Project Management Fundamentals

    Project management isn’t just for construction engineers and military logistics experts anymore. Today, in addition to the regular duties of your job, you are often expected to take on extra assignments, and to get that additional job done well, done under budget, and done on time.

    This one-day workshop is not intended to take participants from a supervisory or administrative position to that of a project manager. However, these topics will familiarize them with the most common terms and practices in terms of working on projects. 

What Will Students Learn?

Describe what is meant by a project

Explain what project management means

Identify benefits of projects

Identify the phases of a project’s life cycle

Sell ideas and make presentations related to pitching a project

Prioritize projects

Begin conceptualizing your project, including goals and vision statements

Use project planning tools

• Contribute to creating a Statement of Work

What Topics are Covered?

Defining projects and project management

The role of a project manager

How can projects help me?

A project’s life cycle

Selling a project

Creating a vision

Project goals

Using a target chart

Preparing your project

•Laying out the project