You will learn how to develop the project management plan.
- Things will start to pick up…now that you've kicked off your project.…I'm sure you've heard the expression…plan your work and work your plan.…Well, now you will begin to plan your project.…One of the keys to running an efficient project…is to develop a thorough project management plan,…also known as a PMP.…Think of it as a road map that you and your team can follow.…It is a living document that will be periodically updated.…
Once the plan has been formally approved,…you have a guide that will help you later on…as you execute and monitor your project.…The top five project management benefits…include it provides direction,…it helps you achieve buy-in,…it helps you maintain accountability,…it establishes boundaries,…and it helps you anticipate problems.…First, you can provide direction by showing the big picture…on where the project is going.…
Also clearly state what needs to be completed…in order to successfully deliver the project.…Second, you can achieve buy-in by ensuring stakeholders…understand what is expected of them.…
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