Project Management Basics Workshop I

Price: $195.00

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Project Management Full Day Workshop
Date: April 8 (Sunday)
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Instructor: Ray Murphy
Provides 6 recertification hours
Tuition: $195
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Learn how running a project requires a mix of skill sets and tools in order to create an environment that leads to success. In this one-day hands-on workshop, you are provided with a comprehensive overview of the project management process using Microsoft Project — from planning to execution — and gain the skills to implement project management best practices within your organization.

Upon successfully completing this workshop, students will have a basic familiarity with Microsoft Project and be able to demonstrate proficiency of key topics including the understanding of:

  • The meaning of project management.
  • The importance of planning before executing a major project.
  • The execution phases of a project.
  • The importance of project management as it effects strategy and business success.
  • The concept of time and resource constraints.
  • The relationships among scheduling, planning, and prioritization of projects and tasks.

This full-day workshop meets in a computer classroom. Microsoft Project Management will be introduced. Students must have basic computer skills. Project Management Full Day Workshop is an independent noncredit workshop that is part of the Manhattanville School of Business Professional Development Workshop Series.

Learn the importance of planning before executing a major project. Understand the important tools and principles needed in planning, controlling, monitoring, executing and reviewing your projects.


  • Beginning Project Managers. Anyone interested in project management and those who are required to carry out project-related tasks.
  • This workshop is valid for 6.0 PDC’s toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification.

About the Instructor of Project Management

Ray Murphy is a seasoned professional in the field of Project Management. He has authored an on-line course in Project Management, designed graduate level and advanced degree Project Management courses for Manhattanville College, New York University and Hofstra University. In addition to teaching as an adjunct instructor/professor at the aforementioned colleges, Ray provides oversight as a Senior Manager at a major financial institution covering project activities that pertain to Business Intelligence.

Ray is a graduate of the MS Leadership program ’99. As a Manhattanville School of Business alum, Ray is also looking for opportunities to give back to the school like by teaching Professional Development workshops in Project Management to the public, other alums and current School of Business students.