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Classroom Introduction to Project Management

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Delivery Face-to-face course in a university classroom setting with 37.5 contact hours.  Course fee is $750 per attendee.

Synopsis Providing a thorough introduction to project management (PM) in a classroom environment, PM1120 is designed to be delivered to general audience interested in developing their understanding of PM principles and their application. Content will be based on the PM Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) articulated by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and will use sample cases to build productivity in applying the core principles of project management in the attendee’s current jobs and roles. Completion of this course will fulfill the education required to apply for PMI’s Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP).

Description Project Management is the use of standardized set of documented processes to plan, organize, and control projects in an organization.  This course addresses the life cycle of a project, the management of the project, how a project scope is written, how the time management is constructed and communicated.  The course will also discuss cost, quality, risk, human resources and procurement management as they relate to managing projects.

Learning Outcomes in Brief

·         Participants can describe and apply methods for project initiation and planning.

·         Participants are exposed to project execution methods and approaches for monitoring and controlling projects.

·         Participants understand project closing and communications techniques.

·         Participants are aware of the professional and social responsibility of projects and their management

Materials Access to a word processor and a spreadsheet program is expected. A copy of Microsoft Project software will be provided to enrollees but extensive use of this software is not a main goal of the course; its use assumes a Windows capable computer. The fourth edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge, a required resource, is also supplied to course attendees.


Dates:August 17 - December 9, 2015    Check for other dates
Meets:M and W from 5:30 PM to 6:45 PM
Location:Allgood Hall E259
Instructor:Roger Duke

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