Managing Multiple Projects
Daniel Fay is Managing Director for BrenDaniel Productions Corp. Dan provides organizations around the world with a framework for business management and executive excellence. Dan has conducted programs in business management, business analysis, project management methodologies, and leadership principles.
Dan has been both a selected and invited speaker at international management symposiums and conferences in China, Canada, the United States, Europe, and Asia. Dan has performed business analysis and project management roles for project teams ranging from 3 to over 300 members.
Dan has been on the faculty for Protrain, the Global Knowledge McMaster University certificate programs, IATA Training Institute, Dalhousie University, The College of the North Atlantic, and Advanced Project Leadership Series. Dan has held board positions with numerous PMI Chapters and the PMAC.
Different organizations have different views on how many projects a project manager can handle. It depends on the size, complexity, and significance of the projects, as well as the capability of the individual manager.
It is becoming less common that project managers only have one project at a time. The ability to managing multiple projects requires additional skills and tools than what is required for managing a single project at a time. Despite the project having different and often conflicting needs, the PM is the common thread.
As organizations expand, the employees are often asked to take on added responsibilities and additional projects with the same expectation for on-time delivery and quality. Managing Multiple Projects is a skill required for today’s fast-paced environment.
There are three important steps to successfully managing multiple projects. Most times it is not a process issue, it is a time management issue. The keys steps are:
- Integrate your plans and schedules
- Prioritize your workload
- Communicate, Communicate, Communicate
Course Level - Intermediate
Who Should Attend
Anybody who has more than one responsibility
Why Should Attend
Gain some tools and techniques for keeping control in an ever-changing environment. Learn about:
- 13 Strategies for Managing Multiple Projects/Objectives
- 5 common mistakes in managing multiple projects
- Time management techniques to maintain/regain control