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Project Management

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Project Management involves organizing and administering projects successfully. Skills frequently used are risk management, adjusting to change and communicating effectively with stakeholders and their expectations. A project manager may be involved in several projects simultaneously.

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Project Management

ADEN Business School
Online Part time February 2019 Argentina Mendoza Panama Panama City Colombia Bogotá Medellín Guatemala Guatemala City Ecuador Quito Costa Rica San José El Salvador San Salvador San Miguel de Tucumán Honduras San Pedro Sula Tegucigalpa Bolivia Santa Cruz de la Sierra Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Paraguay Asuncion Nicaragua Managua Chile Santiago Peru Lima Mexico Buenavista Buenos Aires Cali Spain Barcelona Madrid Barreal Resistencia Neuquen + 38 more

In the world there are more than half a million owners of PMI certification. Businesses today require and recognize this type of certification from the needs of competitiveness, innovation and constant renewal from the generation of effective and profitable projects ... [+]

In the world there are more than half a million owners of PMI certification. Businesses today require and recognize this type of certification from the needs of competitiveness, innovation and constant renewal from the generation of effective and profitable projects.

Project Management

The present program trains and prepares to take the test and certify as PMP or CAPM.

The methodology is based on constant small-scale simulations of each of the topics required by PMI in the entrance exam.

We wish the best of success as well as students who have gone through ADEN International Business School.

GOALS

Upon completion completed, the participant will have achieved the following transfer targets:... [-]


Course in Project Management

Fleming College
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2018 Canada Peterborough Lindsay Minden Cobourg + 3 more

This post-graduate program provides you with the skills and knowledge to efficiently manage all aspects of a project to achieve organizational goals in a competitive global environment. [+]

This post-graduate program provides you with the skills and knowledge to efficiently manage all aspects of a project to achieve organizational goals in a competitive global environment. It also prepares you to write the Project Management Institute's Certified Associate in Project Manager (CAPM®) or Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam.

Through classroom sessions and applied project experience with external project sponsors, you will learn and practice how to initiate, plan, execute and close projects incorporating scheduling tools, budgeting principles, human resource management, risk management and quality management. Throughout the program, you will hone your communication and team leadership skills to provide you with a competitive edge as a leader of high-performance teams.... [-]


Course in IT Project Management

Marymount University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Arlington

This certificate prepares students for the IT project management field in business and government, which is expanding both locally and globally. [+]

IT Project Management

This certificate prepares students for the IT project management field in business and government, which is expanding both locally and globally. Individuals with project management qualifications are increasingly sought by government agencies, government contractors, and other industries.

Admission Requirements: In addition to Universitywide requirements for graduate certificate admission, the applicant should hold a bachelor’s degree and show significant coursework or experience in Information Technology or Computer Science.

Certificate Requirements

18 credits

Courses are listed in recommended sequence of enrollment.

IT 510 Systems Engineering IT 515 Decision Making for IT MSC 545 Project Management MSC 555 Program Management IT 580 Technology Leadership or IT 585 Managing Technical People One (1) course from the following: IT 555 E-Business, MGT 507 Leadership, MGT 515 Leading and Managing Teams, MGT 525 Knowledge Management, MGT 551 Negotiation Skills and Mediation, MSC 516 Operations Management, MSC 550 Procurement and Contracting [-]

Process Mapping and Process Improvement

University of Tulsa College of Business Administration
Campus Part time 2 days March 2019 USA Tulsa Toledo + 1 more

How to document, analyze, redesign, and manage processes for dramatic improvement! [+]

Process mapping can be an extremely powerful diagnostic tool for your organization. And you may well find more than process issues—including structural problems, poor controls, and people issues. Learn to tap into employee frustration to fix processes and get to the root cause of quality and timeliness issues.

Learn to use the sixteen symptoms of a broken process and the five lenses of process analysis to pinpoint those processes in need of immediate attention. Also learn key criteria to prioritize process improvement efforts.

Once you have diagnosed your process problem, you will be able to pick the right improvement technique, which may include continuous process improvement, process redesign, six sigma, lean techniques, and reengineering. Practice these techniques on your own real-world processes during the course, and leave with real improvement ideas.... [-]


PMP® Exam Preparation Course

University of Tulsa College of Business Administration
Campus Part time 5 days April 2019 USA Toledo Tulsa + 1 more

This program is designed to prepare participants pursuing Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification with the Project Management Institute (PMI®). [+]

This program is designed to prepare participants pursuing Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification with the Project Management Institute (PMI®). All knowledge areas within the five process groups of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) are covered in depth. Refresh your project management skills and prepare for the national certification exam.

