Project Management - An Owner's Perspective

Course Description

Learn how to lead and motivate a project team to achieve project success. Tools, strategies, and options will be shared, including:

• An in-depth discussion of the Owner Project Manager’s role and how it differs from the PM role in design and construction firms.
• Proven methods to manage budget, scope, schedule, and quality.
• Strategies to engage stakeholders including O&M colleagues to manage their expectations.
• Tools to assess, minimize, and manage the owner’s risk.
• Measures to avoid or moderate disputes

Learning Objectives
  1. How to lead and motivate a project team to achieve project success.
  2. What makes a “good” Owner and what’s unique about being the Owner’s Project Manager (PM)?
  3. Proven methods to manage budget, scope, schedule, and quality.
  4. Tips for effective communication and meeting management.
  5. Strategies to engage stakeholders, end-users, and O&M staff.
  6. Measures to manage risk and avoid or mitigate disputes.

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