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Insights into Project Management

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Participants will be exposed to the TOC approach to making decisions about managing projects from an holistic rather than a local perspective. At the end of the session, participants should:

  • Grasp the holistic inter-dependence of Project Management and the other functions in the organization

  • Be able to evaluate the applicability of the TOC approach to managing projects to the current reality of project management in their organization

Topics include:

  • Common practices that lead to unintended negative consequences;

  • The proper perspective on dealing with uncertainty and variation;

  • Critical Chain scheduling;

  • Buffer management;

  • Project staggering.

Organizations practicing TOC Project Management will:

  • Meet project commitments to scope, schedule, & budget;

  • Complete projects in less time;

  • Manage projects proactively rather than reactively;

  • Save time & effort by focusing on the right thing in the right place at the right time.

The principles taught in this workshop are from a "TOC Insights" self learning program available from Goldratt's Marketing Group:  http://toc-goldratt.com/index.php