Professional Development Workshops

Summer 2017

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Professional Development and Training is delighted to offer a two-day project management workshop open to all employees. This workshop will advance your personal and professional planning skills for our project-driven workforce.


Fundamentals of Successful Project Management

June 28 and 29, 2017 (Wednesday and Thursday)
8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
AIRC 3006

Course Description

Almost everyone’s job today includes the requirement for successfully managing projects. The ability to make things happen…to meet deadlines…to build and supervise a team…to get results!

Employees and managers who know how to complete projects on time, on budget and with the desired results are in high demand. What are the secrets of these project management superstars? No secrets really. Just a thorough understanding of what it takes to guide a project from bright idea to bottom-line result. The know-how to create a plan, implement it, monitor progress, correct as necessary and deliver as promised.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify how to plan projects and estimate their cost
  • Discover how to establish timelines and select the appropriate scheduling tools for a project
  • Review strategies to manage several projects at once and resolve the conflict between competing priorities
  • Explain how to solve problems and overcome resistance to change