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Project Practicum with Multiple Projects

A required course in the Certificate Program in Project Management.

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Course Description

Managing multiple projects presents different and additional challenges when compared with the management of a single project. This advanced hands-on course builds on the project managers’ previously acquired knowledge and skills in the areas of scope, time, cost, risk, human resources, leadership, and teambuilding through a combination of videos, discussions, and team-based learning exercises. This capstone course lets you put into practice the project process groups and knowledge areas that are outlined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide (PMBOK® Guide) and expands it to those required to management multiple projects. These skills include delivering appropriate and timely communications and advanced effectively management skills to oversee: multiple stakeholders; task prioritization; and efficient resource allocation. We explore scheduling techniques to balance resource utilization with project risks and desired responsiveness that lead to a schedule that ensures optimal stakeholder satisfaction. The basics of Portfolio Management, Program Management, and Scrum of Scrum Agile project management techniques are also covered.

REQUIRED PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of MGMT X472.77 Project Execution.

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  • Details
  • $815
  • August 09, 2021 to September 19, 2021
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00137
  • ID/Units: MGMT X472.79  (3.00)
    ( Section 2 )
  • Quarter: SUMMER 2021

Instructor


Shelly Wright, PMP, CISA, CSM, CITRMS, is a recognized thought leader in integrating IT security, project management, corporate governance, quality assurance, and business processes. For over 15 years, she has helped organizations from startups through Fortune 500 businesses improve their IT systems with dramatic and sustainable results. An innovative leader in IT and business strategy, Wright loves to share her passion for IT and project management, simplifying them so others can easily embrace them. Shelly has partnered with corporate leaders to develop enterprise level solutions, optimized business processes, and achieved operational objectives at companies such as Capital Group "The American Funds," EarthLink Network Inc., Public Communication Services, Kaiser Permanente, and Scorpion Computer Services (the subject of CBS TV’s current hit show “Scorpion.” Wright is a Certified Project Management Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified ScrumMaster,® and Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist®. Shelly Wright teaches university-level project management and quality assurance courses on behalf of the University of California - Irvine Division of Continuing Education and the University of Redlands. Shelly Wright is the founder of Wright1 Consulting, Inc., and co-founder of Survive Identity Theft. Wright also holds several board positions and was awarded the 2016 University of California - Irvine Division of Continuing Education’s Distinguished Instructor Award. In 2015, Wright received the SoTec Inspirational Award which is conferred upon technology professionals who distinguished themselves by inspiring other technology professionals through admirable charity work and giving back to the community.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

Required Textbook(s):

A GUIDE TO THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT BODY OF KNOWLEDGE (PMBOK® GUIDE)
Book - ISBN: 9781628251845
Project Management Institute, 6 ed, Project Management Institute

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START08/09/2021Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END09/19/2021Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---