Rapid Assessment and Recovery of Troubled Projects

Workshop Overview

This workshop is meant for those who are assigned to projects in serious trouble or which have major issues related to time, scope, cost, etc. This workshop focuses on helping project managers rapidly identify and correct major problems accruing during project activities. While the first and most important order of business is to prevent problems, we know that if you are in trouble RIGHT NOW, the first thing you want to know is how to recover. This workshop therefore focuses on the best practices for developing, executing and sustaining a recovery plan to get the project back on track and improving its indicators.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify and correctly define delayed and troubled projects and programs
  2. Learn how to monitor the main indicators of the project’s health
  3. Understand the common and special causes for project failure
  4. Define and manage the stakeholders of a troubled projects
  5. Acquire and apply the knowledge required to leading a change initiative from its early steps to value realization
  6. Produce a recovery plan for a model troubled project
  7. Practice the newly acquired skills in workshops with case studies

Workshop Description/Course Outline

  • Defining of troubled and delayed projects
  • Main causes for project failure
  • Developing a roadmap to recovery
  • Change management models
  • Project Scheduling for troubled projects
  • Cost and Risk management practices
  • Project stakeholders
  • Reporting and follow up activities
  • Evaluation of the recovery plan results

Course Duration

24 Hours

Intended Audience

Project or program managers who regularly manage complex, high-visibility, high-priority projects, programs or multi-project portfolios Project team members who are involved with these same situations.


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