Advanced Project Management tips & best practices for HR

On Demand Webinar Duration 90 Minutes Credits HRCI 1.5 & SHRM 1.5 PDCs

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Speaker : Rebecca Staton-Reinstein, Ph.D. and president of Advantage Leadership, Inc.

Areas will be covered

Build on Your Fundamental Knowledge

  • What Are Your Strengths and Challenges Managing Projects as a Non-Project Manager Now?
  • What is a Project?
  • Where do PM Standards Come From?
  • How Does Something Become a Best Practice?
  • Project Life Cycle

Hone Organizational Skills

  • Skills to Lead Project Successfully
  • Skills to Manage Project Successfully
  • Managing Time Proactively

Communicate Even More Effectively

  • What is Your Most Effective Communication Zone?
  • Using Active Assertive Communication
  • Mastering Active Listening
  • Managing Project Communication Through RACI
  • Meeting Challenges with Stakeholders, Dispersed Teams, and Virtual Teams

Avoid Major Project Pitfalls

  • Common Pitfalls and Their Remedies
  • Analyzing Risk
  • Establishing an Early Warning System
  • Escalating Risk Proactively
  • Expecting the Unexpected

Meet Project Objectives

  • Establishing and Clarifying Concrete Objectives
  • Developing More Detailed Plans to Reach Objectives

Bring in Projects on Time, on Budget, and on Target

  • Executing Detailed Project Plans
  • Managing Exceptions and Deviations from Plans
  • What Management Wants to Hear in Your Reports

Continuous Improvement as a Way of Life

  • Implementing Lessons Learned Throughout Project
  • Going Beyond Lessons Learned
  • Keeping Project Data; Key Measurements


Refine your organizational skills to keep your projects on time, on budget, and on target. You've learned the basic techniques of project management. You've mastered the planning, executing, reviewing, and revising skills making the difference between success and absolute failure. You are good at getting the different players and stakeholders to provide information or direction and to show up for important milestones along the way. Now you're ready to hone your organizational skills, communicate even more effectively, avoid major project pitfalls, and work well with others to meet project deadlines and objectives. Build on your fundamental knowledge and expand your capacity to balance day-to-day work and these special PM assignments.

Why should you attend

Once you have begun using the basic project management skills and tools, you should be getting better results. However, these basics are not enough for continued success. You must now continually improve your existing skills in project management, communication, understanding human nature, and working across organizational lines. You will have new challenges the more you lead successful projects. You will need to take a deeper dive into current project management standards and learn to use more sophisticated tools. All of this can be overwhelming on top of your many responsibilities and priorities. You will develop a plan to integrate new skills and tools systematically and use references for your own continuous improvement.

key learning objectives

As a result of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Build on your fundamental project management knowledge
  • Hone organizational skills
  • Communicate even more effectively
  • Avoid major project pitfalls
  • Meet project objectives
  • Bring in projects on time, on budget, & on target

Who will benefit

  • HR professionals who have taken a basic project management course
  • Experienced HR Project Managers
  • HR professionals
  • HR managers
  • HR personnel charged with improving project management

This activity has been approved for 1.5 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, PHRca, SPHR, GPHR, PHRi and SPHRi recertification through HR Certification Institute (HRCI). Please make note of the activity ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

This program is valid for 1.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®

Your Instructor


Rebecca Staton-Reinstein, Ph.D. and president of Advantage Leadership, Inc., has managed a wide variety of projects from starting an alternative high school to developing artificial organs to managing Section 8 public housing. She understands the pain of juggling too many tasks, relying on others for information with no authority to manage them, and struggling to keep too many powerful stakeholders from spoiling the project. She has developed project management programs for her clients around the world. She developed project management programs specifically for Human Resource professionals for training companies, webinar providers, conferences, and clients. She works with a variety of organizations to improve strategic leadership and planning, engage employees, and delight customers. Rebecca is the author of several books on strategic leadership and has been honored for her contributions on four continents.

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