This full day training will review the fundamentals of GIS Project Management oversight, including project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control, and closure, with specific focus on those components that make GIS projects uniquely challenging. This course is designed for new to intermediate-level project managers, although more experienced project managers will no doubt find it valuable as well.
Course Topics will touch upon:
- What is Project Management?
- The Project Management Process
- The Project Management Skill Set
- Project Management for GIS
- GIS Strategic Planning and Business Case Development
- Project Management Tools and Resources
Instructor: Frank Orr, Program Director – GIS Solutions, Woolpert
BIO: Frank Orr, GISP, PMP
Frank has been managing GIS projects and programs for over 20 years and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Along the way he has acquired real-world experience applying best-practice project management methodologies to GIS projects large and small. Frank is currently the Program Director for GIS Solutions at Woolpert in Denver, CO. He received his MS in Geographic Information Science from the University of Denver where he also serves as an Adjunct Professor.