Fundamentals of Project Management

Many organizations struggle to complete projects at all, let alone successfully and quickly. In this 2-day overview of project management, we will provide the essential tools you need for successful projects.  The 2-day format of this interactive workshop is designed to increase the learning through applying what is being taught to current projects. Attendees focus on their own projects for the in-class exercises.  And between Day 1 and Day 2, additional work on current projects is completed.   Typical projects that participants bring to the workshop include capital improvements (new equipment or facilities changes), product or service development, IT-related, continuous improvement and quality projects. As a result of this workshop, participants will:

Who should take this workshop: This workshop is designed for anyone who is responsible to complete small or large projects in any function of the company, and wants to learn new skills and tools to improve results.   It is recommended that existing project teams attend as a group. This introductory workshop will provide participants with a solid foundation of project management skills and templates of practical tools for successful projects.  It will not teach advanced project management concepts including team dynamics, Lean or Agile methods in project management, or instruction in a specific project scheduling tool such as Microsoft Project.   Please contact VMEC if you are interested in any of these advanced topics.