Foundations of Successful Project Management

Quarter Academic Credit
3

Project management is a high-value skill that is in demand across all industries. This course is designed for anyone interested in learning the foundational skills of project management. This may include current project coordinators, business analysts, or anyone who finds themselves overseeing special assignments in their daily work. Through pre-recorded lectures and interactive, instructor-led webinar sessions, this course lays the foundation for creating a project plan, work breakdown structure (WBS), schedule, budget and communication plan. Learners will also practice resource management, identifying and managing risk, and understanding the project quality and procurement processes. Course curriculum is based on the project lifecycles, standards and methodologies developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). At the end of this course, students will understand the core fundamentals of project management from project initiation to project scope.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop plans to initiate and manage a project
  • Describe and plan a project scope and collect project requirements
  • Identify organizational structures and define the project lifecycle
  • Create a work breakdown structure (WBS) to organize the team's work into manageable sections
  • Manage constraints of the project scope, budget and schedule to ensure smooth management of the project and expected outcomes

Skills You Will Gain

  • Project management plan development
  • Project scope development and requirement gathering
  • Work break down structure (WBS)
  • Risk and resource management
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
Course Code
501136
Title Start Date Enrollment
Foundations of Successful Project Management Jan 9 Enroll Now