Modern Project Management - Quality, Risk, Procurement and Project Closeout - Revised

Learn to take control of your project and ensure that goals are strategically aligned with this free online course.

Project Management
Free Course
A good project manager is the glue that holds a project together, ensuring quality and objectives are met on time and on budget. This Project Management course covers the role of a project manager and shows how an effective Project Manager guides quality control procedures throughout the project life-cycle, assesses risk, sets up and runs an efficient and effective project procurement system, and closes out projects successfully.




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This course will first look into the historical events and forces that led up to today’s emphasis on quality as a competitive requirement. You will then study quality programs and standards such as TQM, Six Sigma, and ISO 9000 as well as learn the similarities and differences between process quality management and project quality management. The course will also discuss the sources of information for the planning process and the techniques for controlling project quality.

Next, you will study statistical measurement terminology and learn the purpose and methods of quality assurance. The course will discuss project risk, the difference between the business risk of the organization and project risk, and the major elements involved in managing project risk during the initiation, planning, execution, and closeout phases. Finally, you will study the relationship between project risk and external, internal, technical, and environmental complexity.

This Modern Project Management - Managing Quality Control, Risk, Procurement and Project Closeout online course is the last in a series of courses designed for efficient contemporary project management. The core principles of project management entail efficient planning and organizing, earnest securing and controlling, and appropriate leading and managing of resources and tasks to achieve specific business goals. By the end of this course, you will have learned how to analyze and bring together the required materials and professionals to ensure project success.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course the learner will be able to:

  • Define and explain quality and the statistics terms used in quality control;
  • Describe the purpose and methods of quality assurance;
  • Describe the processes for identifying, evaluating and mitigating project risk;
  • Describe the elements of risk management during each project phase;
  • Describe the role of suppliers, vendors and partners;
  • Describe the components of the procurement plan;
  • Describe the procedures for closing out contracts and archiving documents;
  • Describe the elements and purpose of the post-project review process.


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