Managing Multiple Projects
When: Two full days
Where: On-site at your facility
Why: Improve your organization’s performance by learning to manage multiple projects
Program management deals with the challenges of managing multiple and complex
projects. The primary objective is to manage a group of related projects in concert with
each other, in line with organizational strategies, and with limited enterprise resources.
The organizational unit responsible for program management handles the planning of
multiple and complex projects – scheduling, estimating, allocating resources, and
Instructors controlling schemas. This includes dealing with the scheduling and cost impacts of
Your instructors are seasoned resource-constrained scheduling. Program management is primarily known for
professionals with experience managing a group of projects, but its implementation sometimes includes an abbreviated
in industry, government, and portfolio management system, a metrics system, and selected features of a project
academia.They specialize in management office.
project management and
project management capability
improvement.The focus of Learning Outcomes:
their training is to enhance By the end of this course, you will be able to:
overall organizational and Define projects, multiple projects, complex projects, programs, portfolios,
individual project management
organizational project management, and project portfolio management
skills, knowledge, and
competency. For details see Discuss the challenges in managing multiple and complex projects
back. Identify areas included in managing multiple and complex projects
Plan multiple and complex projects
Use appropriate scheduling, estimating and resource allocation approaches
Other Project Execute multiple and complex projects successfully
Management Recognize how the Project Management Office (PMO) can support multiple
Training Available projects/programs
PM Metrics Control multiple and complex projects
PM Office Manage relationships and expectations for these projects
PM Tools and Techniques Recognize the key leadership and managerial skills required for success
Project Portfolio Management PMBOK® Guide Knowledge Areas:
Project Integration Management
Project Scope Management
Project Time Management
Project Cost Management
Project Quality Management
Project Human Resource Management
Project Communications Management
Project Risk Management
Project Procurement Management
Program and Price Information
If you are interested in bringing this two-day on-site training to your facility, please call Marian Maciej-Hiner at
UW-Platteville Continuing Education toll-free 888.281.9472 or email email@example.com.
Project Management Excellence Team Biographies
Parviz F. Rad is the Principal of Project Management Excellence and lives in New Jersey. He holds
an M.Sc. Degree from Ohio State University and a Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He has over 35 years of professional experience during which he has served in governmental,
industrial, and academic capacities. He has participated in project management activities and in
development and enhancement of quantitative tools in project management in a multitude of
disciplines including software development, construction, and pharmaceutical research. He has
authored and coauthored over sixty publications in the areas of engineering and project management.
Dr. Rad has been recognized as a Professional Civil Engineer, Certified Cost Engineer, and as a
Project Management Professional. Dr. Rad is the former Editor of the Project Management Journal.
Ginger Levin is the Co-Principal of Project Management Excellence and lives in Florida. She
received her doctorate in information systems technology and public administration from The
George Washington University, where she received the outstanding dissertation award for her
research on large organizations. Dr. Levin is a Senior Consultant and educator in project
management. Her specialty areas include project management maturity modeling, organizational
assessments, metrics, and program evaluation and auditing. She is also an Adjunct Professor for
the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in its M.S. in Project Management program and is its
Project Management Program Specialist.
Tony Munos is a Senior Trainer and Consultant for Project Management Excellence, as well as
Professor of Project Management at the University of New South Wales, and lives in Wisconsin.
Professor Munos has over 36 years of experience in project management and systems integration
for a variety of projects; with the Air Force and with Computer Science Corporation. He has over
4 years distance education experience as a Project Management class facilitator for a Master’s
degree program for a University in Australia. He continually receives the highest evaluation from
students and the University for his performance as a project management faculty.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North
Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Contact: www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org, Phone: 312-263-0456