PMC160

Project Management Technology

When it comes to project management technology, MS Project® is just the beginning.

This course will provide you with an overview of the many project management areas where software plays a supporting role. Focusing on project portfolio management, project document repositories, resource management, time sheeting and project process reporting you’ll improve your understanding of software options, including MS Project, and learn how to evaluate and compare them.

It is recommended that individuals registering for this course have had prior exposure to the project management knowledge areas and process groups.

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

Campus Session(s) Instructor(s) Cost Seats available  
Online - Kamal Masri $860.00 35 Register
Online - Kamal Masri $860.00 35 Register

Course schedule: Classes run online from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time.

What will I learn?

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

  • Demonstrate your understanding of how software tools can support the project management process, from budgeting to closing
  • Evaluate and compare project management software packages and tools

How will I learn?

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 assignments.

How will I be evaluated?

We evaluate this course on a pass/fail basis using a combination of 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), 7th edition, which can be purchased online, at local bookstores, or through the PMI website. In this course, we may reference relevant chapters of the PMBOK® Guide.

Hardware and software requirements

You will need a computer that is connected to the internet so that you can access Canvas, our online course management system. You can check if your browser is compatible with Canvas by accessing Canvas guides here. We recommend you use Google Chrome or Firefox.

Also, you will need to enable your computer’s audio and microphone to participate in live sessions offered through a videoconference platform.

You can find more information on our About Online Learning page. 

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