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Purpose: A forum where those who are interested in the topic of project management or working in this area can come together to learn and share expertise; explores how libraries and library workers can develop PM skills and apply PM to their organizations.

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May 2, 2024 Brown Bag meeting notes

  • 1.  May 2, 2024 Brown Bag meeting notes

    Posted Jun 07, 2024 01:13 PM


      Here are the notes from the brown bag session for the Project Management Interest Group from the May 2, 2024 gathering.  Anyone who was there, if you have something to add, please reply to this message.

    Reminder: we will have a webinar-type meeting on July 11th at 1 pm central.  There is still time to make a proposal. Registration emails will go out starting in late June.


    • Brief introductions

    • Communication - can project management help?

      • Stakeholders - identify a communication plan with an understanding of the level, frequency, and method to distribute the information

      • Pull vs push

      • A mass email list option

    • Certifications

      • May be overkill

      • Shared for articles

    • Consider using templates to draft a project

    • Tracking of projects

    • How to build a PM culture?

      • Helps if you have a rational/talking points about how PM can help

      • Consult on other projects to point out things they might not have considered

    • Done: Add to libguide:

    • Have a webinar on July 11th at 1 pm CT

    Kelly Sattler
    Project Manager for Library Strategic Initiatives
    Michigan State University Libraries