Project Management Technology and Tools Master Class Series

Series includes seven classes

In a rapidly changing business environment, it is critical for project stakeholders to have tools, technology and processes to communicate time-sensitive information. A solid framework for communication promotes team success. Using real-world case studies, participants simulate the project and business impact of incorporating continuous collaboration to facilitate results-based performance.

This series is offered live online using Zoom with course materials available on Canvas. You will receive an invitation to join Canvas prior to the class start date.

PMI and the PMI Authorized Training Partner logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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


Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM

Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM

As a speaker, mentor, educator, consultant, author and project manager, Sandra Hoskins is committed to working with people who want to create excellence in their life, whether at work, home, play or in their community. Sandra’s passions are project management ... read more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the benefits of collaboration using technology, tools and processes
  • Ensure teams are able to collaborate effectively
  • Create a team-focused communications and collaboration environment
  • Select the right tool for the right team environment
  • Evaluate your environment to determine the best methods and tools for your company, team and project

Course Outline/Topics

The series includes seven classes as follows:

1. Collaboration Strategies for High-Performing Teams

    • Using team sites
    • Sharing team artifacts
    • Managing documents in an e-world
    • Collecting document metadata

2. Communicating Personally and Virtually

    • Security of corporate data
    • Security of personal data
    • Audio conferencing tools
    • Video conferencing tools
    • Calendar and email strategies

3. Estimating Tools and Techniques

    • Challenges with estimates
    • Creating and updating an estimating template
    • Communicating estimates to the team
    • Working with time and cost estimates
    • Working with Agile estimates

4. Scheduling Tools and Techniques

    • Scheduling in a predictive world
    • Working with the critical path
    • Scheduling in an Agile world
    • Working with sprints
    • Working in hybrid projects

5. Leveraging Templates – Risk and Issues

    • Creating and updating a risk register:  What to collect and when
    • Developing a risk analysis strategy:  What to do with the risks
    • Analyzing the impact of a triggered risk
    • Creating and updating an issues log
    • Communicating current state to the stakeholders

6. Leveraging Templates 2 – Resource Management and Stakeholder Engagement

    • Creating and managing a stakeholder register:  What you can collect and what you can’t
    • Creating and managing a resource management log:  RACI, RACSI, skills resources
    • Creating and updating a resource forecasting log

7. Creating and Leveraging Reports, Dashboards and Charts

    • Determining the report criteria for the stakeholder
    • Developing stoplight reports and trigger criteria
    • Using burndown/burnup charts
    • Creating overview charts (project, resource, tasks)

Date: 7 Fri, Mar 8-Apr 19, 2024

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 8-10am CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP, CSM


$845 by Feb 23, 2024
$895 after Feb 23, 2024

CEUs: 1.4, PDUs: 14.0

Enrollment Limit: 16

Program Number: 5025-15479

Note: Participants will receive instructions for logging into Canvas to access course materials and Zoom links approximately one week prior to course start date. This series will meet for 7 Friday mornings; March 1, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19.

Full payment or arrangement for payment (i.e. purchase order or payment plan) must be made before the first day of class.

Registration Deadline: Mar 8, 2024

Register Now


Join Our Email List

Get the latest on courses and certificates in your areas of interest.