Project Management for Trainers: Stop

Project Management for Trainers: Stop "Winging It" and Get Control of Your Training Projects / Edition 1

by Lou Russell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1562861417

ISBN-13: 9781562861414

Pub. Date: 10/17/2000

Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Learn how to plan and organize any training project-AND control its time, cost, quality, and scope-with this fast-paced and highly readable book. Read solutions you can use immediately to build flexible project management plans, estimate required work effort, schedule steps and allocate resources, communicate project status, and perform a post-project review.

Overview

Learn how to plan and organize any training project-AND control its time, cost, quality, and scope-with this fast-paced and highly readable book. Read solutions you can use immediately to build flexible project management plans, estimate required work effort, schedule steps and allocate resources, communicate project status, and perform a post-project review.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781562861414
Publisher:
American Society for Training & Development
Publication date:
10/17/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.12(w) x 10.11(h) x 0.33(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

1. Beginning the Project

2. Defining the Project
Documenting the Business Objectives
Documenting the Learning Objectives
Documenting Scope
Documenting Risks
Documenting Constraints
Creating a Stakeholder Communication Plan
Evaluate Alternatives
Summary
Practical Exercises

3. Planning the Project
Building the Project Plan
Finalizing the Business and Learning Objectives
Some Practical Help
Creating the Work Breakdown Structure
Creating the Budget
History Says . . .
Summary
Practical Exercises

4. A Course Development Template
The Learner First Approach
A Repeatable but Flexible Process
Summary
Practical Exercise

5. Managing the Project
Establish Monitoring Criteria
Risks
Constraints
Schedule
Budget
Manage Change
Troubleshooting
History Tells Us . . .
Summary
Practical Exercises

6. Reviewing the Project
A Sample Postproject Review Template
A Sample Process for Postproject Review
Using Systems Thinking to Review a Project
History Tells Us . . .
Summary
Practical Exercise

7. Managing Performance Consulting Projects
A Rational Plan
Working Back From the Due Date
Summary
Practical Exercise

8. A Template for Managing External Suppliers
The Secret to Success
RFPs: Detail vs. Flexibility
Contractor Law
Confidentiality
Establishing Communication Standards
Change Management
Knowledge Transfer
Shared Risk
Summary
Practical Exercises

9. The Project Begins . . .
Summary
Resources

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