Technical Project Management

Program Description

A best-selling seminar for managers and team members involved in IT and technical project management

In just 3 days, you'll understand the unique challenges of managing IT and technical projects and discover how applying project management methodology can give you a step-by-step approach to tackling your toughest challenges. You'll discuss the value of planning, scheduling and how to manage scope. Use tools and techniques to establish a sound estimating process. Find out how to keep projects on track and evaluate project performance. And participate in communications exercises to help successfully lead project teams.

How You Will Benefit

  • Apply WBS and network development
  • Identify potential problems and solve them using troubleshooting techniques
  • Track projects more effectively
  • Create status reports that show top management where budgeting, scheduling and manpower trends are headed
  • Cope with tight IT and technical project schedules

Who Should Attend

R&D professionals, IT, analysts, developers, engineers, scientists, plant managers and anyone else who administers IT and technical projects.

 

Agenda

Overview of Essential Project Management Tools

  • Project management framework and terminology—process groups and the Nine Knowledge Areas of the PMBOK  
  • Life cycles in a technical environment

Essentials for Leading Project Teams

  • Leading in an IT or technical environment

Project Planning: Beginning with Scope Management

  • Using the SMART model when writing objectives
  • Creating the detailed scope statement

Defining Project Activities

  • Creating a customized WBS
  • IT and technical project WBS examples

Developing a Dynamic Project Schedule

  • Types of network diagrams
  • Overview of critical path methodology

Establishing a sound estimating process

  • Five considerations when making estimates
  • Consideration of risks when estimating—three-point estimates

Components of Project Planning

  • The planning process group
  • Project performance baselines

Technical Project Planning Methodologies

  • Identify different approaches to planning IT and technical projects: rolling wave planning…stage gate process…critical chain project management
  • Common construction project life cycle
  • Common pharmaceutical project life cycle

Monitoring and Controlling Projects

  • Status reports… project baselines…identifying variances

Project Closure

  • Administrative closure vs. contractual closure

Locations, Dates & Pricing

Pricing
# Location Date(s) List Member
0425100670

New York NY

AMA New York Center
08/26/2019 - 08/28/2019 $2445 $2195 Register
0425100673

Austin TX

09/23/2019 - 09/25/2019 $2445 $2195 Register
0425100674

San Francisco CA

AMA San Francisco Center
10/23/2019 - 10/25/2019 $2445 $2195 Register
0425100675

New York NY

AMA New York Center
10/30/2019 - 11/01/2019 $2445 $2195 Register
0425100676

Chicago IL

Summit Executive Centre
11/04/2019 - 11/06/2019 $2445 $2195 Register
0425100677

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
12/16/2019 - 12/18/2019 $2445 $2195 Register
0425100679

Atlanta GA

AMA Atlanta Center
02/24/2020 - 02/26/2020 $2445 $2195 Register
0425100680

New York NY

AMA New York Center
03/09/2020 - 03/11/2020 $2445 $2195 Register
0425100682

Chicago IL

Summit Executive Centre
04/13/2020 - 04/15/2020 $2445 $2195 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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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:

    04251

  • Length:

    3 Day(s)

  • Program Hours:


    Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

  • CEU Credits:

    1.8

  • PDP Credits:

    18.0

  • PDU Credits:

    18.0

  • PDU_L Credits:

    2.0

  • PDU_T Credits:

    16.0

  • 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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