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Project Management Essentials

This presentation will focus on providing an overview of project management terms and process at a general, high level.  It is targeted at those that participate in projects but many not be leading them, or those that have a desire to move into project management.  It is meant to provide an overall understanding of why project management is important.  We will discuss some of the common terms and definitions used in project management.

The project management process will be covered at a very high level along with some of the key roles and responsibilities present in a project.  Finally, some of the primary responsibilities of the project managers will be covered including project planning, tracking progress, managing risk, managing scope changes, project communications, managing issues and closing the project.

Yes, it will be like drinking from a fire hose, but you will come away with an understanding and awareness of why project managers are so valuable in today’s fast-paced world.