How many of us have offered to run a small project in our lives only to discover mid-way through that we really didn’t have a good grasp of the art of managing a project? How many of us would like to step up and volunteer our time to run a project but feel we don’t have the necessary tools? This workshop presents a simple, easy-to-understand process for managing small, everyday projects. This is not “Project Management Essentials” or “PM 101.” It is simpler than that.
This workshop will take participants through a series of ten steps for managing small everyday projects starting with the important question “Should I really do this?” all the way through to tips on closing it all down and celebrating at the end. Learn how to run great meetings that people want to attend, how to create a simple schedule and budget, and more. Most importantly, participants will learn the tools needed to deliver their projects on time and on budget, making them and others feel great about the results.
This workshop empowers participants to say “Yes, I can run that event” and then give them the tools to make it happen.
This high energy, down-to-earth workshop will make everyone think differently as they begin planning the next party, wedding, house move, product roll-out, office relocation, course development or conference.
Participants will gain practical skills to:
This course is aimed at those who have no interest in becoming a formal manager but who find themselves nevertheless managing small projects like church fundraisers, family reunions, school trips, and home renovations.
There is no prerequisite for this course.
You will receive a course binder containing copies of presentation slides, templates, and a copy of the book The Power of the Plan.