Practical Project Management

Keep projects on task, on time, and within budget.

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Program Information

Fall 2021

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 7 - November 18, 2021
Time: 6-8 p.m., MDT
Location: Online via Zoom

Project managers need to manage every aspect of the projects they oversee, from resources and suppliers to project costs and equipment. Effective project management is essential in today’s business world, and project management training will give you a competitive edge in the job market, providing skills that you can apply immediately to your work.

The interactive curriculum of Practical Project Management provides you with the essential tools you need to keep projects on task, on time, and within budget. The program is taught by highly qualified instructors who have substantial project management experience.

To support of the health and safety of our community, we have updated the Practical Project Management spreading the 10 weekly sessions of 3.5 hours into 20 – two-hour biweekly sessions that will cover the same topics, equaling 40 hours. Instead of the educational requirement of 35 hours, you will receive a total of 40 hours at no additional cost.
Participants must attend 18 of the 20 sessions.

Zoom Instructions

Cost and Discounts

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  • Cost: $1,045
  • Cost includes program and materials
  • Early Bird Discount: $75 off when you register and pay before August 23, 2021 (Fall)
  • Group Discount: $100 off; please contact cpd@unm.edu to inquire
  • UNM Tuition Remission Accepted

Topics Covered

  • The 5 Phases of a Project
  • Project Environments and the Role of the Project Manager
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Risks and Risk Management Plan
  • Scheduling for Project Success
  • Budget Development and Procurement Planning
  • Project Monitoring and Control
  • Quality Planning and Control
  • Communication and Project Reporting
  • Project Integration with Business Requirements

Who should attend?

  • A professional who manages timelines or budgets
  • A project manager in need of formal training or wants to improve efficiency
  • In need of education required for the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam

How will you benefit?

  • Learn the language of project management
  • Identify and communicate effectively with project stakeholders
  • Complete projects on time and within budget
  • Initiate, Plan, Execute, Monitor and close a project
  • Become familiar with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)

Instructors

Course Number

  • CPD0201

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