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Instructor at PSU 'Improving Project Inception'

Date: Friday, June 08, 2012 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Duration: 8 Hours
Course Description
Most projects' problems exist long before there is approval for the project to begin. Unrealistic expectations, misaligned goals, improper supplier involvement, and poor definition are a few reasons that projects go awry. Looking at different methods to start projects is critical. This class introduces the concepts for integrating the supplier with the customer and focuses on the customer interaction.
What You Cover


Guidance teams and how a small team can improve project initiation
Integration of project teams with the customer
Measuring and maintaining stakeholder alignment
Setting and maintaining customer expectations
Methods to ensure a smooth transition as changes occur


Notes
This is an advanced project management topic dealing with organizational change and management concepts and is applicable to project managers, program managers, PMO staff, and managers in any organization that needs to improve project performance.


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