Project Leadership Basics for Administrative Professionals

Bill Stewart, President & CEO | Susan Glaskey, Executive Program Director - PMLG

Saturday, July 28 | 8:30 - 4:30 p.m.

The strategic vision of any organization is delivered through successfully planned and executed projects. It is critical that those responsible for managing projects have the skills and confidence to apply the practical and proven tools and techniques that mitigate project and strategic execution failure. As an administrative professional, you manage projects of various sizes every day. In this energetic experiential session, participants will learn the key concepts behind effectively planned projects: and what core elements are critical for defining the scope, assigning ownership, identifying stakeholders, and managing the critical path.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of leadership discipline and soft skills
  • Learn to successfully plan key elements of projects
    • Develop a Project Charter
    • Conduct a Stakeholder Analysis
    • Use a Work Breakdown Structure to define the scope, estimate the work effort, and assign ownership of deliverables
    • Develop a Project Schedule
  • Learn effective means for getting status from deliverable owners