Project Management Essentials is a three-day workshop designed for individuals new to project management or seeking to enhance their project management skills. Developed by leading project management educators and practitioners, the curriculum combines the fundamentals of the PMBOK Process Groups and Knowledge Areas with practical project management methods and strategies to deliver an accelerated learning experience.

Instructors demonstrate core competencies through a tools-based approach which focuses on the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques necessary to ensure success as a Project Manager. Participants will learn fundamental principles to apply to their projects and attain essential tools to manage, communicate and problem solve throughout the project delivery. The instructors are MSOE Radar School of Business faculty who have extensive project management experience and use the latest techniques for adult learning.

Upon successful completion, participants are awarded a Project Management Essentials Certificate.



  • April 24, 2018
  • May 1, and 8, 2018

Time: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
CEUs: 2.4
Price: $1,990

Immediate Take Aways

  • Initiate and ensure active sponsorship of new projects
  • Plan and develop project management plans in alignment to project phases
  • Identify, estimate and schedule tasks required to execute a project
  • Apply techniques for risk management and monitoring and controlling a project
  • Implement steps necessary to close out a project

Who Should Attend

This class is primarily intended for individuals who are new to project management or seeking to enhance their project management skills.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of sponsorship and stakeholder engagement to project success
  • Understand the project management life cycle as it pertains to phases and stage gates
  • Develop project management requirements and deliverables in support of each phase; ex. Project charter, project management plans, communication plan, work breakdown structures and schedule
  • Identify and plan for project risks
  • Monitor and manage project changes
  • Measure, assess and communicate project performance
  • Address and document areas of continuous improvement

Milwaukee School of Engineering reserves the right to revise at any time, without notice, any and all programs, fees and costs stated herein in accordance with the best academic and industrial standards as recommended by its advisory committees. The right also is reserved to cancel any course or subject at any time because of insufficient registration or other valid reason.