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Project Management Foundations Course

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Course Description

The project management foundation course will ensure the student is well equipped with the most recent and most effective project management tools and methods that are relevant in order to be a successful project manager.  The student will understand the value and impact of successful projects, the most common project constraints which are time money and quality and how to apply lean principles to projects.  These are to name but a few.

Module/Course list

Introduction to project management
Initiating a project and identifying stakeholders
Risk management
Work breakdown structure
Realistic scheduling and accurate estimating
Understanding cost, schedule and quality
Selecting a project team
Clear communication among project stakeholders
Measuring progress and solving common project problems
Advancing your practice of project management

Course Outcome

• An understanding of the value of successful projects
• The student will be able to identify and deal with stakeholders efficiently when managing a project
• The student will be in a position to develop a response plan and to conduct continuous risk management
• An understanding of how crucial the work breakdown structure is that assists in the breakdown of a project into the various component parts
• Assigning and balance resources, estimate fundamentals, and build an in depth and detailed budget
• Understanding costs, scheduling and quality
• A knowledge of leadership roles, building team identity, creating a positive team environment and conflict management
• An understanding of the importance of clear and effective communication
• An understanding of Evaluating progress and solving general project problems