Project Search and Rescue

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5 PDUs – PMI® Category A / 5 Technical, 0 Leadership, 0 Strategic

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Learn to apply the common body of knowledge for wilderness search and rescue efforts to the project environment! Project Management Professionals (PMP)® earn 5 PDUs upon course completion.

PSAR uncovers the body of knowledge around traditional search and rescue teams who recover individuals lost in the wilderness, and applies this information to the project environment. The parallels are striking! You will learn how to recognize lost projects based on individual behaviors, and how to identify and correct them to ensure your project is not lost in the wilderness.



Description

This course will begin by exploring the accepted Body of Knowledge surrounding Search and Rescue best practices. We will discuss the common stages of emotions and behaviors of those who have become lost, and we will discuss the successful behaviors of those who survive through the experience of being lost. We will then outline the common themes between lost-person behavior and lost projects. From this, we will apply this information to uncover lost project efforts within an organizational portfolio.
With Project Search and Rescue you can:

  • Quickly identify challenged project initiatives
  • Effectively recognize signs that your project is deviating and in danger of becoming lost
  • Uncover the specific challenges a given project is experiencing, document those, and take steps to recover
  • Avoid getting into trouble on future projects
  • Become a leader in your organization to find and recover troubled projects

Sample Topics: Cycle of Lost Behavior, PSAR Reviews, Scope, Schedule, Budget, Objectives, Risk, Stakeholder Behavior, Issues, Change, Project Assessment

Learning Categories: Project Management Technical Skills Decision-Making and Problem Solving, Planning

The Project Search and Rescue self-paced distance learning format includes:

  • An easy to use participant guide
  • Comprehensive review questions for each chapter with fully-explained answers
  • Tools including WBS templates for the PSAR Effort, Interview Worksheets, and Discovery Report template
  • Unlimited 1-on-1 instructor interaction
  • And much more…

Credit: Project Management Professionals (PMP)® earn 5 Category A PDUs upon course completion

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this course the student will be able to:

  • Define what a lost project is and why it is important to uncover lost projects within the organization.
  • Articulate the behaviors of humans who find themselves lost as well as understand the behaviors of lost individuals who tend to survive.
  • Explain the parallels between individuals lost in the wilderness and individuals lost on project efforts.
  • Define for lost projects by recognizing the signs of a lost project.
  • Describe the necessary components of successfully rescuing lost projects and putting them back on the right path.

Credit: Project Management Professionals (PMP®) earn 5 PMI® PDUs upon course completion. Category A / 5 Technical, 0 Leadership, 0 Strategic.

Additional information

Credit

5 PDUs – PMI® Category A / 5 Technical, 0 Leadership, 0 Strategic

Start Date

New students may begin right now!

Recognized

PMI® Authorized Training Partner