Whether one is leading a company's effort to compete for a major project, seeking support for a new project idea, or assuming responsibility for a new project, students can benefit from learning about strategies, processes, tools, and techniques that help secure commitments and successfully launch and carry out a project. This course examines all aspects of the project initiation and planning processes, as well as process interactions during the project life cycle. Course topics include:
- Project selection methods and the project portfolio process.
- Project initiation documents including charter, SOW, and scope statement.
- Content and format of winning project proposals.
- Content and format of various types of project management plans, including sub-plans for management of scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, and procurement.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Apply foundational project management knowledge to projects.
- Create documents associated with initiating a project.
- Identify and organize data to create and develop a project plan.
- Understand influencing factors on projects and utilize tools to address them.
- Work collaboratively in teams to achieve project milestones & deliverables.
- Utilize public speaking skills to present on project status and outcomes.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Project Management : Required 4 Courses (16 Units)