The Essentials of Project Management

PRMT1102 - The Essentials of Project Management

Micro-Course | No Credit or CE | Estimated 1-Hour Workload

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  • feature icon All Level
  • feature icon No Credit or CE
  • feature icon Estimated 1-Hour Workload
  • feature icon Self Paced
  • feature icon Accessible for 180 days

Description

Managing a project requires more than organization skills. To ensure a project is successfully completed, project managers must understand various characteristics of that project. In this micro-course you will explore these characteristics. You will examine the importance of defining the project’s scope and developing a schedule for project delivery. You will also explore the nature of risk and risk management, and how project performance is assessed.

What You Will Learn

In this micro-course, you will learn to:

  • Explain the difference between needs, wants, and expectations when planning a project.
  • Define project scope and understand how scope definition impacts time and cost
  • Understand and manage project constraints and how to deliver projects on time and on budget that meet business and customer requirements.
  • Identify, categorize, and analyze risks and apply project risk management to help make informed decisions.
  • Measure the success and performance of a project.

Eligibility

  • Must be 18 Years or older

Refund Policy

You will have 24 hours, or until you receive your completion certificate, to request a full refund after purchase, whichever comes first. No hidden fees. All books and materials are included with purchase.

Curriculum

  • Lesson 1 - Scoping Out the Project

  • Lesson 2 - Scheduling and Costing a Project

  • Lesson 3 - Managing Risks in Projects

  • Lesson 4 - Project Performance Management

Features

Industry-Recognized Self-Assessment Tool

Foundational Knowledge

Build essential, practical knowledge about project management.

Practical Training

Practical, In-Demand Skills

Gain essential knowledge on project management that you can apply immediately.

Flexible Learning

Flexible Learning

Easily consumable segments so you can adapt your studies around your busy life.

Real-World, Research-Based Findings

Digital Credential

Earn a digital credential that you can manage and share with ease.

Awards

Micro-Course Badge

Micro-Course Badge in The Essentials of Project Management

  • feature icon Professional Development
  • feature icon All Level
  • feature icon No Credit or CE
  • feature icon Estimated 1-Hour Workload
  • feature icon Self Paced
  • feature icon Accessible for 180 days

How to enroll?

  • 1Add course to cart
  • 2Create your account
  • 3Register for course
  • 4Make payment and submit application
  • 5Start learning
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email lifelonglearning@mail.waldenu.edu for additional assistance

Who is this for

  • People, project, and program managers
  • Business professionals
  • IT professionals
  • Operations managers
  • Managers and team leaders