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Project Management Course Online

In the past few decades, organizations have discovered something incredible: the principles that have been used to create enormous successes in large projects can be applied to projects of any size to create amazing success. As a result, many employees are expected to understand project management techniques and how to apply them to projects of any size.

The Project Management course online will give participants an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that they can use every day. Working with project planning documents, such as needs assessments, risk management plan, and a communication plan will provide benefits throughout your organization.

 

Project Management is a course in the Leaders Excellence Professional Certificate℠ programs >>

 

 

Video teaching note on Project Management by Leaders Excellence:

 

 

What are the Course Objectives for Project Management?

Research has consistently demonstrated that when clear goals are associated with learning that the learning occurs more easily and rapidly. With that in mind, let’s review our goals for this course.

By the end of this online course, you will be able to:

  • Define projects, project management, and project managers
  • Identify the importance of the PMBOK and PMI
  • Identify the five process groups and ten knowledge areas as defined by the PMI
  • Describe the triple constraint
  • Perform a project needs assessment and write goals, requirements, and deliverables
  • Create key project documents, including the statement of work, project planning worksheet, and project charter
  • Build a project schedule by estimating time, costs, and resources
  • Understand and use the work breakdown structure
  • Create project planning documents, such as a schedule, risk management plan, and communication plan
  • Use planning tools, including the Gantt chart, network diagram, and RACI chart
  • Establish and use baselines
  • Monitor and maintain the project
  • Perform basic management tasks, including leading status meetings and ensuring all documents are complete at the end of the project

 

How Does the Online Project Management Course Work?

This online course on Project Management are completed via our easy-to-use, cloud-based learning management system. It consist of an introductory video, 12 online modules, an eBook and quick reference sheet. You can complete the course successfully without using the eBooks or quick reference sheets. If you decide to read the eBook, you should expect to use more than the designated time for the course. You can log in to the learning management system from anywhere, making learning self-directed and available 24/7 using any computer or smartphone. The Project Management course online is part of the Leaders Excellence Professional Certificate℠ programs.

 

Do I Need to Speak English Fluently in Order to Complete the Project Management Course Online?

English doesn’t have to be your first language in order to complete the course on Project Management. However, you must understand English in order to complete the coursework. If English is not your first language, you should expect to take more than the designated time to complete this online course.

 

What Self-Reflective Question to Ask Yourself on Project Management?

Think of a project that you are about to begin. It could be a work project, like putting a budget together, or a home project, like building a deck.

Take a few moments to think of the basic information about your project here.

 

What is Project Management and the Key Skills?

Project management is the combined art and science of planning, organizing, and managing resources to get a particular project done on time, within budget, and with the results that the organization set out to achieve. There are many types of project management designed for different scenarios and different industries.

What is a Project Manager?

A project manager is the person responsible and accountable for accomplishing the stated project objectives. Key project management responsibilities include creating clear and attainable project objectives, building the project requirements, and managing the triple constraint for projects.

The project manager is often required to perform a juggling act, balancing what the customer wants, and needs with what the team can provide in a particular time frame and with a particular budget. A successful project manager has a hodgepodge of skills and continues learning.

Key skills include:

  • Leadership 
  • Negotiation 
  • Influence and persuasion
  • Project management 
  • Communication
  • Time management
  • Stress and anger management

Although you do need project management skills to be a project manager, you don’t need to be a project manager to use project management skills. You will find uses for most of these tools in your day-to-day life, both personal and professional. 

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