Best Practices for the Multi-Project Manager

AMA - American Management Association
Training overview
Professional Course
2 days
From 2,345 USD
Start dates
Online
2,345 USD
10/12/2020

Arlington
2,345 USD
8/31/2020

Anaheim
2,345 USD
9/17/2020

Boston
2,345 USD
10/12/2020
AMA - American Management Association

Course description

Ace multiple-project assignments by balancing time and resources. This updated seminar provides you with examples of best practices within the profession. Learn how to develop a culture for consistent, standardized Multi-Project Management (MPM) practices, utilize proven metrics for MPM performance and implement innovative tools and techniques for successful completion of multiple projects.

How you will benefit:

  • Align work and projects with the strategic direction of the organization
  • Keep projects on track and on budget
  • Set and maintain priorities
  • Improve communication on all projects
  • Increase your effectiveness and efficiency
  • Determine your organization’s ability to conduct additional projects

Who should attend?


This seminar is designed for project managers who are working on multiple projects simultaneously and would like to learn tips and techniques to improve their effectiveness and efficiency.

Training content

This training course will cover:

Projects and the Enterprise

  • Describe the role projects play within the organization
  • Demonstrate how projects act as change agents in the organization
  • Identify techniques to prioritize projects effectively

Project Resourcing

  • Describe how to allocate the necessary resources to projects
  • How to negotiate for the right resources to get your projects done
  • Determine the ability of the organization to take on more projects
  • Identify MPM tools and practices required for success
  • The vital importance of utilization in the context of MPM
  • How to effectively gain the resources your projects require
  • Multitasking and its effect on project outcomes

Standardizing the Approach to Project Communications

  • Using a standard communication plan across all projects
  • Running an effective meeting as a multi-project manager
  • Characteristics of successful meetings

Measuring Project Metrics

  • Identify effective project reporting techniques
  • How to reduce and streamline administrative work
  • Characteristics of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Develop and Track KPIs to assess a project’s “health”
  • How to use dashboards and other tools to measure project success

Effectively Managing Stakeholders

  • How best to maintain project expectations
  • Why stakeholder management is important
  • The different types and roles of stakeholders
  • Define the role of project communications planning
  • Describe how changes to the project impacts stakeholder expectations

Summary: Achieving Best Practices in Multi-Project Management

  • Consistency in project management practices
  • Cultural characteristics needed for MPM
  • Organizational responsibility

Costs

The course is priced as follows: $2345 - Non-members
$2095 - AMA members
$1984 - GSA price

About AMA

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About American Management Association International

For over 90 years, American Management Association International (AMA) has been a world leader in professional development. AMA supports the goals of individuals, organizations, and government agencies with a complete range of corporate talent transformation solutions, including public open-enrollment seminars...


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