools and techniques available for multi-project management to work for you and your organization!

Ace multiple-project assignments by balancing time and resources. This updated seminar provides you with examples of best practices within the profession. Learn how to develop a culture for consistent, standardized Multi-Project Management (MPM) practices, utilize proven metrics for MPM performance and implement innovative tools and techniques for successful completion of multiple projects.

How You Will Benefit

  • Align work and projects with the strategic direction of the organization
  • Keep projects on track and on budget
  • Set and maintain priorities
  • Improve communication on all projects
  • Increase your effectiveness and efficiency
  • Determine your organization’s ability to conduct additional projects

Who Should Attend

This seminar is designed for project managers who are working on multiple projects simultaneously and would like to learn tips and techniques to improve their effectiveness and efficiency.

Agenda

Projects and the Enterprise

  • Describe the role projects play within the organization
  • Demonstrate how projects act as change agents in the organization
  • Identify techniques to prioritize projects effectively

Project Resourcing

  • Describe how to allocate the necessary resources to projects
  • How to negotiate for the right resources to get your projects done
  • Determine the ability of the organization to take on more projects
  • Identify MPM tools and practices required for success
  • The vital importance of utilization in the context of MPM
  • How to effectively gain the resources your projects require
  • Multitasking and its effect on project outcomes

Standardizing the Approach to Project Communications

  • Using a standard communication plan across all projects
  • Running an effective meeting as a multi-project manager
  • Characteristics of successful meetings

Measuring Project Metrics

  • Identify effective project reporting techniques
  • How to reduce and streamline administrative work
  • Characteristics of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Develop and Track KPIs to assess a project’s “health”
  • How to use dashboards and other tools to measure project success

Effectively Managing Stakeholders

  • How best to maintain project expectations
  • Why stakeholder management is important
  • The different types and roles of stakeholders
  • Define the role of project communications planning
  • Describe how changes to the project impacts stakeholder expectations

Summary: Achieving Best Practices in Multi-Project Management

  • Consistency in project management practices
  • Cultural characteristics needed for MPM
  • Organizational responsibility

Locations, Dates & Pricing

Pricing
# Location Date(s) List Member
0652300411

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
09/28/2017 - 09/29/2017 $2195 $1995 Register
0652300421

Boston MA

Metro Meetings Centers - Boston
10/16/2017 - 10/17/2017 $2195 $1995 Register
0652300415

New York NY

AMA New York Center
11/02/2017 - 11/03/2017 $2195 $1995 Register
0652300427

Los Angeles CA

12/04/2017 - 12/05/2017 $2195 $1995 Register
0652300416

Chicago IL

Summit West
12/18/2017 - 12/19/2017 $2195 $1995 Register
0652300417

Las Vegas NV

02/01/2018 - 02/02/2018 $2195 $1995 Register
0652300418

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
03/22/2018 - 03/23/2018 $2195 $1995 Register

Prices are subject to change without notice. Discounts apply for groups of three or more people. Call for details. Federal government employees are eligible for special GSA pricing for many seminars.


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AMA's Main Conference Centers

Seminars scheduled for the cities below are held at the locations listed. For location information for other cities in which AMA seminars are held please call or email for information.
  • New York

    AMA executive Conference Center
    1601 Broadway New York, NY 10019
    American Management Association (Located in the same building as the Crowne Plaza Hotel) 1601 Broadway On Broadway and 48th Street near Times Square. Entrance is on 48th Street.

  • Chicago

    AMA executive Conference Center (adjacent to the Marroitt O'Hare)
    8655 West Higgins Rd
    Chicago, IL 60631

  • San Francisco

    AMA executive Conference Center (located in San Francisco Marriott Hotel)
    55 Fourth Street 2nd Level
    San Francisco, CA 94103

  • Atltanta

    AMA Executive Conference Center
    1170 Peachtree Street Ne Cnr Peachtree & 14th (3rd Flr)
    Atlanta, GA 30309

  • Washington D.C.

    Arlington, Virginia
    2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 200
    Arlington, VA 22202

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Program Details

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  • Seminar Number:

    06523

  • Length:

    2 Day(s)

  • Program Hours:


    Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

  • CEU Credits:

    1.2

  • PDU Credits:

    12.0

  • PDU_L Credits:

    12.0

  • Lunch:

    Lunch is on your own.

  • Continuing Education:

    Continuing education credits may be recognized by your professional board. Contact your own board to find out what's required.

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