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.
Optimal Partners’ founder, Nuno Couto, was recently interviewed for the Navigating Change podcast to discuss his commitment to social entrepreneurship in Higher Ed. Mr. Couto talked about developing mentorship programs, and how those programs could be developed.
Online courses have become incredibly popular among a large portion of Higher Ed students, and many universities have responded by integrating e-learning into their normal course selection. A Learning Management System acts as the backbone for these online courses.
It’s essential to keep up with the newest technologies and innovations to stay ahead in Higher Ed IT. This includes project management tools. There are many resources and websites that enable easier collaboration between team members and help create a more organized project.
Pursuing a project management career can be daunting at first. Luckily, there are many free online resources at your disposal. We’ve compiled a list of online training opportunities, from basic lessons to the more advanced, some even offer professional certification.