Turning Around Struggling Projects

Description: 

Learn the strategies needed to address poorly performing projects and get them moving in the right direction again. During the course you will learn how to identify potential shortfalls that can cause a project to struggle and/or fail. The course is designed for project managers and directors who are interested in understanding why projects struggle and fail and how to successfully turn them back around.

Who Should Enroll: 
  • New project managers who are looking for advice on how to improve the performance of their projects
  • Experienced project managers who are looking to expand upon their current knowledge base
  • PMO directors and managers who want to improve their overall project success rates
  • Executive and leadership level individuals who are trying to improve overall morale and project success rates within their organizations
Learning Outcomes: 
  • Develop the ability to identify typical project issues
  • Learn the steps needed to help turn around poorly performing projects
  • Identify key leadership qualities and understand the effect of organizational culture on a project
  • Identify project and organizational inefficiencies
  • Develop strategies for effective procurement and manufacturing
  • Manage risk and issues effectively
  • Learn how to perform a “one-time re-baseline" on project budgets and schedules
Prerequisites: 

Must currently be a project manager, or have completed a fundamentals course on project management in order to align course concepts with accepted project management principles.

Continuing Education Hours: 
Continuing Education Units 1.2 CEUs
Discounts: 

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Additional Information: 

This course is not available for college credit.

The University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Professional Education (CPE) is approved by PMI as a PMI Registered Education Provider (Provider #1616).