January 28, 2014
Course runs from 7:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Includes tuition, course materials, parking, breakfast and lunch.
University of California, San Diego
Rady School of Management
Center for Executive Development
About the Program
Successful project management is critical for stable and continued success in most enterprises. Introducing new products, launching strategic change and initiating a marketing campaign are just a few examples of project-based initiatives. This program builds on Project Management: On Tme, On Budget and covers several advanced skills and strategies for successful project execution.
- Project Initiation; Winning Charter Definition with SweetSpot Analysis and Statement of Work (SOW)
- Economic/Business Case Establishment for the Project
- Project Scheduling and Control Methods for Global Markets
- Interactive/Case Exercises
This course is appropriate for anyone seeking a better understanding of project management, including business leaders, project managers, department heads and manufacturing leaders. This course is designed for beginner and intermediate-level project managers and those who supervise them, not for those who currently manage advanced and complex projects.
Vish Krishnan is the Sheryl and Harvey White Endowed Chair, Innovation, Technology & Operations at the Rady School of Management. Krishnan’s research is focused on technology commercialization, new product development and technology-enabled product and process innovation. He joined the Rady school as one of the founding faculty, and leads the school’s efforts in building the school’s faculty and programs.
Krishnan is also working to advance the Rady School’s signature core curriculum course, Lab to Market, that fosters new products and ventures from California’s vast scientific and intellectual property assets. Krishnan has been invited to serve in editorial positions at Management Science, M&SOM, POMS, IEEE-EM and other journals, quoted in national publications, and is the recipient of several teaching and research awards, including the Most Valuable Professor award in the executive MBA program in 2009.
After receiving his doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Krishnan served as a professor and IC2 senior research fellow at the University of Texas at Austin.