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Fundamental Project Management Skills

Enhance the project management capabilities of your leadership team with new skills from University of Phoenix Professional Development. Beginning with Project Scoping, employees learn to define clear objectives, manage stakeholder input and effectively navigate scope changes and challenges. Through hands-on modules, they can gain skills in project planning, scheduling and tracking, developing techniques for accurate documentation, milestone management and resource optimization.

Fundamental Project Management Skills delves into project reporting, risk management and stakeholder engagement. Your employees can learn to narrate a project’s journey, mitigate risks effectively and manage stakeholder communication for successful project outcomes. With a focus on practical application and real-world scenarios, our training offers professionals the skills to support project implementation and stakeholder satisfaction.

Skills you'll learn

  • Accurately scope projects for successful implementation
  • Accurately plan and schedule project milestones
  • Monitor and track project milestones throughout the project lifecycle
  • Precisely report project status and progress
  • Effectively mitigate risk in project management
  • Successfully managing stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle

Skill modules

Project Scoping

    • Fundamentals of Project Scoping
    • Managing Scope Creep with Change Management Procedures

Project Planning & Scheduling

    • Managing Scope Creep with Change Management Procedures
    • Resource and Change Management

Project Tracking

    • Mastering Project Schedule Management
    • Tracking Project Success

Project Reporting

    • Resource and Change Management
    • Reporting Project Deliverables and Risks

Risk Management

    • Understanding Risk Management and Identification
    • Assessing, Acting, Adapting in Project Risk Management

Stakeholder Management

    • Essentials of Stakeholder Identification and Analysis
    • Strategic Stakeholder Communication and Engagement

Showcase your achievement

Share your Certificate of Completion and Professional Development Badge by uploading them to your social media profiles, such as LinkedIn® *^** , when you’ve successfully completed your Skills Pathway with a score of 85% or higher.

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Everyone is welcome to take our Fundamental Project Management Skills Pathway. No application is necessary.

All levels and skillsets are welcome to take the Fundamental Project Management non-credit Skills Pathway. There are no prerequisites for this Pathway.

A Skills Pathway is a series of skills that can be learned over a period of time.

Prebuilt Pathway: A series of two or more existing skill modules that’s ready to launch today.

  • Training Pathway: A series of two or more one-hour skill modules that does not prepare employees for a certification exam or help them earn recertification credits.
  • Certification Pathway: Completing this Prebuilt Pathway can help employees prepare for a third-party certification exam.
  • Recertification Pathway: Completing this Prebuilt Pathway can help employees earn recertification credits for a specific agency such as SHRM® and HRCI®.

Tailored Skills Pathway: Select multiple existing skill modules to create this Pathway. Skill modules and assessments can be modified slightly to accommodate the needs of your business.

Custom Skills Pathway: Our team will build completely new skill modules and assessments for your business and workforce.