Educational institutions and associations around the world are striving to accommodate the rapidly changing society and meet the demands to provide deeper knowledge, new skills, and a high level of proficiency. Project Management for educational institutes aims to bridge the gap between project management and education organizations to empower and successfully manage the projects.

Educational institutes engage in planning and integration from infrastructure, assessment of academics, retention supervision, finance, and budget forecasting to continuously improving the quality of the institution, which can be accomplished in a better manner with the help of project management.

In project management for educational institutes, there should be a continual communication between the professors, teachers, students, departments, and geographically diffused campuses. Project management for educational institutions is planning the curriculum, working on a new campus building, or establishing a department.



PMP training will help the educational project managers in task management, scheduling, financial control, time tracking, etc along with soft skills like communication, leadership, motivation to manage distinct teams. The Core Knowledge areas are:

  1. Project Integration Management:  For effective co-ordination between various project elements
  2. Project Scope Management : To ensure only the required work is included
  3. Project Schedule ManagementTo manage the project duration and milestones
  4. Project Cost ManagementTo identify the resources and keep the budget under control
  5. Project Quality Management : To ensure that all the Quality requirements are met
  6. Project Human Resource ManagementTo develop and employ the project professional effectively and keep them motivated
  7. Project Communication ManagementTo manage internal and external communications with efficiency
  8. Project Risk Management : To identify, analyse, and mitigate the potential risk
  9. Project Procurement ManagementTo obtain resources and manage contracts
  10. Project Stakeholder ManagementTo identify individual, people, groups and organizations that would impact or are impacted by the project





User Avatar Dr. Preeti Adhav

Dr. Preeti has over 20 years of professional experience and is an alumnus of IIM-Bangalore. She is a PMP and ACP certified professional from Project Management Institute, USA, Vice President : India- South Korea Business Council WICCI. Dr Preeti is a serial entrepreneur. Prior to founding Monks- Learning Lab she has been the co-founder of Usha Diagnostics, a state of art Medical Imaging center at Mumbai, India.  She has varied and rich experience in Learning and Development and is a trainer affiliated with MSME  (Ministry of Small and  Medium Enterprises- Govt of India)  & IIM Bangalore. 

Mentor User Avatar Dr. K. Sankaran

Director & Professor - Justice KS Hegde Institute of Management

Doctor of Philosophy - Kent State University, Ohio, USA – 1993

PGDM- IIM Bangalore – 1981

BTech – IIT Kharagpur, India – 1979

Dr Sankaran has rich experience, sprawling over 40 years encompassing varied domains like -Corporate, Industry Expert, Academic & Research across India , USA , UK , Middle East and East Asia.

Professor Sankaran, currently Director of Justice KS Hegde Institute of Management, Nitte, is a B. Tech Honours (IIT, Kharagpur), PGDM (IIM Bangalore) and PhD (Kent State University, USA). He has several years of academic experience in India, US, UK, Middle East and East Asia.