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  • Core Concepts of HR Project Management

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Core Concepts of HR Project Management

Overview & Benefits

Core Concepts of HR Project Management aids the HR professional in developing strong project management skills. Project Management skills enhance multiple fundamental HR competencies you must possess in order to support your organization's goals. Our practical framework makes project management easy to understand and apply to today's project-driven workplace.

In attending this course you will gain the knowledge enabling successful management of projects strengthening competencies including HR Strategic Contribution, HR Delivery, HR Personal Credibility, and HR Technology by learning to:

  • Create realistic project schedules.
  • Build a cohesive, consistent understanding of the project's goals among all stakeholders.
  • Create effective project plans with clear responsibilities and milestones.
  • Identify problems when they are still small enough to solve.
  • Transform ambiguous projects into focused, productive projects with tangible results.

Core Concepts of HR Project Management


Upon completion of this course, HR participants will be able to:

  1. Leverage HR Delivery in project management to increase productivity, improve communications and cut development costs.
  2. Improve HR Strategic Contribution to constantly achieve the Five Project Success Factors using the discipline of project management.
  3. Systematically apply the proven techniques of project management to define, plan and control a project enhancing HR Personal Credibility.
  4. Create a project plan using standard project management techniques applied to HR projects.
  5. Use the HR project plan to manage both internal and external teams, customers, management and project sponsors.
  6. In using HR Technology & Methodology, we will improve the relationship between the science of project management and the art of leadership.


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About the Instructor

PMRG | Steve Whipple - HRPM InstructorSteve Whipple has been a leader in human resources and project management for nearly 40 years. Steve has directed employee communication projects for Fortune 500 companies, including American Express, Merrill Lynch, Johnson & Johnson, Pepsi Americas, Caterpillar, BAE Systems, The Home Depot, Whirlpool, Novartis, Warner Lambert, Marriott, and others.


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Project Management Resource Group is a national leader in training and certification for human resource and project managers. PMRG has conducted hundreds of courses, seminars and onsite trainings all across the U.S. over the past nine years.

Our ongoing mission is “ Providing high-value educational programs for human resource and project managers by focusing on must-learn topics in the forefront of project management techniques and methodologies, while enhancing personal—as well as professional—growth and development.”

The American Academy of Project Management® (AAPM®) is a global Board of Standards supporting project management industry professionals. Our Global Board of Standards issues Certification Credentials to qualified professionals who successfully complete Certification courses offered by Project Management Resource Group.

OPPM® International shows you how to reduce any project—no matter how big or complicated—into a simple, one-page document perfect for expressing essential details, communicating those details to upper management, and tracking progress. Plus, it's adaptable to virtually any process in your organization. The One-Page Project Manager™ is the ultimate tool for beleaguered project managers who understand the value of simplicity.

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Human Resource Core Concepts of Project Management Course Agenda

  • HR PM Day 1
  • HR PM Day 2
  • Why HR Project Management?
    • Project Success Defined
    • What is HR Project Management?
    • Life Cycle of a Project
  • HR Project Definition
    • Identify Internal & External Project Stakeholders
    • HR Project Communication
    • Project Deliverables
    • Project Expectations
  • HR Project Planning
    • Why Planning
    • Identifiable & Manageable Work Packages
    • Work Flow & Dependencies
    • Deliverable Estimates
  • HR Project Planning (continued)
    • Scheduling and Gantt Charts
    • Resource Leveling
    • HR Project Management Software
    • Making Deliverable Estimates Accurate
  • HR Project Control
    • Project Launch Meeting
    • Habits and Expectations
    • Project Completion
    • Lessons Learned
  • HR Project Leadership
    • HR Project Manager Skills
    • Project Art Rooted in Science