Live Virtual Workshops

Project Management Fundamentals

Turning Ideas Into Reality

August 21, 2024
(10:00 AM - 01:00 PM CDT )
$149.00 (regular rate)
$129.00 (*early rate)
Location: Online Virtual
*early rate expires 07/31/2024
Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEC)

Project Management Fundamentals - Live Virtual - August 21, 2024; 10am-1pm Central Time

Early rate expires 07/31/2024

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

Method of Delivery

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

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

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.

Terms & Conditions

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Trainer: Marc Charbonneau

Marc is an entrepreneurial business consultant with over 20 years of leadership experience, specializing in strategic planning, business development, and project management.  He is a graduate from the Royal Military College of Canada with a Bachelor of Computer Engineering.  Marc served in the Royal Canadian Navy as a Naval Combat Systems Engineering Officer.  Upon retirement from the RCN, Marc transitioned to the private sector.  He has held progressive leadership positions at Lockheed Martin Canada, Bluedrop Training & Simulation, Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems, Irving Shipbuilding and the Dallaire Institute for Children, Peace and Security. Marc recognizes the importance of supporting and serving those we lead.  He believes people are our best assets, and organizations thrive and succeed when our teams are engaged with an inspiring purpose, are guided by values-based leadership, and are supported with processes and tools to get the job done. Marc is an engaging presenter who likes to weave pertinent examples pulled from his personal and professional experiences, and he encourages meaningful exchanges amongst participants to further reinforce the lesson at hand.

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