Project management office (PMO) and project management center of excellence can support projects throughout the organization. PMO can provide specialized tools and training to project managers that are deployed to projects throughout the organization. PMO help with training and developing project management skills and expertise.
- If you think about it, Project Managers…work themselves out of a job…as soon as they finish a project.…That can actually lead to some…serious problems for a company.…In this video, we'll see just what those problems are,…and why you should be thinking about them…as you resolve to a course of action for your project.…The first issue is that anyone…can call themselves a project manager.…But mastering the profession of project management…involves learning the specialized tools,…rules and jargon of the trade.…
It's hard for someone to master these skills…when it's only a temporary job.…So it's easy for an organization to end up with…lots of amateur project managers but no experts.…The second problem is that many project managers…work in a functional division of the business.…Once their project is finished,…there may not be another job for them to do.…That's a bad situation for a successful…project manager to be put in.…And a bad situation for the organization,…that will end up losing their talent.…
One common way to solve both of these problems,…
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- Describe the responsibilities of a project leader by using the DIRECT framework.
- Explain the role of Root Cause Analysis.
- Identify the common elements of a Project Charter.
- Describe the contents of a SWOT Analysis.
- Explain the difference between a weak project manager and a strong project manager.
- Explain the difference between qualitative metrics and quantitative metrics.List several tools that can be used for managing a project.
- Describe several techniques that can be used when managing the change created by a project.
- Explain the difference between a change and a transition.
- Explain the importance of capturing lessons learned from a project.
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