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Project Management: Practices and Tools

Class Code Date Delivery Method Cost
  • Thu Jul 18, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Live Online - 1 session $200
  • Tue Aug 13, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Live Online - 1 session $200
  • Thu Aug 29, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Live Online - 1 session $200

Most Technology Training classes will be delivered online until further notice.

Before each sesson, Tech Training will provide a Zoom link for live online classes, along with any required class materials.

Course Goal
By the end of this course, you will have had the chance to develop an understanding of project management processes and be adept at applying best practices to achieve project success.

Course Objectives and Key Takeaways:

1. Understand the Fundamentals of Project Management:

  • Gain a solid foundation in project management principles, understanding the entire project lifecycle from initiation to closure.
  • Learn to define project scope, objectives, and deliverables, ensuring a clear path to success.

2. Master Planning and Execution:

  • Acquire skills in detailed planning, including setting tasks, duration, dependencies, and utilizing resources efficiently.
  • Understand the importance of both macro and micro-planning to keep projects on track and adaptable to changes.

3. Effective Resource and Issue Management:

  • Learn best practices how to optimize resource allocation, manage team availability, and assign tasks to enhance project efficiency.
  • Develop strategies for proactive issue tracking and management, enabling quick resolution and minimal project disruption.

4. Enhance Communication and Collaboration:

  • Techniques to streamline communication and foster collaboration among project stakeholders, including team members, clients, and suppliers.
  • Understand the significance of setting clear expectations, effective negotiation, and facilitating productive project meetings.

5. Leverage Tools and Technology for Project Success:

  • Gain an understanding of project management tools and software, enhancing your ability to track progress, manage resources, and communicate updates effectively.
  • Learn to select and utilize the appropriate tools for different types of projects, from large-scale endeavors to micro-projects.
Pierre Khawand

Pierre Khawand has more than twenty years of experience in the software industry. He has led several technology ventures, completed successful mergers and acquisitions, and founded People-OnTheGo to focus on helping organizations and teams in the areas of innovation, leadership, and mindfulness.

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Additionally, some of these programs are open to interested individuals not affiliated with Stanford, allowing for broader community engagement and learning opportunities.