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Project Management in Practice - From Principles and Concepts to Project Kick-Off

Learn the basics of project management and enhance your project management skills with this free online course.

Project Management
Free Course
This free online project management principles course covers the project management process from principles and concepts to project kick-off. You'll study the basic concepts of technical project management, Lean and Agile software development, project selection procedures, project initiation, procurement and supply chain management, and project leadership and teams. Take this course today and learn project management from the ground up.

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Description

Improve your project management skills by studying the free online course Project Management in Practice - From Principles and Concepts to Project Kick-Off. This course covers the basic principles and practices essential in effective technical project management. The course begins with an overview of the concepts in technical project management in the living order and in the geometric order.

Next, the course provides a basic introduction to Lean and Agile software development in relation to technical project management. The course then describes the various processes involved in project management such as project selection, initiation, procurement, supply chain management, and project leadership in teams. You will also learn about the strategies to adopt for effective project execution and portfolio management in the context of technical project management.

This course is aimed at meeting the interests and needs of mid-career professionals who value practical principles and guidance, as well as learners who wish to build on previous project management experience and learn about effective strategies for managing complex technical projects. This includes an emphasis on applying concepts within project management to real-world issues. So, why wait? Improve your project management skills by starting the course today!

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Modules

Project Management Foundations

Strategies for Project Management

Project Initiation, Scope, and Structure

Procurement in Project Management

Project Leadership - Team Formation and Management

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:


  • Describe the basic principles and practices involved in technical project management
  • Explain what is involved in Lean and Agile software development
  • Describe the strategies to adopt for effective project execution and portfolio management
  • Define concepts such as the project scope and structure, project success, and project initiation
  • Explain about procurement processes in technical project management
  • Describe the role of leadership in technical project management
  • Discuss the importance of key skills requires in project management and leadership
  • Identify your strengths and address weaknesses relating to key project management skills
  • Evaluate the various methods for comparing and choosing competing projects
  • Describe the steps required in the initiation of a project

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certificates for completed Certificate courses:

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