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Project Management Essentials

Project Management Essentials

Course Number: MGT X470.41

3 units

Whether you just want to explore the basics of Project Management so you can understand the principles, or see if this is an area you want to pursue, this Project Management Essentials class is for you. It's just a taste--a small bite--and that may be enough to satisfy you. But if it makes you want more, continue on and your units will apply toward a Professional Certificate in Project Management, or a Specialized Professional Program in Project Management for Business. Choose the learning style that best fits your needs:

The role of an effective project leader is a demanding one that requires a clear understanding of the essential elements of the project management framework and process groups. This course provides you with a wealth of valuable, flexible tools, techniques, and strategies you can use immediately to ensure the success of any project in any type of organization. Examine and discuss:

  • team-based exercises and simulations
  • proven methodology used to manage projects from inception to implementation
  • projects using effective monitoring and evaluation strategies
  • root cause analysis
  • project definition
  • lifecycles
  • planning
  • risk management
  • control and reporting

Learn to work within organizational and cost constraints, set goals mapped to stakeholder needs, and discover how to get the most from your project team.

 

Available Sections

Starting Jan 14
193MCJ001

Course Fees

$535 Early Bird Discount ends on Jan 4
$585 after Jan 4

Instructor

Michael Toothman [ bio ]

close [x] Michael P. Toothman, PMP, Executive Director, Project Driven, LLC, has trained over 3500 project managers from over 1000 companies in 26 countries. He provides the knowledge, understanding of trends, and the fresh perspective to transform the project management process, strengthen competency, build trust, lead with agility and innovation, and improve working relationships within teams.

Schedule:

Begins:
Jan 14 - Mar 3, 2020

Location:

Online Course Moodle

Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"An Introduction to Project Management,"
Kathy Schwalbe
ISBN: 150521209X

Optional
"A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge,"

ISBN: 978-1628251845

Starting Jan 14

$535 until Jan 4; $585 after

Starting Jan 30
193MCJ101

Course Fees

$535 Early Bird Discount ends on Jan 20
$585 after Jan 20

Instructor

Linda McKean [ bio ]

close [x] Linda McKean, M.A., Management, Consultant, has worked in the Project Manager capacity since 1997, leading large projects with significant impact on the financial status of the organization. She has led projects for Rolenn Manufacturing, and was a Corporate Technical Trainer for Bourns, Inc., presenting Project Management trainings in Asia, Mexico, Malaysia, China and Brazil. Ms. McKean is also a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, and a Six Sigma Black Belt.

Schedule:

Thu 5:30 pm-9:00 pm
Jan 30 - Mar 19, 2020

8 Meetings

Location:

UCR Palm Desert Center

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Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"An Introduction to Project Management, 6th Edition"
Kathy Schwalbe
ISBN: 978-1544701899

Optional
"A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 6th Edition/Agile Practice Guide Bundle"

ISBN: 978-1628253825

Starting Jan 30

$535 until Jan 20; $585 after

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 193MCJ001

Dates: Jan 14 - Mar 3, 2020

Instructor: Michael Toothman

Textbook: Mandatory
"An Introduction to Project Management,"
Kathy Schwalbe
ISBN: 150521209X Optional
"A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge,"

ISBN: 978-1628251845

Location: Online Course

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 193MCJ101

Dates: Jan 30 - Mar 19, 2020

Time: 5:30 pm-9:00 pm

Instructor: Linda McKean

Textbook: Mandatory
"An Introduction to Project Management, 6th Edition"
Kathy Schwalbe
ISBN: 978-1544701899 Optional
"A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 6th Edition/Agile Practice Guide Bundle"

ISBN: 978-1628253825

Location: UCR Palm Desert Center

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