Presentation Topics:

Project Management Framework: Definitions, changes, certification requirements and application process; Process Areas: Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling, and Closing Integration Management: PM principles, techniques, success factors, plan execution and integrated change control Scope Management: Elements and deliverables, effective close-out of project scope and process groups; Time Management: Activity definition, logic network diagram development, estimating process, schedule development process and techniques; Cost Management: Resource planning process, estimating methods and tools, cost management plan, cost budgeting and control; Quality Management: Concepts and processes of quality management, evolution of quality, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling; Human Resources Management: Key organizational planning, staff acquisition, team development and management; Communication Management: Communication planning process, tools and techniques for information distribution, foundation for conflict resolution, negotiation and team building; Risk Management: Components and concepts of risk management, project risks and sources, risk quantification and response planning, monitoring and control; Procurement Management: Planning, contracts, solicitation process, contract administration, termination and close out process, relationship between procurement and other areas of project management. [-]

The Strategic Approach to Project Management

University of Tulsa College of Business Administration
Campus Part time 2 days April 2019 USA Tulsa Toledo + 1 more

This course will look at strategies for right time project selection, resourcing and funding. Strategic project management can be a competitive advantage [+]

We have added a new course to our certificate program based on what we are hearing from business and industry. Some senior level managers and project managers need to understand the strategy for handling multiple projects in the organization at the same time. This course will look at strategies for right time project selection, resourcing and funding. Strategic project management can be a competitive advantage

Topics Include:

The Right Projects—building the project portfolio Alignment: ensuring projects are aligned to business strategies and goals Responsibilities: defining roles and responsibilities of portfolio stakeholders Strategy: applying project portfolio management to achieve strategic organizational objectives Management: understanding the practice of program management Relationship: understanding the relationship between portfolio and program management Timing: life cycle considerations in the context of program management Documentation: documenting requirements to achieve strategic goals and objectives ... [-]

Advanced Project Management & Project Risk Management

University of Tulsa College of Business Administration
Campus Part time 3 days March 2019 USA Tulsa Toledo + 1 more

If you manage projects every day and need advanced skills, this course is the second step for continued development for any project manager. [+]

We have revamped our Advanced Project Management Course—and now include Project Risk Management. Same great course; just more depth. Project Risk Management filters its way throughout the course, but has one intensive module dedicated to the topic as well.

If you manage projects every day and need advanced skills, this course is the second step for continued development for any project manager. For maximum course benefit, we strongly recommend that you attend the Developing Project Management Skills or an equivalent course and have at least one-year practical project management experience. Participants should review project management principles prior to attending this course.

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Course in Developing Project Management Skills

University of Tulsa College of Business Administration
Campus Part time 3 days January 2019 USA Tulsa Toledo + 1 more

This interactive class is the logical choice for development of project management principles and tool application for all types of industry. [+]

For all those juggling projects of varied descriptions, this interactive class is the logical choice for development of project management principles and tool application for all types of industry. Previous experience is not necessary to benefit from this course. Acquire the must-have skills to successfully to deliver any project on time and within the outlined parameters.

Topics include:

Project Management Definition And Principles: critical process elements and tool application, project charter development, successful project organization, obtaining customer and management support, and critical communication requirements; Project Manager: team leading & coordinating, negotiation skills, developing the project team, assessment of team members' skills. differences in formal and real authority; managing and resolving conflict, obtaining team commitment; Project Planning: validation of the project mission, defining objectives aligning objectives with the goal, developing the plan and budget, and work breakdown structure development; Project Scheduling: developing accurate estimates, resource leveling to prevent over allocation, scheduling method, determination of resource levels necessary to meet deadlines; Controlling The Project: managing change effectively, variance analysis and adjustment to remain on track; developing alternatives for less effective changes, risk identification, prevention and contingency analysis, reporting project status and formats, and identification of lessons learned for future projects. Target audience... [-]

Project Planning

Seattle Pacific University School of Business and Economics
Campus Part time 5 days September 2018 USA Washington

You will improve your understanding of Projects and Project Management, plus build your confidence in the disciplines associated with successful projects. Through tutorials, simulations and practical examples you will gain the knowledge necessary to be a productive member of a project team [+]

What you will learn:

You will improve your understanding of Projects and Project Management, plus build your confidence in the disciplines associated with successful projects. Through tutorials, simulations and practical examples you will gain the knowledge necessary to be a productive member of a project team.

Understand the concepts, objectives and tradeoffs of projects Understand various aspects of productive project implementation Apply the sequential steps associated with product life-cycles Learn the factors relevant to large and small scale projects

Length:

One- half day session of classroom instruction followed by a series of web-

based reinforcement tools. ... [-]


Project and Program Management Basics

University of Toledo College of Business Administration
Campus Part time 2 days October 2018 USA Toledo

Meet the professional standards of project management. [+]

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AS A CORE COMPETENCY

Organizations of all sizes and from all sectors have embraced Project Management because it:

• Increases productivity• Supports effective deployment of quality andcost improvement initiatives• Speeds delivery of new products and services• Improves customer satisfaction

Today, more and more businesses are focusing on project management as an effective way to deal with a wide variety of issues.

