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Project Execution and Control – Session 2

Session Objectives:

–Describe techniques for managing Stakeholder expectations
–Discuss methods of Source Selection
–Discuss Procurement/ Contract Management steps
–Explain the benefits of Project Audits
–Practice using risk management tools


  • Stakeholders
  • Managing Stakeholder Expectations
  • Issue Management
  • Procurement
  • Procurement Process
  • Source Selection Criteria
  • Contracts
  • Contract Management
  • Project Audit
Recommended Course Materials:
The PMBOK® Guide, 4th Ed. 2008, by PMI*
The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, 3rd Ed. 2008, by Eric Verzuh


Issue Log (Washington State) (On Projects)

Procurement Management Plan (PMDocs)

Request for Proposal (Washington State)

Project Audit (Project Review Checklist – Princeton)

Risk Management Plan (CDC)

Verzuh’s Templates

Homework/Reading Assignment:

Team Activity – Case Assignment
Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, 3rd Edition, Eric Verzuh
–Read/Review Chapter 12
–Read/Review Sections 10.3, 10.5

* “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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