Course Overview:

Managing digital projects can be tough, but it doesn’t have to be! Whether you’re a project manager, designer, or developer, you use different processes, tools, and tactics to make things happen. You care about delivering quality–on time and under budget. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. But there are some tactics you can employ to manage your digital projects with success. Join us for this workshop and gain insight on how to best plan and manage digital projects.


Training: Level Up: The Digital PM Workshop

Dates: Monday, June 3, 2019 / 9am-5pm

Location: Orases – 5728 Industry Lane

Cost: $50 – pay participation fee HERE. Training is “PM Training.” If you do not pay this fee 48 hours prior to training, your spot will be released.

Instructor: Brett Harned

*** As this training is funded by State of MD EARN Grant funding, the information requested on the Registration Form is REQUIRED by the State of Maryland for their tracking and statistics purposes. ***


Workshop Agenda:

9:00-9:15am – Introductions and Ice Breaker
9:15-9:45 am – Project Management Methodologies
9:45-11:00 am – Estimating and Scoping
11:00 am-12:00 pm – Documenting Requirements
12:00-1:00 pm – Lunch
1:00-2:30 pm – Project Planning
2:30-4:30 – Communications
4:30-5:00 Q&A


Why take the Level Up: Digital PM Training?

You may think you have it all figured out as a project manager, until someone else shares an experience they’ve had or method they use that changes your perspective completely. Whether you’re just starting out or are a veteran PM, this full-day Digital PM Workshop is for you. Through a series of collaborative exercises, group discussion, and presentation by Brett Harned, you’ll have the opportunity not only to learn, but to share your experiences, tips, and tactics with your fellow workshop attendees.


Instructor Bio

Brett Harned brings nearly 20 years of experience in communications and project management—along with a passion for teaching and community-building—to his role as the Director of Education at TeamGantt.

Prior to his work at TeamGantt, he worked as a digital project management consultant and coach, focused on solving issues that are important to organizations that want to produce quality digital projects in harmony. He loves to build processes and communication tactics that work not only for projects but for the people involved in them. In that role, he worked with organizations like Navy Federal Credit Union, Simple, and a number of digital agencies. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Project Management at Happy Cog, a digital agency based in Philadelphia, and as a senior PM at Razorfish. He’s worked on digital projects with a variety of clients, including Zappos, MTV, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Alaska Air, and many more.

In 2012, while at Happy Cog, Brett helped to form the Bureau of Digital and founded the Digital PM Summit, the first annual conference for digital project managers. He continues to work with the Bureau of Digital to curate and program events.

Brett began blogging about his adventures in project management at when he realized there was a void in the industry for people in the digital PM role. Since then, he has had the privilege to speak at various events internationally and has written for widely read industry websites and publications.  His first book Project Management for Humans was published by Rosenfeld Media in July 2017, and his podcast Sprints and Milestones was launched in April 2018.