Course " Project Management for Administrative Professionals" has been pre-approved by HRCI as eligible for 1.5 credits towards a participant's recertification upon full completion.

*The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program.

Introduction

As a result of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the "business problem" before the project begins
  • Organize tasks easily into logical groups of activities
  • Create a project plan to guide all your efforts
  • "Manage" your project "team" even if you don't have one
  • Keep critical stakeholders informed and involved
  • Track progress and recognize quickly when things are slipping
  • Lead effective project meetings
  • Demonstrate successful project completion
  • Apply lessons learned to the next project
  • Hone organizational skills
  • Communicate even more effectively
  • Avoid major project pitfalls
  • Meet project objectives; Bring in projects on time, on budget, & on target

Learning Objectives

As a result of this webinar, Administrative Professionals will be able to:

  • Articulate the crucial “business problem” you will solve
  • Throw out your “to-do” list and organize tasks easily into logical groups in a plan
  • “Manage” your project “team” of critical stakeholders 
  • Track progress and get back on track quickly when things slip
  • Demonstrate successful project completion
  • Apply lessons learned to the next project.

Area Covered In The Webinar

Context for Project Management

  • What are projects and where do they fit?
  • Project success factors and pitfalls

Project Initiation

  • Articulate project Business Problem
  • Perform Stakeholder analysis

Planning and Scheduling

  • Discover Requirements
  • Analyze scope, constraints, assumptions
  • Create Work Breakdown Structure and action plan
  • Manage the Critical Path
  • Schedule, assign responsibility, and track.

Cost Management

  • Manage your budget

Risk Management

  • Define risks in a Risk Impact Matrix
  • Track and manage Risk; Escalate Risk Proactively

Human Resource and Communication Plan

  • Manage people and communication effectively

Project Execution, Monitoring, and Control

  • Manage and monitor scope, schedule, cost, quality

Project Closure

  • Apply Lessons Learned for continuous improvement

Why should you attend?

You are already doing more than you thought possible and here comes this "extra" assignment. Instead of being overwhelmed, set the work up as a project, manage it using an approach with a track record of success, and get the results your management requires. Hone your existing skills and build on them. You'll apply what you learn to rest of your assignment, becoming more productive, and still have time to think about how to improve the overall performance of your area of administrative responsibility. You do not have to reinvent the wheel or rely on a "To-Do" list to get the results being demanded of you. You'll have access to resources which you can adapt to your specific situation.

Who Will Benefit

  • Administrative Professionals
  • Executive Assistants
  • Staff delegated special assignments outside their SOPs
  • Office Managers
  • Small business owners

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