Project Management for Researchers


This seminar covers the fundamentals of project management, with particular emphasis on the unique aspects of conducting research in a university or non-profit setting. A combination of lecture and hands-on exercises is used to provide a working introduction to research project management fundamentals, including: planning, scheduling, cost estimation and control, and risk management.

Hear from our instructor, Anne Maglia, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration and Integrity at UML.

Learning Objectives

Participants will become familiar with the fundamentals of research project management by:

  • Identifying topics covered in the PMBOK® Guide
  • Outlining the phases of a research project
  • Documenting project scope and developing a work breakdown structure
  • Developing, assessing, optimizing and compressing a project schedule
  • Identifying and managing project risks

This seminar will meet virtually via Zoom for (3) 2-hour sessions. PDUs/continuing education units are available for this seminar. It also counts as an elective towards UML's Professional Certificate in Project Management.

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Course# PJMT.6520

Section# 001.SP22

  • Day(s): Tuesday/Thursday
  • Date(s): 5/3, 5/5, 5/10
  • Time(s): Three Afternoons; Meets 12pm-2pm ET
  • Location: Live Online
  • CEUs: .6
  • PDU's/Contact Hours: 6
  • Tuition: $520

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