On-Demand Webinar - 2-Part Project Management Webinar Series (Part One): Project Management Essentials

Description: From new programs and technology initiatives to events and renovations, library and information professionals can apply the best practices of project management to plan for and deliver more successful projects. Attendees will be introduced to the basic principles of project management and presented with strategies to rally stakeholders, encourage project momentum, and triumph over common project challenges.

This webinar is the first part of a two-part webinar series on project management. You can also register for the full two-part series at a discounted rate.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the phases of a project and common areas of project planning;
  • Implement strategies for using scope, schedule, and deliverables to improve project outcomes; and
  • Utilize techniques for engaging stakeholders and improving project communication.


Who Should Attend: Librarians and information professionals at all career stages. While especially applicable for those leading teams, staff, projects, committees, or other collaborations, all professionals can benefit from learning techniques to improve collaboration.

Presenter Bio: 

Jami Yazdani is a project management consultant known for helping mission-driven organizations lead more impactful projects, teams, and planning. Jami began her library career in circulation roles before earning a library degree and has been a reference librarian, technology librarian, library manager, and library director. She founded Yazdani Consulting and Facilitation in 2018. Jami holds a Masters in Library and Information Science and a Masters in Technology Management and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM).


Tech Requirements

Core Webinars are held in Zoom. Speakers or a headset for listening to the presentation are required. Closed captioning is available in the Zoom platform.