Fundamentals of Project Management - Revised 2017
Learn how to successfully manage any project and understand important project phases and project management tools.
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This course will first teach you the history of project management and its most important methodologies. The phases of investigation, planning, design, production, monitoring, and evaluation will be clearly discussed. You will also learn the most important tools used by a project manager including GANTT charts and PERT Diagrams, as well as how to estimate activity time, schedule, and master the Critical Path Method. The different documentation systems such as paper-based, electronic, and media will also be covered.
Next, you will learn about the process of the systems development life cycle. Once you have mastered this, you will be able to identify problems and create solutions in each stage of the project's life cycle, including planning, analysis, design, implementation, and evaluation stages. You will also learn about different issues that can occur when an information system is changed or a new system is introduced.
Project management is a very rewarding career. This Fundamentals of Project Management course is designed so that any aspiring professional can learn what they need to successfully manage any project. By taking this course, you will be able to speak the language of professional project manager. This will give you great confidence, and be a real boost for your career. So, check out the course and start gaining some valuable new skills today.
Module 1: Project Management - Methodology, Toolset and Documentation
Module 1: Learning Outcomes
Project management overview
Project management methodology
Project management toolset
Project management documentation
Module 1: Lesson Summary
Module 2: Project Management - Project Life Cycle
Module 2: Learning Outcomes
System development life cycle
The planning phase
The analysis phase
The design phase
The implementation phase
Changing information systems
Module 2: Lesson Summary
Having completed this course you will be able to:
- Describe project management methodology and their phases.
- Describe important tools used by a project manager including GANTT charts, PERT Diagrams.
- Explain how the systems development life cycle can help identify problems and create solutions.
- Describe different issues that can occur when an information system is changed or a new system is introduced
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