Practical Project Management
Dates: Fridays, September 19 - November 21, 2014
Time: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: UNM Graduate School of Management, Room 302 - Click here for map
It’s no surprise that the demand for effective Project Managers is continuing to rise. As businesses grow, managers are expected to complete increasingly complex projects with greater efficiency. Effective project managers manage risk, enhance customer satisfaction, promote growth, and improve the quality of products and services.
Practical Project Management covers both the theories behind project management and the practical application of those theories. This interactive, 10-week program will give you the skills necessary to keep projects on task, on time, and on budget.
When you complete this course, you’ll be ready for your role as Project Manager and you’ll receive the 35 educational professional development units (PDUs) required to apply for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. This is a non-credit course; no letter grades are awarded.
- Early Bird Discount - $50 off
- Refer-a-Friend Discount - $50 off
- Group Discount - $100
- UNM Alumni, Faculty, and Staff qualify for the Group Discount
- Tuition Remission Accepted
Who Should Take this Course:
- Professionals in need of tools to complete complex projects
- Current project managers who want to learn new skills and best practices
- Senior project managers who would like to apply for PMP certification
What You Will be Able to Do:
- Initiate, Plan, Execute, Control, and Monitor & Close a project
- Bring projects in on time and within budget
- Improve performance and increase job security in your organization
How You Will Benefit:
- Drive your business forward by taking home a whole new set of tools and techniques
- Certification demonstrates proficiency in project management
- Many certified individuals see a salary increase following certification
Participants must attend 8 of the 10 sessions.
- The 5 Phases of a Project
- Stakeholder Management
- Organizational Structure and its Influence on Projects
- Scheduling for Project Success
- Budget Development and Procurement Planning
- Risks and Risk Management Plans
- Project Monitoring and Control
- Quality Planning and Control
- Project Integration and Business Requirements
- Project Reporting
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