Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management—both on the job and through professional certiﬁcation—is becoming the standard to compete against in today’s fast-paced and highly technical workplace. This course expands on the basic concepts of project management you discovered in the Project Management Fundamentals course and covers in-depth the essential elements of managing a successful project. Focusing on the generally accepted practices of project management recognized by the Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI ®), this course oﬀers you a standards-based approach to successful project management across application areas and industries. Training in project management focuses primarily on improving management skills involving integration, scope, time, cost, quality, risk, and procurement.
Project managers are highly sought after, especially if you have management experience. According to Ziprecruiter.com, there are over a million job openings nationwide.
According to Salary.com, the average Project Management Manager salary in the United States is $139,470 as of February 26, 2021, but the range typically falls between $124,155 and $156,128.
Salaries will vary based on your skill set, experience, certifications and location. Entry level is less, but there is a lot of room for advancement.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in management occupations is expected to grow 5% from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations, and will result in about 505,000 new jobs. Employment growth is expected to be driven by the formation of new organizations and the expansion of existing ones, which should require more workers to expand these operations.
The median annual wage for management occupations $105,660 in May 2019, which was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups.
In this course, students will identify eﬀective project management practices and their related processes. They will examine the elements of sound project management and apply the generally recognized practices to successfully manage projects.
This course is designed to familiarize students with the basic features and
functions of Microsoft Project Professional 2016 so they can use it eﬀectively and eﬃciently in a real-world environment
This course covers the skills a project manager needs to update a project plan
during the execution, monitoring, and controlling phases of a project using Microsoft Project.. This course will enable students to manage the project so that it is completed on time & within budget.
The course begins with the basic concepts and leads students through all the functions they’ll need to plan and manage a small to medium-size project, including how to level resources and capture both cost and schedule progress.
This course is based on the 2021 PMP certification exam criteria.
This course is designed for project managers at all levels of experience. Your ability as a project manager to demonstrate best practices in project management—both on the job and through professional certification—is essential to compete in today’s fast-paced, highly technical, and dispersed workplace. The skills and knowledge you gain in this course will help you avoid making costly mistakes and increase your competitive edge.
In this course, you will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® to successfully manage projects. Additionally, this course can be a significant part of your preparation for the PMP certification exam. For those planning to sit the exam, this course comes with an exam simulator that contains over 500 online sample questions, 70 project management templates and over 300 flashcards based on PMI definitions.
40 hours (1 week day, 2 weeks evening)