In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management.  Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer.  Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancelation. 
Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure. 
   First, gain the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project.  An overview of salaries, certification costs, education and experience requirements are provided. 
   Then acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide. This basic information will assist you in learning the beginnings of Project Management, whether you are interested in project management, in a project management field, or in any line of work.
   Finally, learn the ten Project management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five Project
Management Processes.

Individual Courses

Introduction to Project Management
   Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure.  You will have the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project.  An overview of salaries, certification costs, education and experience requirements are provided.
  
Project Management  Project Processes
   Acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide. This basic information will assist you in learning the beginnings of Project Management, whether you are interested in project management, in a project management field, or in any line of work.   Come away with a solid foundation of the five processes to learn and use when any type of project occurs in your employment arena.

 Project Management Knowledge Areas
   The Project Management Professional community monitors projects through the five (5) Project Management Processes supported by the ten (10) Project Management Knowledge Areas.  This course introduces the student to the ten (10) Project management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five (5) Project Management Processes.

Question MarkAbout online learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.  It’s easy. It’s fun. 

GearsHow the Course Works

It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom.  You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.

Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.

CalendarParticipate when you want

You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.
For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

ChecklistWhat you will do

For each Unit, you will:

  • Access the online readings
  • Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides
  • Take a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
  • Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants

For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each day.

The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.

DiscussionDiscussion

The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.

Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.

We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.

It’s easy. It’s fun.

Next offering(s):

Introduction to Project Management
February 5 - March 2, 2018

Project Management Knowledge Areas
November 6 - December 1
April 2 - 27, 2018

Project Management Processes
October 2 - 27
March 5 - 30, 2018

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$495.00 USD
$495 USD
 
Avg. hours 48, 4.8 CEUs/ILUs
 

About Your Instructors

Christina Martinez holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from Regis College, a Master of Arts & Administration in Organizational Development and an MBA certificate in IT Project Management from the University of the Incarnate Word. She is a Certified Online Instructor and an ETA International certified specialist. Her experience expands between IT Project Management Support and working in Project Management Office (PMO) divisions as an Administrator and/or Corporate Trainer for Fortune 50 corporations and IT Firms. She thoroughly enjoys and prefers the education & training development in Project Management because she likes to provide students awareness in how the basic foundation of Project Management will assist their careers in any field. She currently works for the government providing Project Management support using her software capabilities.

 

Andy Stanhope has a Master’s of Business Administration, a Master’s of Science in Computer Systems and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with over 25 years’ experience managing projects within medium and large companies, domestically and internationally.
 
He has managed projects in a variety of software implementations, including Oracle, SAP, and SASS applications.  He now works as a senior project manager at a large aerospace corporation.
 
He has previously taught PMP certification preparation sessions as well as taught undergraduate project management courses in Business and IT programs.
 
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