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Courses

Foundations of Project Management Introduces attendees to the essentials of project management. It approaches project management from the standpoint of managing a single, stand-alone project that is small to medium in size. The course takes attendees through the project life cycle in the same sequence they would face when managing a real project in the workplace. Topics covered include the product and project life cycles, including initiation, planning, executing, controlling, and closing. Subject areas addressed include the project charter, creating a WBS, Network Diagramming, finalizing the project plan, scope management, stakeholder identification, cost management, scheduling and schedule management, and change control.
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


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Competition around precious organizational resources and funding means that project managers need to be ever-cognizant of the importance of efficiently managing and spending organization's funds. Effective project cost control allows for more effective utilization of these resources and also establishes accountability and justification of project financial needs. This course covers the basics of project estimating, budgeting, financial justification and cost control for projects. Key topics addressed include the processes and techniques for cost management planning, estimating, budgeting and control. Another key topic is earned value management, a technique commonly employed on larger projects to track progress and performance. Terminology, processes and definitions, where appropriate follow the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


May 27, 2020 to June 8, 2020, 06:00pm, Online
Project leadership involves the understanding and alignment to organizational strategy and vision. This course will discuss the strategic planning process at both the oranizational and project level. In today's matrix and cross-functional environments, project managers and team members often face the challenge of gaining commitment and cooperation of individuals outside their authority. You will gain knowledge about your own influencing style and how to improve your influence skills, especially in situations where you have no positional authority. You may also be required to frequently cooperate and communicate across functions, distance and cultures. Core skills for accomplishing this, and all the other topics, will be taught with case studies, exercises and discussion. Terminology, processes and definitions, where appropriate follow the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). This is a virtual class. Within 5 days of registration, you will receive an email from the instructor containing links to the virtual classroom. You will need a stable internet connection, and will log in at the same time each week, and receive live instruction.
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


June 15, 2020 to July 1, 2020, 06:00pm, Online
Prerequisite: All 6 of the PM courses. Finish your Project Management Certificate by engaging in a real-time simulated project, often working with other students, and guided by a seasoned project management professional. From project origination to completion, you'll have the opportunity to apply all of the skills and techniques you've learned throughout the program, including leadership, risk and cost management, quality control, and more. Learning Outcomes Collaborate on the creation, management, and execution of a complex project. Apply all of the skills you've learned throughout the certificate program. Receive guidance and coaching on how to handle challenging project elements, Gain confidence in your project management skills by managing a mock project from beginning to end.
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


July 22, 2020 to August 3, 2020, 06:00pm, Online
This course introduces attendees to the key concepts, methodologies and best practices of project management quality and control. It approaches project management from the standpoint of managing a single, standalone project that is small to medium in size. The course takes attendees through the quality planning, quality control, quality assurance, execution and controlling processes and uses group exercises as a hands-on approach to reinforcing the key concepts. Key topics covered include quality planning, quality control, quality assurance, performance control, establishing project metrics, change control and configuration management. Terminology, processes and definitions, where appropriate follow the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


July 8-20, 2020, 06:00pm, Online
Successfully collecting and managing requirements has been recognized as a key success factor in many projects. If requirements are not effectively captured, the probability of meeting customer and stakeholder expectations in a project is very low. This course introduces attendees to the key concepts, methodologies and best practices of collecting and managing project requirements. Additionally, the project activities associated with procurement are also covered: procurement planning, contract selection, source selection, procurement documents and procurement execution and control. Key topics addressed include the process for collecting and analyzing requirements, defining scope through effective WBS practices, procurement planning, execution and contract control. Terminology, processes and definitions, where appropriate follow the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


This course contains no sessions
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Projects today are tending towards ever-increasing levels of uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. This environment requires new and more sophisticated approaches and techniques for management of these efforts. This course addresses the various approaches, philosophies and techniques for effective management of project risk and complexity. Key topics addressed include the processes and techniques for risk planning, risk identification, analysis, response planning and control. Additional topics covered include the definition, identification and categorization of complexity ,historical approaches to complex projects, a framework for managing projects in various complexity regimes, managing project sponsorship, stakeholder analysis and communication and techniques for managing large, high uncertainty and "edge of chaos" projects. Terminology, processes and definitions, where appropriate follow the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
Take all seven classes in the Project Management series for a discounted rate. To receive the discount add all seven classes to your shopping cart and apply the discount "ALL7".


This course contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.