Project Management Essentials
27

Tuesday, 27 August

6 9 pm CDT

GA Chicago @ Rent 24

444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
$60 USD
Regular Ticket
$60 USD
Total
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Questions? Read our FAQs

Project Management Essentials

Bridget McMullan Photo


Partner, Upfront Work

27

Tuesday, 27 August

6 9 pm CDT

GA Chicago @ Rent 24

444 N Wabash Avenue, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
$60 USD
Regular Ticket
$60 USD
Total
`

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 the fundamentals of project management, dissecting the differences between waterfall & agile project management. We'll then take a deeper dive into agile project management, highlighting best practices for proper planning and execution. 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.

Takeaways

  • Clear understanding of the differences between two project managements practices: waterfall and agile
  • Discuss the shared tasks between the two processes
  • Analyze the process behind planning sprints
  • Sprint planning project management in the agile framework

Preparation

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

What to bring to class: Just yourself!

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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