You will learn how to initiate a project.
- The initiation of a project is really the continuation…of the award phase.…Many times, projects get off to a rocky start…because the project manager didn't exercise…strong leadership by getting the project team,…as well as any key government stakeholders aligned…behind a common goal.…So, how do you get your project off to a good start?…One of the best ways is to hold a face-to-face…kickoff meeting, sometimes called a post-award conference.…
This is your opportunity to bring contract…and project personnel together with the objective…of sharing requirements,…as well as assigning roles and responsibilities.…Communication starts early, so use this opportunity…to establish a strong foundation.…In order to have the most productive kickoff,…be sure to invite the right people to attend the meeting,…and send out an agenda in advance.…Several of the more important agenda items include,…sponsor endorsement, project overview,…team member input, and available resources.…
So, let's delve a little deeper into these.…It would be helpful if you could get the project sponsor…
Learn the best practices and terminology for working with the government, including documentation such as subsidiary plans, RFPs, PWSs, and SOOs. Walk through the three phases of contract negotiation—pre-award, award, and post-award—and common challenges as well as solutions for bidding on government contracts and getting projects authorized.
- Avoiding common pitfalls
- Reviewing the request for proposal (RFP)
- Identifying stakeholders
- Refining the deliverables
- Finalizing the contract
- Kicking off the project
- Managing the project
- Closing out the project