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1 year access to PMP 1 - Introduction to Project Management

Non-Member Price:$119
Member Price:$79

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You are registering for one year of access to this Knowledge Center course, starting the date of purchase.

3.5 CEHs

This course was designed as a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapters 1 and 2 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. In this course, you will consider some of the organizational issues surrounding project management. You will review how different organizations handle the responsibilities of project management and will focus on the entity known as a project management office, or PMO. You will also learn how organizational structure can play a key role in the success or failure of project management.

This course contains video segments of project management professionals who offer advice and best practices about how to become a more effective project manager. By submitting a question via the course's Ask the Expert link, you get access to project managers who will answer your questions within 24-48 hours.

Taking advantage of online interactivity, the course contains a vocabulary game, flashcards, and other activities to help you master the material.

After completing this course, you'll be able to:

  • Explain what a project is and how it can advance organizational goals
  • Understand the role of the project manager in an organizational setting
  • Understand how enterprise environmental factors and organizational process assets can affect project management processes
  • Explain the concept of a project management office (PMO)
  • Explain the relation of projects to sub-projects, programs, and portfolios
  • Distinguish between functional and projectized organizations and explain how the structure of the organization can affect project processes and activities
  • Understand the role of stakeholders such as the project sponsor in determining general and specific details of the project charter
  • Understand the project life cycle and its common trends and patterns
  • Define and explain fast tracking
  • Identify key characteristics of successful project managers

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