March 25 - May 24, 2019
Curriculum Track: Project Management
Member Organization: National Events
This course carries 18 PDHs (Professional Development Hours)
Faculty: Howard Birnberg, Executive Director, Association for Project Managers; and Pedro Amaral, Managing Director, EFD - Engineered and Fully Developed; Barry LePatner, Founder of LePatner & Associates LLP; Andrew Mendelson, FAIA, Senior Vice President & Loss Prevention-Risk Management Officer at Berkley Design Professionals
Building Project Management Expertise Week by Week
Designed to help new project managers gain skills and confidence to fit your firm's unique workflow specifications, Laying the Foundation for Superior Project Managers: Practices, Principles, and Fundamentals offers online, schedule-friendly training in the field of project management.
Combining the scheduling ease of video learning and the immediacy and intensity of a live classroom, this 9-module interactive course provides a convenient and cost-effective way to learn the fundamentals of project management—with little or no disruption to billable staff time.
Successful, profitable project delivery starts with superior management. Help your staff develop into confident, forward-thinking PMs with a course that adapts to their current workload while driving them to grow.
Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: Project Management Team and Process Management Concepts
Module 3: Planning and Management Concepts for Project Managers
Module 4: The Project Team Manager
Module 5: Soft Skills
Module 6: Working with Engineering/Architectural Firms
Module 7: Scoping, Budgeting, Monitoring, and Billing
Module 8: Project Quality/Risk Management/Other Topics
Module 9: Staffing and Scheduling
About the Presenter:
Howard Birnberg is president of Birnberg & Associates, a management consulting and association management firm, and executive director of the Association for Project Managers. For six years, he served as an instructor on project management in the Office of Executive Education at the Harvard University, Graduate School of Design. He also served as an adjunct assistant professor at Michigan State University, College of Human Ecology. Mr. Birnberg formerly served as a lecturer on project management for the University of Wisconsin, Department of Engineering Professional Development for nearly twenty years. He has also lectured at the University of Illinois-Chicago, Northwestern University, University of Kansas and Andrews University.
He is the author of Project Management for Designers and Facilities Managers, 4th ed. (J. Ross Publishing, 2015), Project Management for Building Designers and Owners (CRC Press, 1998), Project Management for Small Design Firms (McGraw-Hill, 1992) and served as general editor of New Directions in Architectural and Engineering Practice (McGraw-Hill, 1992). His research and articles regularly appear in professional journals, and he is currently serving as a columnist for Civil + Structural Engineer magazine.
Mr. Birnberg holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree from the Ohio State University and a Masters in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis.
ACEC Members: $1045
Register Online: Click here
Class limited to 25.
This course takes place entirely online through recorded lectures, live discussions via WebEx, and an online forum/community for written posts.