OHSU

Project Management Basics

Learn the basic elements and tools of project management in this course. Participants will learn how to initiate, plan, execute, and close a project.

Topics Covered

  • Writing a project charter
  • Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Scheduling with Gantt Charts
  • Action Planning
  • Post-project assessment

Who Should Attend?

  • Employees interested in the basic elements of project management, including creating a project charter.
  • Employees with little to no project management experience.
  • This course is designed for and available to individual contributor employees (non-managers).

 

How Will I Benefit?

Participants will learn how to:

  1. Initiate, plan, execute and close a project in your work life
  2. Create a realistic project charter
  3. Apply basic tools of project management to ensure project goals are met on time and on budget

What Participants are saying:

  • "I was hoping for tools and strategies to manage large and small projects and that is what I got. It was useful to hear what others were experiencing."
  • "I always like hands on exercises that can relate class info to real work."
  • "The participant guide included great examples and tools!"
  • "I liked learning all the steps involved in managing projects, and I thought the activities like creating a project charter and making our own work breakdown structure and Gantt chart were very beneficial and is something I will remember to do when working on projects now."