PMC105

Project Management Foundations

This course provides an overview of the project management process groups and knowledge areas covered in the PMBOK® Guide.

You will be introduced to the foundational theories and principles of successful project management, and gain an overview of the project life cycle and the integration of project management processes from initiation through to close.

This course is available at the following time(s) and location(s):

Campus Session(s) Instructor(s) Cost Seats available  
Surrey 2 Pamela Hollington $760.00 24 Register

What will I learn?

After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Understand commonly used project management terminology
  • Understand the role of the project manager
  • Discuss project methodologies such as Agile
  • Create a project charter
  • Create a project scope statement

How will I learn?

Classes are held during the day, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, at SFU Surrey. You will work with a group of peers throughout the course and be able to share experiences, ideas and knowledge. Expect to cover concepts through a combination of theory, best practices, real-world case studies and networking opportunities. 

You are expected to participate in exercises, group discussions, case studies and presentations. There will also be reading and take-home assignments.

How will I be evaluated?

We evaluate this course on a pass/fail basis using a combination of in-class or take-home assignments, individual or group projects, participation and attendance. You must participate in discussions and activities and complete any assignments.

Textbooks and learning materials

To complete the Project Management Certificate program you will need to pass all 13 courses. You will also be expected to have read A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), 5th edition, which you can purchase through the PMI website. In this course, we will reference relevant chapters of the PMBOK® Guide. Starting March 2018, you will instead use A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), 6th edition, for this course.



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