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Project Management for Engineers

Learn engineering project management skills including planning and implementing projects, communication strategies and overcoming lack of resources and impediments.

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This online, instructor-supported course teaches you how project management will improve your project outcomes on all fronts, and allow you to manage your many other responsibilities at the same time.  Some benefits of this course include identifying the project management skills that you do have and the ones that you need to enhance; learn how to use step-by-step process to plan, implement and evaluate each project; develop strategies for making other people "able" and communicating with them on their progress; and how to steer a project around lack of resources, wrong direction, and office politics.

You will learn to

  • Apply several skills to facilitate the success of a project, on which you are currently working
  • Describe the project life-cycle
  • Provide effective feedback to others and improve your listening skills
  • Integrate what you have learned into an effective process
  • Develop and implement the strategy and plan
  • Explain how to set performance standards

Who should attend
This course is designed for all Mechanical Engineers who are currently managing projects (ones you handle on your own and/or ones that involve other people) but had no formal project management training.  All levels of MEs will benefit as project management is about getting a project to successful completion - something we all have to do whether formally managing people or not.

To take this course you should have a personal computer, Web browser, Internet connection, and software to display PDF files (such as Adobe Reader®).

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About the Instructors

David Kazel is an experienced professional in program and project management, enterprise transformation, supply chain strategy, Lean, R & D, business processes, procurement, ERP software, distribution, inventory management, and Continuous Improvement. He is intrigued by working with a team to analyze process flows and systems to create value. He’s excited by helping teams create new solutions that make their work easier and less stressful. He’s energized by his involvement in transformation of all the components to an optimal system.

David has brought his skills and passion to many industries, including aerospace, pharmaceutical, mining, manufacturing, and automotive.

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Outline

Module 1 – Introduction

  • Overview
  • Course Objectives
  • Set Personal Learning Objectives

Module 2 – Stages of the Project Life-Cycle

  • Overview
  • Objectives
  • Stages
  • Module 3 - Define Your Project
  • Discovering the Real Story
  • Define Project Parameters
  • Getting Underway
  • Identify Resources
  • Manage Team Meetings

Module 4 - Plan Your Project

  • Mindmap your project
  • Action Planning
  • Gantt Charts
  • PERT Diagrams
  • Contingency Plans

Module 5 - Implement Your Project Plan

  • Make team members able
  • Communication preferences
  • Active Listening
  • Building consensus
  • Providing feedback
  • Difficult behaviors and political maneuvering

Module 6 - Monitor Progress

  • Milestone Charts
  • Budget Control Charts
  • Monitoring performance
  • Use data to provide feedback
  • Realign a project
  • Keeping the Team Motivated
  • Managing Multiple Priorities

Module 7 – Evaluate the Project

Module 8 – Implement your Learning

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