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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.
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  • 6 Months to Complete
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  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
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Course Lessons

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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
  • Review 2 Articles: Project Management; An Introduction to Project Management
  • Take Poll: Project Management
  • 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
  • Review Article: Project Management Resources
  • 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
  • Review Article: Scheduling for Construction Projects
  • 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
  • Review Article: Project Execution Tips
  • 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
  • Review Article: Project Management Links
  • 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
  • Review Article: Project Management Glossary
  • 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
  • Review Article: Project Management Tools
  • 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

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Course Title: Project Management 101
Course Number: 33432
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
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Course Type: Professional Development
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
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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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