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Project Management Fundamentals for Researchers (Virtual)

Overview

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.

Find out how you can apply this course towards a noncredit Certificate in Project Management!


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Course# 00.652

Section -041

  • Date/Times:
    All sessions held over Zoom
    Tuesday April 28, 12 - 12:45 PM EST
    Wednesday, April 29, 12 - 2:30 PM EST
    Friday, May 1, 12 - 2:30 PM EST
    Tuesday, May 5, 12 - 2:30 PM EST
  • Delivery: Online
  • CEUs: .7
  • PDU's/Contact Hours: 7
  • Tuition: $495
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Contact UMass Lowell's Corporate Education Team for more information at 978-934-5386 or corporate_education@uml.edu.

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