Discover the uses of Microsoft Project. Topics include creating a task list; setting up resources; assigning resources to tasks; formatting and sharing your plan; tracking progress on tasks; and fine-tuning task details, resource details, assignment details, and the Project Plan. Prerequisite: Working knowledge of Windows. Textbook and USB flash drive required. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Learn techniques for program and project management in an information technology (IT) and information systems (IS) context. Work with proven tools to successfully manage an IT project throughout its life cycle, from concept to closure, to continually improve the project management process. The goal is to turn technologists into project managers. Learn to plan IT projects using a proven step-by step process; estimate project costs, resources and time; examine the risk management process; use tools and techniques for control of IT projects; and use project management software and software tools to examine risks and alternatives. The information reviewed and discussed is directly applicable to the PMI PMP Certification. Textbook required. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Attending this 35-hour comprehensive course will provide you with what you need to know to pass the Project Management Institute’s PMP® or CAPM® Certification Exam. At the conclusion of the course, you will be able to understand the concepts and vocabulary of project management from the perspective of the PMBOK® Guide - Fifth Edition. Additional topics include defining the roles of key project stakeholders; creating a WBS and describing its value as an essential document used in project planning; explaining earned value analysis; and performing earned value calculations. The course is taught by a PMI Registered Education Provider (PMI R.E.P.) The provider has been approved by PMI to issue professional development units (PDUs) for the course. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.