511 The Course Development Playbook: A New Tool to Get Your Team Working
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Thursday, October 26
Management and Strategy
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.).
VP of Content Strategy, Creation & Distribution; Principal Learning Consultant
The Bench Team
Marlia Weisse, a vice president and principal learning consultant with The Bench Team, has over five years’ experience directly contributing to and overseeing the development of educational content. While pursuing her master’s degree in English literature, she taught freshman composition, published the English department’s first monthly newsletter, was editor-in- chief of the department’s first eJournal, and was assistant editor and web designer for the revised eJournal, Selected Papers of the Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference. Marlia has also traveled across the US and Europe presenting scholarly research. You can find her work in trade magazines, academic journals, and corporate websites.
President; Principal Consultant
The Bench Team
Marcus Fontaine is the president and principal consultant of The Bench Team. A respected healthcare professional, Marcus is a veteran consultant and leader with hands-on experience delivering payer-driven solutions. Regarded as a subject matter expert in care management, disease management, and utilization management, he is also experienced in nearly all other facets of the healthcare insurance business disciplines: Medicare, Medicaid, eligibility, enrollment and membership, claims, and grievance and appeals. His direct consulting experience is in business architecture, project management, business analysis, and payer-driven software implementations.