How to Save a Failing Project provides real-world experiences and provides the methods, techniques, and the mechanisms you need to save a failing project and also to keep your project from getting into trouble in the first place. It then recommends an approach that will enable all members of your project team to embrace a mindset of continuous improvement.
With How to Save a Failing Project you can:
- Understand the value of developing a project plan (that is, planning before acting)
- Use and continuously update your project plan as you execute your project
- Recognize signs that your project is deviating from the approach needed for successful completion
- Develop a set of measures that provide insight into the health of your project
- Identify and implement steps to get your project back on track
- Avoid getting into trouble on future projects.
Sample Topics: Requirements, Scope Creep, Stakeholders, Expectations, Change Management, Project Team, Milestones, Deliverables, Cost Estimates, Schedule Estimates, Customer Disapproval, Business Objectives, Management Involvement, Quantitative Management, Vision, Project Plan, Activity Types, Inch Stones, Monitoring and Controlling, Stakeholder Communication, PBS, WBS, Estimating Effort, Schedule, Budget, Re-planning, Meetings, Elicitation, Prioritization, Quality, Audits, ROI, Defect Prevention, Project Success.
The How to Save a Failing Project self-paced distance learning format includes:
- Real-world examples to demonstrate implementation of course concepts
- Comprehensive review questions for each chapter with fully-explained answers
- An easy to use participant guide
Unlimited 1-on-1 instructor interaction
- And much more…
Project Management Professionals (PMP)® earn 25 Category A PDUs upon course completion
By the end of this course the student will be able to:
- Explain the key concept that business breakthroughs are fueled by surprise.
- Identify and explain the stages of the Leapfrogging Life Cycle.
- Explain the idea that new mindsets are needed to achieve breakthroughs.
- Articulate the concept that new experiences are the key to new opportunities and breakthroughs.
- Explain the non-traditional concepts that empathy and humility are necessary to the process of leapfrogging and breakthroughs.
- Define the fundamental concept of the power of surprise.
Credit: Project Management Professionals (PMP®) earn 25 PMI PDUs upon course completion. Category A / 20 Technical, 5 Leadership, 0 Strategic.