Project Management Principles, Practices and Systems (FutureLearn)

Project Management Principles, Practices and Systems (FutureLearn)
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This course is for anyone working in project management roles in any industry, from engineering and programming, to marketing, aviation and more. It will be useful to any professional responsible for managing projects.
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Project Management Principles, Practices and Systems (FutureLearn)
Grow your project management skills, and understand project management methodologies and challenges. Understand the key principles of project management. According to a key report in 2017, only 37% of teams in the UK reported completing projects on time. Managing project costs was given as the biggest problem, followed by hitting deadlines.

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On this course you will learn the key principles of project management and understand the project management skills needed to complete projects on time and on budget. You will focus on the three biggest challenges to project managers: completing projects on time, managing costs, and communication. You will learn from case studies and real life examples to bring your learning experience to life.


What topics will you cover?


Week 1

What is Project Management?

The Project Lifecycle

Risk Management

Discussion/examples

Mini Case Study


Week 2

Project Information and Communications

Closing a Project

Contemporary Practice: Project Management Software, Agile Project

Management, Operations Management

Discussion/examples

Mini Case Study


What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

- Develop your understanding of how projects relate to the wider organisational environment

- Explain the functions and roles of a Project Manager

- Explore the key role of risk management, communication strategies, change management and project closing methods

- Develop an understanding of how and why project managers need to appreciate the international perspective of their projects



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49.00 EUR
This course is for anyone working in project management roles in any industry, from engineering and programming, to marketing, aviation and more. It will be useful to any professional responsible for managing projects.

MOOC List is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.