Whether you want to become a Project Manager or simply learn fundamental principles and techniques for managing projects, project management offers valuable skills. This foundation course examines the project management framework, including key terminology, project management context, project management processes, the project life cycle, and organizational designs.
This course will emphasize learning the tools and techniques that are critical to the project manager’s roles during the initiating process. Students will obtain hands-on practice applying project management techniques such as reviewing a Statement of Work, identifying stakeholders, and conducting business case analysis. This course uses project management guidelines and standard terminology from the Project Management Institute’s PMBOK® Guide – 5th edition.
Required textbooks: Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 5th ed. (read Ch. 1-3 prior to first class) and Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, 4th ed. Yields 12 PDU's.
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