Project Management for Researchers

UMass Lowell

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UMass Lowell

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About the course

This seminar covers the fundamentals of project management, with particular emphasis on the unique aspects of conducting research in a university or non-profit setting. A combination of lecture and hands-on exercises is used to provide a working introduction to research project management fundamentals, including: planning, scheduling, cost estimation and control, and risk management.

Learning Objectives

Participants will become familiar with the fundamentals of research project management by:

  • Identifying topics covered in the PMBOK® Guide
  • Outlining the phases of a research project
  • Documenting project scope and developing a work breakdown structure
  • Developing, assessing, optimizing and compressing a project schedule
  • Identifying and managing project risks

This seminar will meet virtually via Zoom for (3) 2-hour sessions. PDUs/continuing education units are not available for this seminar; however, it does count as an elective towards UML's Professional Certificate in Project Management.

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Anne Maglia

Anne Maglia serves as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration and Integrity for UMass Lowell. Her primary responsibility is to ensure effective administration of the university’s sponsored research portfolio and compliance with sponsor terms, university policies, and local, stat...

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