October 23-24, 2014
February 19-20, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
$995 per person
Online Registration (14 days before seminar)
$895 per person
to change for future programs
in PDF format
Building and Sustaining
Project Management Best Practices
14 PMI PDUs / 1.4 CEUs
Are your projects executed with repeatable
best practices? Or are good practices - followed most of the time
- getting you by for the time. What's the difference in good
practice and best practice when it comes to managing projects?
When faced with reduced budgets and a leaner workforce, how do you build
and maintain a culture that continues to support best project practices?
This seminar provides the
skills and knowledge to identify, document, and apply best practices to
improve current and future project performance and foster the
application of best practices throughout the organization. Build a
best practice methodology and tailor it to your company to sustain a
repeatable, quality project discipline that supports process
Case study and class
exercises will help you identify when and where to set the standard.
Discover how to maximize proven project management tools and techniques,
improve project performance with foresight instead of hindsight and
focus on the real work rather than the busy work.
What you will learn:
Define best practices
History of project
management best practices
best practices and good practices
Identify sources of
practices to fit organizational culture
Value of repeatability
Tying best practices
to process improvement
components that support best practices
generic best practices for most project management environments
Who Should Attend:
course will benefit for new project managers as well as longtime project
managers. It is not requirement for the PMP exam, but ideal for
recertification credits to maintain the PMP.
Prerequisite: Developing Project Management Skills or another
Project Management Certificate
PMP® Exam Preparation
brings over twenty years of practical experience in the discipline of
project management to Capstone Development International, LLC.
Additionally, he has over ten years of classroom experience in adult
education and serves as adjunct faculty for The University of Texas at
Arlington, The American Management Association, and The International
Institute for Learning and is a former USAF Master Instructor. He is
also an active member of both the Dallas and Fort Worth Chapters of the
Project Management Institute.
As a project director, Mike has successfully planned and executed
projects of varying complexity with budgets in the multi-million dollar
range. His expertise extends to developing project management
methodologies, critical chain project management, risk management,
resource management, establishing long-term customer relations,
organizational dynamics, change management, and instructional system
Applying his worldwide experiences in management and training, Mike
creates practical, results-oriented approaches for defining and
delivering results. Innovative needs analysis techniques and established
methodology have allowed him to guide leading organizations in business,
industry and government through the difficult stages of goals
definition, planning, and schedule analysis to achieve timely and cost
effective programs. Mike has worked with a variety of industries
including PEMEX, J.P. Morgan Chase, General Electric, USAF RED HORSE,
Nokia, Alcon Labs, National Instruments, and Brinker International.
In addition to certification as a Project Management Professional by the
Project Management Institute, Mike has a Bachelor of Science degree from
Regis University in Technical Management. He has an additional degree in
Electronics Technology and has continued to advance his education with
courses in time management, production control, inventory management,
master planning, capacity planning, computer programming, ISO 9000
auditor procedures, interactive management, academic counseling,
instructional systems development, test and measurement.
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