The EPMO offers virtual instructor-led classes, and VUMC Learning Operations also provides online project management training options. Click the links below to learn more.
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
Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
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
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 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
Integrating people change into project plans
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
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.