Project Management for Research and Development


This interactive, online seminar covers the fundamentals of project management, with particular emphasis on the unique aspects of conducting research in a university 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.

Learning Objectives

Students 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

Who Should Attend

All members of a project team who would like an introduction to project management fundamentals, particularly those in academic settings, including researchers, project leaders, center directors/administrators, grant writers, and research development and administration professionals.

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  • 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
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