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Texas Executive Education | Managing Project Execution

Managing Project Execution

Designed For

  • Individuals
    For executives, professionals, new leaders and small business owners
  • Organizations
    For teams of managers with common developmental needs in specific areas

Objective

We help you direct the execution phase to a successful conclusion. This course helps you to build the proper cultural environment, letting you monitor progress and intervene only when--and where--it's necessary. You learn how to control scope through a change control process scaled appropriately to the level of definition. Various conflict resolution modalities are brought into play when problems cannot be avoided through early detection and recovery planning.
 
Topics
 
Creating a Safe and Productive Culture
  • Health/safety/security
  • Quality management
  • Productivity issues
  • Tools for building culture
 
Monitoring and Controlling Execution
  • Monitoring progress
  • Earned value
  • Intervention
  • Recovery planning
 
Change Management
  • Change control process
  • Scope creep/shift/change
  • Recycling
  • How to say “no”
 
Conflict Resolution
  • Recognizing the signs
  • Negotiation
  • Litigation
  • Mediation