Last updated : 07 Aug 2016

Project management

Summary

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Programme

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  • Modules’ titles and Contents:

Unit 1: Project Management Defined

Unit 2: Project Life Cycle

Unit 3: Organizational Design

Unit 4: Project Initiation and Planning

Unit 5: Project Execution

Unit 6: Project Implementation and Closure

  • Name of the teache Dionne Mahaffey

  • Would you suggest following the entire MOOC or just some modules? entire

Learning outcomes

  • Declared aims of the MOOC

  • define the terms project and project management;
  • describe the project life cycle, project selection, project environment, and approval process;
  • identify the project management process groups, including:
  • initiating,
  • planning,
  • executing,
  • monitoring and controlling, and
  • closing;
  • explain the role of the project manager in initiating and completing a project;
  • explain knowledge areas, including:
  • project integration management
  • project scope management
  • project time management
  • project cost management
  • project quality management
  • project human resource management
  • project communications management
  • project risk management, and
  • project procurement management;
  • identify and apply the steps that must be taken to complete projects on time and on budget;
  • identify and apply human-resources skills in forming and developing a team;
  • describe how to organize the organizational structure for a project;
  • identify tools and techniques for planning and tracking a project;
  • develop methods for motivating teams and keeping them focused;
  • explain how to make leadership decisions concerning organizational structure and the role of project resources on a project's team; and
  • identify project risks.

Full Syllabus online:

https://learn.saylor.org/mod/page/view.php?id=650

  • List of Soft skills developed: Leadership; Teamwork; Analytical skills
  • List of digital skills developed:

Teaching-Learning methodology

xMOOC (videos, further readings, assessments, quizzes, transcripts, forum)

Assessment

Is there a final certification? free certificates of completion (no credit), college credit possible (25$ proctoring cost)Learning outcomes:By exam at any time2 hours to complete the testTypically 50 questions (multiple choice) per examPassing score is 70%Unlimited attemptsWhen: at the end of a course

  • Soft skills Leadership, Analytical Skills
  • Language English
  • Other languages (eg. Subtitles) Unknown
  • Period of activation Unknown
  • Date Unknown
  • Duration Self paced
  • Level of commitment required The "average" student will take 136.75 hours to complete this course.
  • Cost Free * See platform for details
  • Providing institution Saylor Academy
  • Mooc Platform http://www.saylor.orgSaylor Academy ( )
  • Target group College students, open for all persons
  • Instructor Unknown
  • Level of assistance offered Availability of teachersHow to contact themForum / discussion groups
  • Keywords Usa, Project management, Leadership, Analytical skills