Fundamentals of Applied Project Management

Originally delivered Aug 3, 2016
Source: AIChE
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    Archived Webinar
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    1 hour
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Project Management consists of many principles, skills, and tools that are essential in today's project-oriented workplace. For a chemical engineer to be successful, a basic understanding or project management is practically a requirement.

This presentation will highlight the most essential elements and techniques of project management. It covers the three most important keys to successful project management. You’ll learn how to  more effectively communicate and work with people. And you’ll see how to develop effective project objectives and prioritize them. Additionally, a brief overview of important planning tools will be provided. 
This presentation is highly application oriented, and will be useful to all potential and practicing project manager as well as project team members. Young professionals, engineers interested in managing any type of project and people interested in management principles in general will also learn useful skills.

Take a look at your agenda:

  • The three keys of successful project management
  • Communicating more effectively
  • The important role of people in project management and creating effective teams
  • Developing and prioritizing effective project objectives
  • Important tools to use in planning 

Eldon Larsen

Dr. Eldon Larsen is a Professor of Engineering at Marshall University where he coordinates the Master of Science and Engineering Degree program.  Dr. Larsen has taught Project Management courses since 1994 in industry and university settings and is a PMI-certified Project Management Professional.

Dr. Larsen worked 16 ½ years for Union Carbide.  At UCC he led a major effort to develop and implement Project Management for Research and Development.  In 1994, Dr. Larsen co-authored a UCC training manual entitled, “Project Management for Research and Development.”  As...Read more

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