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Course Description

Whether you just want to explore the basics of Project Management so you can understand the principles, or see if this is an area you want to pursue, this Project Management Essentials class is for you. It's just a taste--a small bite--and that may be enough to satisfy you. But if it makes you want more, continue on and your units will apply toward a Professional Certificate in Project Management, or a Specialized Professional Program in Project Management for Business. Choose the learning style that best fits your needs:

The role of an effective project leader is a demanding one that requires a clear understanding of the essential elements of the project management framework and process groups. This course provides you with a wealth of valuable, flexible tools, techniques, and strategies you can use immediately to ensure the success of any project in any type of organization. Examine and discuss:

  • team-based exercises and simulations
  • proven methodology used to manage projects from inception to implementation
  • projects using effective monitoring and evaluation strategies
  • root cause analysis
  • project definition
  • lifecycles
  • planning
  • risk management
  • control and reporting

Learn to work within organizational and cost constraints, set goals mapped to stakeholder needs, and discover how to get the most from your project team.

 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Type
Online - Fix-date
Dates
Jan 24, 2023 to Mar 14, 2023
Type
Classroom
Days
T
Time
7:00PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jan 31, 2023
Type
Classroom
Days
T
Time
7:00PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Mar 14, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • UC Riverside
Delivery Options
Hybrid  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition - $585 credit (3 units) $585.00
Available for Credit
3 units
Instructors
Section Notes
Enroll before December 12, 2022 and save 15%. Apply discount code WNTR15
Section Materials
  • (Mandatory) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – 7th Edition PMI; 7th edition (August 1, 2021) 7 edition ISBN 978-1628256642
  • (Mandatory) Agile Practice Guide – 1st Edition Project Management Institute; 1st edition (October 1, 2017) 7 edition ISBN 978-1628251999
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