Link: UCOP's e-newsletterCelebrating 150 years of being boldly Californian.

Stay Informed. Stay Connected.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Project Management, Part 1: Initiating a Project

Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 8:30 am12:30 pm

Pre-registration required. For full course details (including location) or to register for this class, log into the UC Learning Center.

This three-part course in project management helps you learn how to identify a clear, shared understanding of a project and create a comprehensive project charter or decision document. The first in the series, Initiating a Project, focuses on how to effectively set up a project to ensure a smooth start. Recognize the critical importance of having a clear, shared understanding of the project at the outset by creating a comprehensive project charter.


  • How to define the purpose of the project and its business value
  • Define the project’s objectives, assumptions and constraints
  • Understand how the project is linked to other projects and activities
  • Define the high level project scope
  • Define how the project success will be measured
  • Identify warning signs to watch for as the project is executed
  • Identify the project stakeholders and determine their priorities and their impact on the project
  • Assess the complexity of the project in both business and technical dimensions
  • Understand the pivotal importance of a well-prepared project charter.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017
8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Event Category:


Learning & Development