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Project Execution and Control – Session 1

Session Objectives:

•Explain effective team building methods
–Kick-Off meetings
–Team Ground Rules
–Decision Making and Escalation
•Discuss techniques for controlling the project baseline
–Apply configuration management to project baselines
–Apply change management to project baselines


  • Team Building
  • Kick-Off Meetings
  • Team Ground Rules
  • Decision Making and Escalation
  • Managing the Work
  • Project Reporting
  • Tracking Actuals
  • Project Status Meetings
  • Configuration Management
  • Change Management
  • Data Management
  • Scope Management
Recommended Course Materials:
The PMBOK® Guide, 4th Ed. 2008, by PMI*
The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, 3rd Ed. 2008, by Eric Verzuh


Verzuh’s Templates

Homework/Reading Assignment:
•Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, 3rd Edition, Eric Verzuh
–Read/ Review Chapters 10 and 11
–Read/Review Sections 3.4, 4.5, 5.4-5.5, 9.3-9.4, and 10.3

 For next week

•Team Activity – Case Assignment

–Review the case
–Read/Review Section 3.5-3.6,10.4, 12.2-12.3

* “PMI”, “PMBOK”, “CAPM” and “PMP” are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

**The Verzuh templates are only available to those who purchase “Fast Forward MBA In Project Management – 3rd edition.

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