The seven-module program follows the guidelines from the Project Management Institute (PMI), which also awards designations for Project Management Professionals (PMP®).
Module 1 – Framework and Integration
Get the skills necessary to integrate and apply the concepts presented in this series, using a customized case study.
Module 2 – Scope Management
This module reviews the basic project scope management processes:
- Scope planning
- Scope definition
- Project change control
- Work breakdown structure
- Project plan development
- Ethics and professionalism
Module 3 – Cost and Time Management
Find out how to develop and calculate schedules using PERT/CPM techniques. Also covered are techniques for estimating, budgeting, monitoring, and analyzing costs and the basics of earned-value.
Module 4 – Quality Management
Discover how quality planning, assurance, and control concepts integrate with project management practices to create a system for implementing quality management at the process and project levels.
Module 5 – Contracts and Procurement
Gain an overview of all phases of contracting, including requirements development, solicitation, administration, and closeout. Select the right types of contracts for your project.
Module 6 – Risk Management
Learn to take a proactive approach to threat and opportunity, based on a clear understanding of the powerful nature of both qualitative and quantitative approaches.
Module 7 – Human Resources/Communications
We will explore the various leadership styles, ways to build high-performance teams, innovative methods to resolve conflict, effective motivation concepts, and communication techniques.
Throughout the program, you will complete a project that integrates and applies lessons from each unit. By the time you graduate, your resulting work is a portfolio piece that demonstrates your competency as a Project Manager.