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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 Tuesday evening meetings at the UCR Extension Center, 6 -8 p.m., January 8 - February 26

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 8

183MCJ001

Starting Jan 8
183MCJ001

Course Fees

$520 Early Bird Discount ends on Jan 2
$570 after Jan 2

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
Jan 8 - Feb 26, 2019

8 Meetings

Location:

UCR Extension Center

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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

Available Sections

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Section No.: 183MCJ001

Dates: Jan 8 - Feb 26, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm-9:30 pm

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: UCR Extension Center

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