Project Management Essentials for the Unofficial Project Manager

On Tuesday, October 13th, Jill Cleary, Director of the Project Management Office will offer Franklin Covey’s Project Management Essentials for the Unofficial Project Manager in the IT Meeting Room (Small Maguire) on the 5th floor of McShain.

This workshop is geared towards those of us who’ve found ourselves in the role of Project Manager without ever having received formal training. During the course of this one-day session, we’ll cover topics such as:

Identifying key project stakeholders
Documenting a project scope
Creating a project schedule
Developing a risk management strategy
Developing and implementing a communication plan
Creating a cadence of accountability
Managing scope change
Wrapping up a project successfully

To register for this workshop:

1) Go to the Office of Information Technology portlet on the School Services page of The Nest.
2) Click the “Enroll for Technology Training” link.
3) Once the Enrollment page opens, select “Project Management” for the Class Type and click Search.
4) Click “Register for Class” when the Project Management class listing appears on your screen.

The cost of the course for non-IT employees is $60. A follow-up email will be sent with budget transfer instructions after you register.

Please forward any questions you have to Jill Cleary at

We’re looking forward to seeing you there!