Fundamental Contract and Project Management

This event qualifies for 6 PDUs

Course Details:

This session will discuss the techniques to manage contract delivery, budget, staffing, risk, and quality while fostering the client relationship; being responsive to needs of project staff; meeting company financial and project goals, creating third party relationships to add value or fill gaps, and understanding differences between risks and threats and how to manage risk and avoid threats. We will review contract types, differences and challenges associated with each type as well as identifying the stakeholders associated with your project and dealing with their expectations.


Course Objectives:

The participant will learn how to manage a contract using project management principles.

Learn how to:

  • Develop Project Charter
  • Develop Stakeholder Register
  • Develop a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Develop Scope of Work
  • Develop a Schedule
  • Manage a Contract
  • Track Project Progress
  • Manage Project Cost
  • Manage Project Risk
  • Use Earned Value Method
  • Manage a Team
  • Close Contract Project


Participants earn 6 PDUs through the Project Managment Institute for the class.

Speaker and Presenter Information

April Joy Wennerberg April is president and founder of Project Masters Inc, Office Space Your Way LLC and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with over 25 years Project Management experience in a variety of industries. She has extensive experience in software engineering, systems engineering, training, quality management and running small business. She earned an MBA with concentrations in Finance and Management Information Systems, and a BS with concentration in Computer Science, both from the Binghamton State University of New York. She is past President of the Project Management Institute, Baltimore Chapter and a board member of the Charter/Global Registered Education Providers for the Project Management Institute.

Wed, Feb 5, 2014, 8:30am - 4:00pm



bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park
5520 Research Park Drive, Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21228
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