cpmgt310 | undergraduate

Project Management Methodologies

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This course examines the various project management methodologies used to successfully manage projects within an organization. Students will discover effective and efficient practices of applied project management techniques to include waterfall, PRINCE2®, agile, six sigma, and Kanban methods. Students will also examine the influence of project type on the methodology used to effectively manage the project.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Project Management Terms, Lifecycles, Knowledge Areas, and Approaches

    • Define project management terms.
    • Explain the project lifecycle.
    • Explain various project management approaches.
    • Discuss PMBOK® knowledge areas.

    Project Management Processes

    • Analyze PMBOK® guide processes.
    • Assess the effectiveness of selected PM methodologies.

    Alternative Methodologies

    • Explain PRINCE2® themes and principles.
    • Analyze PRINCE2® processes and methodology.
    • Compare PMI processes with PRINCE2® methodologies.
    • Explain Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) approaches and methods.
    • Evaluate CCPM concepts in comparison with PMI and other methodologies.

    Agile Project Management

    • Evaluate Agile PM and Scrum methods.
    • Explain Scrum components and Scrum artifacts.
    • Analyze the function of the Scrum team.
    • Explain how Kanban and Six Sigma techniques fit with Agile PM.
    • Assess difficulties facing project managers.

    Project Monitoring and Controlling

    • Analyze Project Monitoring and Controlling processes.
    • Apply project evaluation processes to designated assignments and workflows.
    • Distinguish among project manager certifications.
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