Virtual Project Management

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

In today's world of telecommuting and globalization, chances are good that your projects will include a virtual team at some point. While similar to all teams in many ways, virtual teams have some unique needs that must be addressed. In this short course, you will learn the crucial interpersonal skills used to manage in a virtual environment. You'll also accelerate your communication skills and knowledge of how new communication technologies can help or hinder.

Virtual short courses do not include materials or headsets.

Audience

PMP-certified project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators,project analysts, project leaders, senior project managers, team leaders,product managers, program managers, project sponsors, and project team memberswho want to continue to develop their skills and renew their PMP certification.

Learning Objectives

  • The challenges of a virtual project
  • Learning about your team
  • Cultural considerations
  • Coordinating communication
  • Keys to success

1. What is a virtual project?

2. Understand your remote team

3. Cultural awareness

  • Language
  • Time zones
  • Work habits

4. Keys to communication success

  • The communication plan
  • Coordinating communications
  • Consistency

5. Communication technologies