PO-206 Project Management for Professional Organizers
Title: Project Management for Professional Organizers
Course #: PO-206W
Course Description: This course is designed for intermediate and advanced professional organizers. The class will cover the general process of successfully managing an organizing project. This course will include project planning with a client, other organizers and outside contractors as well as methods for working within time, budget restraints and managing pitfalls.
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to:
- Define Project Management.
- Have a clear knowledge of the advantages of having a successfully planned organizing project.
- Plan an organizing project from the "Initial Assessment" through "Follow-up".
- Coordinate the project with the client(s), other organizers, and outside contractors.
- Keep the project on task, within time and budget restraints.
- Manage unexpected pitfalls.
- Close out the project, managing follow-up or continued maintenance.
Instructor: Heather Cocozza, CPO®, PMP, is the owner of Cocozza Organizing & Design, LLC, where your space is designed for your specific needs. Prior to her career as a professional organizer, Heather spent 13 years in corporate America, as a Project Manager at PricewaterhouseCooper and IBM managing large-scale ERP system implementations.
Heather has been a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2005. This certification is sponsored by the Project Management Institute (PMI), a well-respected and global organization whose primary goal is to advance the practice, science and profession of project management throughout the world. The PMP® credential recognizes demonstrated knowledge and skill in leading and directing project teams and in delivering project results within the constraints of schedule, budget and resources.
Heather joined NAPO in 2006 and has been on the NAPO Washington, DC Chapter Board of Directors for the 2007-2008 term and the 2009-2010 term.
Format of course: Webinar
Location: Online (*Please note: The dial-in number for this course is not a toll-free number. Registrants are advised to utilize a long-distance service that provides cost-effective rates for extended-length calls.)
Class size: Class is limited to a minimum of 15 and a maximum of 50 participants. If the minimum requirement is not met, course registrants will be transferred to the next offering of this class, free of charge.
Cost: $135 members/$235 nonmembers.
Confirmation and Course Materials: Confirmation of registration & course materials will be emailed to you at least three days prior to the course start date. If you do not receive this email, it is your responsibility to contact NAPO (via phone: 856.380.6828 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org) at least 24 hours prior to the course start date.
Cancellation and Transfer Policy: ALL CANCELLATIONS AND TRANSFER REQUESTS MUST BE MADE IN WRITING. A $10 processing fee will be charged for all cancellations or transfers. No refunds will be made on cancellations received less than one week before the course. No transfer requests will be honored once course information is received. Transfers will be accommodated based on course availability.
Disclaimer: This course may be recorded and may be offered for sale at NAPO's sole discretion. By signing up for the course, you irrevocably grant NAPO all rights in any contribution you make to the recording.