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Foundations of Project Management

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Course Features

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Duration

2 weeks

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Delivery Method

Online

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Available on

Lifetime Access

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Accessibility

Mobile, Desktop

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Language

English

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Subtitles

English

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Level

Beginner

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Effort

3 hours per week

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Teaching Type

Self Paced

Course Description

What is project management? What are the key concepts of project management What are the factors that affect the status of a project's progress? This course will help you answer these and other questions.

The fundamentals of project management will be covered, both from a theoretical and practical perspective. Project constraints, such as time and cost, will be covered.

We'll also examine the role and skills of project managers, and explore the possibilities for professional development.

You will discuss and show competence in starting and selecting a project within an organizational context.

FutureLearn has made it possible to earn a degree since 2017. This course can be viewed as a beginner course towards a degree . It will give you an idea of the subject and may also help you get started on your journey to a degree qualification.

You can join FutureLearn's program if you like this course to get a FutureLearn degree.

You don't have to complete a degree in order to take this course.

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Skills You Will Gain

What You Will Learn

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Assess the importance of project management in the context of various organisational cultures and strategies, and summarise the essential components of a project, and the processes considered essential for its successful completion

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Describe the project phases that make up a typical project, and summarise the project management processes that occur within each. Explain the relationships between subject areas, process groups, and processes

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Describe the typical project management process, its documentation and deliverables that are produced in each project phase

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Evaluate factors important to project selection and prioritisation as evidenced by organisational capability and available resource capacity

Target Students

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This course is for anyone interested in project management

Course Instructors

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Dennis Chapman

Instructor

Dr Dennis Chapman is a Lecturer in Project Management and Deputy Course Director for the BA in Business Management at Coventry University's School of Strategy and Leadership (SSL).
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