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Project Management Foundations: Small Projects

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Learn how to efficiently manage small projects for great results.


  • Welcome
  • Understand the project scenario
  • How to use exercise files
1. Getting Started with Small Projects
  • How do you identify a small project?
  • Overview of small project management
  • Manage small projects effectively
  • Tools for managing small projects
2. Defining the Project
  • What is the purpose of the project?
  • Identify what the project will deliver
  • Define the project scope
  • Identify the most important factor
  • Get approval for the project definition
3. Planning the Project
  • How much project management do you need?
  • Organize your project files
  • Identify the work
  • Estimate time and cost
  • Put the project tasks in sequence
  • Build your team
  • Assign resources to tasks
  • Identify risks
  • Add contingency time to the schedule
  • Approve the project plan
4. Getting Things Done
  • Kick off the project
  • Hand out assignments
  • Keep things moving
  • Work through problems
5. Tracking Progress
  • Get status updates
  • Evaluate progress
  • Get back on track
  • Handle changes
6. Wrapping Up the Project
  • Get sign-off
  • Tie up loose ends
  • Next steps

Taught by

Bonnie Biafore


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