Time And Project Management Skills For Greater Productivity

4 Credits: Business Management & Organization


Webcasts are available for viewing Monday – Saturday, 8am – 8pm ET.
Without FlexCast, you must start with enough time to finish. (1 Hr/Credit)

 Secure Transaction

Time And Project Management Skills For Greater Productivity

Course Level
CPE Credits

4 Credits: Business Management & Organization

Course Description

This engaging course is tailored for professionals looking to master the art of time management and enhance their project management skills. With a focus on the five key processes of project management as outlined in the PMBOK—Initiating, Planning, Executing, Controlling, and Closing—participants will receive a comprehensive education in handling projects effectively. The course also delves into the ‘Trade-off Triangle’ of time, cost, and requirements, vital for making informed project management decisions. Attendees will learn the importance of a project kickoff meeting, scope statement, and the execution of a risk evaluation and contingency plan. The course incorporates various project management tools like Gantt charts, work breakdown structures, and critical path diagrams to facilitate efficient project control and reporting. Additionally, the session emphasizes practical strategies for prioritizing tasks and managing multiple priorities, enabling participants to achieve more in less time. This course is a valuable resource for professionals aiming to boost their productivity, manage projects proficiently, and focus on achieving key outcomes and long-term success.

Show More
Show Less

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the five key processes of project management (as described in the PMBOK): Initiating, Planning, Executing, Controlling and Closing.
  • Explain the triple constraints of time, cost and requirements that form the ‘Trade-off Triangle’ of project management decision-making.
  • Explain how a project kickoff meeting and project scope statement are used to learn what project sponsors expect from the team.
  • Complete a risk evaluation and contingency plan and explain the importance of risk management.
  • Explain the purpose and importance of several project management tools including work breakdown structure, Gantt charts, responsibility matrix, risk profiles, resource allocation grids, critical path diagrams, and project control reports to sponsors.
  • Prioritizing your day, week, and life.
  • Managing multiple priorities as we focus on key outcomes.
  • Getting more done in less time.
  • Explain what effective professionals do to guide a project team’s and focus on time effectiveness and success.
Show More
Show Less

Course Specifics

Course ID
Revision Date
October 17, 2022


Advanced Preparation


Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

CFP Notice: Not all courses that qualify for CFP® credit are registered by Western CPE. If a course does not have a CFP registration number in the compliance section, the continuing education will need to be individually reported with the CFP Board. For more information on the reporting process, required documentation, processing fee, etc., contact the CFP Board. CFP Professionals must take each course in it’s entirety, the CFP Board DOES NOT accept partial credits for courses.

Meet The Experts

Ed Robinson Headshot

Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP, is a highly recognized international speaker, business-growth coach, and author. A “recovering CPA” with an engaging personality, Ed has a wealth of experience and is a proven leader. His audiences leave with a renewed commitment to professionalism and success. President and CEO of Robinson Performance Group with over 30 years’ experience in professional service organizations, Ed provides unique growth strategies and leadership consulting to businesses. Many of his clients experience a dramatic increase in revenue production by applying his ideas and teachings. Ed is a certified professional speaker (CSP), a designation of the International Federation of …