As with any team effort, course development projects have specific players with specific functions designed to work cohesively toward one objective: satisfactorily completing on time within budget. It never fails, however, that a new requirement sneaks in at the goal line, forcing designers to scramble for time and resources. What if you could strategize an offense that converts potential obstacles into assets?

During this session, find out how having the right playbook can get the winning results clients expect. Broaden your approach to project management by utilizing key models and influences from other industries. Explore what steps to take to build your customizable course development playbook, using the provided Excel template and user guide to help you through the process. You’ll walk through scenarios to see how the playbook works in action, and you’ll leave feeling like a project management champion.

In this session, you will learn:

  • Which practices from other industries to incorporate into your planning strategy
  • How to build a customizable project management tool that works with any project team
  • How to blend diverse development styles into one that works for you
  • How to overcome late-game requirements and other obstacles that threaten project timelines

Novice to advanced designers, developers, project managers, managers, directors, and senior leaders (VP, CLO, executive, etc.).