MEET THE PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT

You will acquire knowledge that is fully consistent with the Project Management Institute’s

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Many participants use this course as a launching pad towards earning certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) or a CertifiedAssociate Project Manager (CAPM). The University of Toledo, Executive Center for Global Competitiveness is a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) and will issue 14 Professional Development Units (PDUs) for people completing this course.... [-]


5-Day Project Management Professional Exam - PMP Exam Prep Course

Florida Atlantic University - Executive Programs - College of Business
Online & Campus Combined Part time 5 days September 2018 USA Boca Raton Tampa + 1 more

This course is intended to prepare project managers for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). [+]

This course is intended to prepare project managers for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®).This class satisfies the requirement of 35 contact hours of education needed to take the PMP exam.Our Exam Prep Course curriculum covers; all nine (9) PMBOK (4th edition) knowledge areas:

Project Integration Management Project Scope Management Project Time Management Project Cost Management Project Quality Management Project Human Resource Management Project Communication Management Project Risk Management Project Procurement Management

the five process groups;

Initiating Planning Executing Controlling Closing ... [-]

3-Day Project Management Professional Exam - PMP Exam Prep Course

Florida Atlantic University - Executive Programs - College of Business
Campus Part time 3 days September 2018 USA Boca Raton Tampa + 1 more

This course is intended to prepare project managers for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). [+]

This course is intended to prepare project managers for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®).Note: This course is 21 contact hours (21 PDU's) and is sufficient if you already have earned 14 hours (14 PDU's) of PMI® approved education. If you need 35 hours (35 PDU's) please take our 5-day PMP® Exam Prep Course. Our Exam Prep Course curriculum covers; all nine (9) PMBOK (third edition) knowledge areas:

Project Integration Management Project Scope Management Project Time Management Project Cost Management Project Quality Management Project Human Resource Management Project Communication Management Project Risk Management Project Procurement Management ... [-]

Signature Programs

The Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University
Campus Part time September 2018 USA Los Angeles Malibu Long Beach Pasadena Westlake Village Irvine + 4 more

The Executive Education department offers corporations and organizations choices of several programs which can be implemented immediately. [+]

The Executive Education department offers corporations and organizations choices of several programs which can be implemented immediately.

Management Program

Champions of Change

Champions of Change is a nine-month certification program which walks employees through a real-time change project as they learn how to create, lead, and empower strategic change in their organization.

Managing in the 21st Century

Managing in the 21st Century provides participants with cutting-edge knowledge of business and management in today’s global environment in eight half-day sessions. Topics included were not covered when most executives received their advanced degree, such as e-commerce, e-law, knowledge management, etc. ... [-]


customized Programs

University of Toledo College of Business Administration
Campus Part time September 2018 USA Toledo

The Executive Center for Global Competitiveness in College of Business Administration creates partnerships with organizations to provide customized, onsite business training and development. [+]

The Executive Center for Global Competitiveness in College of Business Administration creates partnerships with organizations to provide customized, onsite business training and development. The following leadership and management development professional training opportunities are currently some of the most market-driven for increased productivity and ROI:

Project Management Financial Management Implementing LEAN Enterprise Six Sigma Green Belt Training Facilitated Onsite Business Training Programs with AchieveGlobal (Zenger-Miller) Getting Results Managing in Today's Changing Environment Two Minute Drill Rapid Strategic Planning Using Financial Information for Making Business Decisions Finance and Accounting for the Nonfinancial Professional Making the Transition to Management Mentoring in Today's Workplace Delegating for Results How to Be a Better Communicator The Indispensable Assistant Professional Telephone Techniques Assertive Communication Skills Managing Conflict Constructively Strategies for Dealing with Difficult People Teambuilding-How to Get People to Work Together Writing Accurate, Effective E-Mail Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback Stress Reduction Techniques Quality Customer Service: Bottom Line Results Managing Multiple Priorities Powerful Presentation Skills Effective Business Writing Proofreading and Grammar It's About Time-Getting Yourself and Your Space Organized [-]

Scheduling and Cost Control

University of Management and Technology
Campus Part time 2 days September 2018 USA Arlington Ashburn + 1 more

This course provides a thorough grounding on concepts and techniques needed to deliver projects on time, within budget, and according to specifications. [+]

This course provides a thorough grounding on concepts and techniques needed to deliver projects on time, within budget, and according to specifications.ObjectivesTo have students develop a thorough grounding on concepts and techniques needed to deliver projects on time, within budget, and according to specifications.Topics Covered- Central role of estimation in project management - Measurement—reliability and validity - Forecasting—normative vs. extrapolation - Need for risk assessment in estimating - Estimation techniques: regression, Delphi, moving averages - Pareto’s rule - Data collection - Cost estimating: bottom-up vs. top-down - Life-cycle cost estimating - Work breakdown structure (WBS) - Organizational breakdown structure (OBS). Gantt charts. Milestone charts - Working time vs. non-working time - PERT/CPM networking - Critical path concepts - Review of scheduling S/W - Integrated cost/schedule control with the Earned Value Method - Measuring work performance: 50-50 Rule and milestone tracking - Time-boxed scheduling - Critical chain scheduling - Basic economic concepts - Financial concepts (e.g., capital budgeting, sunk costs) - Accounting basics. S-curve - Analyzing cost data - Benefit-cost analysis - History of earned value approach Course LengthThis course comes in varying lengths depending upon the needs of your organization. Project Management Professionals (PMPs) are eligible to earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) for taking this course.... [-]