This intensive online course will focus on the business case. Learn what a business case is, what it includes, why it is necessary for successful project management, and how to develop a business case for every project. Learn how to conduct a business case review to ensure your project’s success. This course will follow one or more of Project Management Institute’s knowledge areas of PMBOK® Guide.
This course will focus on ways to use project communication and communication theories as a way to influence others within and outside of the project team. Participants will learn how to focus on framing the data and information in a correct manner as well as proper usage of words and language for influencing project stakeholders. This course will follow one or more of Project Management Institute’s knowledge areas of PMBOK® Guide.
This course will focus on basic cost management theories and techniques. Students will learn how to give value to the customer beyond cost. There will also be a discussion on ways to get the project back on track and how to adjust budgeting issues during over expenditures. This course will follow one or more of Project Management Institute’s knowledge areas of the PMBOK® Guide.
This course will focus on ways employees can run projects faster and more effectively. This course recommends a six-phase process, as well as numerous preventative actions to efficiently speed up a project. Participants will learn how to successfully create, monitor, and guide the project’s scope and critical path, as well as how to manage multiple projects. Participants will diagnose and prevent problems such as scope creep, time slippage, and team conflicts. This course will follow the Project Management Institute’s knowledge areas of the PMBOK® Guide.
This course will examine how to establish processes and evaluation techniques for auditing project solutions. Students will learn data collection techniques and how to convert soft data to monetary values which can be measured and evaluated. Students will discover various audits and how to measure project components such as performance, resources, planning, customer relationships, and vendor-contractor relationships. This course will also focus on establishing process improvements in the maintaining of oversight procedures. Students will be able to apply widely accepted standards and preferred evaluation and oversight principles, as well as provide means to compile, analyze, and optimize project performance. We will explore ways to deliver feedback and make recommendations to the appropriate individuals in the organization. This course will follow one or more of Project Management Institute’s knowledge areas of the PMBOK® Guide.
This course teaches
participants how to examine and measure objectives within cost, schedule, and
cultural issues. Risk for this program is examined as defining the probability
of the project. This course examines risk identification, risk communication,
and risk planning. This course will follow the Project Management Institute’s
knowledge areas of PMBOK® Guide.
In this course participants will focus on issues such as how to maintain quality by using audits and evaluations for monitoring purposes. Quality theories taught by Drs. Deming and Juran are included as foundations for implementing new quality initiatives. In addition, several types of project audits will be explored as a means of controlling the project with more efficiency. This course will follow one or more of Project Management Institute’s knowledge areas of PMBOK® Guide.
course will provide detailed instruction in areas such as pre-solicitation, solicitation,
and award of a contract. Each
participant will develop tools for working with vendors, a clear understanding
of vendor motivation, and techniques for making it a win-win relationship. This course focuses on ways to select, monitor,
and control vendors, as well as how to make vendors a partner or an extension
as stakeholders who deliver the right performance throughout the length of the
project. In addition, this course
focuses on all aspects of vendor management, such as developing vendor
management plans, identifying performance measurements, and discussing various
contract types and their strengths and weaknesses.