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Project Management




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Course level: Graduate

This course integrates the five processes that define project management. Students will design a project management plan to accomplish an organizational objective. Other topics include project initiation, budgeting, communications, execution, team management, control, and closure.


This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Week 1

  • Describe Project, Program and Project Portfolio.
  • Compare components of a project with the project life cycle. 
  • Explain the impact of organizational structure and culture on project management. 
  • Discuss project selection and its link to organizational strategies. 

Week 2

  • Determine project scope and objectives. 
  • Evaluate project stakeholders and their information needs. 
  • Analyze Work Breakdown Structures (WBS). 

Week 3

  • Compare time and cost estimation methods.
  • Estimate project resources. 
  • Determine project budget. 

Week 4

  • Assess project risk. 
  • Explain the role of change control management.
  • Develop a change control management plan. 

Week 5

  • Explain the importance of Project Sponsorship and Project Leadership. 
  • Describe methods used to assemble project teams. 
  • Explain how to successfully manage and execute projects. 
  • Explain project progress and performance. 

Week 6

  • Analyze the project closure process. 
  • Compare international and domestic project management processes. 


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

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

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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