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Principles of Project Management  

Explore project management framework including key terminology and organizational design. 
  • Describe the key concepts and terminology utilized by the Project Management Institute (PMI) 
  • Identify the purpose, benefits and key project outputs for each of the project management process groups (initiation, planning, execution, monitor and controlling and closing) 
  • Use key tools and techniques to help initiate a project successfully 
  • Identify the common project management organization designs, influences and authority levels that a project manager must navigate when managing a project 
This foundation course examines the project management framework including key terminology, project management context, project management processes, project life cycle, and organizational design. Tools and techniques that are critical during the initiating process will be emphasized. Obtain hands-on practice such as reviewing a Statement of Work, identifying stakeholders, and conducting business case analysis.

Required textbooks: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 6th ed. (Please read Ch. 1-2 prior to first class) and The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, 5th ed (Please read pgs 4, 16-34 prior to first class).

Yields 12 PDUs.

PMBOK, PMI, PMP and CAPM are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Item: R9750
CEUs:  1.2
Schedule: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 4 Tu Th - 7/6/2021 - 7/15/2021
NetID account is needed to access the course materials via Canvas, the online learning management system.

Instructor(s):  Debra Pelletier
Location: ONL   Room:

Online courses require an internet connection and the ability to interact both through audio and video using either a web cam/microphone, speakers/headset using a computer or via a mobile phone connection. Any costs associated with connectivity or equipment are the responsibility of the student

Total cost: $345.00




If the class you are registering for lists a required textbook, you are responsible for ordering and purchasing it prior to the start of class. Please note that there is no bookstore at North Campus.