Course Detail: GSO-1300 - Management of Global Projects [GSO-1300]
Part of the Global Supply Chain & Operations in Aviation Certificate, Management of Global Projects introduces the student to the concept of project management. It addresses the three-dimensional goals of every project: the accomplishment of work in accordance with budget, schedule, and performance requirements. The procedures for planning, managing, and developing projects are covered as well as the aspects of controlling project configuration from inception to completion. Automated tools used to determine cost, schedule, staffing, and resource allocation are covered, as well as the process of determining the effectiveness and technical validity of projects.
What You Will Learn
Upon completing this course, students should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of:
- Planning projects in the global environment
- Global projects and the Value Chain
- Executing global projects
- Culture and Geography
- Leadership considerations
- Practical and Financial matters
- Ethics and corruption
Who Should Attend
This course is recommended for:
- Anyone interested in entering the field of supply chain management
- Aviation professionals seeking managerial/supervisory role
- Aviation organizations junior managers
- Operations and Supply Chain professionals
- Managers entering the aviation industry
This course is part of the Global Supply Chain and Operations in Aviation Certificate program.
This course is five weeks in duration. It is composed of both asynchronous and synchronous activities. The first four weeks of the course are asynchronous and allow the student to enjoy date/time flexibility to go through the course materials and complete the course activities.
The final week of the course is offered virtually through an interaction platform (e.g., Zoom) and closely replicates the traditional classroom environment, having students and instructors interacting and engaging on a live basis. Students and instructors will be together during four hours a day from Monday to Friday.
Students must achieve a grade of 70% or higher in order to successfully pass the course. Evaluations will be conducted by the instructors through individual assignments, discussion forums, quizzes, presentations, individual collaboration during the synchronous sessions, etc.
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