Course Description

Explore Project Management Best Practices

Project Management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project oriented activities to meet project requirements. In today’s fast paced business environment now more than ever are organizations are faced with competing aggressively with one another, and so the demand for operational effectiveness and efficiency becomes essential to organizational success.

Learner Outcomes

  • Understand the purpose and value of managing projects using a formal and recognized structure
  • Explain the methodology behind the knowledge area and process groups chart
  • Provide an introduction to project management terminology and proper use Identify the characteristics of a successful project and project manager
  • Clarify how project work is associated with program and portfolios and organizational objectives

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for those seeking a hands-on approach to gaining project management skills and methodologies. Check section notes for focused or specialization topics offered; Ex:. Construction Project Management 

Course Materials: 

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Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s), Professional Programs and Series


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Online Fixed-Date
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Mar 18, 2021 to Apr 08, 2021
Schedule and Location
  • Zoom
Course Format
Course Fee(s)
BUS PD - $379 credit $379.00
Available for Extension Credit
1.0 units
Section Notes

This section is only open for students in the Construction Project Management Certificate

Once registered login into your USD Professional and Continuing Education student account to review the course welcome letter to review important course details.

Zoom logon, video iconThis course will be meeting via Zoom, meeting details and additional resources will be shared via Blackboard.

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