Managing Multiple Projects

As a project manager responsible for multiple projects within your organization, learn the skills required to develop a structure for integrating individual projects into a single management portfolio. Become familiar with the best practices through hands-on case studies.

This course can be applied to the following certificates:
Project Management Certificate
Project Management Certificate – Advanced

Who Should Attend

Those who manage multiple projects within their organization, those who serve on multiple project teams, and those who anticipate that they soon will be involved in more than one project.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Understand multiple project management and prioritization models
  • Improve project reporting and inter-project conflict management skills
  • Learn techniques for managing project resources across the organization
  • Enhance your inter-project conflict management skills
  • Manage project resource pools within your organization

Course Outline/Topics

Course Overview
-Goals & Objectives
-Project Management Lifecycle Applied to Multiple Projects
-Definitions of Terms

Initiating Multiple Project Management/Programs
-Roles and Responsibilities of a Program Manager
-Support Organizational Structures
-Analyzing Your Current Projects for Consistency and Gaps
-Standardization in Project Management Approaches
-Conducting Project Integration Meetings

Multiple Project Planning
-Program Management and Planning Elements
-Program Charters
-Resource Pools
-Creating and Maintaining Resource Pools
-Creating and Maintaining Master Work Breakdown Structures
-Creating and Maintaining Master Schedules
-Real-world Tips for Building Master Schedules
-Identifying and Resolving Inter-Project Dependencies
-Optimizing Master Schedules

Executing and Controlling Multiple Projects
-Overview of Execution & Control
-Tracking Performance and Determining Schedule Impacts
-Program Status Meetings
-Types of Project Reports
-Reconciling Project Reports
-Forecasting Program/Multiple-Project Performance
-Budget Forecasting & Control
-Variance Management
-Intervention on Underperforming Projects
-Managing Risk Across Several Projects


Project Management Foundations or Estimating, Scheduling and Managing Project Performance or equivalent experience


Required Text for ONLINE COURSE:
“Managing Multiple Projects” by Tobis & Tobis

Optional Text for ONLINE COURSE:
“A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Fifth Edition”

Online, course available Jan. 18-Feb. 12, 2016

Location: Online

CJ Walker Waite Ph.D., PMP
Alan Waite M.A., C.E.C.

Fee: $845

CEUs: 1.4, PDUs: 14

Program Number: 5025-8565

Registration Deadline: Mon., Jan. 18, 2016

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Online, course available June 13-July 15, 2016

Location: Online

CJ Walker Waite Ph.D., PMP
Alan Waite M.A., C.E.C.

Fee: $845

CEUs: 1.4, PDUs: 14

Program Number: 5025-8610

Registration Deadline: Mon., June 13, 2016

Register Now