Colleges and universities require administrative tools, human resource software, and security systems, just like any business, but they also service thousands of students and hundreds of faculty that need to be considered when creating deliverables in Higher Ed IT.
The construction of new offices and the remodeling of older ones is a large part of the yearly upkeep of Higher Ed IT. Spaces need to be redesigned around new technological requirements, and new construction needs to fit in comfortably with already established infrastructure.
Project managers are always looking for quicker and more efficient ways to get work done. Every minute saved is another minute that can be used to focus on other tasks, meaning that any advantage you can get goes a long way. Luckily, there are a lot of simple tricks.
Although your institution wants you to implement a new LMS, it’s up to you to work with them to decide which system best fits their needs. The initial stages of implementing an online LMS range from how to decide which system is right for your organization to how to assemble a team.
Project managers in Higher Ed IT can learn a lot from the entrepreneurial mindset. Entrepreneurial project managers don’t just follow basic procedures; they take ownership of their projects, stay focused on the “big picture,” and inspire other team members.