The Project Planning Process – What you need to pay extra attention to
Building the WBS; scope agreement
Performing remote risk reviews
Monitoring and Control of the Project – Keeping tabs on your project, remotely
Communications – Getting the message across
Essentials of good teamwork
Personality styles for remote work
Roles and responsibilities; stakeholders
Tools/Technologies – Consideration for a virtual team
Types of Technology – Zoom, MS Teams, computers, etc.
Best Practices for Conducting Meetings – Conference calls/video calls
Decision making – How will this occur? What is the process?
Building trust – An integral part of integrity
Rewards system – Based on milestones
Cultural aspects and sensitivities
Environment – Professionalism
Meetings – Group and individual
Virtual Teams – Building and nurturing a highly engaged and productive team
Managing Individual Performance - Hiring and developing people to be successful in virtual setting
The Paradigm Shift – Closing thoughts on the workplace of the future and the role of project managers in its success
David Tennant, Windward Consulting Group LLC
David Tennant has successfully directed over $3.5 billion in projects, programs, and resources. With degrees in engineering and business, he has a unique perspective on projects at both the practitioner and executive levels. His experience includes engineering, operations, marketing, board leadership, consulting, training, and numerous executive roles.
Mr. Tennant has had projects worldwide and published over 35 articles on technical and managerial topics. His experience includes utilities, manufacturing, services, telecom, R&D, and EPC (engineering) firms. He is a registered professional engineer and certified project manager (PMP).
We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.
You will receive a meeting invitation will include a link to join the meeting.
Separate meeting invitations will be sent for the morning and afternoon sessions of the course.
You will need to join the appropriate meeting at the appropriate time.
If you are using a microphone, please ensure that it is muted until such time as you need to ask a question.
The remote meeting connection will be open approximately 30 minutes before the start of the course. We encourage you to connect as early as possible in case you experience any unforeseen problems.