Workshop: Project Management for History Professionals

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Project Management provides valuable instruction in planning, managing and successfully completing projects of all types. Project Management for History Professionals is an onsite AASLH workshop on May 20-21, 2019 at Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House, Moline, IL. In this workshop, participants learn how to implement internationally recognized project management principles in a history context. Instruction will cover all of the details in the four steps to successful project management:

  • Define (creating a project charter, setting initial objectives, identifying risks and constraints, and more)
  • Plan (developing a schedule, budget, etc.)
  • Manage (providing feedback, negotiating for resources and resolving differences)
  • Review (turning over deliverables, documentation and more)

Using real project ideas, participants apply project management principles to create a project charter and scope diagram that help them return home equipped to begin or continue their project in an efficient, orderly and open manner.


FORMAT: In-person group workshop

LENGTH: Two days (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)

DATE: May 20-21, 2019

LOCATION: Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House, Moline, IL

MATERIALS: Workshop materials will be provided upon registration and in-person at the event.