Project Management Certificate Courses

Project Management Certificate of Completion

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Project Management Course Pre-requisites & Order
Introduction & Overview of Project Management (PMX 900) is a prerequisite for PMX 901, PMX 902, PMX 903, PMX 904 (which are strongly recommended to be completed in order to take best advantage of material flow).

YOU MUST ATTEND ALL CLASS SESSIONS TO EARN CREDIT/DIGITAL BADGE FOR A COURSE, AND YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL REQUIRED COURSES TO EARN A CERTIFICATE.

Project Management Course Schedule

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Project Management Courses Descriptions

Project ManagerPMX 900 | Introduction & Overview of Project Management

0.6 CEUs |
Students gain an understanding of project management as a scientific and professional business function. This is the first course in a five-course certification and will be the prerequisite for all other classes. The Course introduces detailed descriptions of projects, project life cycles, and project integration.


PMX 901 | Project Resource and Procurement Management

1.5 CEUs | Prerequisite: PMX 900
Students gain an understanding of the disciplines involved in managing project team members and managing contracts and purchase orders. Major human resource related topics include project team organizations, responsibilities, team building and leadership. Major procurement related topics include contract specification, solicitation, award and administration; contract types and billing/payment options.


PMX 902 | Project Quality and Communications Management

1.5 CEUs | Prerequisite: PMX 900, Suggested Prerequisites: PMX 901
Students gain an understanding of the disciplines involved in managing project quality and communications. Major topics related to quality include establishing a quality assurance program, executing the appropriate quality control measures, and assuring that the customer’s needs are met. Major topics related to communications include the principles of communication, how to improve the effectiveness of communications and what specific communications tools are used on projects.


PMX 903 | Project Risk and Scope Management

1.5 CEUs | Prerequisite: PMX 900, Suggested Prerequisites: PMX 901, PMX 902
Students gain an understanding of the discipline involved in managing project risk and scope. Major risk related topics include the basic nature of project risk, as well as risk assessment, analysis and mitigation. Major scope related topics include defining the purpose and scope of the project, planning the execution of the project, establishing and using a work breakdown structure, controlling the scope and verifying that the delivered project matches the specified scope.


PMX 904 | Project Schedule and Cost Management

1.5 CEUs | Prerequisite: PMX 900, Suggested Prerequisites: PMX 901, PMX 902, PMX 903
Students gain an understanding of the disciplines involved in managing the project schedule and expenditures. Major time related topics include using the work breakdown structure to establish the project schedule, optimizing the project execution plan, establishing the project schedule baseline, reporting actual costs and communicating project costs and forecasts to the stakeholders. Major cost related topics include using the project schedule as the basis for the project cost estimate, estimating costs, establishing the project cost baseline, reporting actual costs and communicating project costs and forecast to the stakeholders. This course addresses the benefits of a tight integration of the schedule and the cost tracking systems.

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Materials/Textbooks

STUDENTS MUST HAVE PURCHASED THE FOLLOWING TEXTBOOKS PRIOR TO CLASS.

  Required:
Project Management Maturity -- Back to the Basics, OCS Press, 2024

  Optional:
Project Management — A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling and Controlling, (Latest Edition) by Harold Kerzner, PhD, John Wiley & Sons.
ISBN: 9-78-111802-2276

 

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