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Gregory M. Horine is a certified (PMP, CCP) business technology and IT project management professional with more than 23 years of successful results across multiple industries using servant leadership principles. Primary areas of expertise and strength include the following:
• Project management and leadership
• Complete project lifecycle experience
• Regulatory and process compliance
• Package implementation and integration
• Quality and risk management
• Enterprise solution development
•Effective use of project management tools
• Microsoft Project
• Project and portfolio management tools
• Complex application development
• Data analysis and transformation
• Business process analysis and improvement
• Vendor and procurement management
• Mind mapping tools
In addition, Mr. Horine holds a master’s degree in computer science from Ball State University and a bachelor’s degree in both marketing and computer science from Anderson College (Anderson, Indiana). Through his “servant leadership” approach, Mr. Horine has established a track record of empowering his teammates, improving project communications, overcoming technical and political obstacles, and successfully completing projects that meet the targeted objectives.
Mr. Horine is grateful for the guidance and the opportunities that he has received from many mentors throughout his career. Their patience and influence has helped form a rewarding career marked by continuous learning and improvement.
When not engaged in professional endeavors, Mr. Horine hones his project management skills at home with his lovely wife, Mayme, and his five incredible children: Michael, Victoria, Alex, Luke, and Elayna.
I. PROJECT MANAGEMENT JUMPSTART.
1. Project Management Overview.
2. The Project Manager.
3. Essential Elements for Any Successful Project.
II. PROJECT PLANNING.
4. Defining a Project.
5. Planning a Project.
6. Developing the Work Breakdown Structure.
7. Estimating the Work.
8. Developing the Project Schedule.
9. Determining the Project Budget.
III. PROJECT CONTROL.
10. Controlling a Project.
11. Managing Project Changes.
12. Managing Project Deliverables.
13. Managing Project Issues.
14. Managing Project Risks.
15. Managing Project Quality.
IV. PROJECT EXECUTION.
16. Leading a Project.
17. Managing Project Communications.
18. Managing Expectations.
19. Keys to Better Project Team Performance.
20. Managing Differences.
21. Managing Vendors.
22. Ending a Project.
V. ACCELERATING THE LEARNING CURVEÉEVEN MORE.
23. Making Better Use of MS Project
24. What IfÉ.??
25. Managing Special Project Situations
26. Hot Project Management Concepts and Topics