Foundations of Project Management

Foundations of Project Management

Unlock your potential to effectively plan, manage and lead cross-campus strategic initiatives.

The next cohort starts on Monday.

Project management helps to ensure that mission-driven initiatives in higher education are well-planned and effectively managed to achieve their desired impact and outcomes. The difference between a well-executed and poorly-executed initiative can make all the difference in retaining faculty and staff, attracting students, generating new revenue or growing your unit’s impact within the community. This highly practical course will introduce you to a standardized project management methodology and teach you how to use several proven tools and templates, which you can begin using immediately to advance your highest priority initiatives. If you’re interested in learning how to define and manage the scope of work, engage meaningfully with your stakeholders and ensure the right work gets done, this course is for you.

Who Will Benefit

This course is highly recommended for anyone leading a cross-unit or cross-functional project or strategic initiative on campus. It’s especially helpful for those new to leading initiatives, as this course will introduce you to proven project management strategies, frameworks and tools. You don’t have to be a project manager by title to benefit from this course.


How It Works

For 5 days, you will get daily emails Monday through Friday with bite-sized videos that you can complete in 30 minutes or less each day. If you complete all modules, you will have the chance to request a certificate. New cohorts start every Monday.

Don’t miss the opportunity to integrate professional development into your daily routine and establish a solid understanding of project management in your work.

MEMBERS - Sign Up Now to Enroll in This Member Exclusive Program

Submit your information to enroll into our 5-day foundational Project Management program. You will get daily emails Monday through Friday with bite-sized videos that you can complete in 30 minutes or less each day. If you finish the curriculum within 2 weeks, you will have the chance to request a certificate of completion.

Before You Start


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