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Project Management




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Course level: Undergraduate

This course examines project management roles and environments, the project life cycle, and various techniques of work planning, and control and evaluation to achieve project objectives. The tools currently available to project managers are illustrated in this course through the use of Microsoft® Project software.



What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

  • Week 1
  • Describe the characteristics of project management.
  • Discuss the mission and parameters of a project.
  • Design a project charter.
  • Define the scope of a project.
  • Week 2
  • Determine resource requirements for a project.
  • Discuss team organization and leadership.
  • Relate project team leadership to the life cycle of a project.

Week 3

  • Describe the project planning process.
  • Collect requirements for a project.
  • Identify project risk and costs.
  • Develop risk analysis and cost breakdown for a project.

Week 4

  • a work breakdown structure (WBS) within project management.
  • Compare a WBS to project requirements.
  • Create a WBS and a project schedule for a project.

Week 5

  • Apply change management principles to project management processes.
  • Demonstrate proper project closure procedures.
  • Develop project report.


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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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