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Project Leadership


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Course level: Graduate

This course prepares students to lead a project to successful conclusion. Students will create a plan to lead change during project execution. Other topics include integrated change control, work breakdown structures, human resource planning, performance reporting, managing stakeholders, negotiation, conflict resolution, and cultural diversity.


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

  • Evaluate strategies used to lead diverse teams
  • Develop a project management strategy that applies effective negotiation tools and techniques. 
  • Create a plan to mitigate conflict within a project team. 

Week 2

  • Create and implement a work breakdown structure (WBS). 

Week 3

  • Create a project organization chart. 
  • Determine project team roles based on the project organization chart and WBS. 

Week 4

  • Determine stakeholder reporting needs. 
  • Create a communications management plan. 

Week 5

  • Develop a change management system. 
  • Demonstrate methods used to lead change during project execution. 

Week 6

  • Assess metrics used to evaluate performance. 
  • Create performance reports for stakeholders. 


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We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

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.

Next Steps

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