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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: 23,121
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 Post-Secondary
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • haarun Yousuf Ethiopia The basic and essential articles of how projects are managed the best wise 2015-03-21 20:03:34
  • Vivien Kay France Good introduction to basic information. 2015-03-16 10:03:58
  • Sekou Camara United States of America This was absolutely a formidable course.I learned a lot of things that I thought I knew.I'm very proud to have completed the entire course and I'm looking forward to taking more courses with Alison.Thanks. 2015-03-15 15:03:58
  • Muyunda Kwaleyela Zambia A very good and eye opening study. 2015-03-12 15:03:20
  • Luke Outlaw United States of America Nice and brief course to learn the fundamentals of Project Management. 2015-03-01 22:03:48
  • Carl Taylor Trinidad and Tobago Informative course. Some of the terminology is different but still able to relate. Thank You 2015-02-23 18:02:01
  • Andrew Derrick Idenyi Nigeria It was such a great pleasure doing this course... 2015-02-17 01:02:00
  • Andrew Derrick Idenyi Nigeria This was a comprehensive course and very interesting in its application. It was also very practical and tactical. I have gained a lot and have added to my wealth of knowledge managing operations... 2015-02-17 01:02:07
  • fazilah fernandes Uganda Project management is a good and productive course with the purpose and aim of success. 2015-01-29 07:01:33
  • Cooke Edafe Clement Nigeria Very Interesting course that exposes one knowledge in every areas of Planning, Design, Implementing, Analysis and also in the area of Investigating the problems of a project before executing it. 2015-01-28 22:01:02
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