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Project Management Tips and Best Practices For Administrative Professionals

Refine your organizational skills to keep your projects on time, on budget, and on target.

You've learned the basic techniques of project management. You've mastered the planning, executing, reviewing, and revising skills making the difference between success and absolute failure. You are good at getting the different players and stakeholders to provide information or direction and to show up for important milestones along the way. Now you're ready for this material to hone your organizational skills, communicate even more effectively, avoid major project pitfalls, and work well with others to meet project deadlines and objectives. Build on your fundamental knowledge and bring in your projects on time, on budget, and on target. Expand your capacity to balance day-to-day work and these special PM assignments.

Runtime: 74 minutes
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Agenda

Build on Your Fundamental Knowledge

  • What Are Your Strengths and Challenges Managing Projects as an Administrative Professional Now?
  • What is a Project?
  • Where do PM Standards Come From?
  • How Does Something Become a Best Practice?
  • Project Life Cycle

Hone Organizational Skills

  • Skills to Lead Project Successfully
  • Skills to Manage Project Successfully
  • Managing Time Proactively

Communicate Even More Effectively

  • What is Your Most Effective Communication Zone?
  • Using Active Assertive Communication
  • Mastering Active Listening
  • Managing Project Communication Through RACI
  • Meeting Challenges With Stakeholders, Dispersed Teams, and Virtual Teams

Avoid Major Project Pitfalls

  • Common Pitfalls and Their Remedies
  • Analyzing Risk
  • Establishing an Early Warning System
  • Escalating Risk Proactively
  • Expecting the Unexpected

Meet Project Objectives

  • Establishing and Clarifying Concrete Objectives
  • Developing More Detailed Plans to Reach Objectives

Bring in Projects on Time, on Budget, and on Target

  • Executing Detailed Project Plans
  • Managing Exceptions and Deviations From Plans
  • What Management Wants to Hear in Your Reports

Continuous Improvement as a Way of Life

  • Implementing Lessons Learned Throughout Project
  • Going Beyond Lessons Learned
  • Keeping Project Data; Key Measurements
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This course was last revised on October 4, 2018.

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Faculty

Rebecca Staton-Reinstein, Ph.D.

Rebecca Staton-Reinstein, Ph.D.

Advantage Leadership, Inc.

  • President of Advantage Leadership, Inc.
  • Internationally recognized strategic planning and leadership expert, and author of several books on strategic leadership and planning
  • Clients get bottom- and top-line results from her coaching; she emphasizes all aspects of strategic planning and leadership, management, and team development
  • Manager and executive in public, private and nonprofit sectors
  • Honored by organizations on four continents
  • Past president of the Davie-Cooper City Chamber of Commerce, Florida Speakers Association, Greater Miami Chapter, National Association of Women Business Owners; Legacy Professional Member, National Speakers Association; Member, Association for Psychological Type International, MBTI Master Practitioner; Foreign Member St. Petersburg Engineering Academy
  • Ph.D. degree in organizational development
  • Can be contacted at [email protected], https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebeccastatonreinstein or www.AdvantageLeadership.com
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Product ID: 401696
Published 2018
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