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Whatever your role, chances are that you’re involved with project management on some level. If your primary role isn’t project management, but you’d like to learn more about the fundamentals of project management and how you can apply them to your projects, sign up today for Project Management for Non-Project Managers.

Taking place July 25, from 1 – 4 p.m. (PT), this virtual workshop is designed for professionals who want to enhance their project-management skills to better manage projects of all kinds.

While we will cover traditional project management concepts, this session is focused on sharing innovative insights and practical techniques.

Key topics and takeaways include:

  • Tasks, durations and dependencies
  • Resources, availability and assignments
  • Planning and managing big, small and micro-projects
  • Issue tracking and management
  • Defining results and driving the project to completion
  • Streamlining communication and collaboration, including expectations and negotiation
  • Project management tools and meeting facilitation

Register today

Additional project-management training

Smartsheet Tips for Project Management
July 19, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (PT)
In this workshop, geared toward new and current project managers,  discover new ideas for how you and your project team can save time, increase collaboration and better manage your project. You will receive tips, tricks and shortcuts to streamline projects and manage them effectively.

Microsoft Project Fundamentals
July 20 & July 27, 1 – 4 p.m. (PT; two sessions)
Microsoft Project is today’s industry-standard tool for organizing and tracking projects of all sizes. This course teaches its basic commands and features. Learn how to create and modify task lists, establish a project schedule, create calendars, assign resources to tasks, track costs and work with views and tables. You will also learn how to apply filters and groups, sort task and resource data, and resolve resource conflicts.

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