You will learn how to make sure your project stays on track.
- Monitoring is performed throughout the entire project.…You are mainly concerned with assessing progress…and measuring how well you're executing…against the project management plan.…A good way to determine if your project is on track…is to use key performance indicators,…also known as KPIs.…These are simple metrics that can answer questions,…such as are we within scope?…Are we on schedule?…Are we under budget?…How much more work is left?…And, are we meeting quality metrics?…Some examples include, earned value management calculations,…percentage milestones completed, and re-work levels.…
Managing projects is challenging enough,…but government projects require an additional…level of scrutiny.…The reason being is, you are walking a tightrope…between the specifications of your project management plan…and the strict terms and conditions…laid out in the contract.…You have to adhere to both.…For example, how would you handle a situation…where a particular product or service…that was agreed upon in the contract,…and approved in the plan is no longer available?…
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.
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- 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