BP111 Project Planning and Organization
Well-run projects depend entirely on the foundation laid in the initial planning stages, care and precision in project organization, and excellent teamwork. This course offers a detailed look at the characteristics of projects and a hands-on team simulation of the project planning and management process.
What You Cover
- Definition of phases, major tasks, and detailed tasks
- Task assignment and resource allocation
- Budgeting, tracking, and scheduling techniques
- Critical path
- Risk and contingency considerations
- Project leadership and team process
How You Benefit
- Learn a unique, team-based project planning process
- Observe and practice techniques for leading planning sessions
Instructor: Chris Dennis
Christopher Dennis, a principal with Portland-based Steaming Kettle Consulting, has been developing, delivering, and evaluating high-technology, manufacturing, and process solutions since 1988. An MSEE from Northeastern University and more than 15 years of hands-on engineering experience inform his in-depth insight into technology projects and the people they serve. Mr. Dennis brings direct and accessible information to his clients without loss of detail or subtlety.
Instructor: Ron Sarazin
Ron Sarazin is president of Olympic Performance, Inc., a consulting company, and CEO of Process Path, Inc., a software company. He holds a BS in industrial engineering from Oregon State University and completed advanced training at the University of Idaho and Stanford University. Mr. Sarazin has held leadership positions with ALCOA, PACCAR, PGE, and Mutual Health Systems, Inc. He is an accomplished author and trainer, and his most recent publication, Action with Traction, is available on Amazon. Mr. Sarazin has been active in his profession and the community, and is a youth soccer coach.
Please contact Carmen Schwisow about bringing this course onsite.
Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)