Learn Project Management Online
Here at Shaw Academy we believe in the value added when skilled project managers are involved in projects. During this 4 week introductory course you will receive insights into the world of project management, its core concepts and methodologies. Recent statistics show that over 15.7 million new project management jobs will be created this year alone! What are you waiting for? Get started on the course that can change your life for the better and open up a world of possibilities!
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8 Interactive Lessons
4 Weeks Long
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Module I - Introduction
8 Interactive Lessons
Weekly Assignments + Fun Quizzes
If you miss a lesson, you can always view the recordings later.
Lesson 1 - What is Project Management?
In this lesson you will be introduced to the world of project management and the different processes and methodologies that guide the industry. You will understand the different roles and responsibilities of the team members that make up a project.
Lesson 2 - Project initiation phase
In the project initiation phase we will look deeper into topics such as project scope, deliverables, goals, objectives and milestones. The different influence and interest of stakeholders within a project. We will evaluate different project documents such as the stakeholder register and project charter.
Lesson 3 - Defining the project plan
The world of project planning will be broken down into key elements such as work breakdown structures, project dependencies, estimation techniques and Network diagrams.
Lesson 4 - Planning cost, time and quality
The journey through the project management phase continues into the second part of the planning phase. Cost management will be broken down into the four primary phases namely: determining budget, cost control. costs incurred and estimating costs. Quality management will be discussed in terms of customer satisfaction, quality assurance, quality control and estimating techniques.
Lesson 5 - Planning for change, risk and communication
In this lesson we will discuss change management, managing procurement with vendors and risk management. These are all essential function within a project!
Lesson 6 - Project execution and monitoring and communication
The project execution phase will be discussed throughout this lesson. We will tackle topics such as the different tasks involved in a project monitoring and controlling and finally some project leadership techniques.
Lesson 7 - Project closure
Nearing the end of module one topics around project closure will be discussed. Vital elements including lessons learned and closeout reports.
Lesson 8 - Introduction to Gantt charts
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