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RLF in Review: Project Management

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This past week, Dartmouth alum, Karen Liot Hill '01 taught the Rockefeller Leadership Fellows about project management, which is the discipline of planning, organizing, and managing resources to accomplish a predetermined objective. Karen first discussed project management theory and then had fellows apply the theoretical structure she provided them using GANTT charts as a way to plan their own unique projects. Hill also discussed the conceptual frameworks of project management, including “traditional” (5-step model: initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and completion) and “critical path” (determining dependencies between tasks in order to identify longest/shortest possible routes to project completion).
 - Anna-Kay Thomas '12
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