Project Management: Learn To Be Successful With Less Effort
What you'll learn
- By the end of the course you will be able to identify when you have a project rather than just another task. You'll have the skills to keep the different priorities in control and deliver successful outcomes.
- you will learn how to define a project
- you will learn how important it is to deal with issues as they arise
- you'll learn how to work with a team of people, or alone
- you'll have the skills to manage the stakeholders who have an interest in your project
- you'll learn how to keep everyone up to date on progress
- complete the standard Project Management forms
- a need to balance projects and day jobs so that you keep your reputation for getting things done well
When you have a reputation for getting things done, you can find yourself becoming the go-to person for managing projects. Often we need to do that off the side of our desks and that can mean things start to slip through the cracks.
This course will give you an understanding of the discipline of project management and the skills to get the project done without losing control of your 'real' job.
The course contains a series of lessons that will walk you through the stages of a project. You'll have template tools you can use to document, communicate and manage the project. You will have video examples of the basic Project Management Forms to refer to as you become accustomed to the professional delivery of projects.
Who this course is for:
- anyone who has to juggle a desk job with assigned projects
- anyone who is worried that their reputaton for getting things done is in jeopardy
- anyone who is trying to accomplish a goal and doesn't know how to manage the work involved
Perry Wilson lives in New Westminster, BC and writes under the pen name P.A. Wilson. She is a project management consultant and has more than 30 years of people and project management wisdom to share.
As an author, her love of fantasy and mystery led her to reactivate her lifelong drive to tell stories at the age of 50. Participating in National Novel Writing Month in 2008 woke the author in her resulted in the first Madeline Journey: Off Track.
Since then, she's advised and mentored budding authors on how to take the next step toward getting published.
As a member of both the Vancouver Writer's Social Group and The Federation of B.C. Writers, she has developed a method of uncovering the writing style of an author and helping them blossom.
As a Project Management Consultant, she has helped clients manage people through massive organizational change and delivered projects ranging from construction of new buildings to improving operational efficiency.