Government Project Management

How to Run a Project in a Government Agency

Continuing Education Credits: CEU: 0.1 PDU: 1 

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This training program introduces the principles and practicalities of project management in government settings. It is designed for current government employees or consultants who are leading or supporting a government project. The training reviews the project management life cycle, discusses the unique characteristics of government projects, provides strategies for identifying tasks and deliverables, introduces different contracting approaches for projects, describes effective process and communication management practices and provides tips and tools for getting struggling projects back on track.

What You'll Learn

  • List the primary steps in the project management lifecycle
  • Identify performance measures that will define project success
  • List the key steps to initiate and plan a new project
  • Compare and contrasts the contracting methods often used on government projects
  • Discuss best practices for managing project process
  • Summarize project stakeholder management and communications strategies
  • Describe approaches for getting troubled projects back on track
  • Summarize success factors for government projects