Date & Time: Monday and Tuesday, May 19 & 20, 2014
9:00 am – 4:00 pm EDT
Instructor: Lisa Stensland, PMP
IT Director, Alumni Affairs and Development, Cornell Law Library
Location: Borg Warner Room, Tompkins County Public Library
Audience: This session is appropriate for directors, managers, librarians and staff who want to learn the basics of project management by applying the techniques to real-life projects through small group exercises.
Format: Lecture, demonstration, and hands-on practice.
Registration: Fee: $175 SCRLC and NY 3Rs members; $205 non-members
Limited seats available, please register early to avoid disappointment.
Refreshments provided; parking and lunch on your own.
In this session, attendees will learn the basics of project management including how to start, plan, execute, and closeout successful projects by applying the techniques to real-life projects through small group exercises. Attendees will learn the importance of roles and responsibilities for working with a project team, and how to define the scope, schedule, and resource needs for a project. We will discuss communication strategies for ensuring project stakeholders are involved throughout the project as well as techniques for managing change, risks, and issues as ways to increase the likelihood of project success.
Lisa Stensland, PMP has 15 years of experience in project and portfolio management in the financial services, telecommunications, and higher education fields. She managed Cornell University's Information Technology Project Management Office from 2008-2011 and is now the IT Director for Alumni Affairs and Development at Cornell University. She led the creation of the Ithaca Branch of the Rochester chapter of the Project Management Institute in 2011, serving as VP of the chapter for Ithaca Operations until 2012 and now serves the branch as Director of Communications.