Project Management 'how to' Resources and Best Practices*

Local training option
USM Professional Development Programs – Project Management Certificate Program  ~ individual classes can be taken without committing to the full certificate program; contact Human Resources to receive a 20% affiliate member discount (charged to the department)

Books (Share what you learn! Consider reading with your department or a few interested colleagues.)

Bens, I., Advanced Facilitation Strategies: Tools & Techniques to Master Difficult Situations

Kelsey, D. &  P. Plumb, Great Meetings! Great Results!

Parker, Glenn M., Team Players and Teamwork

Webne-Behrman, H., The Practice of Facilitation

Wysocki, Robert, Robert Beck Jr., and David Crane, Effective Project Management


The People and Projects Pod Cast ~ free pod casts, keynotes/workshops, videos

PM for the Masses ‘Life is a project. You are the manager.’ ~ offers free pod casts and resource list

Project Management Tips ‘guidance for real life situations’ ~ free access

PM Times ‘resources for Project Managers’ ~ access to webinars, whitepapers and templates with free, online, account set up

The Project Management Institute (PMI), founded in 1969; $129 for individual membership

Project ~ offers free webinars with PMI membership

*Resources provided by Nancy Ansheles, M.Ed., Catalyst & Co.