Project Management Boot Camp


This one-day, hands-on seminar covers the fundamentals of project planning and focuses on the initiation and planning phases of a project. A combination of lecture and class exercises is used to better convey the course material. It also covers the fundamentals of CPM (Critical Path Method) scheduling to give users a solid foundation for scheduling work.

Who Should Attend

All members of a project team who would like an introduction or a refresher course on project planning fundamentals, as well as those who have time constraints and cannot commit to a multi-day training class.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

Teach students how to initiate and plan projects by:

  • Becoming familiar with the PMBOK® Guide process
  • Understanding the roles and responsibility of the Project Sponsor, Project Manager and Team Member
  • Learning the phases and steps that each project must goes through
  • Learning how develop effective Work Breakdown Structures
  • Producing project schedules using the 4 types of task relationships
  • Understanding Critical Path and how its calculated and displayed
  • Compress and optimize schedules

◀ Back to Seminar Schedule

Course# PJMT.6130


  • Day(s): TBD
  • Date(s): Winter 2022
  • Time(s): One Day; Meets TBD
  • Location: Virtual - All sessions held over Zoom (Asynchronous work will be assigned in addition to virtual meeting times.)
  • CEUs: .7
  • PDU's/Contact Hours: 7
  • Instructor(s):

This Seminar will be offered again in Winter 2022.


Contact UMass Lowell's Corporate Education Team for more information at 978-934-2267 or
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