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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:

  • 8 evening meetings at the UCR Extension Center, beginning January 9
  • 4 all-day "bootcamp" style meetings at the UCR Extension Center, beginning February 2
  • 10 evening meetings at the UCR Palm Desert Center, beginning February 7

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 Oct 9

182MCJ001

Starting Oct 9
182MCJ001

Course Fees

$520 Early Bird Discount ends on Oct 3
$570 after Oct 3

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:

Tue 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
Oct 9 - Nov 27, 2018

8 Meetings

Location:

UCR Extension Center

[ map ]

Section Notes:

Special Refund Policy “B” applies.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"An Introduction to Project Management, 5th Edition"
Kathy Schwalbe
ISBN: 150521209X

Optional
"A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 6th Edition"

ISBN: 978-1628251845

Starting Oct 16

182MCJ101

Starting Oct 16
182MCJ101

Course Fees

$520 Early Bird Discount ends on Oct 10
$570 after Oct 10

Instructor

Robert Stone [ bio ]

close [x] Robert D, Stone, M.S., PMP, Executive Director, KenMar Project Management, Palm Springs, has been working as a Project Manager for the past 25 years on various engineering, design, construction, highway, road, and street projects. Mr. Stone has taught project management courses at the University of Wisconsin and UCLA for more than 15 years.

Schedule:

Tue 5:30 pm-9:00 pm
Oct 16 - Nov 13, 2018

No meeting Nov 20

Tue 5:30 pm-9:00 pm
Nov 27 - Dec 11, 2018

No meeting Nov 20

8 Meetings

Location:

UCR Palm Desert Center

[ map ]

Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"An Introduction to Project Management, 5th Edition"
Kathy Schwalbe
ISBN: 150521209X

Optional
"A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 6th Edition"

ISBN: 978-1628251845

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 182MCJ001

Dates: Oct 9 - Nov 27, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Instructor: Michael Toothman

Textbook: Mandatory
"An Introduction to Project Management, 5th Edition"
Kathy Schwalbe
ISBN: 150521209X Optional
"A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 6th Edition"

ISBN: 978-1628251845

Location: UCR Extension Center

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 182MCJ101

Dates: Oct 16 - Nov 13, 2018

Time: 5:30 pm-9:00 pm

Dates: Nov 27 - Dec 11, 2018

Time: 5:30 pm-9:00 pm

Instructor: Robert Stone

Textbook: Mandatory
"An Introduction to Project Management, 5th Edition"
Kathy Schwalbe
ISBN: 150521209X Optional
"A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 6th Edition"

ISBN: 978-1628251845

Location: UCR Palm Desert Center

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