June 8-10, 2021 | The St. Anthony | San Antonio

Project Management Boot Camp

March 19, 2020
9:00 am-12:00 pm
Dana VI-VIII

Project Management Boot Camp

Increasingly top tier EAs are being asked to dive into project management. Save yourself frustration and mistakes with a unique and streamlined approach to the field of project management. Specifically designed with executive assistants in mind, you’ll learn practical, proven techniques for running any project thrown your way. Explore the key skills for project management, and understand how to manage your role, expectations, and pitfalls through the different phases. Absorb the nine-step methodology to perfect your ability to get a project from the start to the finish. We’ll share best practices and have an interactive workshop that doesn’t just explain what to do – you’ll create a project so you have a takeaway for the future. Learning Objectives include:

  • Rhonda’s Nine-Step (one size DOES fit all) methodology for any project you’ll tackle
  • Understanding Critical Path (how to calculate it, and why you should)
  • GANTT, Pert, Post-It Charts – what you need to use, how, and why
  • Communicating the good, the bad and the ugly of your project updates
  • Compare the different methodologies available: Lean, Agile, Six Sigma, Scrum. When do you use them, what are the pros and cons
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