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Localisation Project Management


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This is a 2 hour instructor-led workshop to give Localisation professionals an overview of a simple effective process for managing projects successfully. The workshop is designed for people whose job it is to manage localisation projects so that schedule, quality and cost goals are achieved. The focus is on simple messages and techniques so that participants can improve their project management performance as soon as they return to the workplace.

What will I get out of it?
Participants will get an outline of a simple effective framework to help them manage projects more successfully.

What is it about?
The workshop is divided into 6 modules as outlined below:

1. Mission
• What is to be done? When will it be finished?
• Who cares?
• How do they ask you?
• How do you commit?
• Do you commit?
• Lessons Learned*

2.Process and Tools
• What process does your company use?
• What tools can you use?
• What tools should you use?
• Lessons Learned*

3.Planning
• Scheduling techniques
• Contingency
• Risk analysis - The theory/The reality
• Budgetting
• Lessons Learned*

4.Team
• Knowing your team
• Getting them to do things
• How work gets done
• Multiple projects and shared resources
• Lessons Learned*

5.Communication
• Basics of communication
• Tools used today
• Communication within team
• Communication outside team
• Lessons Learned*

6.Project execution
• The best laid plans
• Re-planning. Responding to new requests
• Adding new projects
• Re-budgeting. Project reviews
• Lessons Learned*

Duration:
1 hour 45 minutes

Language: English


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