A Beginner's Guide to Project Management
Ensuring On-Time, On-Budget Completion
Project managers need to be experts in planning, scheduling, coordinating, budgeting, organizing, and controlling costs. They also need to recruit and motivate the key people and fold them into a project team. In addition to the right tools and techniques, successful project management calls for discipline and solid skills ranging from vision casting to measurements of success. Designed for new or experienced project managers, you can’t miss this skill-building seminar.
You Will Learn How to:
- Accurately estimate and manage project scope, such as cost, time, and quality
- Leverage PERT, GANTT and other powerful scheduling tools
- Manage change and scope creep
- Assemble the most effective team members and dynamics
Note: This introductory seminar is an overview of project management and is not part of the Project Management Certificate Program.
$349 (includes instruction, manual, lunch, parking, and refreshment breaks)
All dates meet from 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
6/26/2013Wednesday - #137MBD
Chuck Millhollan is the director of program management for Churchill Downs Incorporated and has over 25 years' experience in personnel and project management. He earned his BS in management in 1993 through Southern Illinois University, his MBA from the University of Florida in 2000 and a MS in project management from the University of Wisconsin in 2003. Chuck's certifications include: Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute (PMI); Program Management Professional (PgMP) through the PMI; Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) through the International Institute for Business Analysis (IIBA); Certified Six Sigma Black Belt through the American Society for Quality (ASQ); Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) through ASQ; and Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE) through ASQ.
Chuck teaches project management, quality management, operations management, and critical thinking courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level for several local universities and developed UofL's (a PMI Registered Education Provider) Project Management Certification Program.