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
Register for a course at any time, with the option to apply to a program later.
- 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)
- 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)
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:
- Individual or group projects
- Participation and attendance
To graduate with the Project Management Certificate, you will need to pass all 13 courses.
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.
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.
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.