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.

14 PMI professional development units

Overview

Location: Online
Duration: 2 days
Tuition: $860
Can be applied to:
Project Management Certificate

Upcoming Offerings

Register for a course at any time, with the option to apply to a program later.

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Start DateFri, Sep 20, 2024
Schedule
  • Fri, Sep 20, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Sat, Sep 21, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
LocationOnline
InstructorGordon Zhou
Cost$860.00
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Start DateFri, Feb 28, 2025
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  • Fri, Feb 28, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Sat, Mar 1, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
LocationOnline
InstructorGordon Zhou
Cost$860.00
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What you will learn

After completing this course, you’ll 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 you will learn and be evaluated

  • Expect readings and other assignments 
  • Plan to participate in exercises, discussions, case studies and presentations

You will be evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis on:

  • Assignments
  • Individual or group projects
  • Participation and attendance

To graduate with the Project Management Certificate, you will need to pass all 13 courses.

Learning Materials

Course fees do not include textbooks. We recommend you purchase your textbook as soon as you’ve registered. We will provide additional course materials online.

Required textbook:

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), 7th edition. Available for purchase from online or local bookstores, or through the PMI website. We will expect you to have read the textbook, as this course will reference relevant chapters.

Technical Requirements

For online courses, you will need a computer with audio and microphone that is connected to the internet. Canvas is the online system that will be used for the course. For more information and online support, visit Online Learning.

Professional Development Credits

SFU is an Authorized Training Partner with the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. This course qualifies for PMI professional development units (PDUs) whether you're pursuing the Project Management Professional (PMP)® designation or needing to meet continuing certification requirements.