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TECHIE FESTIVAL | Project Management: Practices and Tools (Lecture)

Class Sessions

Date Location Cost
  • Thu Aug 29, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Polya Hall 111 (Turing Auditorium) $175
  • Wed Oct 30, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cardinal Hall at Redwood City C144 (IT Training Room) $175
  • Thu Dec 12, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Polya Hall 170B (PHIL) $175

Class Code


Class Description

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Learn how to enhance your project management skills and better manage projects of all kinds. This session focuses on bringing innovative insights and practical techniques to revolutionize managing projects of all sizes.

Note: This is a lecture. Laptops are recommended, but not required.

Key Topics and Takeaways:

  • Project management defined
  • Tasks, durations, dependencies
  • Resources, availability, assignment
  • Big projects, small projects, micro projects
  • Planning and micro-planning
  • Issue tracking and issue management
  • Defining results and driving to completion
  • Streamlining communication and collaboration
  • Setting expectations and negotiation
  • Project meeting facilitation
  • Project management tools


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