This workshop cuts through the theory and fluff to present, in practical terms, the essential practices for successful GIS project planning and management. Its intent is to provide project managers, teams, and stakeholders with the key actions methods, and tools to launch and execute successful projects—delivering results on time and on budget providing valuable deliverables to the customers and user community. It is applicable to all types of GIS projects and covers the following topics:
– Strategic planning and business case as basis for GIS projects
– Choosing and prioritizing projects
– Defining scope, purpose, context
– Work plan preparation
– Estimating/assigning resources
– Project tracking, status reporting, and communications
– Managing procurements in projects
The workshop will explain concepts and methods and show actual examples of use in different types of organizations.
This workshop is appropriate for current GIS program or project managers in public sector organizations and private companies as well GIS staff interesting in taking on more project management responsibilities. It is also valuable for academic faculty seeking to incorporate GIS management topics in course material.
Attendees will receive a digital copy of course materials. An attendee will be randomly selected to receive a free copy of the GIS Management Handbook, 3rd Edition.
Trainer: Peter Croswell
Croswell-Schulte IT Consultants