Project Management: Essential Elements

Event

Location: McLennan Library Building, Room MS-74

If you are interested in becoming a great project manager, then this seminar is for you.  Learn the essential elements to successful project planning, and the distinguishing characteristics of high performers.  You may be surprised at your findings! Come and join this interactive 3 hour conversation!

What is Project Management? More specifically, what is a project? The Project Management Institute defines a project as a temporary group activity designed to produce a unique product, service or result. A project is temporary in that it has a defined beginning and end in time, and therefore defined scope and resources. And a project is unique in that it is not a routine operation, but a specific set of operations designed to accomplish a singular goal. So a project team often includes people who don’t usually work together – sometimes from different organizations and across multiple geographies. For example, the development of software for an improved business process, the construction of a building or bridge, the relief effort after a natural disaster, the expansion of sales into a new  geographic market, a graduate degree — all are projects.
And all must be expertly managed to deliver the on-time, on-budget results, learning and integration that organizations need.

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Facilitator:

Tina Cerulli is a dynamic consultant, instructor, mentor, and PMI-recommended speaker, specializing in project leadership. Her expertise is based on over 15 years of progressive corporate experience in software development, a proven track record as an international project manager and process leader, and a passion for cultivating high performing teams.

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