Project Management Bootcamp
26

Saturday, 26 October

10 am – 4 pm CDT

GA Chicago @ Rent 24

444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
$195 USD
Regular Ticket
$195 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Project Management Bootcamp | October 26

Bridget McMullan Photo


Partner, Upfront Work

26

Saturday, 26 October

10 am – 4 pm CDT

GA Chicago @ Rent 24

444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
$195 USD
Regular Ticket
$195 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

Whether you’re a designer, a developer, or an entrepreneur who’s looking to get your own company off the ground, knowing how to effectively lead a team and complete a project is an essential element of success.

This Bootcamp reviews the fundamentals of project management. It’s a good place to start whether you’ve found yourself taking on a pm role in your organization or are looking to transition to a career in the field.

In this workshop, you’ll get an introduction to project management processes and best practices for interacting with the client, stakeholders and your team. Working with real world examples, you’ll gain the tools and resources that you’ll need to increase focus and improve your team’s productivity.

Takeaways

  • Learn about the four phases of a project
  • An overview of the two popular pm methodologies: traditional project management and Agile
  • How to create a project schedule, budget, and resource plan
  • How to assess risk and anticipate future problems in the project lifecycle
  • Proven techniques for meeting management
  • How to communicate effectively with clients, stakeholders and the project team

Preparation

Participants will need to bring a laptop or writing materials to take notes with.

If you have any specific challenges in mind with regards to current or past projects, please bring them with you!

About the Instructor

Bridget McMullan Photo

Partner,
Upfront Work

Bridget McMullan is the co-founder and partner of Upfront Work, a product management consultancy that supports companies of all sizes and industries to bring structure, scale and speed to products and teams. She has more than 10 years experience providing Fortune 500 companies with product development solutions.

Bridget is passionately driven to help clients build products and services customers need, achieve sustainable growth and develop thriving teams. She writes thought leadership articles for Mind the Product, develops blog posts highlighting female leaders in product and teaches product-project management and agile-scrum courses at General Assembly in Chicago.

Bridget received her product design and development masters from Northwestern University and holds a bachelors degree in design from Temple University. In her spare time, she enjoys mentoring startups at 1871, MATTER and The Garage at Northwestern.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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