Onsite Workshop: Project Management for History Professionals (June 2023)

Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 06/05/2023 at 9:00 AM (EDT)

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    • Early bird pricing available!
    • Nonmember - $425
    • Academic Program - $300
    • Academic Faculty - $300
    • Academic Student - $300
    • Partner Institution - $300
    • Partner Institution Staff - $300
    • Premier Partner Institution - $300
    • Premier Institution Staff - $300
    • Platinum Partner Institution - $300
    • Platinum Institution Staff - $300
    • Complimentary - $300
    • Individual - $300
    • Subscription - $300
    • Institutional Budget - $300
    • Institutional Staff - $300
    • Regular Price after 04/04/2023 12:59 AM
    • Nonmember - $475
    • Academic Program - $350
    • Academic Faculty - $350
    • Academic Student - $350
    • Partner Institution - $350
    • Partner Institution Staff - $350
    • Premier Partner Institution - $350
    • Premier Institution Staff - $350
    • Platinum Partner Institution - $350
    • Platinum Institution Staff - $350
    • Complimentary - $350
    • Individual - $350
    • Subscription - $350
    • Institutional Budget - $350
    • Institutional Staff - $350

Description

Project Management provides valuable instruction in planning, managing and successfully completing projects of all types. In this workshop, you will learn how to implement internationally recognized project management principles in a history context. Instruction will cover all of the details in the four steps to successful project management:

  1. Define (creating a project charter, setting initial objectives, identifying risks and constraints, and more)
  2. Plan (developing a schedule, budget, etc.)
  3. Manage (providing feedback, negotiating for resources and resolving differences)
  4. Review (turning over deliverables, documentation and more)

Using real project ideas, participants apply project management principles to create a project charter and scope diagram that help them return home equipped to begin or continue their project in an efficient, orderly and open manner.

Details

SESSION DATE: June 5 - 6, 2023

LOCATION: Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

COST: $350 AASLH Members / $475 Nonmembers 

EARLYBIRD RATE: $300 AASLH Members / $425 Nonmembers; Must register by April 3, 2023 to receive the Early-Bird rate. 

OPEN REGISTRATION: October 3, 2022 - May 1, 2023; 35 participant limit. Workshops typically fill up before the registration deadline, so register early.

Logistics

FORMAT: In-person, group workshop

LENGTH: Two days (Approx. 9:00 am – 5:00 pm)

MATERIALS: Workshop materials will be provided upon registration and in-person at the event.

CREDIT: Registrants that attend and participate in both days of the workshop will earn a Certificate of Completion from AASLH.

Who Should Attend This Workshop

Project Management is valuable training for staff at all levels. And, whether your work involves exhibitions, education and programs, planning, fundraising, collections, historic preservation or the many other tasks staff at history organizations address every day, you will leave this workshop with new skills, ideas and tools for successfully completing projects.

Lisa Craig Brisson

Online Course Instructor

Email: lisacraigbrisson@gmail.com

Lisa Craig Brisson is the Executive Director for the Michigan Museums Association. She took the AALSH Project Management for History Professionals workshop in 2014 and applied the principals she learned to her organization, which is now thriving. She also took the online course by AASLH, has spent hundreds of house learning how to best use Project Management, and is working toward her certification. This is only the second time that Lisa has taught this course, but she is excited share her enthusiasm for the process. 

Originally from St. Paul, Minnesota, Lisa received her B.A. in history and secondary education from the University of St. Thomas and an M.A. in History from the Cooperstown Graduate Program. She has worked for or done history or museum-related project with the Minnesota Historical Society, Ramsey County (MN) Historical Society, Old Sturbridge Village (MA), The Farmer's Museum (NY), Mackinac State Historic Parks, the Visitor Studies Association, the Center for the Advancement of Informal Science Education, North Central Michigan College, the Cheboygan Area Public Library/Museum on Main Street, Central Michigan University, Harbor Springs Historical Society, and the Mackinac Island Center for the Arts. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Cultural Advocacy Network of Michigan, the Upper Peninsula (MI) Arts and Culture Alliance, and the Coalition of State Museum Associations. 

Lisa lives in the Straits of Mackinac region of Michigan, where Lakes Michigan and Huron join and the Upper and Lower Peninsulas of Michigan are closest together. She lives with her husband, Steve, who is the director for Mackinac State Historic Parks and she has three adult children who are in various stages of leaving the nest. In the winter they live in Cheboygan, near the tip of the Lower Peninsula and in the summer they live on Mackinac Island in Lake Huron. Lisa enjoys downhill skiing, doing jigsaw puzzles, knitting hats, and hosting summer Happy Hours. 

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This content will not be available until 04/04/2023 at 9:00 AM (EDT)

If you have any questions, please contact AASLH Professional Development staff at learn@aaslh.org or 615-320-3203.

Onsite Workshop Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellations for onsite workshops must be submitted in writing via email to learn@aaslh.org or mail to 2021 21st Ave S., Suite 320 Nashville, TN 37212. Cancellations made prior to the early-bird registration deadline date will receive a full refund. Cancellations made between the early-bird deadline date and eight days prior to the workshop will be subject to a $55 processing/materials charge. No refunds will be given within seven days of the workshop date. AASLH is not responsible for cancellations that were mailed or emailed but never received.

This excludes HLI Programs.