Predictability & Flexibility: Juggling Multiple Projects 10

Course Code
4200524

This course demonstrates proven methodologies and techniques for successfully managing concurrent projects. In this certificate program, you will learn how to navigate complexity, eliminate bureaucracy, avoid over-committing, and set expectations in different role and scope situations. With a focus on communicating with multiple supervisors and stakeholders of differing priorities, you will gain confidence in your competency as a resourceful and communicative leader in any type of function or role. 

  • Date May 27
  • Time N/A
  • Duration 4 Weeks
  • Program Type Open-Enrollment/Public
  • Certificate Type None
  • Format Self-Paced Online
  • CEUs 1.6
  • PDUs 16
  • Fees $1,310

This course demonstrates proven methodologies and techniques for successfully managing concurrent projects. In this certificate program, you will learn how to navigate complexity, eliminate bureaucracy, avoid over-committing, and set expectations in different role and scope situations. With a focus on communicating with multiple supervisors and stakeholders of differing priorities, you will gain confidence in your competency as a resourceful and communicative leader in any type of function or role. 

Predictability & Flexibility: Juggling Multiple Projects 10

Program Experience

Managing multiple projects requires an understanding of priorities, planning, strategy and executing tactics. This certificate program demonstrates how to do that while empowering your team members and optimizing your time and resources to achieve your project goals. Understand the principles of quality control, gauging progress and outcomes of the tasks you assign and delicately balancing these actions while delegating with responsibility and authority.

With solid principles and guidelines, such as managing and communicating expectations clearly, adjusting project schedules to aximize team productivity and prioritizing the work to produce impactful results, you will learn to track all of your program's moving pieces, enhance your organizational capabilities and reach your deadlines every time.

Predictability & Flexibility: Juggling Multiple Projects can be taken as a stand-alone short course for targeted learning. When used as an elective in the FlexCert certificate for Advanced Project Management you can tailor the program to resonate with your career aspirations and goals.

Benefits

You will learn to:

  • Establish priorities among multiple projects (even working with multiple supervisors!)
  • Delegate appropriately while maintaining control and ensuring you stay on plan
  • Track multiple projects with minimal effort, focusing on critical actions
  • Communicate status and gain needed resources
  • Eliminate bureaucracy and use your time more efficiently

Predictability & Flexibility: Juggling Multiple Projects can be taken as a stand-alone short course for targeted learning. When used as an elective in the FlexCert certificate for Advanced Project Management you can tailor the program to resonate with your career aspirations and goals.

Topics

This program covers a wide range of topics meant to build your competency as a communicative and resourceful leader in any type of function or role.

  • Why Manage Multiple Projects?
  • Portfolio Management
  • Planning and Scheduling Multiple Projects
  • Setting Proper Stakeholder Expectations
  • Monitor, track, review, and report progress
  • Identify and initiate required changes to the plan
  • Engaging Your Team
  • Identifying Your Own Triggers
Who Should Attend

While there are no prerequisites, participants should have at least five years of experience managing projects.

  • Managers
  • Project managers
  • Business analysts
  • Technical professionals
Schedule
Course Duration Self-Paced Online
Predictability & Flexibility: Juggling Multiple Projects 10
4 Weeks

May 27, 2024 release; completes June 23, 2024

Parent Program

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Advanced Project Management (APM)

Discover the distinctive Advanced Project Management Certificate Program, customized to your individual learning journey. With only five elective units to complete in any sequence, this program will equip you with the vital leadership skills to master the complex issues that challenge you and your organization. Develop new mindsets, delve into self-awareness, and uncover the instinctive ability to deliver impactful change. This program is designed for technical professionals and senior practitioners aspiring to achieve advanced levels of expertise, take effective and transformative action, inspire others and communicate with clarity. Elevate your strategic and leadership prowess with Caltech CTME's Advanced Project Management Certificate Program. 

  • Self-Paced Online
  • FlexCert Available

Instructors

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Tim Boyd

Leadership, Systems Engineering, Project Management