Project Management for EAs and Administrators

Duration: 1 Day

Executive Assistants and Administrators often play key communications roles in the gaps between project teams, sponsors and their organisation.

They often report to multiple managers and have to juggle daily responsibilities with special projects. All of this demands a large investment of time and requires you to stretch your skills–to coordinate the work of people, identify project requirements, gather resources and set project goals.

Project Management for Executive Assistants & Administrators is a practical and hands-on course where you will come to understand the theory and typical issues a project team must overcome.

Outcomes for Participants

  • Clearly define what constitutes a project.
  • Understand your role as an EA / Administrator within a project.
  • Use appropriate tools and documents in order to plan a project effectively.
  • Identify the key stakeholders and develop a communication and risk plan to achieve your objectives
  • Understand the value of basic negotiation and influencing skills and how to put them to best practice within a project context.
  • Learn how to raise you profile and visibility within the organisation so that you are recognised and rewarded for the valuable contribution you make.

Topics Covered

  • Defining the Project Management
    • What constitutes a “Project”?
    • Developing a brief understanding of project life cycle, e.g. phases
    • Identifying the key project goals and objectives
  • Project Roles, Responsibilities and Stakeholder Relationships
    • Identifying the project sponsor/s and project manager
    • Establishing clear roles and expectations amongst stakeholders
    • Developing a stakeholder communication plan
    • Identifying and analysing project risks
  • Project Planning
    • Determining Work Breakdown Structure
    • Estimating time, planning and allocating responsibilities
  • Project Close
    • Monitoring, reporting and evaluation
    • Hand over of project outcomes and project cl
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