Project Management: The Basics for Success

This course combines the essential elements of Project Management and Team Leadership into one course. Through class engagement and reflection, you will acquire further understanding of the responsibilities of leadership and become better prepared to apply this knowledge to the project environment.

About The Course

This course combines the essential elements of project management and team leadership into one course. The team leadership aspect provides participants with the opportunity to enhance their personal understanding of team leadership through the study of various theories, concepts and class exercises.  It also defines each team member’s role with primary emphasis on the competencies and skills required to be an effective project leader.  This course provides participants with the tools and techniques for developing and sustaining high performance teams.  Through class engagement and reflection, participants will acquire further understanding of the responsibilities of leadership and become better prepared to apply this knowledge to the project environment.  The project management aspect provides participants with effective methods for assuring projects are completed on schedule, within budget, and achieve the project’s objectives.  This course will provide participants with a solid foundation for initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing a project.  Team exercises and case studies are used to demonstrate and apply the project management concepts taught in the course.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I earn for completing this course?
After successfully completing this course you can earn a course certificate.

Will I receive university credit for this course?
At this time, university credit is not available for this course.

What resources will I need for this class?
The course is self-contained.

Recommended Background

No background is required; all are welcome!