Project Management Institute

Are You a Project Manager or Project Witness?

The highest functioning form of management is leadership. Great managers synthesize all of these skills into a form of leadership.  That’s what separates the great from the good. There is an inefficiency in the market – not many people teach how to manage and lead.  Too many people only look at the bottom line without taking note of the process you need to get to that bottom line. Many people function as mere "witnesses" in their job without even knowing it. Let's make those witnesses into actual managers. Because leadership is not a spectator sport. Learn how to reinforce your leadership skills to find a new, value-added approach to being productive.

It's time to answer the question: "Are You a Project Manager or Project Witness?"

This two day Management Institute will equip Managers with the foundation of management expertise they need to efficiently direct the entire project life cycle, from Job Start-Up to Job Close-Out.

Who Should Attend? Owner's, Contractors, Project Managers, Estimators as well as any employee managing projects.

This includes course materials, lunch during the two sessions Attendees will be given a "Job Assignment" to complete as part of the Institute.

Our Project Management Class is held on demand. To learn more or to arrange to participate in a future offering, please email Amy Platenik.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations can be made up to 2 weeks in advance of first session, a refund will be offered (less a $100 processing fee) Any cancellation made less than two weeks or any no shows the day of the first session Absolutely No Refund will be issued. ABC reserves the right to cancel the Institute due to low enrollment up to 10 days prior to the session start date.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

An Overview of the Framework of Project Management, difference between being a Manager and being a Witness, Discussing the concepts, terminology and roles, Defining the key components of the Project Management Process.

  • Understanding the Productivity Improvement Process Model
  • Conducting a Productivity Assessment
  • Clarifying the Role of the Project Manager
  • Expectations
  • Key Job Responsibilities
  • PM’s Mission Statement and Deliverables
  • Accountability Checklist

Creating a Team Mentality and Positive Work Climate

  • Strengthening the Team Triangle
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Managing & Resolving Conflict

Managing & Leading = A Power Combination

  • Get an accurate assessment of your leadership style.
  • How can you influence others and motivate people to profitable action?
  • Utilize management approaches that will impact the effectiveness of your team.
  • Apply innovative techniques to improve processes, productivity, and performance.
  • Use troubleshooting techniques to eliminate barriers to productivity.

Team Communication, Practice effective and powerful communication skills and styles to influence others, match your style with the styles of others, use listening and feedback skills to build high performance work relationships, handle difficult situations with diplomacy, tact, and credibility, learn to create a viable alternative to group conflict.

Organizing & Controlling the Job

  • Understanding Contract fundamentals.
  • Effective tool and material management.
  • Understanding and controlling job costs.
  • Getting a handle on the factors that affect productivity.
  • Utilize the 2 Week Look Ahead Scheduling techniques.
  • Implementing effective Job Controls.

Building Teamwork

  • Understanding the key components of teamwork.
  • Key steps to building high performance teams.
  • Implementing the 10 Building Blocks for an effective team.
  • Creating a collaborative work environment.
  • Overcoming to resistance to change.

Team Communication, Practice effective and powerful communication skills and styles to influence others, match your style with the styles of others, use listening and feedback skills to build high performance work relationships, handle difficult situations with diplomacy, tact, and credibility, learn to create a viable alternative to group conflict.

Organizing & Controlling the Job

  • Understanding Contract fundamentals.
  • Effective tool and material management.
  • Understanding and controlling job costs.
  • Getting a handle on the factors that affect productivity.
  • Utilize the 2 Week Look Ahead Scheduling techniques.
  • Implementing effective Job Controls.

Building Teamwork

  • Understanding the key components of teamwork.
  • Key steps to building high performance teams.
  • Implementing the 10 Building Blocks for an effective team.
  • Creating a collaborative work environment.
  • Overcoming to resistance to change.

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