Online Project Framework and Integration Management

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  •  day(s)Duration
  • 1.2 CEU/12 PDU/Credits/Units
  • MDO451bCourse Code
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Course description

The Online Project Framework and Integration Management course is intended to enable you to perform the tasks listed below.

  • Define a project and identify the key characteristics of a project
  • Assess the importance of project management in today's complex and competitive business environment
  • Identify the critical skills needed by a project manager
  • Recognize different types of organizational structures, and describe their impact on managing projects
  • Identify the types of stakeholders for a project, and describe how to determine and manage their influence over a project
  • Distinguish among different project life cycles, and list the relative advantages and disadvantages of each
  • Describe the ten Project Management Knowledge Areas and how they map to the five Process Groups
  • Describe the five project management Process Groups, the major interactions among them, and the deliverables exchanged between them
  • Recognize factors that influence the level of implementation of each Process Group
  • Incorporate the processes of the Project Integration Management Knowledge Area into day-to-day project management activities
  • Describe the Project Integration Management process interactions and data flow
  • Explain how Project Integration Management facilitates the successful completion of projects
  • Define and develop a project charter
  • Identify the essential components of the project management plan and describe how they interrelate

Course Features

Course content is broken down into Modules and Topics. Participants explore the content using a variety of interactive methods, including:

  • roll-overs which uncover more detailed information on particular terms
  • pop-ups which allow participants to explore diagrams, templates, and processes in more depth
  • an avatar, or animated mentor, who offers additional content that expands the topics on selected pages
  • knowledge checks that give participants a chance to review important points
  • practice exercises that present challenges and opportunities using a case study (Participants practice applying the content learned using real-world tools and techniques to solve the case study problems.)
  • graded quizzes identify topics participants have mastered and those they might need to study more
  • a graded final exam validates the knowledge gained and skills mastered for the time committed

In addition to individual interactivity, CEG also offers a learning community and social learning tools that allow participants to share with each other and gain a broader understanding from a variety of perspectives. Participants can take advantage of lively discussion boards and instructor-led chat sessions.

Course Expectations

To fulfill the requirements of this course and receive your final grade, make sure that:

  • All quizzes have been completed with a score of 70% or better
  • The final exam has been completed with a score of 70% or better

Who should attend

This course is primarily designed for people who have project management responsibilities. It is also for project leaders or anyone who will be performing in those roles in the future. Individuals taking this course should have at least two years of experience working on project teams.

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview of Project Management

  • What is a Project?
  • What is Project Management?
  • Role of the Project Manager

Module 2: Project Life Cycles and Organizational Influences

  • The Project Life Cycle
  • Project Stakeholders and Governance
  • Organizational Influences
  • Project Management Knowledge Areas

Module 3: Project Management Process Groups

  • Introduction to Project Management Process Groups
  • Initiating Process Group
  • Planning Process Group
  • Executing Process Group
  • Monitoring and Controlling Process Group
  • Closing Process Group

Module 4: Project Integration Management

  • Overview of Project Integration Management
  • Develop Project Charter
  • Develop Project Management Plan
  • Direct and Manage Project Work
  • Monitor and Control Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Close Project or Phase

What you will learn

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