Project Management for the Non-Project Manager

Program Overview

This three-day Project Management Foundations course is designed specifically to teach the fundamentals of project management and basic project management techniques. Great for people who have an interest in project management, want to learn formal project management skills, or want to become a project manager.

Skills learned include: project life-cycle management, project portfolio and budget management, leadership, and more.

It is designed to prepare participants for careers in the planning and business environment serving many industries such as business services, construction, finance and insurance, information services and IT, manufacturing, oil and gas, utilities, and chemical/pharmaceuticals. The results of successfully completing this three-day training course will be visible in your overall job performance, leadership effectiveness, risk analysis and decision-making capabilities, and improved management style. 

Location:  Regional Learning Alliance (Cranberry)

Dates: May 22-24, 2018

Time:  8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Cost: $1,200 (morning coffee and lunch will be provided)

Course Instructor: Leslie Wolfe

Why Project Management?

Estimates suggest that 65 percent of the work being done in modern organizations is "project-based" and according to research published in the AACSB's BizEd Magazine, project management is listed as one of the top ten skills that employers prize in their employees

Key Outcomes

  • Demonstrate project management concepts and techniques by generating a project plan document (the “Integrated Project”). Students will provide a short presentation on this document to their colleagues’ at the end of the seminar. 
  • Define key project management terms and concepts and demonstrate understanding by participating in discussions and in-class activities.
  • Demonstrate basic skills in Microsoft Project by attending and participating in a session on Project Management software (Microsoft Project).

Interested? Contact Beth Nury at [email protected] or 724-334-6011