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Introduction to Project Management

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Introduction to Project Management

Event calendar icon greyJuly 18 - 22, 2022

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This virtual course will be delivered regionally via Zoom.

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Registration is open to insular government professionals.

Project Management is a high-demand professional skill in business.  You can’t look at a job description without seeing project management skills preferred or required.  This class is a great introduction to what project management is and what project management does.  This class uses a hands-on interactive approach to teach the high-level techniques needed to manage a project from concept to conclusion.  


Event will learn icon What You Will Learn

Upon the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify a project and differentiate it from operations
  • Understand the tools and techniques used to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, manage, and close a project properly
  • Create an effective scope statement
  • Identify and manage stakeholders
  • Identify project changes and manage them effectively
  • Identify, manage, and respond to risk
  •  Develop a preliminary schedule
  • Identify and use some estimating techniques
  • Discuss and use techniques to better manage and lead your team

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This class is designed for any person new to project management or for a more experienced team leader or project manager who needs a refresher course.

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With funding support from the United States Department of the Interior, Office of Insular Affairs, courses are available free of charge for government accountability professionals within the insular areas. The course fee is waived and there is no cost to register and attend, Professionals who do not meet the above criteria, please contact [email protected]

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July 18 - 22, 2022

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10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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CPEs - 15 Credit Hours

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Virtual Delivery

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Course Description


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Susan Murphy

Clarissa Corbin, PMP

Williamsburg, Virginia

Clarissa has been teaching for over 25 years.  She uses a wide variety of teaching strategies to motivate and to help her students learn.  She began her career in elementary education.  She progressed to university instruction where she taught at both Columbus State University and Boston University working directly with professional adults to improve their skills in technology, project management and business.  She has continued her teaching in private business training clients worldwide as the President & CEO of Projections Consulting, Inc.  Her motto is “she can’t teach a person who’s sleep.”  So, it is her job to make learning fun, interesting, and worthwhile.

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