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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
- 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.
- Determine project scope and objectives.
- Evaluate project stakeholders and their information needs.
- Analyze Work Breakdown Structures (WBS).
- Compare time and cost estimation methods.
- Estimate project resources.
- Determine project budget.
- Assess project risk.
- Explain the role of change control management.
- Develop a change control management plan.
- 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.
- Analyze the project closure process.
- Compare international and domestic project management processes.