Course DescriptionA successful project manager not only understands the technical project management skills (scope, schedule, cost, quality, and risk), but also has solid leadership and other soft skills. This course is designed to introduce students to leadership concepts and skills as they apply to projects. In addition, the course will discuss other soft skills required by a project manager, including team building, managing conflict, communication, and other tools and techniques. (35 PDUs)
Sample Course OutlineDistance Course Outline (subject to change)
Updated Course Content: This course's focus and scope includes the 7th Edition of PMBOK® Guide to prepare individuals for passing the PMI's PMP® and CAPM® exams.
This course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.
For further information about Professional Development Units (PDUs), see Project Management Institute.