Training Hub

The EPMO offers instructor-led classes, and VUMC Learning Operations also provides online project management training options. Click the links below to learn more.

**Please note that instructor-led classes are being offered via Zoom while COVID-19 risks remain. We will update this website when classes resume in person.**

  • The EPMO offers the classes below on a regular basis. All courses are available for registration in the Learning Exchange. Click the course title to register.

    Class Intended Audience Topics  Tools
    Project Management 101 Learners with little or no formal project management experience, with interest in the field of project management

    Methodologies, concepts, terminology

    Project manager roles & responsibilities

    Basic project planning tools

    RACI Matrix

    Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

    Critical Path

    Project Management 201: Capturing and Controlling Scope Learners who want to know more detail about defining project scope and accommodating scope changes

    Scope requirements capture

    Scope prioritization & decisions

    Translating requirements to WBS

    Controlling scope creep with change control

    Requirements documentation

    Change logs

    Project Management 202: Identifying and Managing Stakeholders

    Learners who want to learn more about identifying key stakeholders and determining stakeholder engagement strategies

    Identifying stakeholders at VUMC

    Analyzing stakeholder engagement levels

    Selecting engagement strategies

    Stakeholder register

    RACI Matrix 

    Stakeholder analysis tools

    Project Management 203: Change Management Learners who want to know about change control processes and incorporating culture/people change into project plans

    Change control processes

    ADKAR(R) Model

    Integrating people change into project plans

    Change requests

    Change logs

    Project Management 204: Tips and Tools for Virtual Project Management Learners interested in tips and tools for managing remote/virtual project teams

    Building effective communication practices

    Productivity and work-life balance tips

    Project collaboration and tracking tools

    PPM software

    Kanban/Agile software

    Communication software

     

     

     

      

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • VUMC Learning Operations provides access to additional project management courses in a separate online learning system called Percipio by Skillsoft

    Courses are open to all VUMC employees, available at no charge, and cover a wide variety of project management topics. The PMP Channel/Playlist is available for learners interested in PMP exam preparation.