Course Description

One of the most important challenges in our jobs today is the management of various projects. Some of these challenges include managing internal and external clients, research projects, marketing campaigns, and a new product launch (to name a few).

Project Management Essentials provides you with an introduction to the key elements that leaders or team members working on projects need to know in order to be successful. This program is offered completely online and provides a total of 21 PMI PDUs.

Learner Outcomes

Introduction and PM Context

  • Portfolios, programs, projects
  • Project success, project life cycles
  • Workshops: Project priorities, project success

Initiating the Project

  • Stakeholders and requirements
  • Project team, working in a matrix
  • Workshops: Project stakeholders, project charter

Planning the Project

  • Work breakdown structure
  • Project change control
  • Communications planning
  • Estimating
  • Project risk management
  • Critical path scheduling
  • Workshops: WBS, critical path scheduling, change control, project communications plan, risk management, project schedule

Project Execution

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Scope management
  • Conflict management
  • Leadership and motivation
  • Schedule control
  • Cost control
  • Workshops: roles and responsibilities, conflict management, schedule updates, reporting and control

Project Closure

  • Closing and lessons learned


This seminar is suitable for individuals who are responsible for managing smaller projects, or those on a project team of any size, especially those who have not yet been exposed to the tools, techniques and terminology of formal project management.

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Project Management Essentials
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9:30AM to 1:00PM
Apr 24, 2024 to May 03, 2024
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Course Fee(s)
Price non-credit $1,495.00
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 17, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 17, 2024
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