Live Virtual Workshops

Project Management Fundamentals

Turning Ideas into Reality

This is a live virtual event using Zoom, an online meeting platform. Please check your system requirements prior to registering.
April 18, 2024
(10:00 AM - 01:00 PM CDT )
$149.00 (regular rate)
$129.00 (*early rate)
Location: Online Virtual
*early rate expires 03/28/2024
Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEC)


Project Management - Live Virtual - April 18, 2024; 10am-1pm

Early rate expires 03/28/2024

Quantity: 1 $ 129.00
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Turning great ideas into finished projects requires more than good intentions. Utilizing the principles and strategies of project management ensures that a team’s goals are reached on time and within budget. While some may assume being a project manager requires a highly technological skill set or managerial title, it can in fact be learned and carried out by anyone with strong communication and organizational skills. This workshop focuses on the foundations of project management, including the role of a project manager, the life cycle of a project, and an overview of popular project management methodologies that suit a range of organizations and teams.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Define project management and the role of the project manager
  • Identify the stages of the project life cycle
  • Determine the project management methodology best suited to their needs
  • Create a preliminary project management plan

*Please allow only the registered individual(s) to view webinar materials

Method of Delivery

Presentation, individual exercises, reflection, and group discussion, delivered electronically.

Some of the Topics Included

  • What Is Project Management?
  • Differences Among Projects, Programs, and Portfolios
  • Key Roles of a Project Manager
  • Planning and Managing Tasks
  • Controlling a Project Budget
  • Organizational Skills for Effective Project Management
  • Working with the Project Life Cycle
  • Using Key Methods Like Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, and Lean
  • How Organizational Culture Affects Projects
  • Project Documentation

Target Audience

This workshop is an introductory workshop for anyone wishing to learn the principles, practices, and strategies of project management, which they can apply to their own work.

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Trainer: Jessica Antony

Jessica is a communications specialist with over a decade of experience helping others share their stories, with a focus on collaborative communication, editorial development, and content creation. She has a bachelor’s degree in Rhetoric and Communications and a master’s degree in Media Studies. Jessica facilitates workshops on leadership, communication skills, and content creation, and has been teaching in the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications at the University of Winnipeg since 2009. In all her work, she is committed to developing and maintaining trusting relationships, with an attention to cultural differences, working styles, and mutual goals. Jessica is enthusiastic about helping people strengthen their ability to communicate clearly, respectfully, and with ease. She is a dynamic and engaging facilitator who is enthusiastic about understanding people’s communication styles and approaches to help them improve their capacity to effectively and respectfully communicate with those around them. Read blogs written by Jessica here.

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