Project Management 101


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  • 9
    Lessons
  • 17
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 3,464
    Students
    have taken this course
  • 5
    Hours
    average time
  • 0.5
    CEUs
 
 
 

Course Description

Have you ever been involved in a complex project that just did not go the way you wanted? Often failure is pre-ordained due to the approach to the project. The concept of project management exists because it helps assure completion of a project successfully. This course covers the basics of project management where you will learn what project management involves and how to approach it successfully.
 
While project management can be a very complicated and dry subject, we have attempted to make the subject easy to comprehend and identify the necessary skills and learned behaviors a project manager needs to succeed. We cover the major subject areas of the topic and provide valuable information and insight in to the how's and why's of dozens of important subjects such as:
  • why a plan is so important to the success of a project.
  • the importance of good teamwork and how to select the right members of a team for a project.
  • what tools are available to help you be a better project manager.
  • and much more. 

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
  • Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
     
     

    Course Lessons

    Average Lesson Rating:
    4.5 / 5 Stars (Average Rating)
    "Extraordinarily Helpful"
    (1,710 votes)

    Lesson 1: Introduction to Project Management

    This lesson focuses on what project management is all about and how to approach it successfully. 21 Total Points
    • Lesson 1 Video
    • Take Poll: Project Management
    • Take Survey: Reasons for Taking this Course
    • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment: Constraints of a Project
    • Complete: Lesson 1 Exam

    Lesson 2: Beginning a Project

    This lesson focuses on the selection of a project manager and defining the goals of the project. 19 Total Points
    • Lesson 2 Video
    • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
    • Complete: Lesson 2 Exam

    Lesson 3: Project Planning

    This lesson discusses the importance of planning, management, team building, and organization. 18 Total Points
    • Lesson 3 Video
    • Take Poll: Project Management Activities
    • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment
    • Complete: Lesson 3 Exam

    Lesson 4: Project Budgeting

    This lesson discusses budgeting in project management, including cost budgeting and personnel budgeting. 20 Total Points
    • Lesson 4 Video
    • Complete: Lesson 4 Assignment
    • Complete: Lesson 4 Exam

    Lesson 5: Project Scheduling

    This lesson discusses the importance of estimation, guesswork, and milestones in project scheduling. 20 Total Points
    • Lesson 5 Video
    • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment
    • Complete: Lesson 5 Exam

    Lesson 6: Project Execution

    This lesson examines how leadership and communication affect project management. 21 Total Points
    • Lesson 6 Video
    • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment
    • Complete: Lesson 6 Exam

    Lesson 7: Monitoring and Controlling the Project

    This lesson explains how variables and risks should be approached when planning a project. 22 Total Points
    • Lesson 7 Video
    • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment
    • Complete: Lesson 7 Exam

    Lesson 8: Summary of Project Management Knowledge

    This lesson is a summary of the past seven lessons. 20 Total Points
    • Lesson 8 Video
    • Complete: Lesson 8 Exam

    Lesson 9: Tools To Help Make a Project Manager Succeed

    This lesson discusses software companies and programs that can help project managers. 87 Total Points
    • Lesson 9 Video
    • Take Poll: Project Management Tools
    • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
    • Complete: Lesson 9 Exam
    • Complete: The Final Exam
    248
    Total Course Points
     

    Learning Outcomes

    By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
    • Define project management.
    • Describe how to begin a project.
    • Describe the project planning process.
    • Define project budgeting.
    • Define project scheduling.
    • Define project execution.
    • Describe monitoring and controlling the project, and
    • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
     

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    Course Title: Project Management 101
    Course Number: 33432
    Course Requirements: View Course Requirements
    Lessons Rating: 4.5 / 5 Stars (1,710 votes)
    Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
    Course Type: Professional Development (Self-Paced, Online Class)
    CEU Value: 0.5 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
    CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
    Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
    Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
    Instructor: Linda Zavadil
    Syllabus: View Syllabus
    Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
    Course Fee: $65.00 (no CEU Certification) || with Online CEU Certification: $90.00

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