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Project Planning Management

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This course provides the foundation for understanding the broad concepts of successful planning, organization, and implementation within the realm of information technology. This course uses real-world examples and identifies common mistakes and pitfalls in project management. Topics covered include project scoping, estimating, budgeting, scheduling, tracking, and controlling. 

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or 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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    Communication Management Plan and Plan Quality Management

    • Determine a project's communication requirements including the information to be communicated, resources involved, frequency, and time frame.
    • Differentiate quality assurance from quality control.
    • Apply best practices to the creation of a quality baseline.
    • Perform a stakeholder analysis of requirements, expectations, influence, and communication.

    Risk Management Plan and Procurement Management Plan

    • Analyze the effects of risk by identifying, assessing and combining the probability of occurrence and impact.
    • Develop measures that reduce the possibility of impact of negative risks and increase the possibility of positive risks.
    • Determine project resources to be acquired and the source(s) of those resources.

    Cost Management and Staffing Management Plan

    • Develop cost estimating, cost budget, and cost baseline.
    • Apply best practices to the creation of cost control.
    • Define team acquisition, team development, and team management activities using a responsibility assignment matrix (RAM).

    Project Initiation

    • Define the importance of establishing the project charter and overall goals.
    • Describe project planning integration and its connection to the project management plan.  

    Scope Management Plan and Schedule Management Plan

    • Compare a product scope statement and a project scope statement.
    • Apply best practices to the creation of a scope baseline.
    • Differentiate schedule development from schedule control.
    • Apply best practices to the creation of a schedule baseline.
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