Essential Skills for Managing Projects | Kent State University

Essential Skills for Managing Projects

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 8:30am to 4:30pm; and Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Location: Independence; Price: $695.00
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 8:30am to 4:30pm; and Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Location: Independence; Price: $695.00

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In this two-day program, you will learn basic knowledge on what it takes to carry out projects effectively through the understanding and application of standard project management tools and techniques. It is a nuts-and-bolts program that presents you with "everything you need to know" to manage projects effectively. Examples include:

  • Project Introduction – stakeholders, triple constraints, project lifecycle
  • Project Initiation, Definition and Leadership – deliverables vs. scope, chartering
  • Project Planning – milestones, budgeting, work plans, scheduling, critical path
  • Project Execution and Control
  • Project Close Out

The tools and principles taught in this program are based on the Project Management Institute's (PMI)® Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

PMI and PMBOK® Guide are registered marks of the Project Management Institute Inc. 


We can tailor this program and deliver it on-site for your employees and leaders.

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Facilitator

Bob Jewell Bob Jewell

Bob Jewell has 36 years of hands-on experience managing and consulting on engineering, operational and strategic projects. His project experience ranges from the fabrication of hydro-electric turbines to the development of an open-heart surgery program and startup of a new aircraft engine repair facility. 

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"Relating the process to a real-world example was very helpful in explaining the material."

Matthew Watkins, Manufacturing Engineer, U.S. Tsubaki

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