IMPORTANT NOTICE: This program is scheduled as a face-to-face classroom training during the Fall 2020 semester, but may be moved online due to future recommendations for distance learning due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Any updates will be posted on this page and all enrolled students will be notified by email of any anticipated curtailments.
Project management skills are no longer just for high-level leaders and managers. Understanding project management methods and processes has become a required core competency for all team members.
Introduction to Basic Project Management will decode and simplify popular project management philosophies into six key points of performance. Regardless of your organization’s project management methodology, these fundamental points will be used by any project manager and team to ensure successful project outcomes.
The six points of performance covered in the workshop include:
This two-day, hands-on workshop will encourage active participation with students contributing their ideas and experience which will be collected into simple, actionable, best-practice templates.
In conclusion, the six points of performance will be evaluated through the progressive 'digital' lens of today's business environment to see how new technology and tools are contributing to the success of project teams. But - We'll also acknowledge common pitfalls of the “digital trap” and reinforce the importance of the six fundamentals
John P. Tansey has a history of guiding technical companies through compliance risk and/or commercial challenges. His Project Leadership approach (to Project Management) was developed after years of delivering strategic initiatives in the most highly regulated industries ranging from $30M Global Programs to $3M Small Businesses; including grenade launchers, aircraft parts, and medical device. John now helps companies control Cost, Quality, and Schedule through the PM Partnership; an outsourced Project Management business for companies who don't retain that expertise in-house. John holds a BSME from UNH in 2004, and an MBA from UNH in 2009; In 2008 he was a Holloway semi-finalist. Additional certifications include Six Sigma Black Belt, PMP, and Spanish Bi-lingual.