Project Management Fundamentals
There are more projects occurring today than at any time in history. Organizations initiate projects to create new computer applications, erect bridges and buildings, improve processes, develop new products, and reorganize company operations. Unfortunately, most organizations do not manage projects well, creating an unprecedented demand for project management practitioners.
If you're organized, perceptive, detail-oriented, and an excellent communicator, you just might have what it takes to succeed in the fast-growing field of project management.
In this six-week course, an experienced Project Management Professional will help you master the essentials of project management. You'll become an indispensable member of your project team by discovering and mastering the critical concepts you need to plan, implement, control and close any type of project.
Project Management Applications
Increase your value to your employer by discovering and mastering essential quantitative and qualitative project management applications.
A successful project begins with process definition, data collection, and the scoping of project requirements. Every project ends with a motivated project team able to accomplish objectives on time and within budget. Winning projects rely on accurate cost and time estimates, identification of the critical path, and use of tracking and control tools.
In this course, an experienced Project Management Professional will teach you the same powerful tools and techniques that experienced project management professionals rely on every day.
High Speed Project Management
With accelerated schedules driving many technology projects today, the smart project manager must rapidly retool their skill set. This course offers a breakthrough model for dealing with the realities of managing projects at supersonic speeds. Learn to meet and win the challenges of truncated timelines, short-staffed project teams, skimpy budgets and crippling risks.
ed2go is a global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute (PMI®). Registered Education Providers (R.E.P.s) offer programs and courses that are preapproved for professional development units through PMI® and have been reviewed by a project management professional (PMP®) to ensure that they meet PMI®'s expectations for professional development in project management.
This series is a good choice for those looking for project management experience and those aspiring to obtain a PMI® credential. It's also an excellent choice for existing PMI® credential holders looking for an approved activity for PMI®'s continuing certification PDUs. At the end of this series, you'll receive a certificate indicating your completion of PDUs equal to the number of hours of this series through ed2go, R.E.P. #3213. Please visit pmi.org to learn more about PMI®'s credentials and how they may fit into your continuing education plans. (These courses align to the PMI Talent Triangle.)
Notice the designation of PMI-ACP and FAQ-> PMI-ACP. This is information related to Agile Certified Practitioners only and does not pertain to the PMP or CAPM. November 11, 2015
For the Talent Triangle breakdown of PDUs for this course, please Click Here.
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About The Instructor
Tony Swaim has helped many clients, colleagues, and students reach their professional and personal goals. He has been an online instructor since 1998 and has taught at colleges and universities across the United States since 1981. His focus areas are project management, Six Sigma, and supply chain management. Tony manages a successful consulting firm, and his industry experience includes 20 years of supply chain management. He earned a Doctorate in Business Administration from Kennesaw State University and holds professional certifications in six disciplines, including the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB®) from the American Society for Quality (ASQ®).
Tom Myers is a certified project manager who has been active in managing information technology projects for more than twenty years. A graduate of George Washington University's Project Management program, Tom has taught technical project management and certification courses for two of the largest software companies in the U.S. His published works include "Software Project Management A Methodology" and "Gambling on Projects Winning, Not Losing". Tom is also the head of a firm that specializes in rescuing failed projects.