Project management, with its many tools, techniques, and activities, can be intimidating and complex. In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of project management and gain a solid foundation upon which to begin to (or continue to) build your project management skills. Topics include the project lifecycle; key tasks and tools for project initiation, planning, execution, and monitoring and controlling; and keys to project success. You'll also have an opportunity to assess your project management skills as well as practice using key project management tools.
Workshop qualifies for 0.8 CEUs (continuing education units) through Purdue University. There is a $15 processing fee to obtain your CEU transcript record. If you are interested in obtaining CEUs, you can prepay at registration or request an application form at the end of the session. Workshop also qualifies for 8 PDHs (professional development hours) through the Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. You will be given a Certificate of Attendance to submit to the Board for these credits.
Engineers, technicians, team leaders, and other personnel who have responsibility for managing projects; no experience in project management is required.
You Will Learn
- Define “project management” and describe different approaches to project management.
- Describe a project life cycle.
- List key activities/tasks in each phase of the project lifecycle.
- Describe key tools used at each phase of the project lifecycle.
- List best practices for managing a project.