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Christina B Maiers
PB AF 598
Seattle Campus

Administrative and Policy Skills Workshop

Teaches practical administrative, leadership, and analytic skills commonly required of managers and analysts in the public and nonprofit sectors. The workshops emphasize hands-on problem resolution, simulations, and actual practice. Credit/no-credit only.

Class description

• Examine the meaning of a project management methodology and the importance of establishing formal processes and controls to manage your project • Understand the value of project management in the public sector and hear real-world examples of projects performed within public sector agencies • Examine the 5 pillars of project management, discuss project management methodologies and learn about the Organizational Project Management Maturity Model • Utilize key practices to successfully initiate, manage, control and close-out projects • Learn about tools to help manage project, such as Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Earned Value Management (EVM) & MSProject

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Christina B Maiers
Date: 03/31/2014