Project Management

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Effective project management is essential for leading change. Whether you’re an advocacy leader supervising a campaign, or a researcher developing a memo on an important policy, it’s critical to be able to manage a project from initiation through execution.

About the Course


By taking themes from the private sector, this project management course focuses on project management in the nonprofit and public sectors. The course starts by defining important terms like project and project manager.

Next, the course outlines the four phases of project management. The course concludes with a discussion of evaluation and how to ensure a project remains successful.

Throughout the course, we refer to well-known examples of project management from the public sector. We additionally provide insight into how to approach project management with an equity mindset.

What to Expect


The course is virtual and self-paced, so you can work through the content on timeline that works best with your busy schedule. You can also pick and choose the content based on the areas of project management you think you could strengthen your skills in. There will be opportunities for you to ask questions and if you complete the course, you can submit a project plan for feedback from a member of our Policy & Advocacy staff.

This course does not require any background knowledge or previous experience with project management. It’s a great opportunity to grow an important professional skill!

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