cpmgt312 | undergraduate

Program Management

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This course provides students with an overview of program management techniques to effectively manage the complexity of a collection of projects. Students will develop the skills to logically dissect a complex deliverable into individual parts, apply best practices to develop logical plans for program components, and understand how to manage dependencies and organize program staff into a high-performing program team.

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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    Strategic Program Management

    • Compare a successful program with a successful project.
    • Explain the differences between a program and a project.
    • Use Program Management and Project Management terminology.
    • Evaluate traditional project management practices.

    Benefits and Stakeholder Management

    • Describe roles in Program and Project Management.
    • Explain the value of various organizational stakeholder roles.
    • Explain the implications of selecting a new Project or Program Manager.

    Program Life Cycle: Initiating and Planning

    • Determine when an initiative is a project or a program.
    • Analyze challenges within traditional practices.
    • Develop new approaches, and analyze an organization’s response to new approaches.

    Program Life Cycle: Executing, Controlling, and Closing

    • Examine the effects of uncertainty on Program and Project Management.
    • Apply processes and techniques to mitigate uncertainty.
    • Explain the dynamics of Third-Generation Programmatics.


    • Differentiate between various leadership styles.
    • Discuss how leadership and experience and correlated.
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