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Virginia H. Evans

Virginia H. Evans





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P.O. Box 400217
Suite 116
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4217

Arlene Buynak

IT Project Management Office

Project Management Training

This page of customized project management training is available to CIO-area staff and is by invitation only.

Basic Overview of Project Management (class)

  • What: provides the background and context for project management within the CIO areas
  • Who: all staff
  • How long: 1 hour
  • Instructor: Antonio Rice

Effective Meetings/Facilitation (class)

  • What: main focus is good meeting facilitation, another critical skill for project success
  • Who: project managers and selected others
  • How long: 1.5 hours
  • Instructor: Antonio Rice

Project Management Tools (class)

  • What: you will become familiar with the PM tools developed for our use
  • Who: project managers and selected others
  • How long: 1 day
  • Instructors: Patty Samuels and members of the ITS project management community

Influence without Authority (class)

  • What: focuses on interpersonal skills necessary to make every project a success: leadership, team building, motivation, communication, influencing (getting people to do work even if they don’t report to you), decision making, and negotiations (bringing the group to consensus)
  • Who: project managers and selected others
  • How long: half day
  • Instructor: John Lord

The Role of the Project Sponsor, the Project Stakeholder, and the Project Team Member (website)

This website provides definition and clarity about the roles and responsibilities of three major components of any project: the sponsor, the stakeholder, and the project team member.