What do employees at Google, Spotify, and NASA have in common? They all rely on the same project management tool. Asana, developed to improve employee productivity and company efficiency, provides a platform for collaboration from concept to completion.
The software tool is intended to improve project management, but it takes an understanding of the fundamentals to become a truly effective project manager. That’s why the University of San Diego partnered with Pathstream to develop the Professional and Continuing Education Asana Project Management Certificate.
Hands-on practice and projects will provide students with a portfolio to show future employers, as well as a certificate co-branded by USD and Asana. Get acquainted with this project management tool and its renowned benefits in this blog post.
What is Asana?
Pros & Cons of Asana for Project Management
How Much Does It Cost?
Tips For Using Asana Effectively
Asana software offers various features to streamline individual and collaborative work — regardless of where team members are physically working from. Users have the ability to create tasks, assign them to team members, set due dates and document expectations. With Asana, progress is tracked through project timelines, calendars, and other clear visuals. See how much work team members are taking on across projects, track their progress and more.
The following are some key features of the Asana task manager tool:
Asana offers three pricing tiers. Here’s a summary of each to consider while you weigh how to use Asana effectively for your business:
Complete pricing information can be found here.
Here are some tips to familiarize you with Asana:
USD’s partner offers an online, 18-week certificate program.
No. You can earn a certificate co-branded by USD and Asana 100% online by completing three courses.
In addition to learning how to use Asana effectively, students will study the fundamental concepts and principles of project management. Realistic on-the-job scenarios are incorporated into the training.
These particular USD partner courses are intended for professionals who want to develop their skills through hands-on practice with tools such as Asana and spreadsheets.
Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to take the certification exam for Certified Associate in Project Management (CAMP)®. You can learn more, including fixed start dates for this program, and enroll online.
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