Human Resource Project Manager

Course#: BSPM1105

About this Course

Course Type Course Code Duration
Project Management BSPM1105 4 Days

As more human resource professionals are invited to participate at the executive level, project management skills and processes become critical tools in meeting the organization’s strategic talent and management objectives.

Why Attend this Course?

HR projects often involve all aspects of an organization and it’s distinct functional departments. Successful project management involves complex collaboration with different although related internal organizations. Successful human resource project managers must call forth skills in leadership, organization, planning, and understanding of the essential aspects of project management. This course is designed to broaden your understanding of project management principles, develop skills needed to successfully execute project plans and manage change initiatives, as well as build an understanding of potential risks and pitfalls that often befall project implementation.

Finally, these project management skills and concepts will increase effectiveness and efficiency in your HR department, develop your staff, and provide an additional level of credibility within the organization.

What Makes this Course Stand Apart?

This is a highly interactive Hands on courses with the options of the Accelerator Plus1 Workshop.

Lot of demos, practical exercises and samples. Very strong presentation skill of the trainer. Good balance between theory and practice application.

What you will Learn?

Through training and implementation of project management principles and processes, the organization can reap the benefits of:
•clear communications
•an understanding of performance expectations
•vertical alignment of human resources (people) to drive strategic goals and objectives
•improved overall productivity


Human Resources Professionals wanting Project Management Training focusing on the HR area.


No Prior Project Management Experience.

Course Outline

1.Define, explain and apply the five project management process groups: Initiation, Planning, Execution, Performance, and Close.

2.Define and explain processes used to determine project feasibility and project cost/benefit analysis to come to a decision on project viability and potential return on investment.

3.Identify parameters of the Initiation process to develop the business case, including the executive summary, problem definition, project overview, strategic alignment, cost/benefit analysis, alternatives analysis and approvals.

4.Outline and define areas of project Planning including scope, deliverables, timeline, costs/budget, quality, resources needed, stakeholder assessment, risk and contingency plans, and procuring products and services from outside the project team.

5.Define the types of deliverables needed in the Planning process for the project team and organization including but not limited to: Organization charts (team/company), responsibility matrix, timeline/schedule, risk management log, communications plans.

6.Understand the elements of developing a Work Breakdown Structure when defining and assigning project tasks.

7.Understand and apply various change-management models.

8.Recognize and identify the specific items needed to develop a project schedule including dependencies of tasks.

9.Understand what types of skills sets and capabilities are needed for project teams in the definition of levels of authority, task assignment and responsibilities.

10.Understand and outline personal and organizational values to reduce the risk of ethical dilemmas.

11.Define stakeholder groups and the level and frequency of stakeholder and sponsor participation in a project.

12.Understand the most common project pitfalls and how to mitigate them to ensure project success.

13.Determine stakeholder groups who will be affected by new process implementation to define success and delivery methods for change.

14.Understand and define the leadership qualities needed to manage, monitor and direct project teams, establish accountably, level of authority, problem solving and motivate performance.

15.Understand change management concepts and areas of resistance to guide the project team and stakeholders through the Monitoring and Controlling process toward implementation.

16.Outline and discuss the goals of the Execution, Monitoring and Controlling processes of project management.

17.Outline the frequency, method of communication, and information needed to communicate project milestones and progress to the stakeholders.

18.Use the One-Page Project Manager™ (OPPM™) as a key project communication tool.

19.Understand key skills needed in leading project teams, facilitation of meetings, and presentation of project scope, goals and objectives.

20.Discuss best practices of teambuilding concepts and people management structures as they apply to cross-functional project teams.

21.Understand the steps involved in assessment, prioritizing and mitigating project risks.

22.Understand and evaluate the steps in the post-implementation review and evaluation of project outcomes during the project Closing process, including obtaining feedback from stakeholders, project team members and sponsors for learning transfer.

23.Understand the importance of documentation of lessons learned or best practices, and the value of a project Closing celebration.

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