Practical Project Management

For Engineers

Get projects rolling from contract award to delivery while increasing your team’s productivity 5-10X using proven 80/20 Rule solutions.

In this training, we draw on guidance from the DoD, NASA, PMP, and best management practices from Steven Covey and Peter Drucker, to provide you with the distilled knowledge and tools you need to deliver quality products on-time and on budget.

We will walk through processes for delivering high quality, robust products and services while strengthening your team and customer relationships. And because in the real world it’s rare to meet schedules, we will also show you how to manage recovery plans and customer relationships to continue the future growth of your company.

Key takeaways:

– How to prevent half of all project failures
– Tools to increase productivity by 5-10X
– Best practice examples from industry leaders
– Managing recovery plans and customer relationships

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Agenda

Introduction 

  1. Project Management Overview
  2. Communication – How to prevent 50% of all project failures

Requirement Analysis

  1. Scope – What does the customer really want
  2. Requirements – What and how to deliver products and services

Tools to Manage Projects

  1. Scheduling – Who does what by when
  2. Allocating Resources – What you do on Monday
  3. Earned Value – How to get paid
  4. Vendors – Visit the vendor in person
  5. Risk Management – When does the risk profile change
  6. Quality – Building quality and robustness into the product

Trainer

Nehal Patel, Project Management for Engineers Instructor

Nehal Patel (PMP), leads RCI’s Project Management and Effective Systems Engineering training modules. Her 15+ years of experience includes designing military radar systems, overseeing military accounts for over $200M as a Program Manager, and heading the risk management function at Booz Allen Hamilton for a $3B Air Force contract. She is a certified management professional with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a masters in systems engineering and leadership.

Attendees receive:

  • Presentation slides
  • Tools and templates
  • Real world project examples
  • Laminated cheat sheets
  • Completion certificate

“Roulo Consulting has been a driving force in implementing leading edge analysis and modeling practices for our engineering teams through seminars, Boot Camp training, and one-on-one interactions that have resulted in increased efficiency, greater accuracy, and improved designs for program team.”

– Dr. Keith Doyle, MIT Lincoln Labs