Project Management Essentials
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Monday, 11 May

6 8 pm CDT

GA Chicago (Remote Online)

Online Class
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$55 USD
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Project Management Essentials | May 11

Emily Bergstrom Photo


Managing Principal, Ostrom Capital Partners

11

Monday, 11 May

6 8 pm CDT

GA Chicago (Remote Online)

Online Class
Livestream
$55 USD
Regular Ticket

Sold Out!

Get on the waitlist

Be the first to know if a spot becomes available.

Add me to the waitlist

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

If you're interested in becoming a project manager or simply want a more effective way to streamline and achieve your project goals, then this class is for you! We'll cover key concepts and fundamentals of project management within different development environments (waterfall, agile, hybrid, etc.). By the end of the class, you'll be equipped with the techniques and know how to manage multiple project priorities with ease and efficiency.

The well-being of our employees, students, clients, instructors, and guests is our number one priority here at General Assembly. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation very carefully and are adjusting delivery of our programs.


Due to the current health concerns, all GA short-form events, workshops & bootcamps will temporarily be held online - including this one.


Registered students will be notified 24 hours in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the Zoom Meeting Room and other tools you’ll need for the session. Registration for this class will close 2 hours prior to the session start in order to allow all students ample opportunity to have the technology enabled.

Takeaways

Project Basics

  • Understanding of different types of development processes – waterfall, agile and hybrid
  • The role of the project manager in different development processes
  • Fundamentals and overview for scrum framework

Project Management Soft Skills

  • Communication and leadership
  • Organizing the project team
  • Execution tactics for different environments

Project Management Hard Skills

  • Project budget and scheduling basics

Preparation

This workshop is designed for anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of project management. No prior experience or knowledge is required.

  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • This course will occur completely online using Zoom and Slack.
  • Course set up information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your course launches.

About the Instructor

Emily Bergstrom Photo

Managing Principal,
Ostrom Capital Partners

Emily spent the last 12 years in product management and operations at McMaster-Carr, an e-commerce industrial supply distributor much beloved by makers and engineers around the world. While there, she created product strategy, oversaw procurement, and advanced digital content marketing for >50,000 products and >$250M in revenue. There’s nothing she loves more than shepherding an ambitious project through a complex web of collaborations and getting everything done on time.

Emily has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with a concentration in operations and economics.

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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