Best Practices for Project Management Success

This course is part of a MicroMasters (series of courses) called Project Management.

Project management plays a key role in supporting a business’s success. In this project management course, you will learn what’s required from an organization for projects to excel.

You will learn how to turn project management principles and theory into practice. The course will cover:

  • project management methods and best practices
  • project portfolio management
  • the project management office
  • Six Sigma
  • corporate culture and organizational behavior
  • project management leadership

The course will utilize case studies and examples from companies to help students sharpen their project management skills to recognize and implement an environment that supports success.

First, we will cover the basic organizational and leadership elements required to provide a successful environment for all projects to succeed.

Second, we will cover the necessary organizational support structures and methods that enable project management and project managers to deliver results to the business and to the customers they serve.

Finally, we will explore the challenges of specific types of projects such as projects in crisis, global projects and managing a portfolio.

This course is part of the RIT Project Management MicroMasters Program that is designed to teach the importance of the organizational and leadership characteristics for the success of projects. In order to qualify for the MicroMasters Credential, you will need to earn a verified certificate in each of the three courses as well as pass a capstone exam.

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Rochester Institute of Technology

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Length 11 weeks
Effort 8 - 12 hours per week
Starts Jan 14 (last week)
Cost $150
From Rochester Institute of Technology, RITx via edX
Instructors Leonie Fernandes PMP, Leonie Fernandes
Free Limited Content
Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business & Management

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