In this class, participants will discover the skills and experiences needed to be exemplary project managers in a library organization. This course covers project organization, how to build your project team, how to influence others, and how to use your leadership skills to move projects forward. You'll also learn how to use project management tools, such as Gantt charts, how to keep you and your team organized and on task. By the end of the course, you will be prepared to assume both leadership roles and managerial roles, in relation to effective project management.
This self-paced course will include interactive and dynamic activities such as discussions, reading assignments, and class exercises along with each week’s lectures.
The four-part topical tour of project management will culminate with a final project based on project management principles.
Who Should Attend
All library staff and professionals who are in managerial roles, those who aspire for these roles, or those who are forced into such roles.