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Fisher College of Business

Fundamentals of Project Management

On demand
USD 450

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This online Project Management course covers the fundamental skills, techniques and methods necessary to plan, manage, and lead a complex project to a successful completion. The body of knowledge covered in this course align with the Project Management Institute (PMI®). When you successfully complete the course, you receive 16 PDU's for PMI recertification.


The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business

Session 1: Introduction to Project Management

  • Introduction
  • What Is A Project?
  • What Is Project Management?
  • Organizing for Effective Project Management
  • What Makes a Good Project Manager?
  • Organizational Structure and Project Management
  • A Guide to the Project Management Body Of Knowledge
  • Exercises and Quiz

Session 2: Initiating a Project

  • Introduction - Project Initiation
  • Project Selection Toolset
  • Project Charter Toolset
  • Project Tollgate Review Toolset
  • Checkpoint Review - Project Initiation
  • Exercises and Quiz

Session 3: Planning a Project

  • Introduction - Project Planning
  • Project Scope Statement
  • Project Schedule
  • Project Staffing Plan
  • Project Budget
  • Project Quality Plan
  • Project Communication Plan
  • Checkpoint Review - Project Planning
  • Exercises and Quiz

Session 4: Executing a Project

  • Introduction - Project Execution
  • Project Kickoff Toolset
  • Stakeholder Analysis - RACI Matrix
  • The Key to Successful Project Execution
  • Leadership Characteristics
  • Practice, Study and Reflection - Learning by Modeling
  • Leading Teams
  • Developing an Effective Team
  • Improving Team Development
  • Scrum
  • Project Crashing
  • Checkpoint Review - Project Execution
  • Exercises and Quiz

Session 5: Monitoring & Controlling a Project

  • Session 5 Introduction
  • Project Risk Assessment Toolset
  • Project Review Meeting Toolset
  • Project Red Flag Meeting
  • Project Change Control
  • Checkpoint Review - Project Monitoring and Control
  • Exercises and Quiz

Session 6: Closing a Project

  • Session 6 Introduction
  • Best Practices and Lessons Learned
  • Project Closeout
  • Checkpoint Review - Project Closing
  • Exercises and Quiz
  • Course Completion

The course includes Microsoft Excel® templates for project planning and problem solving.

You have 180 days to complete the course.

Who should attend

Designed for those who need a solid knowledge of project management tools and techniques.

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