Leading Complex Projects (APPEL-LCP)
This course is designed for experienced project managers who are subsystem leads or managers of small projects and are preparing to perform as project managers of more complex projects (multiple distinct subsystems, or other defined services, capabilities, or products) with associated interfaces.
This three-day course provides participants with key project management concepts, tools, and techniques used to manage complex projects successfully. It also provides insights and tools to measure project complexity and adopt the best techniques for ensuring control of a project and all of its associated elements.
This course is a progressive, integrated case study that enables participants to determine the true level of project complexity and to lead a project team from a new perspective.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Clearly recognize how to address variables involved in dealing with complex projects.
- Master techniques for accurate work estimating and risk analysis in complex situations.
- Create a plan that provides the right level of control and flexibility for success in complex projects.
- Integrate strategic planning techniques to meet NASA requirements for complex projects.
- Recognize techniques for dealing with multiple stakeholders, complex approval situations and teams drawn from across the agency's organizational boundaries.
Competencies and Technical Areas Addressed
- Communication and Decision Making
- Project Control
- Project Planning
- Risk Management
- Stakeholder Management
- Tracking and Trending of Project Performance
- The American Council on Education (ACE) has recommended that 1 transferable graduate-level credit be awarded for the successful completion of this course.
- This course is registered by the Project Management Institute (PMI) for 23 Professional Development Units (PDUs). PMI Course ID: LCP015