Course Highlights

Here are some of the highlights for this course.

  • No admission requirements, no application process, no pre-requisites, open to anyone

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet or smartphone

  • Take up to 90 days to complete the course

  • Receive a certificate of course completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media (e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter), downloaded as a PDF, or even embedded in an email signature

About this Course

In this 8-hour online course, learners will explore the topic of project management.  Learners will learn about the Project Lifecycle, including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and closing a project.

Review the course curriculum below to see the topics covered.  

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Before we begin...

    • Welcome and Course Information

    • Hello!

    • Course Navigation

    • Learning Objectives

  • 2

    Lesson 1: Introduction

    • Lesson 1: Learning Objectives

    • What is Project Management?

    • What Does a Project Depend On?

    • What is a Project?

    • Video- What is Project Management?

    • Project Examples

    • Key Roles

    • Sponsor

    • Learning Activity

    • Project Management Defined

    • Project Management Institute

    • Check Your Knowledge

    • Learning Activity

    • Lesson Summary

    • Lesson 1 Quiz

  • 3

    Lesson 2: Project Life Cycle

    • Lesson 2: Learning Objectives

    • Project Life Cycles or Phases

    • Video- Project Management Life Cycle... Explained

    • Learning Activity

    • Video- The Project Life Cycle

    • Key Questions

    • Check Your Knowledge

    • Roadblocks to Success

    • Lesson Summary

    • Lesson 2 Quiz

  • 4

    Lesson 3: Initiate a Project

    • Lesson 3: Learning Objectives

    • Initiating a Project (Part 1)

    • An Idea Plants the Seed

    • Initiating a Project (Part 2)

    • Five Steps to Protect Project Initiation

    • Having a Vision

    • Internal/ External Analysis

    • Learning Activity

    • Triple or Quad Constraint or "Iron Triangle"

    • Examples: Quality, Cost and Time

    • Time

    • Project Charter

    • Consider This

    • Learning Activity

    • Minimum Requirements

    • Core Values

    • Consider This

    • Lesson Summary

    • Lesson 3 Quiz

  • 5

    Lesson 4: Plan a Project

    • Lesson 4: Learning Objectives

    • Planning Phase

    • Scope

    • Quality Focus

    • Learning Activity

    • Benefits and Risk

    • Consider This

    • Goals and Objectives

    • Develop the WBS

    • RACI

    • RACI Example

    • Learning Activity

    • Lesson Summary

    • Lesson 4 Quiz

  • 6

    Lesson 5: Implement/ Execute a Project

    • Lesson 5: Learning Objectives

    • Phase by Phase (Iterative)

    • Implementing/ Executing a Project

    • Essential Skills

    • Project Leadership

    • Learning Activity

    • Skills- Balance People and Technical

    • Leadership- Character

    • Leadership- Action

    • Respect

    • Interpersonal Relationships

    • Daring Greatly

    • Communication

    • Leadership Requirements

    • Learning Activity

    • Lesson Summary

    • Lesson 5 Quiz

  • 7

    Lesson 6: Monitor and Control

    • Lesson 6: Learning Objectives

    • Monitoring and Controlling a Project

    • Monitor

    • Meetings

    • Controls

    • Learning Activity

    • Consider This

    • Lesson Summary

    • Lesson 6 Quiz

  • 8

    Lesson 7: Close a Project

    • Lesson 7: Learning Objectives

    • Closing a Project

    • Process and Practice

    • Course Wrap-Up

    • Lesson 7 Quiz

  • 9

    Next steps

    • You're Almost Done

    • Before you go...

    • References Used to Develop This Course

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