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Fundamentals of Project Management


Fundamentals of Project Management

Fundamentals of Project Management

Gain a good understanding of project managment and learn how to manage a project using effective tools and ideas


Students: 20,927
Course Description

This online course is aimed at people interested in IT project management and builds on other business and IT courses available online at ALISON.


Every competent project manager needs to know the various phases and project management software and tools available do the job properly (such as the Gantt Chart).
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This free course will identify these phases and tools, enabling you to successfully manage any project.


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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will understand the history of project management and learn from examples of interviews with project managers. You will gain a good knowledge of project management methodology.
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Each phase is examined: investigation, planning, design, production, monitoring and evaluation. You will be able to identify and understand the most important tools used by a project manager including GANTT charts, PERT Diagrams, estimating activity time, scheduling, expediting and Critical Path Method. You will gain a good knowledge of program, system, technical, user, paper-based, electronic and media project management documentation. This course will teach you the process of the systems development life cycle to help identify problems and create solutions in each stage of the projects life including planning, analysis, design, implementation and evaluation. You will learn about different issues that can occur when an information system is changed or a new sytem is introduced.
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Module Title
Project management overview
Project management methodology
Project management toolset
Project management documentation
System development life cycle
The planning phase
Project management, the analysis phase
The design phase
The implemention phase
Evaluation phase
Changing information systems
Project Management Assessment

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Course Title Fundamentals of Project Management
Course # 210
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 9
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description 

This online course is aimed at people interested in IT project management and builds on other business and IT courses available online at ALISON.


Every competent project manager needs to know the various phases and project management software and tools available do the job properly (such as the Gantt Chart). This free course will identify these phases and tools, enabling you to successfully manage any project.

License 
Release Date 09 July 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Fred Clarke Other Learning Project Management gives the ideas on how to manage projects within specified time, available resourses, and man power. 2015-01-26 10:01:52
  • Fred Clarke Other This sets the basis for the aims and objectives why this course is of essence. It gives you an insight into what to expect, and challenges that need to be resolved as the studies go on. It's the building blocks so to speak upon which thoeries are formed and developed. 2015-01-26 10:01:28
  • Alsiddiek Alabaob Libya It's perfect course, I can say I learned a lot from it. 2015-01-22 10:01:49
  • Olumuyiwa Olaniyan United Kingdom This is a very detailed management analytical course and well explanatory in its standard. Thanks to Alison for this opportunity to learn without stress not for less but for FREE. 2015-01-21 13:01:14
  • islam zahran Egypt Good one 2014-12-30 07:12:31
  • Mamaru Melkie Ethiopia Hi Project Management course is fundamental because:- Helps to managers to have skill and knowledge to manage their projects and leads to success of the project. This is due to the fact that, if the managers have basic knowledge on project management they will be careful from planning to implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Helps to aware on the PCM, from design phase to out come and impact 2014-12-23 13:12:26
  • Amantle Nyangane Botswana This course will help me with the needs to know the various phases and project management software and tools available do the job properly (such as the Gantt Chart). And will also identify these phases and tools, enabling you to successfully manage any project. 2014-12-22 09:12:39
  • Sai Kiran Kumar Reddy Yenreddy India Excellent course would have been better if given general PM Course not specific on IT. 2014-12-17 18:12:59
  • CLAUDIO PEREZ LEON United States of America I enjoyed it thoroughly. I'd like to review it again in relation to a current project I am managing. 2014-12-17 04:12:13
  • Diogo Balaguer Brazil i was hoping to find a course directed to civil engineering, but overall this is a good course. 2014-12-12 17:12:45
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