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Project Management Capstone

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In this concentration capstone course, students will design a project to meet an organizational need. Students will collaboratively create a project plan using Microsoft® Project software. Other topics include Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preparation.

This graduate-level course is 6 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    Project Closing Processes and Professional Responsibility

    • Analyze ethical considerations in project management.
    • Analyze project closure processes.
    • Explain reasons for project closure.

    Project Management Framework and Project Initiation

    • Explain how project management knowledge areas integrate in the project management lifecycle.
    • Analyze the relationship of the project sponsor and manager during the project management lifecycle.
    • Develop a project charter.

    Project Planning Processes and Deliverables: Scope, Time, and Cost Planning

    • Create a project schedule.
    • Create a project budget.

    Project Planning Processes and Deliverables: Risk, Quality, HR, Communication, and Procurement Planning

    • Create a project management plan.

    Planning Project Execution Processes

    • Analyze best practices of project management related to acquiring and developing a high-performance project team.
    • Create a project communication plan.
    • Explain principles of managing procurement in projects.

    Project Control Processes

    • Evaluate project quality monitoring techniques.
    • Analyze change control techniques.
    • Analyze methods of measuring project cost and schedule performance.
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