Planning for Successful Projects at U-M New!

At U-M there are a lot of complexities when starting a project and good planning is what will set your projects up for success. But where do you start? Who do you engage? What questions do you ask? How do you translate high-level goals into an actionable plan? This class will guide you through the do’s and don’ts of starting a project.

You will learn to:

  • Apply techniques to help identify what is a project versus just a task
  • Ask the right questions and develop a project charge
  • Identify the resources you need to staff your project
  • Apply best practices to develop a project plan that can aid you in the project management process

You will benefit by: 

  • Understanding when you need to organize work as a project
  • Knowing what information is needed to start a project and set you up for success 
  • Having an improved ability to translate high-level goals into actionable project tasks


Anyone interested in improving project management skills

Curriculum Area

  • Project and Task Management


  • Advancing the Mission
    • Progressing
  • Creative Problem Solving and Strategic Thinking
    • Progressing
  • Leadership and Achievement Orientation
    • Progressing


Code: PTM1803

Presenter: Dima Tawakkol, Svetla Sytch

Cost: $179

Full, Waitlist Available

Offered by Learning & Professional Development

Code: PTM1807

Presenter: Dima Tawakkol, Svetla Sytch

Cost: $179

Offered by Learning & Professional Development