PMC110

Project Planning

Project managers know that a carefully considered plan is an essential step in any project.

Successful projects are no accident, but the result of effective time management and cost control. In this course focused on scheduling and budgeting, you will discover what goes into the development of a successful project management plan.

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, Oct 14, 2022
Schedule
  • Fri, Oct 14, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Sat, Oct 15, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
LocationOnline
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Cost$860.00
Seats Available32
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Start DateFri, Mar 24, 2023
Schedule
  • Fri, Mar 24, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Sat, Mar 25, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
LocationOnline
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Cost$860.00
Seats Available35
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What you will learn

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

  • Develop a project management plan
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Create a network diagram
  • Demonstrate an understanding of resource estimation and scheduling
  • Understand the critical path method (CPM)
  • Prepare a project budget
  • Identify bottlenecks and constraints

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.